How Much Do You Remember About The Gandhi Movie?

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How Much Do You Remember About The Gandhi Movie? - Quiz

"Gandhi" the movie was an acclaimed 1980's biographical movie about the very influential Mahatma Gandhi. He is recognized as the father of non-violent protesting in the 20th Century, and despite being assassinated in the late 1940's he influenced the whole world in terms of human rights. Take our quiz now and find out how much you know about this influential figure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was the movie "Gandhi" released?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      1982

    Correct Answer
    D. 1982
    Explanation
    The movie "Gandhi" was released in 1982.

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  • 2. 

    Who plays as Gandhi in that movie?

    • A.

      Saaed Jaffrey

    • B.

      Ben Kingsley

    • C.

      Roshan Seth

    • D.

      Edward Fox

    Correct Answer
    B. Ben Kingsley
    Explanation
    Ben Kingsley is the correct answer because he played the role of Gandhi in the movie.

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  • 3. 

    Who made the music for the movie?

    • A.

      Ravi Shankar

    • B.

      Ravi Shankar and George Fenton

    • C.

      George Fenton

    • D.

      George Fenton

    Correct Answer
    B. Ravi Shankar and George Fenton
    Explanation
    Ravi Shankar and George Fenton made the music for the movie.

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  • 4. 

    Where was the film shot?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      South Africa

    • C.

      England and India.

    • D.

      America

    Correct Answer
    C. England and India.
    Explanation
    The film was shot in both England and India. This suggests that the production team chose to film in multiple locations to capture different settings and enhance the storytelling. By shooting in both countries, the film may have been able to showcase contrasting cultures, landscapes, or specific locations that were integral to the plot. This decision could have also been influenced by financial considerations, availability of resources, or artistic choices made by the director.

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  • 5. 

    How many extras were hired during the film production?

    • A.

      300,000

    • B.

      200,000

    • C.

      500,000

    • D.

      100,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 300,000
    Explanation
    During the film production, 300,000 extras were hired.

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  • 6. 

    Why was Ben Kingsley chosen to play the role of Gandhi?

    • A.

      Because he looks exactly like Gandhi

    • B.

      Because of his Indian ancestry

    • C.

      Because he was popular then

    • D.

      Because he is a great actor.

    Correct Answer
    B. Because of his Indian ancestry
    Explanation
    Ben Kingsley was chosen to play the role of Gandhi because of his Indian ancestry. This suggests that his ethnic background made him a suitable choice to portray the iconic Indian leader on screen.

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  • 7. 

    How much money did the movie gross in America overall?

    • A.

      40 Millions

    • B.

      52.7 Millions

    • C.

      60 Millions

    • D.

      40 Millions

    Correct Answer
    B. 52.7 Millions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 52.7 Millions. This suggests that the movie grossed a total of 52.7 million dollars in America overall.

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  • 8. 

    How many Awards did the movie win at the 55th academy award?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Ten

    Correct Answer
    A. Eight
    Explanation
    The movie won eight awards at the 55th Academy Awards.

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  • 9. 

    Who distributed the movie worldwide?

    • A.

      Columbia Pictures

    • B.

      Warner Brothers

    • C.

      Goldcrest Films

    • D.

      Indo British Films

    Correct Answer
    A. Columbia Pictures
    Explanation
    Columbia Pictures distributed the movie worldwide.

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  • 10. 

    What's the first scene of the movie?

    • A.

      The day of the birth of Gandhi

    • B.

      The day of the assassination of Gandhi

    • C.

      The day Gandhi arrived in South Africa

    • D.

      Gandhi as a teenager

    Correct Answer
    B. The day of the assassination of Gandhi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The day of the assassination of Gandhi." This answer is supported by the fact that the question is asking for the first scene of the movie, and the assassination of Gandhi is a significant event in his life that would likely be depicted early on in the film.

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