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  • 1. 

    Which of these actors had not been nominated for an Academy Award through 2006?

    • A.

      Steve Martin

    • B.

      Woody Allen

    • C.

      Nicolas Cage

    • D.

      Brad Pitt

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Martin
    Explanation
    Steve Martin had not been nominated for an Academy Award through 2006. This means that he did not receive a nomination for any of his performances in films up until that year. However, the other actors listed - Woody Allen, Nicolas Cage, and Brad Pitt - had been nominated for an Academy Award at some point before 2006.

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  • 2. 

    What was Molly Ringwald's character's name in "Sixteen Candles"?

    • A.

      Samantha

    • B.

      Claire

    • C.

      Molly

    • D.

      Sarah

    Correct Answer
    A. Samantha
    Explanation
    In the movie "Sixteen Candles," Molly Ringwald's character is named Samantha.

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  • 3. 

    In "Glengarry Glen Ross", what was 2nd prize in the sales contest?

    • A.

      A Set Of Steak Knives

    • B.

      You're Fired!

    • C.

      A Luxury Car

    • D.

      A Laptop Computer

    Correct Answer
    A. A Set Of Steak Knives
    Explanation
    In the movie "Glengarry Glen Ross," the second prize in the sales contest was a set of steak knives. This suggests that the sales contest had multiple prizes, with the set of steak knives being the second-best reward. It adds a competitive element to the plot, as the characters strive to win the top prize while also hoping to avoid ending up with just a set of steak knives as their reward.

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  • 4. 

    Three of these actors appeared in the dark comedy Dr. Strangelove. Which actor is not in this acclaimed Stanley Kubrick film?

    • A.

      Kirk Douglas

    • B.

      Peter Sellers

    • C.

      George C. Scott

    • D.

      Slim Pickens

    Correct Answer
    A. Kirk Douglas
    Explanation
    Kirk Douglas is not in the acclaimed Stanley Kubrick film, Dr. Strangelove. While Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, and Slim Pickens all appeared in the dark comedy, Kirk Douglas did not have a role in the film.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following Don Knotts comedies features the comedian in a mostly animated role?

    • A.

      The Shakiest Gun In The West

    • B.

      The Ghost And Mr. Chicken

    • C.

      The Reluctant Astronaut

    • D.

      The Incredible Mr. Limpet

    Correct Answer
    D. The Incredible Mr. Limpet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Incredible Mr. Limpet. In this comedy, Don Knotts plays the role of Henry Limpet, a man who turns into a fish and helps the U.S. Navy during World War II. The majority of the film features animated sequences, with Knotts' character being portrayed as an animated fish.

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  • 6. 

    In the movie "White Christmas", where does General Waverly have a winter ski resort?

    • A.

      Upstate New York

    • B.

      Vermont

    • C.

      Colorado

    • D.

      New Hampshire

    Correct Answer
    B. Vermont
    Explanation
    In the movie "White Christmas," General Waverly has a winter ski resort in Vermont. This is evident from the setting and various scenes throughout the film, which showcase the snowy landscapes and ski activities typically associated with Vermont.

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  • 7. 

    Who plays the role of Ducky in, "Pretty in Pink"?

    • A.

      Jon Cryer

    • B.

      Judd Nelson

    • C.

      Anthony Michael Hall

    • D.

      Corey Feldman

    Correct Answer
    A. Jon Cryer
    Explanation
    Jon Cryer plays the role of Ducky in the movie "Pretty in Pink."

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  • 8. 

    Which film had Anthony Edwards, John Goodman and Curtis Armstrong?

    • A.

      Revenge Of The Nerds

    • B.

      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    • C.

      Fast Times At Ridgemont High

    • D.

      Porky's

    Correct Answer
    A. Revenge Of The Nerds
    Explanation
    The film "Revenge Of The Nerds" had Anthony Edwards, John Goodman, and Curtis Armstrong.

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  • 9. 

    In what movie does Steve Martin play a down on his luck producer?

    • A.

      The Producers

    • B.

      Mixed Nuts

    • C.

      Father Of The Bride

    • D.

      Bowfinger

    Correct Answer
    D. Bowfinger
    Explanation
    In the movie "Bowfinger," Steve Martin portrays a down-on-his-luck producer named Bobby Bowfinger. The film follows Bowfinger's desperate attempts to make a low-budget movie with a famous actor, played by Eddie Murphy, without his knowledge or consent. Steve Martin's character is constantly facing misfortune and financial struggles, which aligns with the description given in the question.

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  • 10. 

    What Howard Stern videotape came packaged with 3D glasses?

    • A.

      Private Parts

    • B.

