Post Quiz: Inventions from the 'Hitchhiker's Guide'

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Post Quiz: Inventions from the Hitchhiker's Guide

This one's simple: Match the invention to the passage from its description in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

  1. For crossing interstellar distances in a mere nothingth of a second, without tedious mucking about in hyperspace.
  2. By effectively removing all barriers to communication between different cultures and races, has caused more and bloodier wars than anything else in the history of creation.
  3. It is in theory possible to extrapolate the whole of creation…from, say, one small piece of fairy cake.
  4. The 'sexier and smarter' in-building climate-control air-conditioning technology that sparked the Great Ventilation and Telephone Riots.
  5. An interstellar faster-than-light telecommunications network used by hitchhikers to flag down passing spaceships.
  6. The most important item a hitchhiker can have.
  7. The lenses turn completely black at the first hint of trouble, thus preventing the wearer from seeing anything that might alarm him/her.
  8. Hyperintelligent pan-dimensional beings built the supercomputer Deep Thought in part to comprehend why people spend so much of their lives wearing these.
  9. The greatest weapon of mass destruction ever created in the history of the universe.
  10. Works by exploiting the irrational mathematics that apply to numbers on a waiter's bill pad and groups of people in restaurants.
  • Towel
  • Digital watches
  • Sub-Etha
  • Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril Sensitive Sunglasses
  • Bistromathic drive
  • Breathe-o-Smart
  • Supernova bomb
  • Infinite Improbability Drive
  • Babelfish
  • Total Perspective Vortex

Click on Zaphod for the answers. He might as well be useful for something.

Zaphod Beeblebrox from The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy TV Series.
Click for answers, frood.
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