Do You Really Love Tom Hanks?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Cambronbill3
C
Cambronbill3
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2463 | Total Attempts: 1,087,093
Questions: 30 | Attempts: 391

SettingsSettingsSettings
Do You Really Love Tom Hanks? - Quiz

Take this short and crisp quiz on Tom Hanks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What movie has Tom Hanks reluctantly coaching a women's baseball team?

    • A.

      Bull Durham

    • B.

      Major League

    • C.

      A League Of Their Own

    • D.

      Field Of Dreams

    Correct Answer
    C. A League Of Their Own
    Explanation
    In the movie "A League Of Their Own," Tom Hanks portrays a character who is initially reluctant to coach a women's baseball team. The film tells the story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during World War II, and Hanks' character eventually forms a bond with the players and helps them overcome various challenges. The movie explores themes of teamwork, determination, and breaking gender stereotypes in sports.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    In which 1989 movie does Tom Hanks tell his dog: "This is not your room"?

    • A.

      Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

    • B.

      Sleepless In Seattle

    • C.

      Turner & Hooch

    • D.

      K9

    Correct Answer
    C. Turner & Hooch
    Explanation
    In the 1989 movie "Turner & Hooch," Tom Hanks tells his dog, "This is not your room." This suggests that the dog, Hooch, is trying to claim a space as his own, but Tom Hanks' character, Turner, is reminding him that it is not his designated area.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Besides Tom Hanks, who else won two Academy Awards back-to-back for Best Actor?

    • A.

      James Cagney

    • B.

      Spencer Tracy

    • C.

      Marlon Brando

    • D.

      Cliff Robertson

    Correct Answer
    B. Spencer Tracy
    Explanation
    Spencer Tracy is the correct answer because he won two Academy Awards back-to-back for Best Actor. He won his first award in 1938 for his role in "Captains Courageous" and his second award in 1939 for his role in "Boys Town". Tracy's consecutive wins in the Best Actor category make him one of the few actors in history to achieve this feat.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Which actor won multiple Academy Awards in the 1990's?

    • A.

      Sylvester Stallone

    • B.

      Tom Cruise

    • C.

      Robin Williams

    • D.

      Tom Hanks

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom Hanks
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks won multiple Academy Awards in the 1990's. He won the Best Actor award for his roles in "Philadelphia" in 1994 and "Forrest Gump" in 1995. Hanks' exceptional performances in these films showcased his versatility and talent as an actor, earning him critical acclaim and industry recognition. His success during this time period solidified his status as one of the most respected and celebrated actors of his generation.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    In the movie "Philadelphia", what disease does Tom Hanks' character have?

    • A.

      Diabetes

    • B.

      Cerebral Palsy

    • C.

      Lung Cancer

    • D.

      AIDS

    Correct Answer
    D. AIDS
    Explanation
    In the movie "Philadelphia," Tom Hanks' character has AIDS. This is evident from the plot of the movie, which revolves around his character being wrongfully terminated from his job due to his diagnosis and subsequently hiring a lawyer to sue his former employer for discrimination. The film explores the stigma and discrimination faced by individuals with AIDS during the early years of the epidemic.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    What kind of party did Adrian Zmed throw for Tom Hanks?

    • A.

      Bachelor Party

    • B.

      Anniversary Party

    • C.

      Divorce Party

    • D.

      Reunion Party

    Correct Answer
    A. Bachelor Party
    Explanation
    Adrian Zmed threw a bachelor party for Tom Hanks. This type of party is typically organized for a groom-to-be before his wedding, as a celebration of his last days of being single.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    The movie, "That Thing You Do!", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Nick Cassavetes

    • B.

      Tom Hanks

    • C.

      John Badham

    • D.

      Hal Needham

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Hanks
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks directed the movie "That Thing You Do!".

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    What movie directed by Jonathan Demme starred Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks?

    • A.

      Creepshow 2

    • B.

      He Said, She Said

    • C.

      Antitrust

    • D.

      Philadelphia

    Correct Answer
    D. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    "Philadelphia" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Jonathan Demme that starred Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. The film, released in 1993, explores the story of a lawyer (Hanks) who is fired after being diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and hires another lawyer (Washington) to represent him in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit. The movie is known for its powerful performances and tackling important themes surrounding discrimination and the AIDS epidemic.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    What movie directed by Tom Hanks starred Steve Zahn and Johnathon Schaech?

