75+ Star Wars Trivia Questions & Answers for Superfans

With a franchise spanning almost 50 years, there's a lot to know about the Star Wars universe. Test your knowledge & see if the force is with you.

Published April 2, 2024
Master Yoda wax figure in Madame Tussaud's museum

Since 1977, Star Wars has been entertaining audiences around the world. I attended my first Star Wars movie (I'm old enough to remember when it was just called Star Wars — with no subtitle) as a 12-year-old at a drive-in theater with my dad with a lightning storm going on outside. Let me tell you  — that was exciting (and maybe a bit too realistic). 

My children grew up watching a much-expanded Star Wars universe that seems to show no signs of stopping anytime soon. From the original George Lucas movies to modern-day TV shows, graphic novels, and theme park rides, how much do you know about Star Wars? Our easy and hard Star Wars trivia questions and answers will test your mettle as the ultimate superfan. 

Star Wars Franchise History Trivia Questions & Answers

Get ready to join the Rebel Alliance with our questions about the history of this iconic film franchise. We admit that some of these are pretty hard Star Wars trivia questions, but we suspect there are a lot of super fans who can answer them. 

In 1971, United Artists agreed to make Star Wars as part of a two-picture contract with what other movie?

American Grafitti

How many Star Wars films did George Lucas tell Time magazine in 1978 that he had planned for the series?


What special effects company was created in 1975 specifically to make special effects for the Star Wars franchise?

Industrial Light & Magic

Star Wars is the second highest-grossing film of all time (adjusted for inflation). What is the first?

Gone with the Wind

What is the lowest-grossing Star Wars movie? 

The Empire Strikes Back

How many Star Wars movies did George Lucas direct?


What TV serial inspired the opening crawl in every Star Wars movie?

Flash Gordon

In 1978, George Lucas sued the creators of what TV series because he felt it was similar to Star Wars?

Battlestar Galactica (The case was dismissed as having no merit.)

Whose blueprint for 'the Hero’s Journey' served as the inspiration George Lucas needed to write the original Star Wars film?

Joseph Campbell’s

Who wrote the score for Star Wars?

John Williams

How many years elapsed between the release of Return of the Jedi and the release of The Phantom Menace?


The Original Star Wars Trilogy (Episode IV-VI) Trivia Questions & Answers

With a great cast, iconic characters, and some amazing (for the time) special effects, the first three Star Wars movies were game-changers. How much do you know about Star Wars from A New Hope to Return of the Jedi?

Where were the very first Star Wars: A New Hope scenes filmed?

Tunisia, Africa

How many Oscars was Star Wars: A New Hope nominated for?


How many Oscars did Star Wars: A New Hope win?


In what country were the snowy planet of Hoth scenes filmed for The Empire Strikes Back?


What was the working title for Return of the Jedi when it was being filmed?

Blue Harvest: Horror Beyond Imagination

Return of the Jedi was originally slated to be called Revenge of the Jedi. Why was it changed?

Revenge was not a quality of the Jedi.

What seminal event in The Empire Strikes Back was not included in George Lucas’s original treatment of the movie?

In the treatment, Darth Vader didn’t reveal to Luke he was his father.

What happened to Han Solo at the end of The Empire Strikes Back?

He was frozen in carbonite.

Which hand did Luke lose in his lightsaber fight with Darth Vader?

His right hand

How did Princess Leia send her message to Obi-wan Kenobi in Star Wars: A New Hope?

She recorded a holographic message on R2D2.

How did Han Solo respond when Princess Leia told him she loved him?

“I know.”

What character said, “It’s a trap!” in Return of the Jedi?

Admiral Ackbar

How did Han Solo come to own the Millennium Falcon?

He won it in a card game from Lando Calrissian.

Where did the Ewoks live?


Where is Lando Calrissian’s gas mining operation located?

Cloud City

What’s the name of the cantina on Tatooine in Star Wars: A New Hope?

Mos Eisley Cantina

Trivia About the Star Wars Universe 

Star Wars is a lot bigger than just movies. With merch, graphic novels, and super fun rides at Disney, there are plenty of ways to entertain yourself with a Star Wars experience. How much do you know about the Star Wars universe?

What comic book publisher released the first Star Wars graphic novel, Star Wars: Dark Empire

Dark Horse Comics

What toy company made the first Star Wars action figures?


What subgenre of science fiction is the Star Wars universe considered to be? 

Space opera

What is the name of the first Star Wars ride at Disneyland, opened in 1987?

Star Tours

Who directed The Force Awakens?

