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  • 1. 

    Al Pacino, James Caan and Burt Reynolds all turned down the role of which "Star Wars" smuggler?

    • A.

      Greedo

    • B.

      Han Solo

    • C.

      Luke Skywalker

    • D.

      Lando Calrissian

    Correct Answer
    B. Han Solo
    Explanation
    Al Pacino, James Caan, and Burt Reynolds all turned down the role of Han Solo. This suggests that the role of Han Solo was initially offered to them, but they declined it.

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  • 2. 

    Which "Finding Nemo" character is referred to by Dory as "Fabio", "Bingo" and "Elmo"?

    • A.

      Darla

    • B.

      Flo

    • C.

      Nemo

    • D.

      Gill

    Correct Answer
    C. Nemo
    Explanation
    In the movie "Finding Nemo", Dory refers to the character Nemo as "Fabio", "Bingo", and "Elmo". This suggests that Dory has a habit of giving Nemo different names, possibly due to her forgetfulness or playful nature. Therefore, the correct answer is Nemo.

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  • 3. 

    Director George Lucas' son was responsible for naming which Gungan from "The Phantom Menace"?

    • A.

      General Ceel

    • B.

      Jar Jar Binks

    • C.

      Captain Tarpals

    • D.

      Boss Nass

    Correct Answer
    B. Jar Jar Binks
    Explanation
    Jar Jar Binks was named by Director George Lucas' son.

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  • 4. 

    In what 1975 musical would you find Brad, Janet and Dr. Frank-N-Furter?

    • A.

      The Muppet Movie

    • B.

      The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    • C.

      Grease

    • D.

      Cabaret

    Correct Answer
    B. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Explanation
    In the 1975 musical "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," characters named Brad, Janet, and Dr. Frank-N-Furter can be found. This cult classic film, directed by Jim Sharman, follows the story of a newly engaged couple who stumble upon a strange castle and encounter a group of eccentric characters. The film is known for its catchy songs, outrageous costumes, and audience participation during screenings.

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  • 5. 

    Whose eleventy-first birthday party was featured at the start of "The Fellowship of the Ring"?

    • A.

      Gandalf

    • B.

      Bilbo

    • C.

      Merry

    • D.

      Gollum

    Correct Answer
    B. Bilbo
    Explanation
    At the start of "The Fellowship of the Ring," the eleventy-first birthday party that is featured belongs to Bilbo. This event is significant as it marks Bilbo's transition from the Shire to embark on a new adventure. It sets the stage for the story and introduces the characters who will play a crucial role in the quest.

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  • 6. 

    In what 1991 Disney film would you find Gaston, Cogsworth and Lumiere?

    • A.

      Aladdin

    • B.

      Toy Story

    • C.

      Beauty And The Beast

    • D.

      The Lion King

    Correct Answer
    C. Beauty And The Beast
    Explanation
    In the 1991 Disney film "Beauty and the Beast," characters such as Gaston, Cogsworth, and Lumiere are prominently featured. Gaston is the main antagonist, while Cogsworth and Lumiere are supporting characters who are transformed into household objects due to a curse. The film tells the story of Belle, who falls in love with a prince cursed to live as a beast until someone loves him despite his appearance.

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  • 7. 

    In "Revenge of the Sith" Anakin Skywalker transforms into what iconic "Star Wars" villain?

    • A.

      Boba Fett

    • B.

      Darth Vader

    • C.

      Jabba The Hutt

    • D.

      Emperor Palpatine

    Correct Answer
    B. Darth Vader
    Explanation
    In "Revenge of the Sith," Anakin Skywalker transforms into Darth Vader, the iconic "Star Wars" villain. This transformation occurs after Anakin succumbs to the dark side of the Force and is manipulated by Emperor Palpatine. Anakin's physical and mental transformation is symbolized by the iconic black armor and mask of Darth Vader, as he becomes the right-hand enforcer of the Emperor and a powerful Sith Lord. Darth Vader's presence in the "Star Wars" franchise is highly recognized and has become one of the most iconic villains in cinematic history.

