Stbc Teen Movie Quiz

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Stbc Teen Movie Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The teen film dates back to the 1950's, with films like The Wild One, Rebel Without a Cause, Jailhouse Rock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In the 1950's, teen films primarily developed because...
    • A. 

      Filmmakers were keen to profit from the lucrative teenage market

    • B. 

      Filmmakers wanted to explore important issues related to teenagers

    • C. 

      Teenagers were recognised as their own special group

    • D. 

      Filmmakers were interested in making films about teenagers

  • 3. 
    A stereotype is:
    • A. 

      A widely held, oversimplified image or idea of a particular person, place or idea

    • B. 

      An idea of a particular person

    • C. 

      A character in a teen film

    • D. 

      An oversimplified character

  • 4. 
    In teen films, a plastic is...
    • A. 

      A popular, shallow and beautiful girl

    • B. 

      An arrogant and privileged bully praised for his skill at sport

    • C. 

      A disobedient outsider

    • D. 

      An introverted loner who is good at school work and probably interested in comic books and computer games

  • 5. 
    Teen films often deal with themes such as... Select all the correct answers.
    • A. 

      Friendship

    • B. 

      Suspense

    • C. 

      Murder

    • D. 

      Love

    • E. 

      Rebellion

    • F. 

      Violence

    • G. 

      Rites of passage

  • 6. 
    "They're teen royalty" says Damien in Mean Girls. "If North Shore was US Weekly, they'd always be on the cover." The stereotype he is referring to is:
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Nerd

    • C. 

      Rebel

    • D. 

      Jock

  • 7. 
    In teen films, a nerd is...
    • A. 

      An introverted loner who is good and school work and probably interested incomic books and computer games

    • B. 

      An arrogant and privileged bully praised for his skill at sport

    • C. 

      A disobedient outsider

    • D. 

      A popular, shallow and beautiful girl

  • 8. 
    In Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen, Timothy Shary ties the resurgence of teen movies in the 1980's to the development of shopping malls across the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The relationship between teen films and popular music was established in the 1950's with films like Rock Around the Clock, Jailhouse Rock and Gidget.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which filmmaker created the iconic teen films The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Note: spelling and punctuation matter!
  • 11. 
    In teen films, a rebel is...
    • A. 

      A popular, shallow and beautiful girl

    • B. 

      An introverted loner who is good a school work and probably interested in comic books and computer games

    • C. 

      A disobedient outsider

    • D. 

      An arrogant and privileged bully praised for his skill at sport

  • 12. 
    The stereotype that best describes this character is:
    • A. 

      Rebel

    • B. 

      Jock

    • C. 

      Nerd

    • D. 

      Plastic

  • 13. 
    The stereotype that best describes this character is:
    • A. 

      Jock

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Rebel

    • D. 

      Nerd

  • 14. 
    The stereotype that best describes this character is:
    • A. 

      Jock

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Rebel

    • D. 

      Nerd

  • 15. 
    The stereotype that best describes this character is:
    • A. 

      Jock

    • B. 

      Rebel

    • C. 

      Plastic

    • D. 

      Nerd

  • 16. 
    Some early examples of teen films, which first emerged in the 1950's include: Select all the correct answers.
    • A. 

      Pretty in Pink

    • B. 

      Napoleon Dynamite

    • C. 

      Jailhouse Rock

    • D. 

      Gidget

    • E. 

      Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    • F. 

      Scott Pilgrim vs The World

  • 17. 
    John Hughes is one of the most celebrated and recognised directors in this genre, some of his teen films include: Select all the correct answers.
    • A. 

      The Breakfast Club

    • B. 

      Gidget

    • C. 

      Napoleon Dynamite

    • D. 

      Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    • E. 

      Mean Girls

  • 18. 
    A 'convention' is best described as:
    • A. 

      A teen film

    • B. 

      A type or category of fim

    • C. 

      The rules that genres of films follow

    • D. 

      The 'story' of the film

  • 19. 
    In teen films, a jock is...
    • A. 

      An arrogant and privileged bully praised for his skill at sport

    • B. 

      A popular, shallow and beautiful girl

    • C. 

      An introverted loner who is good a school work and probably interested in comic books and computer games

    • D. 

      A disobedient outsider

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