Frankenstein And Blade Runner

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Frankenstein And Blade Runner

A short quiz to test students on the knowledge of these texts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Frankenstein written?
    • A. 

      1822

    • B. 

      1818

    • C. 

      1831

    • D. 

      1816

  • 2. 
    What genre of film is Blade Runner?
    • A. 

      Adventure

    • B. 

      Romance

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Film Noir/Sci Fi

  • 3. 
    Who said: “like the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell.”
    • A. 

      Roy

    • B. 

      Deckard

    • C. 

      Frankenstein

    • D. 

      The Creature

  • 4. 
    What is the sub-title of 'Frankenstein'?
    • A. 

      'Paradise Lost'

    • B. 

      'The Modern Prometheus'

    • C. 

      'Frankensteins's Monster'

    • D. 

      'Prometheus Bound'

  • 5. 
    How would you describe Roy's style of  speaking?
    • A. 

      Concise

    • B. 

      Poetic

    • C. 

      Colloquial

    • D. 

      Pragmatic

  • 6. 
    When Walton states in his letter to his sister "...you cannot contest the inestimable benefit which I shall confer on all mankind to the last generation, by discovering a passage near the pole to those countries…”, what kind of personal quality is he portraying?
    • A. 

      Generosity

    • B. 

      Humility

    • C. 

      Self-reflection

    • D. 

      Egoism

  • 7. 
    What are 'memories' in the replicants, referred to?
    • A. 

      Upgrades

    • B. 

      Internals

    • C. 

      Implants

    • D. 

      Artifices

  • 8. 
    What does the Creature demand that Frankenstein must do for him?
    • A. 

      Take him home to live with him

    • B. 

      Destroy him

    • C. 

      Create a companion for him

    • D. 

      Make him better looking

  • 9. 
    What language device is Shelley using when the Creature says "I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom."
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onamatopoeia

  • 10. 
    What was the Tyrell motto?
    • A. 

      'Nature, Nurture and Knowledge'

    • B. 

      'More life than life itself'

    • C. 

      'Kill or be killed'

    • D. 

      'More human than human'

  • 11. 
    In which year is Blade Runner set?
    • A. 

      2012

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2019

  • 12. 
    Which of these words/phrases does not fit into the context of Blade Runner?
    • A. 

      Hyper-Consumerism

    • B. 

      Mass Media

    • C. 

      Romanticism

    • D. 

      Artificiality

  • 13. 
    What is the obvious difference between the Replicants in Blade Runner and the Creature in Frankenstein?
    • A. 

      The replicants are stronger

    • B. 

      The replicants are better spoken

    • C. 

      The replicants are beautiful

    • D. 

      The replicants are smarter

  • 14. 
    Which of these words/phrases does not fit into the 19th century Europe of Frankenstein?
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Science Fiction

    • C. 

      Horror

    • D. 

      Cyberpunk

  • 15. 
    What is a 'Voight-Kampff'?
    • A. 

      A vehicle Replicants travel in

    • B. 

      A life-giving tool

    • C. 

      An interrogation device

    • D. 

      Deckard's gun

  • 16. 
    When Tyrell says to Roy, "The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long", what does he mean?
    • A. 

      That Roy does not have long to live

    • B. 

      That a candle is about to go out

    • C. 

      That Roy has a long life ahead of him

    • D. 

      He asking Roy to kill Deckard

  • 17. 
    All but one of these words/phrases have something in common with both texts. Which is it?
    • A. 

      Animation

    • B. 

      Prodigal son

    • C. 

      Hubris

    • D. 

      Genealogy

  • 18. 
    In Frankenstein, what do the female characters, Elizabeth and Walton's Sister in England, have in common?
    • A. 

      They both stay at home

    • B. 

      They pursue studies

    • C. 

      They travel widely

    • D. 

      They have love affairs

  • 19. 
    What is absent from the world of Blade Runner, that gives it it's post-modern feel?
    • A. 

      Perpetual Rain

    • B. 

      Cityscape

    • C. 

      Constant Advertising

    • D. 

      Nature

  • 20. 
    What is the quality that both Tyrell and Frankenstein possess, that is ultimately their downfall?
    • A. 

      Intelligence

    • B. 

      Ambition

    • C. 

      Wealth

    • D. 

      Hubris