JJ Abrams

What are the Mando'a better known as?


Who was the first Mandalorian inducted into the Jedi Order?

Tarre Vizsla

What is Clone Force 99’s nickname? 

The Bad Batch

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Skywalker Family Trivia Questions & Answers

The Skywalker family history is woven throughout the Star Wars franchise. How much do you know about Luke and all his relatives?

How many films are in the official mainline story, known as the Skywalker Saga?


How many years does the Skywalker saga chronicle in the life of the Skywalker family?


Anakin Skywalker had over 20,000 of these in his blood, making him a potentially powerful Jedi. What were they?


What was Anakin Skywalker’s mother’s name?

Shmi Skywalker

Who originally owned Anakin Skywalker and his mother when they were enslaved?

Gardulla Besadii the Elder

Who was Anakin Skywalker’s father?

He didn’t have one.

In early script drafts, what was Luke Skywalker’s name?

Luke Starkiller

What job did Luke Skywalker’s aunt and uncle do on Tatooine?

They were moisture farmers.

Which movie is the last in the Skywalker Saga?

The Rise of Skywalker

What was Luke Skywalker's familial relationship with Kylo Ren?

Luke was Kylo’s uncle. 

Battles & The Dark Side

So many battles raged in the Star Wars universe as the Rebel Alliance battled the forces of evil led by the Galactic Empire. Test your knowledge of the darker side of Star Wars.

Portrait of Darth Vader costume replica with grab hand and his red sword.

What was the battle in which Darth Vader sacrificed himself by destroying his Sith Master in order to save his son? 

The Battle of Endor

What finally restored balance to the Force, fulfilling Jedi prophecy?

The death of the last two Sith Lords

What was The Rule of Two?

A decree that only two Sith Lords must exist at any given time… a Master and an apprentice.

What type of lettering is on Darth Vader’s chest?


Who killed Han Solo?

Kylo Ren (Ben Solo)

What type of fighters does the Empire fly?

TIE fighters

Darth Vader’s helmet intentionally resembles the helmet of what type of warrior?


What does TIE (as in TIE fighter) stand for? 

Twin Ion Engine

What is the ruler of the First Order known as?

The Supreme Leader

What war does the title Star Wars refer to?

The Galactic Civil War

Star Wars Characters & Actors Trivia

So many of the characters (and droids) on Star Wars are iconic thanks to actor portrayals that brought the roles to life. Test your knowledge of key Star Wars characters and some of the actors who played them. 

Only one actor has appeared in every Star Wars movie of the Skywalker Saga. Who is it?

Anthony Daniel (C-3PO)

What is the name of Boba Fett’s spaceship?

Slave I

Who built C-3PO?

Anakin Skywalker

What is ‘Baby Yoda’s’ actual name?


What species is Jar-Jar Binks?


What droid was voiced by Bill Hader and Ben Schwartz?


What was Kylo Ren’s birth name?

Ben Solo

Who was the original actor who played Chewbacca?

Peter Mayhew

What line of work was Han Solo in at the start of Star Wars: A New Hope?

He was a smuggler.

Who placed a bounty on Han Solo’s head?

Jabba the Hutt

How old was Carrie Fisher when she was cast in the role of Princess Leia?


Why was Chewbacca so loyal to Han Solo?

Solo rescued him from enslavement by the Empire.

How many forms of communication is C-3PO proficient in?

Over 6 million

What planet is Chewbacca from?


Star Wars Jedi Trivia

In the immortal words of Yoda, "Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try." Is the Force with you? Answer these Jedi trivia questions to see.

How many Jedi are on the Jedi Council?


What is the highest Jedi rank?

Grand Master

What color is Yoda’s lightsaber? 


What did Obi-Wan Kenobi encourage Yoda to enter in order to face his past and begin training Luke Skywalker?

The Cave of Evil

What was Obi-Wan Kenobi’s first name on his home planet?


What was Obi-wan Kenobi’s home planet?


Who was the Chosen One of Jedi prophecy?

Anakin Skywalker

What color is Mace Windu’s lightsaber?


May the Force Be With You

Whether you're playing with die-hard fans or just a couple of Wookies, we have some advice for you. "Let the Wookie win." Unless, of course, you know who said this and exactly in what scene they said it and why (it was C-3PO talking to R2-D2 when they were playing chess with Chewy). If you already knew that, go ahead and win, because you're clearly a Star Wars superfan who knows their stuff. 

75+ Star Wars Trivia Questions & Answers for Superfans