    • A.

      That Thing You Do!

    • B.

      Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    • C.

      Another Woman

    • D.

      Sgt. Bilko

    Correct Answer
    A. That Thing You Do!
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "That Thing You Do!" This movie was directed by Tom Hanks and it starred Steve Zahn and Johnathon Schaech.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    What movie directed by Joe Dante starred Tom Hanks and Bruce Dern?

    • A.

      The Burbs

    • B.

      Ed Wood

    • C.

      Single White Female

    • D.

      Broken Arrow

    Correct Answer
    A. The Burbs
    Explanation
    "The Burbs" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Joe Dante that starred both Tom Hanks and Bruce Dern. The film follows the story of a suburban neighborhood where strange and suspicious events occur, leading the residents to suspect their new neighbors of being involved in criminal activities. Tom Hanks plays the lead role in the movie, while Bruce Dern portrays one of the suspicious neighbors.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    In what film did Tom Hanks play Det. Scott Turner?

    • A.

      Happiness

    • B.

      The Spy Who Loved Me

    • C.

      Turner & Hooch

    • D.

      The Patriot

    Correct Answer
    C. Turner & Hooch
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks played Det. Scott Turner in the film "Turner & Hooch."

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    For which film did Tom Hanks win his first Academy Award for Best Actor?

    • A.

      Forrest Gump

    • B.

      Scent Of A Woman

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Big

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks won his first Academy Award for Best Actor for the film "Philadelphia." In this movie, Hanks portrays a lawyer who is fired after his employer discovers he has AIDS. The film explores themes of discrimination and homophobia, and Hanks delivers a powerful and moving performance that earned him critical acclaim and recognition from the Academy.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Joe Fox and Michael Sullivan were both characters played by whom?

    • A.

      Chazz Palminteri

    • B.

      Tom Hanks

    • C.

      Danny Aiello

    • D.

      Warren Beatty

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Hanks
    Explanation
    Joe Fox and Michael Sullivan were both characters played by Tom Hanks.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    What company did Tom Hanks' character work for in the film "Cast Away"?

    • A.

      General Motors

    • B.

      FEDEX

    • C.

      UPS

    • D.

      Wilson

    Correct Answer
    B. FEDEX
    Explanation
    In the film "Cast Away," Tom Hanks' character works for FedEx. This can be inferred from the fact that the character is shown working as a FedEx executive and is seen wearing a FedEx uniform throughout the movie. Additionally, the film prominently features FedEx packages and the company's logo, further confirming the character's affiliation with FedEx.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    What film directed by Steven Spielberg starred Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones?

    • A.

      50 First Dates

    • B.

      The Terminal

    • C.

      Around The World In 80 Days

    • D.

      Van Helsing

    Correct Answer
    B. The Terminal
    Explanation
    "The Terminal" is the correct answer because it is a film directed by Steven Spielberg that starred Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The film tells the story of Viktor Navorski, a man from a fictional Eastern European country who becomes stranded in a New York City airport terminal when his country undergoes a coup. Tom Hanks plays the lead role of Viktor Navorski, while Catherine Zeta-Jones portrays a flight attendant named Amelia Warren.

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    What fact relates best to Kathleen Quinlan?

    • A.

      Actress In "Family Ties" And "Friends"

    • B.

      Tom Hanks" Wife In "Apollo 13"

    • C.

      Starlet Of "Malibu Shores" & "Buffy, The Vampire Slayer"

    • D.

      Starred In "The Flintstones" And "Barton Fink"

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Hanks" Wife In "Apollo 13"
    Explanation
    Kathleen Quinlan's best-known role that relates to her is playing Tom Hanks' wife in the movie "Apollo 13".

    Rate this question:

  • 17. 

    Who did Tom Hanks marry on April 30th, 1988?

    • A.

      Meg Ryan

    • B.

      Rita Wilson

    • C.

      Goldie Hawn

    • D.

      Glenn Close

    Correct Answer
    B. Rita Wilson
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks married Rita Wilson on April 30th, 1988.

    Rate this question:

  • 18. 

    What large musical instrument does Tom Hanks play in the movie "Big"?

    • A.

      Guitar

    • B.

      Tuba

    • C.

      Piano Keyboard

    • D.

