Characterisation Of Charlie Chaplin! Trivia Quiz

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Charles Spencer Chaplin was a filmmaker, silent film actor and comedian popular for his role as the Tramp in the 1914 movie, making a living. He went on to become so popular that in 1917, nine out of ten men went to costume balls, dressed as Charlie Chaplin. Take this quiz to find out how much you truly know about the iconic character.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What play did Charlie Chaplin get his first ever role, as a news boy on 1903?

    • A.

      Jim, A romance of Cockaneye

    • B.

      Sherlock Holmes

    • C.

      Mabel's strange predicament

    • D.

      Caught in the rain

    Correct Answer
    B. Sherlock Holmes
    Explanation
    Charlie Chaplin got his first ever role as a news boy in the play "Sherlock Holmes" in 1903.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of the only color film he ever made?

    • A.

      Caught in the rain

    • B.

      Sherlock Holmes 

    • C.

      A countess from Hong Kong

    • D.

      Making a living

    Correct Answer
    C. A countess from Hong Kong
    Explanation
    "A countess from Hong Kong" is the correct answer because it is the only color film that the person in question ever made. The other options, "Caught in the rain," "Sherlock Holmes," and "Making a living," are not relevant to the only color film made by the person.

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  • 3. 

    The movie, The Great Dictator was based on which notable figure

    • A.

      Joseph Stalin

    • B.

      Winston Churchill

    • C.

      Adolf Hitler 

    • D.

      Fidel Castro

    Correct Answer
    C. Adolf Hitler 
    Explanation
    The movie, The Great Dictator, was based on Adolf Hitler. This is evident from the fact that the film satirizes and criticizes Hitler's regime and dictatorship. The main character in the movie, played by Charlie Chaplin, portrays a fictional dictator who closely resembles Hitler in appearance and behavior. The film uses humor and satire to highlight the atrocities committed by Hitler and his Nazi regime, making it clear that Adolf Hitler is the notable figure the movie is based on.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following Disney characters was inspired by Charlie Chaplin?

    • A.

      The frog prince

    • B.

      Aladdin

    • C.

      The Genie

    • D.

      Mickey mouse

    Correct Answer
    D. Mickey mouse
    Explanation
    Mickey Mouse was inspired by Charlie Chaplin. Mickey Mouse, created by Walt Disney, was influenced by the popular silent film actor Charlie Chaplin. Walt Disney wanted to create a character that would be relatable and appeal to a wide audience, just like Chaplin's iconic Tramp character. Mickey Mouse's physical appearance, mannerisms, and comedic timing were all inspired by Charlie Chaplin's performance style, making him one of the most beloved and recognizable Disney characters.

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  • 5. 

    In which movie did Charlie Chaplin famously eat a boot?

    • A.

      Making a living

    • B.

      The Kid 

    • C.

      The Gold rush

    • D.

      Modern Times

    Correct Answer
    A. Making a living
    Explanation
    In the movie "Making a Living," Charlie Chaplin famously ate a boot.

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  • 6. 

    In what year did he, as the first ever actor appear on Times magazine?

    • A.

      1927

    • B.

      1925

    • C.

      1935

    • D.

      1922

    Correct Answer
    B. 1925
    Explanation
    In 1925, he became the first ever actor to appear on Times magazine.

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  • 7. 

    Which movie did Charlie Chaplin win an Oscar award for his musical contributions in 1973? 

    • A.

      Caught in the rain

    • B.

      Mabel's strange predicament

    • C.

      Limelight

    • D.

      City of light

    Correct Answer
    C. Limelight
    Explanation
    Charlie Chaplin won an Oscar award for his musical contributions in 1973 for the movie "Limelight".

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  • 8. 

    Where was the winter village built for the snow scene in his film "the gold rush"?

    • A.

      Akaka

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      New York 

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    B. California
    Explanation
    The winter village for the snow scene in "The Gold Rush" was built in California.

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  • 9. 

    The Tramp was characterized by a black hat, a tight coat, baggy pants and a/an?

    • A.

      Umbrella

    • B.

      Red boot

    • C.

      Small moustache

    • D.

      Bald head

    Correct Answer
    C. Small moustache
    Explanation
    The Tramp, a character played by Charlie Chaplin, was known for his iconic appearance which included a black hat, a tight coat, and baggy pants. However, the most distinctive feature of his look was his small mustache. This small mustache became synonymous with the character and is often imitated when people dress up as the Tramp.

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  • 10. 

    In what screenplay was the "Little Tramp" first featured?

    • A.

      Making a living

    • B.

      Sherlock Holmes

    • C.

      The kid

    • D.

      Kid Auto Races at Venice 

    Correct Answer
    A. Making a living
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Making a living." The "Little Tramp" character, famously portrayed by Charlie Chaplin, first appeared in the 1914 silent film "Making a living." This film marked the beginning of Chaplin's iconic portrayal of the lovable and bumbling tramp character, which would go on to become one of the most recognizable and enduring figures in film history.

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