Quiz On A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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  • 1. 

    In what country does the film "A Clockwork Orange" take place?

    • A.

      United States Of America

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    B. England
    Explanation
    "A Clockwork Orange" is a film adaptation of Anthony Burgess's novel, which is set in a dystopian future in England. The story revolves around a violent young man named Alex and his experiences with rehabilitation and societal control. The film's director, Stanley Kubrick, deliberately chose to set the story in England to explore themes of British society and its issues with youth violence and government intervention. Therefore, the correct answer is England.

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  • 2. 

    In "A Clockwork Orange", how does Alex refer to himself?

    • A.

      Your Humble Narrator

    • B.

      He Who Tells The Story

    • C.

      Me, Myself, I

    • D.

      Your Ever-Present Guide

    Correct Answer
    A. Your Humble Narrator
    Explanation
    In "A Clockwork Orange", Alex refers to himself as "Your Humble Narrator". This suggests that he is the one telling the story and guiding the reader through his experiences. By using this phrase, Alex establishes a sense of authority and control over the narrative, emphasizing his role as the storyteller and shaping the reader's perspective.

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  • 3. 

    Who was Alex's favorite composer in "A Clockwork Orange"?

    • A.

      Tchaikovsky

    • B.

      Mozart

    • C.

      Strauss

    • D.

      Beethoven

    Correct Answer
    D. Beethoven
    Explanation
    In the movie "A Clockwork Orange," Alex's favorite composer is Beethoven. This can be inferred from the iconic scene where Alex is shown listening to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony while engaging in acts of violence. The use of Beethoven's music throughout the film also serves to highlight Alex's appreciation for classical music and his unique connection to Beethoven's work.

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  • 4. 

    Who starred in "A Clockwork Orange" as Alex?

    • A.

      Melanie Lynskey

    • B.

      Malcolm McDowell

    • C.

      Janice Pennington

    • D.

      Stefanie Powers

    Correct Answer
    B. Malcolm McDowell
    Explanation
    Malcolm McDowell starred in "A Clockwork Orange" as Alex. This information can be confirmed by checking reliable sources such as the movie's cast list or McDowell's filmography. Melanie Lynskey, Janice Pennington, and Stefanie Powers are not associated with the film "A Clockwork Orange."

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  • 5. 

    The 1971 film "A Clockwork Orange" is based on a novel by what writer?

    • A.

      Anthony Burgess

    • B.

      James Joyce

    • C.

      John Updike

    • D.

      Charles Dickens

    Correct Answer
    A. Anthony Burgess
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Anthony Burgess. The 1971 film "A Clockwork Orange" is based on a novel written by Anthony Burgess. The novel, published in 1962, tells the story of a dystopian future where a young delinquent named Alex and his gang commit acts of violence. The novel delves into themes of free will, morality, and the power of conditioning. Anthony Burgess's work has been highly influential and "A Clockwork Orange" remains one of his most well-known and controversial novels.

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