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  • 8. 

    What is Dr. Otto Octavius' alter ego in 2004's "Spider-Man 2"?

    • A.

      Doctor Octogon

    • B.

      Octopussy

    • C.

      Octo-Man

    • D.

      Doctor Octopus

    Correct Answer
    D. Doctor Octopus
    Explanation
    In the 2004 film "Spider-Man 2," Dr. Otto Octavius is portrayed as the supervillain known as Doctor Octopus. This character is given the alter ego of Doctor Octopus due to his use of mechanical tentacles, which resemble the limbs of an octopus. The name Doctor Octopus is derived from the combination of "doctor," indicating his scientific background, and "octopus," referring to his unique and powerful appendages.

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  • 9. 

    Both Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro won Oscars for playing what famous Mafia don?

    • A.

      Tony Montana

    • B.

      Harvey Den

    • C.

      Tony Soprano

    • D.

      Vito Corleone

    Correct Answer
    D. Vito Corleone
    Explanation
    Marlon Brando won an Oscar for his portrayal of Vito Corleone in the movie "The Godfather" and Robert De Niro won an Oscar for playing the young Vito Corleone in the movie "The Godfather Part II". Vito Corleone is a famous Mafia don in the Godfather series, making this the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    In film, which of the following is another name for British spy James Bond?

    • A.

      The Joker

    • B.

      The Postman

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      Goldfinger

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "007". In the film, James Bond is often referred to as "007", which is his codename as a British spy. This codename is associated with his license to kill and is a well-known identifier for the character.

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  • 11. 

    Casino Royale was the twenty-first film in a series centered on what character?

    • A.

      James Bond

    • B.

      Rocky

    • C.

      Jason Bourne

    • D.

      Batman

    Correct Answer
    A. James Bond
    Explanation
    Casino Royale was the twenty-first film in a series centered on James Bond. James Bond is a fictional character created by Ian Fleming and is known for his role as a British secret agent. The film series, also known as the James Bond franchise, has been successful since its inception in 1962 and has featured various actors portraying the iconic character. Casino Royale is one of the many films in this franchise and showcases James Bond's thrilling adventures and espionage missions.

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  • 12. 

    What was the name of the child adopted by the Thorns in "The Omen"?

    • A.

      Rosemary

    • B.

      Peter

    • C.

      Martha

    • D.

      Damien

    Correct Answer
    D. Damien
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Omen," the Thorns adopted a child named Damien. This information is given directly in the question, where it asks for the name of the child adopted by the Thorns. Therefore, the correct answer is Damien.

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  • 13. 

    The title character of a 1990 Tim Burton film had what household objects for hands?

    • A.

      Erasers

    • B.

      Hairbrushes

    • C.

      Scissors

    • D.

      Blenders

    Correct Answer
    C. Scissors
    Explanation
    In the 1990 Tim Burton film, the title character had scissors for hands. This refers to the iconic movie "Edward Scissorhands" where the main character, played by Johnny Depp, has sharp, metal scissors instead of hands. This unique characteristic sets him apart from others and becomes both a blessing and a curse in his life. The film explores themes of isolation, acceptance, and the beauty of individuality.

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  • 14. 

    What villain was Heath Ledger cast as in 2008's "The Dark Knight"?

    • A.

      The Scarecrow

    • B.

      The Joker

    • C.

      Two-Face

    • D.

      The Penguin

    Correct Answer
    B. The Joker
    Explanation
    Heath Ledger was cast as The Joker in 2008's "The Dark Knight." This character is one of Batman's most iconic and formidable adversaries, known for his chaotic and unpredictable nature. Ledger's portrayal of The Joker was widely acclaimed and earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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  • 15. 

    In what film would you find pilots nicknamed "Goose", "Ice" and "Maverick"?

    • A.

      Saving Private Ryan

    • B.

