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Star Wars superfans are among the world’s most likely to win trivia contests about mostly any topic. Make it a Star Wars-themed trivia quiz, and you will have fans acing the quiz and begging for more. The Force is strong with our trivia questions covering Star Wars characters, mythology and plot lines. Questions are well researched, fun to do and grouped by skill level because not everyone can be Jar Jar Binks much less Darth Sidious. So round up your fandom friends, name the prizes at stake and launch your best trivia quiz campaign right here on QuestionsTrivia.com.

What was the inspiration behind the shape of the Millennium Falcon?

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A flying hamburger and a sunfish!
The original shape of the Millenium Falcon was very long and cylindrical, bearing a close resemblance to a spacecraft from the 1970s British TV-series Space: 1999, so Lucas made his model makers create something entirely different that looked like a flying hamburger and sailed like a sunfish!

How many different actors are used to portray Jabba the Hutt?

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Seven.
This enormous muppet cost 500.000$ and required seven different people to work. Two people controlled his arms, jaw, tongue, head and body movements and one person controlled his tail. Outside the muppet were two people controlling Jabba’s eyes through radio controllers, one using a tube to blow up smoke and another one to move Jabba’s lungs.

How many different actors are used to portray Darth Vader?

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Four.
Vader’s character was so difficult to portray that four different people were cast for the job. The on-screen body was a bodybuilder called David Prowse, and his stunt double was fencer Bob Anderson. His voice was James Earl Jones and at the end of “Return of the Jedi,” the face we see is Sebastian Shaw.

What character was initially planned to be a dwarf?

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Luke Skywalker.
George Lucas contemplated many different casting choices for the original Star Wars, from a cast of only African-Americans to Japanese, to finally… dwarfs! Luke, alongside his aunt and uncle, were at some point planned to be dwarfs. The only remnant of this idea though is Leia’s line: “Aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper?” when Luke rescues her.

How old is Yoda?

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900 years old.
One of the most famous characters of the franchise, Yoda died at the age of 900 years old. Up to this day, the species of Yoda has yet to be defined.

Who was almost cast for the role of Yoda?

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A monkey.
Before enlisting Muppet master-crafter Jim Henson, the character of Yoda was initially supposed to be portrayed by a monkey wearing a mask and wielding a cane. Fortunately, one of the crew members pointed out the difficulties of such an idea which led to Frank Oz being cast to bring Yoda to life.

What famous character dies in the original script?

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Han Solo.
In the original ending of Return of the Jedi, Luke assumes the role of Darth Vader and Han Solo dies in his heroic raid on the Death Star. Harrison Ford went as far as saying he was done with the character in one of his interviews in 2010. He had no idea…

What famous Star Wars plot twist was kept a secret from the cast?

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The - I am your father - Vader scene.
George Lucas went as far as producing a fake script that said “Obi-Wan killed your father!” to hide the plot twist at the end of the Empire Strikes Back. The only ones that knew the truth was James Earl Jones(who dubbed the actual line over David Prowse) and Mark Hamill who was told the truth minutes before the shoot.

What famous director caused significant delays in the shooting of The Empire Strikes Back?

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Stanley Kubrick.
The sets of the movie where at Elstree Studios, where Kubrick was shooting The Shining at the same time. A fire in 1979 burned down an entire soundstage making Kubrick take over some of Empire’s studio space. Stanley being the perfectionist that he is, waited until the perfect results were produced, causing significant delays in the production of The Empire Strikes Back.

How many actors auditioned to play Anakin Skywalker?

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3000.
Robin Gurland, the casting director of Lucasfilms, searched all over the world for the perfect fit of the kid that would grow up to become Darth Vader. Eventually, they narrowed their search to England, Ireland North America and Scotland and turned their attention to schools looking for non-actors and agencies that looked for working actors. After 3000 auditions, three people stood out. Jake Lloyd, Devon Michael, and Michael Angarano, with Lloyd winning out in the end.

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