      U.S. Open Sores

    • C.

      New Year's Rotten Eve

    • D.

      Butt Bongo Fiesta

    Correct Answer
    D. Butt Bongo Fiesta
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Butt Bongo Fiesta. This is because Butt Bongo Fiesta is a videotape by Howard Stern that came packaged with 3D glasses.

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  • 11. 

    In the movie "Spice World" which Spice Girl got kissed by an alien?

    • A.

      Mel C

    • B.

      Melanie B

    • C.

      Geri H.

    • D.

      Emma B

    Correct Answer
    C. Geri H.
    Explanation
    In the movie "Spice World," Geri H., also known as Ginger Spice, gets kissed by an alien. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it is implied based on the given answer options. Mel C, Melanie B, and Emma B are the other members of the Spice Girls, so the only remaining option is Geri H.

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  • 12. 

    What movie starred Goldie Hawn, Woody Harrelson, and Wesley Snipes?

    • A.

      The Program

    • B.

      Wildcats

    • C.

      Varsity Blues

    • D.

      North Dallas Forty

    Correct Answer
    B. Wildcats
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wildcats. This movie starred Goldie Hawn, Woody Harrelson, and Wesley Snipes.

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  • 13. 

    In which of these movies did Aretha Franklin sing a new version of "R*E*S*P*E*C*T"?

    • A.

      Good Morning, Vietnam

    • B.

      Blues Brothers

    • C.

      Animal House

    • D.

      Blues Brothers 2000

    Correct Answer
    D. Blues Brothers 2000
    Explanation
    In the movie "Blues Brothers 2000," Aretha Franklin sang a new version of "R*E*S*P*E*C*T."

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  • 14. 

    What was Chevy Chase's character name in the movie "Seems Like Old Times"?

    • A.

      Bruce Wayne

    • B.

      Charlie Chan

    • C.

      Mickey Mouse

    • D.

      Nicholas J. Gardenia

    Correct Answer
    D. Nicholas J. Gardenia
    Explanation
    In the movie "Seems Like Old Times," Chevy Chase's character is named Nicholas J. Gardenia.

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  • 15. 

    Jack Lemmon's character in "Mister Roberts"?

    • A.

      Ensign Pulver

    • B.

      Sargent Pulver

    • C.

      Corporal Pulver

    • D.

      Cadet Pulver

    Correct Answer
    A. Ensign Pulver
    Explanation
    Ensign Pulver is the correct answer because in the film "Mister Roberts," Jack Lemmon portrays the character Ensign Pulver. The title "Ensign" indicates that he holds the rank of an officer in the Navy. This is supported by the fact that the other options, Sargent Pulver, Corporal Pulver, and Cadet Pulver, all suggest different ranks or positions in the military that do not align with Lemmon's character in the movie.

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  • 16. 

    Of these 1974 movie releases, which one had the biggest box office that year?

    • A.

      Blazing Saddles

    • B.

      Young Frankenstein

    • C.

      The Towering Inferno

    • D.

      The Trial Of Billy Jack

    Correct Answer
    C. The Towering Inferno
    Explanation
    "The Towering Inferno" had the biggest box office in 1974 compared to the other movie releases mentioned.

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  • 17. 

    In "Beverly Hills Cop II" what role did Chris Rock play?

    • A.

      A Hairdresser

    • B.

      A Beverly Hills Cop

    • C.

      A Thief

    • D.

      A Parking Valet

    Correct Answer
    D. A Parking Valet
    Explanation
    Chris Rock played the role of a parking valet in the movie "Beverly Hills Cop II".

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  • 18. 

    Which comic actor starred in "Foul Play"?

    • A.

      Jack Lemmon

    • B.

      David Spade

    • C.

      John Belushi

    • D.

      Chevy Chase

    Correct Answer
    D. Chevy Chase
    Explanation
    Chevy Chase starred in the movie "Foul Play."

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  • 19. 

    In "Vacation" the Griswold's went to Wally World, who is the park's mascot?

    • A.

      Millie The Snake

    • B.

      Marty Moose

    • C.

      Wally Bear

    • D.

      Martin Mouse

    Correct Answer
    B. Marty Moose
    Explanation
    In the movie "Vacation," the Griswold family goes on a trip to Wally World, an amusement park. The park's mascot, as mentioned in the question, is Marty Moose.

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  • 20. 

    What rating did the movie "The Wedding Planner" receive from the MPAA?

    • A.

      R

    • B.

      G

    • C.

      Pg

    • D.

