This quiz was first used as our online 'pub-quiz' for Robotics Week 2020. It features sections on robots in literature, film and reality. It is a fun and challenging group activity.
Below are the images of 6 different robots from various movies. We are looking for the name of the robot and the title of the film in which it featured.
We have used a variety of emoji to represent different movie titles. What are they?
Example: = Star Wars
Here, we are looking for the name of the robot being discussed, and the movie from which the quote comes from.
"He's a robot from the future. Living tissue over a metal skeleton"
"Half the people here wanna reprogram you. The other half wanna put a hole in your head"
"You're made of metal, but you have feelings, and you think about things, and that means you have a soul. And souls don't die."
"What actually happened was we were working on him one day and suddenly he is struck by lightning. And, from this moment on, he's having a mind of his own. So, the government tried to destroy him so he ran away."
"I may be synthetic, but I'm not stupid."
"I am only a machine. So I can not be sorry or happy, no matter what happens."
In this section, we are looking for the author and story title referred to.
The three laws of robotics came from...
The movie 'Blade Runner' came from...
Zat the Martian Robot was from...
Replacing women with beautiful, obedient robots was written about in 1972
"I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that." Is a quote from...
Which franchise gave us Ultron and which comic-book superhero originally created him?
Name the robot shown in each picture
For this section you need to identify if the below statements are true or false
A modern washing machine could be considered a robot
The first robot was reportedly built in 1495
The word robot came from the Czech word for 'forced labour'
Robots featured in Greek Mythology
No-one has been killed by a robot
There were robots on the original series of Robot Wars
The below questions are about Guiness World Records (correct at time of writing - June 2020) held by robots. Numeric answers within 5% accepted.
What is the furthest distance a robot has travelled on another world? (in km)
RoboBee by Harvard Microrobotics is the smallest tethered flying robot, measuring in rice grains, how heavy is it?
MONONOFU is the world's tallest humanoid robot at how many metres tall?
In 2016 how many robots were used to break the world record for dancing in unison for over a minute?
The longest journey by an unmanned autonomous surface vehicle was how many km?
In 2016 Sub1 Reloaded set the world record for 'Fastest Robot to Solve a Rubik's Cube' in what time?
Name the following 'robots' from the BBC TV series Robot Wars.
This final, fun round is aimed at identifying the robot/android/AI singing the folowing 5 songs.
Name of robot/android/AI singing: