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51) Who convinced Nichelle Nichols not to leave Star Trek after the first season?

Nichols planned to leave Star Trek after the first season and return to musical theater, but a chance meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr. convinced her to stay. He was a fan of the show and felt that her character signified a future of greater racial harmony and cooperation.

52) Who was Spock's mother?

Amanda Grayson was a schoolteacher from Earth who married the Vulcan diplomat Sarek and gave birth to Spock in 2230.

53) Which Star Trek series has a female Chief Engineer?

B'Elanna Torres is the half-human half-Klingon Chief Engineer of the U.S.S. Voyager.

54) What creature killed half the crew of the U.S.S. Farragut?

In "Obsession", Captain Kirk becomes obsessed with destroying a deadly entity he once encountered in his youth -- a dikironium cloud creature that killed half the crew of the U.S.S. Farragut when he was a phaser station operator on the ship.

55) Which Chief Medical Officer is a Denobulan?

Phlox is a Denobulan, and was on Earth as part of the Interspecies Medical Exchange when called to serve aboard the Enterprise. As part of the Exchange, he corresponds regularly with his human counterpart on Denobula Triaxa.

56) Which Star Trek captain was forced to impersonate a historical figure to preserve the timeline?

In "Past Tense", Sisko is transported to early 21st Century Earth where he accidentally causes the death of Gabriel Bell, an important historical figure in early 21st century America. Sisko takes Bell's place to preserve the timeline.

57) What Cardassian spy had a love affair with Chakotay?

In "State of Flux", Seska is revealed to be a Cardassian spy who had infiltrated a Maquis cell that was absorbed by Voyager. During her time with the Maquis, Seska had a love affair with Chakotay.

58) Which Star Trek captain was widowed?

Sisko's wife, Jennifer, was among the casualties of the Battle at Wolf 359.

59) What kind of pancakes did B'Elanna Torres' grandmother make for her as a child?

In "Extreme Risk", B'Elanna Torres tells Neelix that her grandmother used to make her banana pancakes with maple syrup and it always put a smile on her face. Neelix responds by replicating a stack of banana pancakes. "Well then," he says, "one smile coming right up."

60) Which Star Trek captain poisons the atmosphere of a Maquis colony to catch a traitor?

In order to catch the traitorous Michael Eddington, Sisko launches a biogenic weapon composed of trilithium resin that poisons the atmosphere of a Maquis colony and forces Eddington to surrender. Needless to say, he doesn't clear this tactic with Starfleet.