      Platoon

    • C.

      A Few Good Men

    • D.

      Top Gun

    Correct Answer
    D. Top Gun
    Explanation
    In the film "Top Gun," pilots with the nicknames "Goose," "Ice," and "Maverick" can be found. This film is known for its portrayal of naval aviators and their training at the United States Navy's Fighter Weapons School, also known as Top Gun. The story follows the character Maverick, played by Tom Cruise, as he navigates his way through the competitive world of fighter jet training. The nicknames given to the pilots add to the camaraderie and unique personalities of the characters in the film.

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  • 16. 

    Which character in the "Star Wars" movies was played by both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor?

    • A.

      Obi-Wan Kenobi

    • B.

      Anakin Skywalker

    • C.

      Boba Fett

    • D.

      Grand Moff Tarkin

    Correct Answer
    A. Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Explanation
    Both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor have portrayed the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the "Star Wars" movies. Alec Guinness played the older version of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original trilogy, while Ewan McGregor portrayed the younger version of the character in the prequel trilogy.

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  • 17. 

    Quentin Tarantino wrote which "Pulp Fiction" role specifically for Samuel L. Jackson?

    • A.

      Marcellus Wallace

    • B.

      Jules Winnfield

    • C.

      Vincent Vega

    • D.

      Butch Coolidge

    Correct Answer
    B. Jules Winnfield
    Explanation
    Quentin Tarantino wrote the role of Jules Winnfield specifically for Samuel L. Jackson in "Pulp Fiction". This character became one of the most iconic and memorable roles in Jackson's career. Jules Winnfield is a hitman with a philosophical side, known for his intense and quotable dialogue. Jackson's performance in this role received critical acclaim and earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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  • 18. 

    What was the name of the character hunted by Detectives Mills and Somerset in "Se7en"?

    • A.

      Norman Bates

    • B.

      John Doe

    • C.

      Verbal Kint

    • D.

      Tyler Durden

    Correct Answer
    B. John Doe
    Explanation
    In the movie "Se7en," Detectives Mills and Somerset were hunting down a character named John Doe.

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  • 19. 

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail featured the Knights who said what?

    • A.

      Yup

    • B.

      Woosh

    • C.

      Huh

    • D.

      Ni

    Correct Answer
    D. Ni
    Explanation
    In the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the Knights who said "Ni" were a group of eccentric knights who guarded a bridge. They would demand a shrubbery from anyone who wished to pass, and if their request was not met, they would say "Ni" and refuse entry. This catchphrase became a signature line from the film and is often associated with Monty Python's unique sense of humor.

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  • 20. 

    What was the nickname of film gangster Tony Montana?

    • A.

      Scarface

    • B.

      The Sundance Kid

    • C.

      Shorty

    • D.

      Mr. Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Scarface
    Explanation
    Tony Montana's nickname in the film gangster world is Scarface. This nickname is derived from the prominent scar on his face, which is a result of a previous altercation. It is a fitting nickname for his character, as it symbolizes his violent and ruthless nature. Throughout the film, Tony Montana embraces this nickname and it becomes synonymous with his notorious reputation in the criminal underworld.

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  • 21. 

    What horror movie villain was famous for wearing a striped sweater and a black fedora?

    • A.

      Freddy Krueger

    • B.

      The Predator

    • C.

      Jason Voorhees

    • D.

      Michael Myers

    Correct Answer
    A. Freddy Krueger
    Explanation
    Freddy Krueger is the correct answer because he is a well-known horror movie villain who is famous for wearing a striped sweater and a black fedora. This iconic outfit has become synonymous with his character and is instantly recognizable to fans of the horror genre. Freddy Krueger is the antagonist in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, where he haunts and kills teenagers in their dreams, making him one of the most iconic and terrifying villains in horror movie history.

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  • 22. 

    By what name were the group of kids including "Data", "Chunk" and "Mouth" better known?

    • A.

      The Little Rascals

    • B.

      The Stooges

    • C.

