Are You Ready For The Big Quiz On Movie Westerns?

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  • 1. 

    What was the last movie John Wayne acted in?

    • A.

      True Grit

    • B.

      The Green Berets

    • C.

      The Shootist

    • D.

      Rio Bravo

    Correct Answer
    C. The Shootist
    Explanation
    John Wayne's last movie was "The Shootist."

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  • 2. 

    Who played John Wayne's alcoholic deputy in "Rio Bravo"?

    • A.

      Walter Brennan

    • B.

      Dean Martin

    • C.

      Ward Bond

    • D.

      Ricky Nelson

    Correct Answer
    B. Dean Martin
    Explanation
    Dean Martin played John Wayne's alcoholic deputy in "Rio Bravo". Dean Martin was a popular singer and actor known for his smooth voice and charm. In "Rio Bravo", he portrayed the character of Dude, a deputy who struggles with alcoholism. Martin's performance in the film was praised for its depth and vulnerability, adding an additional layer of complexity to the character. His portrayal of Dude added both comedic and dramatic elements to the film, making it a memorable role in his career.

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  • 3. 

    Who put a bullet in John Wayne's back in the 1972 classic "The Cowboys"?

    • A.

      Chuck Roberson

    • B.

      Charles King

    • C.

      Bruce Dern

    • D.

      Reed Howes

    Correct Answer
    C. Bruce Dern
    Explanation
    Bruce Dern put a bullet in John Wayne's back in the 1972 classic "The Cowboys."

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  • 4. 

    What classic western made in 1939 established John Wayne as a star?

    • A.

      The Big Trail

    • B.

      Stagecoach

    • C.

      Helltown

    • D.

      Randy Rides Alone

    Correct Answer
    B. Stagecoach
    Explanation
    "Stagecoach" is the correct answer because it was a classic western film made in 1939 that played a significant role in establishing John Wayne as a star. The film, directed by John Ford, showcased Wayne's talent and charisma, propelling him into stardom and cementing his status as an iconic figure in the Western genre.

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  • 5. 

    Who directed and starred in the 2003 western "Open Range"?

    • A.

      Kevin Costner

    • B.

      Kevin Kline

    • C.

      Brad Pitt

    • D.

      George Clooney

    Correct Answer
    A. Kevin Costner
    Explanation
    Kevin Costner is the correct answer because he both directed and starred in the 2003 western film "Open Range." He played the lead role of Charley Waite and also took on the responsibility of directing the movie. Costner is known for his work in various genres, including westerns, and "Open Range" showcases his talent both in front of and behind the camera.

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  • 6. 

    The 1993 movie "Tombstone" stars which actor as Doc Holiday?

    • A.

      Charlton Heston

    • B.

      Don Rickles

    • C.

      Sam Elliott

    • D.

      Val Kilmer

    Correct Answer
    D. Val Kilmer
    Explanation
    In the 1993 movie "Tombstone," Val Kilmer portrays the character of Doc Holiday. This can be inferred from the question itself, as it asks which actor plays the role of Doc Holiday in the movie. Therefore, Val Kilmer is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    What western included the bad guy Ben Wade?

    • A.

      3:10 To Yuma

    • B.

      Brokeback Mountain

    • C.

      The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    • D.

      True Grit

    Correct Answer
    A. 3:10 To Yuma
    Explanation
    The western film "3:10 To Yuma" includes the character Ben Wade as the bad guy.

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  • 8. 

    What part did John Wayne play in the movie "How the West Was Won"?

    • A.

      William Tecumseh Sherman

    • B.

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C.

      Davey Crockett

    • D.

      Wyatt Earp

    Correct Answer
    A. William Tecumseh Sherman
    Explanation
    John Wayne played the role of William Tecumseh Sherman in the movie "How the West Was Won".

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  • 9. 

    What was Gene Autry's real name?

    • A.

      Edward Allen Autry

    • B.

      Gerald Autry

    • C.

      Orvon Gene Autry

    • D.

      Eugene Autry

    Correct Answer
    C. Orvon Gene Autry
    Explanation
    Gene Autry's real name was Orvon Gene Autry.

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  • 10. 

    Who was Gary Coopers' favorite male co-star?

    • A.

      Walter Brennan

    • B.

      Smiley Burnette

    • C.

      Paul Hurst

    • D.

      Roscoe Yates

    Correct Answer
    A. Walter Brennan
    Explanation
    Gary Cooper's favorite male co-star was Walter Brennan.

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  • 11. 

    One of John Wayne's best friends was a well known and established character actor, what was his name?

    • A.

      Ward Bond

    • B.

      John Agar

    • C.

      Walter Brennan

    • D.

      Francis Ford

    Correct Answer
    A. Ward Bond
    Explanation
    Ward Bond was one of John Wayne's best friends and a well-known and established character actor. He appeared in many films alongside Wayne, including "The Searchers" and "The Quiet Man." Bond's strong presence and versatile acting skills made him a valuable asset to the film industry, and his friendship with Wayne extended beyond the screen.

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  • 12. 

    Which two famous Western heroes carried bullwhips?

    • A.

      Tex Ritter, Charles Starrett

    • B.

      Lash Larue, Whip Wilson

    • C.

      Tim McCoy, Buck Jones

    • D.

      Bill Elliot, Kermit Maynard

    Correct Answer
    B. Lash Larue, Whip Wilson
    Explanation
    Lash Larue and Whip Wilson are the two famous Western heroes who carried bullwhips. These actors were known for their roles in Western films where they portrayed characters skilled in using bullwhips as weapons. Both Larue and Wilson gained popularity for their whip-wielding skills and became iconic figures in the Western genre.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the first actor to win an Oscar for a sound movie (which was a western)?

    • A.

      Warner Baxter

    • B.

      Gene Autry

    • C.

      Tom Mix

    • D.

      William S Hart

    Correct Answer
    A. Warner Baxter
    Explanation
    Warner Baxter was the first actor to win an Oscar for a sound movie, specifically a western. This means that he was recognized and awarded for his performance in a western film that utilized sound technology.

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  • 14. 

    The great Tom Mix bowed out of films making a 15 chapter serial in 1935, can you name this serial?

    • A.

      Mystery Mountain

    • B.

      The Phantom Empire

    • C.

      The Rattler

    • D.

      The Miracle Rider

    Correct Answer
    D. The Miracle Rider
    Explanation
    "The Miracle Rider" is the correct answer because it was a 15 chapter serial made by Tom Mix in 1935. This serial marked Mix's departure from films, making it a significant production in his career.

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