A Quick History Of Animation! Trivia Questions Quiz

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A Quick History Of Animation! Trivia Questions Quiz

The 1908 Fantasmagorie is considered to be the world’s first animation, and it was a stick moving around, over the year’s animation techniques have grown, and the creations created gotten better. Animations help to make stories believable. This trivia questions quiz is a quick history of animation! Check it out and learn some more about growth or animation and different works made throughout history. All the best as you tackle it!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain how the Phenakistoscope originally made in 1832 operated?
  • 2. 
    __________________ was originally a journalist who interviewed Thomas Edison about his M.P. Camera then quit his job and created a short called an Enchanted Drawing in 1900. He is credited as the Father of Animation and developed stop motion and frame by frame techniques. In 1902 he created the short the humorous phases of funny faces.
  • 3. 
    Which of these shorts are accredited to Windsor McCay?
    • A. 

      Gertie The Dinosaur (1914)

    • B. 

      Enchanted Drawings (1900)

    • C. 

      Fantasmagorie (1908)

    • D. 

      Little Nemo (1911)

    • E. 

      How a mosquito operates (1912)

    • F. 

      Trip to the Moon (1902)

    • G. 

      The Sinking of the lucitania (1918)

  • 4. 
    The _____________ Process created in 1915 streamlined animation by creating permanent backgrounds and allowing the artist to not have to redraw the background and focus on the character. This process will later be known as the Cel Process.
  • 5. 
    Emily Cole, who ended up working for Gaumont Film company after being accused of stealing work, is know for his short film Gertie The Dinosaur (1914)
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 6. 
    Pictured above this Fleisher Studios' character was created by Otto Messmer and was groundbreaking because his acting allowed for a stronger connection with the audience.
    • A. 

      Helix the Cat

    • B. 

      Felix the Cat

    • C. 

      The little black boy

  • 7. 
    In 1834 the _______________ was a child's toy when looking through the slits of the drum as it was spinning allowed you to see a picture moving inside.
  • 8. 
    Pictured above is a ____________________ orignally made in 1825
  • 9. 
    What is the phenomenon that allows the eye to retain an image of a seen image for a fraction of a second even after the image has changed? 
    • A. 

      Persistence of vision

    • B. 

      Vision memory

    • C. 


  • 10. 
    ________________________ studios is know for coming up the techniques of rotoscoping, inbetweeners (animation assistants), and the Stereoptical process.
  • 11. 
    _________________________ Studios is accredited with the Storyboarding Process, Use of Sound, the Multiplane camera, experimenting with color and sound, and creating the first feature length animation.
  • 12. 
    ______________________ Pictures is accredited to for creating the rubber hose animation style and it's success with character development and the short films venue.
  • 13. 
    Name the first Disney short that we watch that one an Oscar? (1937)
  • 14. 
    Name The Second Disney Short we watched that also won an Oscar? (1943)
  • 15. 
    What is the name of the shorts created by Warner Bros Pictures during 1942-45?
    • A. 

      Sergent Fubar

    • B. 

      Sailor FML

    • C. 

      Private Snafu

  • 16. 
    Who is this Warner Brother creation?
    • A. 

      The Little Black boy

    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 17. 
    Pictured above is Oswald the Lucky Rabbit who created him?
    • A. 


    • B. 

      Otto Messmer

    • C. 

      Universal Studios

  • 18. 
    Pictured above is the iconic character Koko the clown from which studio did he come from?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Warner Bros

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