How Well Do You Know The Nightmare Before Christmas?

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How Well Do You Know The Nightmare Before Christmas? - Quiz

Test your knowledge of Tim Burton's iconic film The Nightmare Before Christmas, which has enjoyed nearly 25 years of popularity. Can you best the Pumpkin King?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who composed the film's soundtrack? 

    • A. 

      Tim Burton

    • B. 

      John Williams

    • C. 

      John Powell

    • D. 

      Danny Elfman

    Correct Answer
    D. Danny Elfman
    Explanation
    Danny Elfman composed the film's soundtrack.

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  • 2. 

    The town in which Jack and his fellow monster citizens live is called: 

    • A. 

      Scary Town

    • B. 

      The Oogie Boogie Town

    • C. 

      Halloween Town

    • D. 

      Nightmare Town

    Correct Answer
    C. Halloween Town
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Halloween Town. This is the town in which Jack and his fellow monster citizens live. The name "Halloween Town" suggests that it is a place dedicated to the celebration of Halloween, which aligns with the theme of the story. The other options, Scary Town, The Oogie Boogie Town, and Nightmare Town, are not mentioned in the given context and do not fit the narrative of the story.

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  • 3. 

    The Mayor of Halloween Town has two faces, which are characterized by two emotions. 

    • A. 

      Happy

    • B. 

      Worried

    • C. 

      Sad

    • D. 

      Excited

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Happy
    C. Sad
    Explanation
    The Mayor of Halloween Town has two faces, each representing a different emotion. One face shows happiness, while the other shows sadness. This implies that the Mayor is capable of expressing both positive and negative emotions, possibly reflecting the complex nature of his role in overseeing Halloween festivities.

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  • 4. 

    Who plays the singing voice of Jack Skellington? 

    • A. 

      Danny Elfman

    • B. 

      Chris Sarandon

    • C. 

      Donny Osmand

    • D. 

      James Earl Jones

    Correct Answer
    A. Danny Elfman
    Explanation
    Danny Elfman is the correct answer because he is the one who provided the singing voice for the character Jack Skellington in the movie. Danny Elfman is a well-known composer and singer, and he has worked on various film soundtracks, including the music for "The Nightmare Before Christmas," where he not only composed the score but also performed as the singing voice of Jack Skellington.

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  • 5. 

    Sally uses what plant to poison Dr. Finklestein?  

    • A. 

      Witch Hazel

    • B. 

      Deadly Night Shade

    • C. 

      Mistletoe

    • D. 

      Asphodel

    Correct Answer
    B. Deadly Night Shade
    Explanation
    Sally uses Deadly Night Shade to poison Dr. Finklestein. Deadly Night Shade is a highly toxic plant that can cause hallucinations, paralysis, and even death when ingested. Sally's intention to poison Dr. Finklestein suggests that she wants to harm or eliminate him using this deadly plant.

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  • 6. 

    After reprimanding Jack for taking over Christmas, Santa does what after leaving on his sleigh?

    • A. 

      Goes back to Christmas Town

    • B. 

      Makes it snow in Halloween Town

    • C. 

      Kills Oogie Boogie

    • D. 

      Arrests Jack's dog, Zero, for impersonating Rudolph

    Correct Answer
    B. Makes it snow in Halloween Town
    Explanation
    After reprimanding Jack for taking over Christmas, Santa makes it snow in Halloween Town after leaving on his sleigh. This suggests that Santa wants to bring a touch of Christmas magic to Halloween Town and perhaps help them understand the true spirit of Christmas. By making it snow, Santa is spreading joy and creating a festive atmosphere in a place that is known for its spooky and dark nature.

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  • 7. 

    The monster under the stairs has fingers like what?

    • A. 

      Snakes

    • B. 

      Spiders

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Fangs

    Correct Answer
    A. Snakes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is snakes because snakes are known for their long, slender bodies and their ability to slither and move in a similar manner to fingers. This comparison suggests that the monster under the stairs has fingers that are flexible and can move independently, resembling the movements of snakes.

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  • 8. 

    What is Jack sick of at the beginning of the film?

    • A. 

      Christmas being the best holiday

    • B. 

      With a stomach flu

    • C. 

      Celebrating Halloween over and over

    • D. 

      Living in Halloweentown

    Correct Answer
    C. Celebrating Halloween over and over
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the film, Jack is sick of celebrating Halloween over and over. This suggests that he has grown tired of the same holiday and is looking for something new and different.

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  • 9. 

    Why is Jack known as the Pumpkin King?

    • A. 

      He wears a pumpkin on his head

    • B. 

      He is the leader of Halloweentown

    • C. 

      He has a pumpkin patch

    • D. 

      He sells pumpkins at Halloween

    Correct Answer
    B. He is the leader of Halloweentown
    Explanation
    Jack is known as the Pumpkin King because he is the leader of Halloweentown. This implies that he holds a position of authority and influence in the town, and his leadership role is associated with the title "Pumpkin King." Wearing a pumpkin on his head, having a pumpkin patch, or selling pumpkins at Halloween are not mentioned as reasons for him being known as the Pumpkin King.

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  • 10. 

    The Nightmare Before Christmas originated as what?

    • A. 

      A poem written by Tim Burton

    • B. 

      An old Halloween folktale

    • C. 

      A novel by Tim Burton

    • D. 

      A musical by Danny Elfman

    Correct Answer
    A. A poem written by Tim Burton
    Explanation
    The Nightmare Before Christmas originated as a poem written by Tim Burton. This poem served as the inspiration for the iconic stop-motion animated film that was later released. Tim Burton's unique and dark imagination is reflected in both the poem and the film, making it a beloved Halloween and Christmas classic.

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