      The Goonies

    • D.

      The Warriors

    Correct Answer
    C. The Goonies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Goonies. The group of kids including "Data," "Chunk," and "Mouth" were better known as The Goonies.

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  • 23. 

    WHICH AFRICAN LION CUB, SON OF MUFASA, FLED THE PRIDE LANDS, ALLOWING HIS UNCLE SCAR TO BECOME KING?

    • A.

      Nala

    • B.

      Simba

    • C.

      Pumbaa

    • D.

      Timon

    Correct Answer
    B. Simba
    Explanation
    Simba is the correct answer because he is the African lion cub who fled the Pride Lands, allowing his uncle Scar to become king. In the Disney movie "The Lion King," Simba runs away after his father Mufasa's death, feeling guilty and believing that he caused it. Scar takes advantage of Simba's absence and manipulates the other animals to become the king. Simba later returns to reclaim his rightful place as king and defeat Scar.

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  • 24. 

    How old is Juno MacGuff in the 2007 film "Juno"?

    • A.

      Thirty-One

    • B.

      Sixteen

    • C.

      Twelve

    • D.

      Twenty-One

    Correct Answer
    B. Sixteen
    Explanation
    In the 2007 film "Juno," the main character Juno MacGuff is sixteen years old. This is evident from various scenes and dialogues throughout the movie, where her age is explicitly mentioned or implied. Her age is a crucial aspect of the film's storyline, as it explores themes of teenage pregnancy and the challenges faced by a young girl in such a situation.

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  • 25. 

    What was the name of the lightsaber-wielding Sith Lord killed in a duel in "The Phantom Menace"?

    • A.

      Darth Tyranus

    • B.

      Darth Sidious

    • C.

      Darth Vader

    • D.

      Darth Maul

    Correct Answer
    D. Darth Maul
    Explanation
    Darth Maul is the correct answer because he is the lightsaber-wielding Sith Lord who was killed in a duel in "The Phantom Menace." Darth Tyranus, Darth Sidious, and Darth Vader are all different Sith Lords from other Star Wars movies and are not the ones killed in "The Phantom Menace."

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  • 26. 

    Which CGI "Lord of the Rings" character was voiced by Andy Serkis?

    • A.

      Elrond

    • B.

      Gollum

    • C.

      Gimli

    • D.

      Balrog

    Correct Answer
    B. Gollum
    Explanation
    Andy Serkis voiced the character of Gollum in the "Lord of the Rings" CGI movie. Gollum is a central character in the story, known for his split personality and obsession with the One Ring. Serkis's performance brought the character to life through motion capture technology, making Gollum one of the most memorable and iconic characters in the franchise.

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  • 27. 

    What was revealed as Lord Voldemort's real name in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"?

    • A.

      Regulus Arcturus Black

    • B.

      Aberforth Dumbledore

    • C.

      Tobias Snape

    • D.

      Tom Marvolo Riddle

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom Marvolo Riddle
    Explanation
    In "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," it is revealed that Lord Voldemort's real name is Tom Marvolo Riddle. This revelation is significant as it showcases Voldemort's obsession with immortality and his desire to distance himself from his Muggle heritage. By rearranging the letters of his birth name, he creates the anagram "I am Lord Voldemort," which becomes a symbol of his power and fear. This revelation plays a crucial role in the overall narrative of the Harry Potter series, as it deepens the understanding of Voldemort's character and motivations.

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  • 28. 

    In 1999's "Dogma", what type of Biblical figure is Rufus?

    • A.

      Muse

    • B.

      Apostle

    • C.

      Demon

    • D.

      Angel

    Correct Answer
    B. Apostle
    Explanation
    In the movie "Dogma", Rufus is portrayed as an Apostle. Apostles are important figures in the Bible, specifically in Christianity, who were chosen by Jesus to spread his teachings and establish the early Christian Church. Rufus plays a significant role in the film as a fallen Apostle who helps the main characters on their quest.

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