Quiz: Beyond the Buggers: The Ender's Quintet Quiz
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Beyond the Buggers: The Ender's Quintet Quiz
By: Olivia Seitz
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About This Quiz

To many, "Ender's Game" may seem like modern ultra-fantasy science fiction. What may be surprising is that the series originated from a short story in 1977 and its subsequent novelization in 1985 by novelist Orson Scott Card. In fact, the story is so beloved it has come out in short story, book, film, comics, and video games. But how much do you know about Ender's Quintet? This quiz will make you feel like Bonzo is riding you the whole way through. 

There are five books in the Ender Series. After the first book, "Ender's Game," which of the next four can be read as a standalone and out of order from the remaining four books? Can you recall what a Descolada is? You probably don't want to come across it. Do you remember what Pequeninos are, or another name for them? 

Growing up as a teenager, you probably imagined saving the world in a science fiction setting. From combat to social battles and of course politics and unique cultures, Orson Scott Card reminds the world what humanity is all about. Do you think you have what it takes to recall and decipher the world of "Ender's Game?" Take this quiz to see if you have what others don't!

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Years after writing "Ender's Game," Card learned that Ender is a real name. What does it mean in Turkish?
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Who reminds Ender that "the enemy's gate is down" during the final battle?
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Where does Ender go after Battle School, but before accepting his mission at Command School?
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Which book in the series can be read at any point after "Ender's Game"?
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What is the name of the colony that Ender is initially asked to govern?
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Who schemes with Col. Graff to create a new future both for herself and for Ender off-world?
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Fill in the quote! "_______ is the consummate bureaucrat. He's always thinking ten steps ahead of everyone else."
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What was the relationship between Alessandra and her mother, Dorabella, like?
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Who brokers an agreement between the settlement of Lusitania, the Hive Queen and the Pequeninos?
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What device, used to destroy the Formics, is deployed against Lusitania?
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Which body does Ender's aiua ultimately choose to inhabit?
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Who falls in love with Peter?
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What was the purification ritual the "gods" of Path imposed on Qing-jao?
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When Ender first meets the Ribeira family, what gift does he receive from Grego, the family's youngest child?
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Olhado Ribeira sports prosthetic...
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Which of the Ribeira children became a Catholic priest and dies a martyr at the hands of some rebellious Pequeninos?
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Who competes with Novinha for Ender's attention and time?
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What do the Pequeninos desperately want the Hive Queen to help them make?
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