"The Usual Suspects" (Full) And "My Cousin Vinny" (Partial)

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"The Usual Suspects" (Full) And "My Cousin Vinny" (Partial)

Quiz Instructions:1.   Method:  This quiz will be taken online during class. 2.   Questions:  20. 3.   Topic(s):  "The Usual Suspects" (all) and "My Cousin Vinny" (partial--easy questions only). 4.   Overall Time:  30 Minutes.   5.   You may use only your own notes during this quiz.   Do NOT refer to any websites other than our Ning course page!6.   You may use a normal dictionary.   You may also use an electronic dictionary that is NOT part of a cell phone (hand phone).   CELL PHONES MUST BE TURNED OFF AND PUT AWAY!7.   You may NOT share any materials, including a dictionary, with any other student during the quiz. 8.   Once you have answered a question, you cannot go back.   Please check your answers carefully before subm


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  Which of the following is an accurate transcription of the eight-word saying that the taller law enforcement official says from 2:06 to 2:08 of Part XI?
    • A. 

      "What if you shoot at the devil, and miss?"

    • B. 

      "A tumor's still a tumor, even though it's high."

    • C. 

      "Good humor is no rumor, that doesn't die."

    • D. 

      "A rumor's not a rumor that doesn't lie."

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 2. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  What is the name of the first man arrested (5:12 to 5:14 of Part I, in bed)?
    • A. 

      Dean McManus

    • B. 

      Michael Keaton

    • C. 

      Verbal McManus

    • D. 

      Michael McManus

    • E. 

      Fenster Michaels

  • 3. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  What is the fifth man trying to convince the fourth man to do at the end of Part 3 and the beginning of Part 4?  The fifth man wants the fourth man to:
    • A. 

      Lend him money

    • B. 

      Take part in a crime

    • C. 

      Help him find a job

    • D. 

      Talk to the crew about him

    • E. 

      Take him as a partner

  • 4. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  What is the meaning of the word "gimp"?
    • A. 

      It is a slang term for a handicapped person.

    • B. 

      It is a formal term for a handicapped person.

    • C. 

      It is a slang term for someone who is mentally ill.

    • D. 

      It is a formal term for someone who is mentally ill.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  In Part IV, from 4:04 to 4:06, one of the masked men yells something at the police officers.  Fill in the missing words:  “You ____ a buckshot ________, ________?”
    • A. 

      Want; shampoo; tubby

    • B. 

      Got; shampoo; chubby

    • C. 

      Want; shampoo; buddy

    • D. 

      Got; shampoo; bubby

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 6. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  In Part V, what is the name of the man who appears for the first time around 4:45?  What does he do for a living?
    • A. 

      Baer, FBI Agent

    • B. 

      Baer, Dealer in stolen goods (aka "a fence")

    • C. 

      Redfoot, FBI Agent

    • D. 

      Redfoot, Dealer in stolen goods (aka "a fence")

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 7. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  From Part V, which of the choices below is an accurate partial transcription of the fifth man’s narration, starting from 7:07?
    • A. 

      "It took one day with McManus bragging, and we went back to work."

    • B. 

      "It took one day with McManus nagging, and he went back to work."

    • C. 

      "Keaton fought it as best he could, but a man can't change what he is. He can convince everyone he's someone else, but never himself."

    • D. 

      "Keaton fought it as best he could, but a man can't change what he is. He can convince anyone he's someone else, but never himself."

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  In Part VI, the group is reluctant to obey an “order” given at 5:06.  How are they persuaded to obey the order?
    • A. 

      They receive a large up-front payment and a promise of more money after the job.

    • B. 

      The lives of their relatives are threatened.

    • C. 

      They are each given a copy of a dossier that documents their criminal pasts.

    • D. 

      One member of the group tells them they must do it for revenge.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  Who committed the crime for which the men are arrested at the beginning of the movie?
    • A. 

      Verbal Kint

    • B. 

      Dean McManus

    • C. 

      Todd Hockney

    • D. 

      Fenster Keaton

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 10. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  From Part VII, which of the choices below is a correct, word-for-word, partial transcription of the what the fifth man says starting at 8:52?
    • A. 

      Keaton was a rounded guy, an ex-cop. To a cop the explanation is never that complicated. It's always simple. There's no mystery to the street.

    • B. 

      Keaton was a grounded guy, an ex-cop. To a cop the explanation is never that complicated. It's always simple. There's little mystery to the street.

    • C. 

      If you've got a dead body, and you think his brother-in-law did it, you're going to find out that you're right.

    • D. 

      If you've got a dead body, and you think his brother did it, you're going to find out you're right.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 11. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  The group was not told the real reason for attacking the boat.  What did the group THINK their purpose was in attacking the boat?
    • A. 

      They were supposed to disrupt a drug deal.

    • B. 

      They were supposed to kill a man who had seen Keyser Soze,

    • C. 

      They were supposed to steal a van full of money.

    • D. 

      They were supposed to kill everyone on board, and then sink the boat.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 12. 
    "The Usual Suspects":  Agent Kujan believes that __________ is Keyser Soze, but in fact Keyser Soze is __________.
    • A. 

      Hockney; Verbal Kint

    • B. 

      McManus; Keaton

    • C. 

      Keaton; Koyabashi

    • D. 

      Fenster; Kobayashi

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 13. 
    "My Cousin Vinny":  In what US State does "My Cousin Vinny" take place?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Louisiana

    • D. 

      Mississippi

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    In "My Cousin Vinny," what does the taller man take from the shelf around 3:30?
    • A. 

      A bag of potato chips.

    • B. 

      A can of pet food.

    • C. 

      A beverage.

    • D. 

      A gift souvenir.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 15. 
    In "My Cousin Vinny," what do the two young men initially believe they have been arrested for?
    • A. 

      Auto theft

    • B. 

      Murder

    • C. 

      Rape

    • D. 

      Speeding

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 16. 
    In "My Cousin Vinny," what are the two men actually arrested for?
    • A. 

      Auto Theft

    • B. 

      Murder

    • C. 

      Rape

    • D. 

      Speeding

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 17. 
    "My Cousin Vinny":  What is Vinny's current profession?
    • A. 

      Auto mechanic

    • B. 

      Attorney

    • C. 

      Judge

    • D. 

      Cook

    • E. 

      None of the Above.