How Much Do You Know About Denzel Washington?

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How Much Do You Know About Denzel Washington? - Quiz

Denzel Washington is an American actor and filmmaker. Take this quiz to test how well do you know him.


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  • 1. 

    He won Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in a 2001 American crime thriller film. Which movie was it?

    • A.

      Training Day

    • B.

      Criminal Law

    • C.

      Prisoners

    • D.

      Dead Man Down

    Correct Answer
    A. Training Day
    Explanation
    In the given question, the answer "Training Day" is the correct choice because it is the only option that matches the description provided. The question states that the actor won Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in a 2001 American crime thriller film, and "Training Day" fits this description. The other options, "Criminal Law," "Prisoners," and "Dead Man Down," do not match the given criteria.

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  • 2. 

    His first paid acting role was in a summer stock theater stage production. Which play was it?

    • A.

      The Duchess of Malfi

    • B.

      Man of La Mancha

    • C.

      State Fair

    • D.

      Wings of the Morning

    Correct Answer
    D. Wings of the Morning
  • 3. 

    His parents divorced when he was ____.

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 14
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 14. This implies that the protagonist's parents got divorced when he was 14 years old.

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  • 4. 

    He starred in the following movies except:

    • A.

      2 Guns

    • B.

      Unforgiven

    • C.

      Flight

    • D.

      The Book of Eli

    Correct Answer
    B. Unforgiven
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Unforgiven" because it is the only movie listed that the person did not star in. The person starred in "2 Guns," "Flight," and "The Book of Eli," but not in "Unforgiven."

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  • 5. 

    How many children does he and his wife, Pauletta Washington, have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the number of children that the person in question and his wife have. The correct answer is 4, which means that he and his wife have four children.

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  • 6. 

    He enrolled at Fordham University with an intent on a career in ___________.

    • A.

      Psychology

    • B.

      Media

    • C.

      Journalism

    • D.

      Social Work

    Correct Answer
    C. Journalism
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "Journalism." This suggests that the person enrolled at Fordham University with the intention of pursuing a career in journalism.

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  • 7. 

    In 1995, he donated money to help build the new West Angeles Church of God in Christ facility in Los Angeles. How much was it?

    • A.

      $2.5 million

    • B.

      $3 million

    • C.

      $1.5 million

    • D.

      $2 million

    Correct Answer
    A. $2.5 million
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $2.5 million. This amount was donated by an individual in 1995 to assist in the construction of the new West Angeles Church of God in Christ facility in Los Angeles.

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  • 8. 

    He starred in a 1999 biographical film titled The Hurricane. Which award/s did he receive for his role?

    • A.

      Golden Globe Award and Silver Bear Award

    • B.

      Academy Award for Best Actor

    • C.

      Obie Award and Golden Globe Award

    • D.

      Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

    Correct Answer
    A. Golden Globe Award and Silver Bear Award
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Golden Globe Award and Silver Bear Award. In the 1999 biographical film titled The Hurricane, the actor received these awards for his role. The Golden Globe Award is given annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to recognize excellence in film and television. The Silver Bear Award is presented at the Berlin International Film Festival to honor outstanding achievements in the film industry.

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  • 9. 

    He appeared in a Disney film which grossed over $100 million in the U.S. in 2000. Which movie was it?

    • A.

      Disney’s the Kid

    • B.

      Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    • C.

      The Game Plan

    • D.

      Remember the Titans

    Correct Answer
    D. Remember the Titans
    Explanation
    Remember the Titans is the correct answer because it is the only Disney film released in 2000 that grossed over $100 million in the U.S. The other options, Disney's the Kid, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and The Game Plan, were either released in different years or did not gross over $100 million in the U.S. in 2000.

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  • 10. 

    Which is his alma mater?

    • A.

      Texas Tech University

    • B.

      Fordham University

    • C.

      St John’s University

    • D.

      Pace University

    Correct Answer
    B. Fordham University
    Explanation
    The alma mater refers to the university or college that a person has attended. In this case, the correct answer is Fordham University, as it is the university that the person in question has attended.

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