Dead Poets Society Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Dead Poets Society movie is about a:
    • A. 

      Science teacher

    • B. 

      English teacher

    • C. 

      Math teacher

    • D. 

      History teacher


  • 2. 
    Where was Dead Poets Society set?
    • A. 

      Vermont

    • B. 

      Wyoming

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Florida


  • 3. 
    What does "carpe diem" mean and to whom does it apply?
    • A. 

      Wish for the day - hope for the future

    • B. 

      Seize the day - live extraordinary lives

    • C. 

      Work today - time is short

    • D. 

      Look to the future - work for your hopes


  • 4. 
    What is the Dead Poets Society and where did it meet?
    • A. 

      A sports club - gym

    • B. 

      A history club - old Indian cave

    • C. 

      A reading poetry club - old Indian cave

    • D. 

      A writing poetry club - old Indian cave


  • 5. 
    What is the color of the school uniform?
    • A. 

      White and blue

    • B. 

      Red and blue

    • C. 

      Gold and blue

    • D. 

      Grey and blue


  • 6. 
    What play did Neil want to addition (try out) for?
    • A. 

      Macbeth

    • B. 

      The Tempest

    • C. 

      A Midsummer's Night Dream

    • D. 

      Taming of the Shrew


  • 7. 
    What part did Neil get in this play?
    • A. 

      Theseus

    • B. 

      Titania

    • C. 

      Lysander

    • D. 

      Puck


  • 8. 
    What kind of instrument is the boy playing at the beginning of the movie?
    • A. 

      Bagpipes

    • B. 

      Guitar

    • C. 

      Saxophone

    • D. 

      Piano


  • 9. 
    What are the four pillars of Welton College?
    • A. 

      Tradition, honor, discipline and excellence

    • B. 

      Discipline, love, respect and hard work

    • C. 

      Ingenuity, innovation, integrity and industry

    • D. 

      Morality, management, money and brotherhood


  • 10. 
    What are the boys' version of the four pillars?
    • A. 

      Drunkedness, imorality, abuse and whiskey

    • B. 

      Travesty, horror, decadence and excrement

    • C. 

      Greed, anger, hate and disrespect

    • D. 

      Laziness, greed, dishonor and immorality


  • 11. 
    What does it mean by pillar"
    • A. 

      An object to put one's head on while sleeping

    • B. 

      That which supports the school

    • C. 

      A Greek pole made of cement or stone

    • D. 

      Ideas developed by the school


  • 12. 
    What activity did Neil's father want Neil to resign from?
    • A. 

      Football team

    • B. 

      Basketball team

    • C. 

      Assistant editor of the school annual

    • D. 

      Drama club as one of the main actors


  • 13. 
    What birthday present did Todd receive from his parents?
    • A. 

      New radio

    • B. 

      School uniform

    • C. 

      Desk set

    • D. 

      Chess set


  • 14. 
    What did Mr. Keating want his students to call him?
    • A. 

      Mr. English Teacher

    • B. 

      Professor Keating

    • C. 

      Uncle John

    • D. 

      Oh Captain, my Captain


  • 15. 
    What does Oh Captain, My Captain refer to?
    • A. 

      Boss of an ocean liner

    • B. 

      Air Force officer

    • C. 

      Poem about Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      English teachers all over the world


  • 16. 
    Why does Mr. Keating have the students rip out the essay from the front of their textbooks?
    • A. 

      Poetry should not be scientifically measured

    • B. 

      Reading poet is not like scoring songs on American Bandstand

    • C. 

      Poetry comes from the soul and measuring it in any way is absurd

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 17. 
    Why did Mr. Keating have his students climb up on their desks?
    • A. 

      To discipline them

    • B. 

      For exercise as they were getting lazy

    • C. 

      Give them a different perspective

    • D. 

      Playing a game


  • 18. 
    What does Nuwanda put in the school newspaper?
    • A. 

      An article criticizing the administration

    • B. 

      An article demanding that girls be enrolled in the school

    • C. 

      An advertisement for the Dead Poets Society

    • D. 

      A poem about the Dead Poets Society


  • 19. 
    What is the purpose of education according to Mr. Keating?
    • A. 

      Get students ready for university

    • B. 

      To think as individuals

    • C. 

      Rules and regulations of life

    • D. 

      Make students conform to society's rulex


  • 20. 
    What is the purpose of education according to Mr. Nolan?
    • A. 

      Get students ready for university

    • B. 

      To think as individuals

    • C. 

      Rules and regulations of life

    • D. 

      Make students conform to society' rules


  • 21. 
    Who was the girl that Knox fell in love with?
    • A. 

      Katherine Keating

    • B. 

      Janis Joplin

    • C. 

      Sarah Gooding

    • D. 

      Chris Noel


  • 22. 
    What is the name of the boyfriend of the girl Knox loves?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Chet

    • C. 

      Charles

    • D. 

      Dave


  • 23. 
    What happens whenever Neil tries to talk to his father?
    • A. 

      His mother tells him to be quiet

    • B. 

      His father never listens

    • C. 

      A big argument occurs

    • D. 

      His father agrees with his ideas


  • 24. 
    What happens to Mr. Keating as a result of Neil's death?
    • A. 

      Promoted to head teacher

    • B. 

      Fired from his position

    • C. 

      Quit for a better job

    • D. 

      Nothing


  • 25. 
    How did Neil die in the movie?
    • A. 

      In a car accident

    • B. 

      Assassinated by his roommate

    • C. 

      Committed suicide

    • D. 

      AIDS


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