How Well Do You Remember Terminator 2: Judgement Day?


By: Riley Jones

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

"Three billion human lives ended on August 29, 1997. The survivors of the nuclear holocaust called the war Judgement Day. They lived only to face a new nightmare: the way against the machines." ~ Sarah Connor

Released in 1991, Terminator 2: Judgement Day is arguably one of the greatest action movies ever made. Directed by the legendary James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, and Robert Patrick, the iconic sequel was praised for its revolutionary special effects and thrilling action sequences. 

If you’ve seen Terminator 2 more times than you can count, you'll love our latest quiz! Celebrate the release of Terminator: Dark Fate by testing your knowledge of the iconic science fiction film. Do you have what it takes to save the human race or will you be permanently destroyed by the villainous T-1000? Good luck!

What is the name of the computer controlling the machines?

Skynet is the highly advanced artificial intelligence that triggered the nuclear holocaust known as Judgment Day.


Sarah Connor was played by:

The mother of the Resistance was played by Linda Hamilton, well known Dante's Peak, Beauty and the Beast, Chuck, and Children of the Corn.


Who is the leader of the human resistance following Judgment Day, in the year 1997?

Following the deaths of three billion humans, John Connor led the human resistance in a war against the machines.


Who is asked "I need your clothes, your boots, and your motorcycle." by the Terminator at the beginning of the film?

The unnamed biker responds by saying "You forgot to say please..." and then he put a cigar out in the Terminator's chest.


Who directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day?

Other than directing, James Cameron also co-wrote and produced the iconic sequel.


Upon meeting Enrique Salceda and his family, what codename does John Connor give the Terminator?

Connor introduces the Terminator as Uncle Bob knowing full well that Enrique and his family wouldn't take kindly to the T-800 otherwise.


Who sent the T-800 back in time to protect John Connor?

Future John Connor sends the T-800 back in time to save himself from being killed by the T-1000.


What permanently destroyed the T-1000?

After being shot by the Terminator, the T-1000 stumbled and fell into a molten steel vat, which finally ended its pursuit of John Connor.


What is the name of the actor who portrayed the T-1000?

The T-1000 was played by the talented Robert Patrick, well known for The X-Files, Scorpion and The Faculty.


What is the name of the criminal psychiatrist who's responsible for Sarah Connor?

Boen is one of two actors to appear in all of the first three Terminator films, alongside Schwarzenegger.


Terminator 2: Judgment Day is set in which of the following cities?

A majority of T2 takes place in Los Angeles. The rest is spent at Enrique Salceda's compound, which is located miles south of the city.


What is Kyle Reese's relation to John Connor?

By way of the predestination paradox, Kyle Reese fathered John Connor, a man he later worked under in the future.


What is the name of the high-security psychiatric hospital Sarah Connor was held at?

Terminator 2 begins with Sarah Connor in the Pescadero State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, under the care of Dr. Peter Silberman.


Whose neural-net processor is responsible for the development of Skynet?

Dr. Miles Bennett Dyson was played by Joe Morton, best known for The Brother from Another Planet, Eureka, and Scandal.


Which of the following actors suffered permanent hearing loss while shooting the elevator shootout?

According to James Cameron, Hamilton suffered permanent hearing loss because she forgot to replace her earplugs between takes.


Which of the following crimes did John Connor NOT have on his police record?

Shortly after the T-1000 arrival, he looked up John Connor's name on a police computer and it revealed Connor's full criminal record.


What is John Connor's birthday?

John Connor was born to Sarah Connor and Kyle Reese on February 28, 1985.


Who said, "Why attack Russia? Aren't they our friends now?"

While driving with the Terminator (T-800), John Connor asks him "Why attack Russia? Aren't they our friends now?


Who played the little boy a.k.a. infant John Connor in Sarah Connor's dream sequence?

The little boy she was playing with and tossing in the air is actually her biological son, Dalton Abbott.


The approximate budget for Terminator 2: Judgment Day was:

With a budget of roughly 100 million, Terminator 2 became the most expensive film ever made.


According to Box Office Mojo, how much money did Terminator 2: Judgment Day gross worldwide?

Of the $519.8 million made worldwide, the film grossed an impressive $204.8 million in the United States and Canada alone.


What is the last name of John's foster parents?

Played by Jenette Goldstein and Xander Berkeley, Connor's foster parents are Janelle and Todd Voight.


While creating the film's score, what did Brad Fiedel use to create the sound of the metallic beats of the Terminator theme?

Retired film and television composer Brad Fiedel created the powerful sound by hitting a heavy cast-iron frying pan with a hammer.


What type of shotgun does Arnold Schwarzenegger use for the majority of the film?

The T-800 snatches the Winchester 1887 from the bar owner at the beginning of the film and uses it until he meets Sarah Connor.


How much was Arnold Schwarzenegger paid to make Terminator 2?

Schwarzenegger was paid roughly $15 million to make the sequel, which works out to $21,429 per word.


What is the name of the bar that the T-800 enters to acquire clothes and transportation?

The Corral was the name of the biker bar featured shortly after the T-800 arrival from the future.


What is the approximate running time of the film?

The running time of theatrical version of Judgement Day is 137 minutes and the special edition is 154 minutes.


What is the name of the lead detective who interrogated Sarah Connors at the Pescadero State Hospital?

Detective Mossberg (Don Lake) and his partner Detective Weatherby (Richard Vidan) are both named after firearm manufactures.


Terminator 2: Judgment Day was nominated for six Academy Awards. How many did they win?

Terminator 2 won four Oscars at the 64th Academy Awards, taking home Best Makeup, Best Sound, Best Sound Editing, and Best Visual Effects.


What animal did Robert Patrick mimic in preparation for his role as the T-1000?

As a way of getting into character, Robert Patrick mimicked the head movements of a bald eagle to prepare for his role as the T-1000.


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