The Distinguished Gentleman Trivia Quiz

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Take this The Distinguished Gentleman quiz to check how much you remember from this political comedy film released in 1992. Directed by Jonathan Lynn, this is a story of Florida con man Thomas Jefferson Johnson who decides to get into politics and run for elections after overhearing how wealthy Congress members can become. Here is a fun quiz for you that contains questions on various aspects of this Eddie Murphy movie. Try it out now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which elections Thomas Jefferson Johnson decides to run for?

    • A.

      Congressional elections

    • B.

      Senate elections

    • C.

      Presidential elections

    • D.

      Local elections

    Correct Answer
    A. Congressional elections
    Explanation
    Thomas Jefferson Johnson decides to run for Congressional elections. This means that he is seeking a position as a member of the United States Congress. The question is asking which elections he chooses to participate in, and the correct answer indicates that he is specifically running for a seat in Congress.

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  • 2. 

    Which Congressman dies of a heart attack?

    • A.

      Thomas Jefferson Johnson

    • B.

      Dick Dodge

    • C.

      Jefferson Davis Johnson

    • D.

      Arthur Reinhardt

    Correct Answer
    C. Jefferson Davis Johnson
    Explanation
    Jefferson Davis Johnson is the correct answer because the question asks which Congressman dies of a heart attack, and out of the given options, Jefferson Davis Johnson is the only one who fits this criteria. The other options do not mention anything about dying or having a heart attack.

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  • 3. 

    Which organization does Thomas pitch to for endorsement?

    • A.

      Silver Screens

    • B.

      Silver Foxes

    • C.

      Silver Bros

    • D.

      Silver Globe

    Correct Answer
    B. Silver Foxes
    Explanation
    Thomas pitches to Silver Foxes for endorsement.

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  • 4. 

    Which actor played the role of Thomas Jefferson Johnson in the movie?

    • A.

      Lane Smith 

    • B.

      Eddie Murphy

    • C.

      James Garner

    • D.

      Joe Don Baker

    Correct Answer
    B. Eddie Murphy
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy played the role of Thomas Jefferson Johnson in the movie.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is/are true about the election campaign of Thomas?

    • A.

      He uses Jefferson Davis Johnson's old campaign material.

    • B.

      He runs a low-budget campaign.

    • C.

      Both A & B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A & B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Both A & B." This means that both statements A and B are true about the election campaign of Thomas. Statement A states that Thomas uses Jefferson Davis Johnson's old campaign material, indicating that he may be recycling or reusing materials from a previous campaign. Statement B states that he runs a low-budget campaign, suggesting that Thomas does not have a large amount of financial resources allocated to his campaign.

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  • 6. 

    What is the election result of the seat contested by Thomas?

    • A.

      He wins by a slim margin.

    • B.

      He wins by a huge margin.

    • C.

      The election result is tied.

    • D.

      The election result is not recognized.

    Correct Answer
    A. He wins by a slim margin.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He wins by a slim margin." This means that Thomas won the election, but the margin of victory was very small. This suggests that the race was very close and could have gone either way.

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  • 7. 

    What is Dick Dodge's position in the Committee on Power and Industry?

    • A.

      Treasurer

    • B.

      Secretary

    • C.

      Vice President

    • D.

      Chairman

    Correct Answer
    D. Chairman
    Explanation
    Dick Dodge's position in the Committee on Power and Industry is Chairman.

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  • 8. 

    The Distinguished Gentleman is based on true events.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "The Distinguished Gentleman is based on true events" is false. The Distinguished Gentleman is a 1992 American political comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn, starring Eddie Murphy. It is a fictional story and not based on true events.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these awards did The Distinguished Gentleman win?

    • A.

      Academy Awards

    • B.

      Golden Globe Awards

    • C.

      Emmy Awards

    • D.

      Environmental Media Award

    Correct Answer
    D. Environmental Media Award
    Explanation
    The Distinguished Gentleman won the Environmental Media Award.

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  • 10. 

    What was the name of the character played by Joe Don Baker?

    • A.

      Celia Kirby

    • B.

      Olaf Andersen

    • C.

      Zeke Bridges

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Olaf Andersen

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