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This quiz contains questions about the Tom Cruise 1986 movie thriller "Top Gun". How well do you remember the movie? Take this quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    According to the title card at the beginning of the film, when was the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School known as Top Gun created?

    • A.

      May 18, 1969

    • B.

      September 12, 1969

    • C.

      August 14, 1969

    • D.

      June 8, 1969

    Correct Answer
    A. May 18, 1969
    Explanation
    The correct answer is May 18, 1969. This date is mentioned in the title card at the beginning of the film as the creation date of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School known as Top Gun.

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  • 2. 

    Where was the Navy Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) located? 

    • A.

      Key West, Fl.

    • B.

      Point Mugu, Ca.

    • C.

      Pensacola, FL

    • D.

      Miramar, Ca.

    Correct Answer
    A. Key West, Fl.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Key West, Fl. The Navy Fighter Weapons School, also known as Top Gun, was located in Key West, Florida.

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  • 3. 

    Which aviators was NOT involved in the flight shown at the beginning of the film?

    • A.

      Maverick

    • B.

      Cougar

    • C.

      Goose

    • D.

      Merlin

    Correct Answer
    A. Maverick
    Explanation
    The aviator who was NOT involved in the flight shown at the beginning of the film is Maverick. This means that Maverick did not participate in the flight that was depicted in the opening scene of the movie.

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  • 4. 

    Aboard which ship were the Naval Aviators first assigned?

    • A.

      U.S.S. George Washington

    • B.

      U.S.S. Nimitz

    • C.

      U.S.S. Carl Vinson

    • D.

      U.S.S. Enterprise

    Correct Answer
    A. U.S.S. George Washington
    Explanation
    The Naval Aviators were first assigned aboard the U.S.S. George Washington.

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  • 5. 

    While being "chewed out" in Stinger's office, it was mentioned that Maverick had a record for flying "high speed passes over 5 air control towers and one Admiral's daughter. What was the daughter's name? 

    • A.

      Penny Benjamin

    • B.

      Alice Montgomery

    • C.

      Paula Gravely

    • D.

      Marina Chegwidden

    Correct Answer
    A. Penny Benjamin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Penny Benjamin. This can be inferred from the statement that Maverick had a record for flying "high speed passes over 5 air control towers and one Admiral's daughter." Since Penny Benjamin is one of the options given and the question asks for the daughter's name, it can be concluded that Penny Benjamin is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    The love interest of Pete "Maverick" Mitchell was one of his instructors who had the call sign "Charlie". What was "Charlie's" actual name?

    • A.

      Char Westwood

    • B.

      Charleen Russell

    • C.

      Clarice Starling

    • D.

      Charlotte Blackwood

    Correct Answer
    A. Char Westwood
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Char Westwood. This is the love interest of Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, who is one of his instructors and has the call sign "Charlie".

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  • 7. 

    During the final mission of the movie, which ship had "become disabled and wandered into foreign territory?" 

    • A.

      S.S. Ticonderoga

    • B.

      S.S. Leighton

    • C.

      S.S. Brookline

    • D.

      S.S. Valiant

    Correct Answer
    A. S.S. Ticonderoga
    Explanation
    In the final mission of the movie, the ship that had become disabled and wandered into foreign territory was the S.S. Ticonderoga.

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  • 8. 

    When Hollywood and Wolfman are shot down during the final aerial engagementment in the film, Stinger reacts by picking up a phone and shouting a series of orders. What was the second order uttered by the ship's commander?

    • A.

      "Get a bearing on Hollywood and Wolfman"

    • B.

      "Advise Fleet-Com of our situation"

    • C.

      "Launch Maverick on Alert 5"

    • D.

      "Sound General Quarters"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Get a bearing on Hollywood and Wolfman"
    Explanation
    The second order uttered by the ship's commander was "Advise Fleet-Com of our situation".

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  • 9. 

    Following the final mission, what did Maverick do with Goose's "dog tags"? 

    • A.

      Threw them into the sea

    • B.

      Placed them in his pocket

    • C.

      Returned them to Goose

    • D.

      Gave them to Carole

    Correct Answer
    A. Threw them into the sea
    Explanation
    After the final mission, Maverick threw Goose's "dog tags" into the sea. This action symbolizes Maverick's way of letting go and moving on from the loss of his friend Goose. By discarding the dog tags, Maverick is metaphorically releasing the burden of guilt and grief associated with Goose's death, allowing himself to find closure and continue his journey as a fighter pilot.

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