Film Language Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Film Language Questions! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    This ishot is used to:
    • A. 

      Establishing shot

    • B. 

      Close Up

    • C. 

      Medium Shot

    • D. 

      Over The Shoulder Shot

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

    • E. 

      One

  • 3. 
    The characteristics of heroes are
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Courageous

    • C. 

      A Force that must be overcome

    • D. 

      Helpful

    • E. 

      Determined to do what is right

    • F. 

      Important to the plot

    • G. 

      Devoted to wickedness

  • 4. 
    What type of shot is this?
    • A. 

      Point of View (POV)

    • B. 

      Long Shot (LS)

    • C. 

      Medium Shot (MS)

    • D. 

      Close UP (CU)

    • E. 

      Over The Shoulder (OTS)

  • 5. 
    Which of the following gives the correct order of the narrative development of a Hollywood-style film?
    • A. 

      Set-Up/Resolution/Confrontation

    • B. 

      Resolution/Set-Up/Confrontation

    • C. 

      Confrontation/Set-Up/Resolution

    • D. 

      Resolution/Confrontation/Set-Up

    • E. 

      Set-Up/Confrontation/Resolution

  • 6. 
    The graph shows how tension (drama) changes during a typical Hollywood film. What does the letter A represent?
    • A. 

      Inciting incident

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      First Plot Point

  • 7. 
    ONE characteristic of a villain is:
    • A. 

      Think of others before themselves

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      A force that must be overcome

    • D. 

      Helpful

    • E. 

      DEtermined to do what is right

  • 8. 
    The main villain in The Dark Knight (Batman) is:
    • A. 

      Robin

    • B. 

      Catwoman

    • C. 

      Mr Freeze

    • D. 

      Oswald Cobblepot

    • E. 

      The Joker

  • 9. 
    The main hero in the Wizard of Oz is:
    • A. 

      The Terminator

    • B. 

      The Tin Man

    • C. 

      Lassie

    • D. 

      Dorothy

    • E. 

      David Hasselhoff

  • 10. 
    Making films in the style of Hollywood is the ONLY way to make films?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The letter 'B' on the graph shows:
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Inciting Event

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Resolution

    • E. 

      Point of View

  • 12. 
    What type of shot is this?
  • 13. 
    The main villain in Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows is
    • A. 

      Severus Snape

    • B. 

      Lord Voldemort

    • C. 

      Hermione Granger

    • D. 

      Draco Malfoy

    • E. 

      Gandalf

  • 14. 
    The main villain in the 2007 film Transformers is:
    • A. 

      Starscream

    • B. 

      Michael Bay

    • C. 

      Unicron

    • D. 

      Megatron

    • E. 

      Bumble Bee

  • 15. 
    In this diagram, the inciting incident is:
    • A. 

      Joe's wife is killed

    • B. 

      Joe searches for killer

    • C. 

      Killer goes to jail

    • D. 

      Joe finds killer

    • E. 

      Joe almost kills killer

  • 16. 
    Which of these are typically found on a film poster?
    • A. 

      Film title

    • B. 

      Actor's names

    • C. 

      Release date

    • D. 

      Price of admission

    • E. 

      Critical reveiws

    • F. 

      Tag line

    • G. 

      Name of the production studio(s)

    • H. 

      Certificate

  • 17. 
    What is the most obvious use  of this shot?
    • A. 

      To give a characters point of view

    • B. 

      To establish the location a scene

    • C. 

      To increase the emotion of a scene

  • 18. 
    Big action scenes, famous actors, expensive sets and lots of computer graphics are characteristics of:
    • A. 

      French New Wave Cinema

    • B. 

      Dogma Films

    • C. 

      Hollywood Cinema

    • D. 

      German Expressionist Cinema

    • E. 

      Documentary Films

  • 19. 
    This picture illustrates what concept?
    • A. 

      The rule of nines

    • B. 

      The 180 degree rule

    • C. 

      Always frame objects on the left

    • D. 

      The wasp concept

    • E. 

      The rule of thirds

  • 20. 
    In which act does the inciting event occur? First, second, or third?
  • 21. 
    'Saw' is an example of:
    • A. 

      Musical

    • B. 

      Horror

    • C. 

      Romance

    • D. 

      Fantasy

    • E. 

      Adventure

  • 22. 
    This shot is an example of a:
  • 23. 
    ONE difference between films and books is:
    • A. 

      They have writers

    • B. 

      They have heroes and villains

    • C. 

      They take longer to create

    • D. 

      Films tell their stories visually (using images)

    • E. 

      They have characters

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way to get your film seen?
    • A. 

      Not bothering to finish making it

    • B. 

      Film Festival

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Mobile Phone

    • E. 

      Cinema

  • 25. 
    This is a film poster
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    A camera shot which shows the view from inside a character's head is known as a:
    • A. 

      Close Up

    • B. 

      Point of View Shot

    • C. 

      Head Shot

    • D. 

      Mind Shot

    • E. 

      Voice Over

  • 27. 
    Which is NOT a characteristic of Darth Vader
    • A. 

      Villain

    • B. 

      A force that must be overcome

    • C. 

      Important in a plot

    • D. 

      Thinks of others before himself

    • E. 

      Devoted to wickedness

  • 28. 
    The protagonist in a film is:
    • A. 

      The main character

    • B. 

      The villain

    • C. 

      The love interest

    • D. 

      The hero

    • E. 

      The director's main assistant

  • 29. 
    The inciting event is:
    • A. 

      The very beginning

    • B. 

      The resolution

    • C. 

      The whole of the middle act

    • D. 

      The moment early on in the story when things change dramatically for the main character

    • E. 

      The moment the hero defeats the villain in a climactic battle

  • 30. 
    Jack Ass the movie is an example of:
    • A. 

      Film Noir

    • B. 

      Comedy

    • C. 

      A complete waste of time

    • D. 

      Romance