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'Back to the Future' quiz
Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future (1985) - photo by Travis Poppleton
Question 1 Its 1:16 a.m. when Marty McFly meets Doc Brown in the parking lot of the Twin Pines Mall. After a brief hello to Docs dog Einstein, were introduced to the most famous time traveling DeLorean in movie history. What does the license plate read?
  • EINSTEIN Question 2 After fueling the DeLorean with some stolen plutonium, Doc Brown tells Marty about his plans to travel into the future. How far into the future is Doc planning to go?
  • 25 years *
  • 50 years
  • 75 years
  • 100 years Question 3 After traveling back to 1955, Marty goes into a local diner where he sees his father, George McFly, get harassed by Biff. After Biff leaves, George receives a pep talk from the future mayor of Hill Valley. What is the future mayors name?
  • Wilily Goldman
  • Jerry Brown
  • Bill de Blasio
  • Goldie Wilson * Question 4 Marty needs help recharging the lifeless time machine, so he seeks out 1955 Doc Brown. Doc finds Martys story hard to believe, so he asks Marty a very direct question about the future. What does Doc ask Marty?
  • Who is president of the United States in 1985? *
  • Is there a cure for the common cold in the future?
  • How do we finally solve world hunger?
  • Do I ever get this contraption on my head to work? Question 5 Marty shows Doc the video recorded in the parking lot of the Twin Pines Mall back in 1985. This suckers electrical, 1985 Doc says on the video, before explaining the time machine needs to generate a nuclear reaction. How much power does 1985 Doc say the nuclear reaction will generate?
  • 99 teraflops
  • 12 parsecs
  • 1.21 gigawatts *
  • 1 billion joules Question 6 Marty is forced to step in as guitar player during the Enchantment Under the Sea dance after lead guitarist Marvin cuts his hand. During the dance, Marty shows off a little by playing Johnnie B. Goode, a song Marvin thinks his cousin will want to hear. What is Marvins cousins name?
  • Buddy Holly
  • Guy Mitchell
  • Fats Domino
  • Chuck Berry * Question 7 The crazy plan has worked, hurling Marty back to 1985 and leaving Doc dancing in the streets of 1955. Martys return however is less than graceful, as he slams the DeLorean into an Assembly of Christ church. The accident wakes up a drunk man who has been sleeping on a nearby bench. What does the drunk man say when he sees the DeLorean pulling away from the damaged building?
  • Crazy drunk drivers *
  • Its way too early for this
  • Cant a fella get some sleep around here
  • You cant do that to Jesus