      Pg-13

    Correct Answer
    D. Pg-13
    Explanation
    "The Wedding Planner" received a rating of Pg-13 from the MPAA. This rating indicates that some material may be inappropriate for children under 13 years old, and parental guidance is suggested. The movie may contain moderate violence, some sexual content, and mild language, making it suitable for teenage audiences.

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  • 21. 

    Who did not appear in the film "Glengarry Glen Ross"?

    • A.

      Al Pacino

    • B.

      Jack Lemmon

    • C.

      Billy Baldwin

    • D.

      Kevin Spacey

    Correct Answer
    C. Billy Baldwin
    Explanation
    Billy Baldwin did not appear in the film "Glengarry Glen Ross". The other three actors, Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, and Kevin Spacey, did appear in the film.

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  • 22. 

    In what film was the main character known as "The rock and roll detective"?

    • A.

      The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane

    • B.

      Red Heat

    • C.

      No Contest

    • D.

      Cobra

    Correct Answer
    A. The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane." In this film, the main character is known as "The rock and roll detective."

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  • 23. 

    What phrase used in "The Animal" was also used in "Deuce Bigallow: Male Gigolo"?

    • A.

      Show Me The Money

    • B.

      That's A Huge Bitch

    • C.

      Behemoth

    • D.

      Look, It's Bigfoot

    Correct Answer
    B. That's A Huge Bitch
    Explanation
    The phrase "That's A Huge Bitch" was used in both "The Animal" and "Deuce Bigallow: Male Gigolo".

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  • 24. 

    What 1970 film had Rex Reed transforming into Raquel Welch?

    • A.

      Myra Breckinridge

    • B.

      Help

    • C.

      The Misfits

    • D.

      Candy

    Correct Answer
    A. Myra Breckinridge
    Explanation
    In the film "Myra Breckinridge", Rex Reed undergoes a transformation into Raquel Welch. This suggests that the character played by Rex Reed goes through a physical and possibly even a gender transformation in the movie. The other options, "Help", "The Misfits", and "Candy" do not involve Rex Reed transforming into Raquel Welch, making "Myra Breckinridge" the correct answer.

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  • 25. 

    What films are playing on the screen throughout the film "Drive-In"?

    • A.

      Troma Films

    • B.

      Friday The 13th Films

    • C.

      Vampire Films

    • D.

      Full Moon Films

    Correct Answer
    A. Troma Films
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Troma Films. In the film "Drive-In," the films playing on the screen are Troma Films.

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  • 26. 

    Who did the artwork for comic book characters "Bluntman & Chronic"?

    • A.

      Mike Allred

    • B.

      Walt Flanagan

    • C.

      Chris Bailey

    • D.

      Kevin Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Allred
    Explanation
    Mike Allred is the correct answer because he is a renowned comic book artist who has worked on various popular titles. He is particularly known for his work on "Madman" and "X-Statix." Allred's unique artistic style and ability to capture the essence of characters make him a suitable choice for creating the artwork for the comic book characters "Bluntman & Chronic."

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  • 27. 

    Which of these movies did not star John Candy?

    • A.

      Only The Lonely

    • B.

      Planes, Trains And Automobiles

    • C.

      The Out-Of-Towners

    • D.

      Uncle Buck

    Correct Answer
    C. The Out-Of-Towners
    Explanation
    The Out-Of-Towners is the correct answer because this movie did not star John Candy. The other three movies, Only The Lonely, Planes, Trains And Automobiles, and Uncle Buck, all featured John Candy as part of the cast.

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  • 28. 

    What movie featured a girl band that included Justine Bateman and Julia Roberts?

    • A.

      Airheads

    • B.

      Satisfaction

    • C.

      Mystic Pizza

    • D.

      Light Of Day

    Correct Answer
    B. Satisfaction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mystic Pizza. Mystic Pizza is a 1988 coming-of-age film that follows the lives of three young women working at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut. The girl band in the movie includes Justine Bateman and Julia Roberts, among other actresses.

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  • 29. 

    Who replaced Wesley Snipes as Willie Mays Hayes in "Major League 2"?

    • A.

      Tupac Shakur

    • B.

      Larenz Tate

    • C.

      Omar Epps

    • D.

      Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Correct Answer
    C. Omar Epps
    Explanation
    Omar Epps replaced Wesley Snipes as Willie Mays Hayes in "Major League 2".

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  • 30. 

    Which tennis star made a cameo appearance in "Me, Myself & Irene"?

    • A.

      Anna Kournikova

    • B.

      Monica Seles

    • C.

      Chris Evert

    • D.

      Jennifer Capriati

    Correct Answer
    A. Anna Kournikova
    Explanation
    Anna Kournikova made a cameo appearance in the film "Me, Myself & Irene."

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