      Drums

    Correct Answer
    C. Piano Keyboard
    Explanation
    In the movie "Big," Tom Hanks plays the piano keyboard. This is evident from the scenes where his character, Josh, impresses people with his musical talent on the piano. The piano keyboard is a large musical instrument that requires skill and coordination to play, and Tom Hanks showcases this in the movie.

    Rate this question:

  • 19. 

    In "A League of Their Own", how was the character played by Tom Hanks employed?

    • A.

      Commissioner

    • B.

      Coach

    • C.

      Writer

    • D.

      Catcher

    Correct Answer
    B. Coach
    Explanation
    In "A League of Their Own", the character played by Tom Hanks was employed as a coach. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are job titles, and out of the given options, "Coach" is the most suitable role for a character like Tom Hanks in a sports-related movie.

    Rate this question:

  • 20. 

    Tom Hanks talked to what type of sports ball in the movie "Cast Away"?

    • A.

      Football

    • B.

      Basketball

    • C.

      Volleyball

    • D.

      Baseball

    Correct Answer
    C. Volleyball
    Explanation
    In the movie "Cast Away," Tom Hanks' character, who is stranded on a deserted island, creates a companion out of a volleyball. He draws a face on it and names it Wilson. Throughout the film, he talks to the volleyball, using it as a form of companionship and to maintain his sanity. Therefore, the correct answer is volleyball.

    Rate this question:

  • 21. 

    Tom Hanks suffers from what disease in the movie "Philadelphia"?

    • A.

      The Flu

    • B.

      Diabetes

    • C.

      HIV

    • D.

      Lou Gehrig's Disease

    Correct Answer
    C. HIV
    Explanation
    In the movie "Philadelphia," Tom Hanks's character suffers from HIV. This is evident from the context of the film, as it revolves around discrimination and prejudice faced by a lawyer who contracts HIV and is wrongfully terminated from his job due to his illness. The plot focuses on his legal battle against his former employer, highlighting the challenges faced by individuals living with HIV/AIDS and the stigma associated with the disease.

    Rate this question:

  • 22. 

    Tom Hanks portrays Captain John Miller in what movie?

    • A.

      Forest Gump

    • B.

      War Of The Worlds

    • C.

      Toy Soldiers

    • D.

      Saving Private Ryan

    Correct Answer
    D. Saving Private Ryan
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks portrays Captain John Miller in the movie "Saving Private Ryan." This critically acclaimed film, directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the story of a group of soldiers sent to find and bring home a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action during World War II. Tom Hanks delivers a powerful performance as Captain Miller, showcasing his talent and versatility as an actor. The film is known for its realistic portrayal of war and its emotional impact on both the characters and the audience.

    Rate this question:

  • 23. 

    Tom Hanks played football for what college team in "Forrest Gump"?

    • A.

      Alabama

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    A. Alabama
    Explanation
    In the movie "Forrest Gump," Tom Hanks' character, Forrest Gump, played football for the University of Alabama. This is evident in the film when Forrest is shown wearing the Alabama Crimson Tide football jersey and participating in games and practices for the team.

    Rate this question:

  • 24. 

    Who plays Robert Langdon in the 2006 movie "The Da Vinci Code"?

    • A.

      David Strathairn

    • B.

      Russell Crowe

    • C.

      Ben Affleck

    • D.

      Tom Hanks

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom Hanks
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks plays Robert Langdon in the 2006 movie "The Da Vinci Code."

    Rate this question:

  • 25. 

    Tom Hanks said "Go to the mattresses" in what movie?

    • A.

      Sleepless In Seattle

    • B.

      You've Got Mail

    • C.

      Volunteers

    • D.

      Philadelphia

    Correct Answer
    B. You've Got Mail
  • 26. 

    What kind of vehicle did Tom Hanks drive in the movie "Bachelor Party"?

    • A.

      School Bus

    • B.

      VW Van

    • C.

      Gremlin

    • D.

      Hummer

    Correct Answer
    A. School Bus
    Explanation
    In the movie "Bachelor Party," Tom Hanks drove a School Bus.

    Rate this question:

  • 27. 

    Who was the B-movie action-star who co-starred with Tom Hanks in "Bachelor Party"?

    • A.

      Robert Ginty

    • B.

      Jackie Chan

    • C.

      Steven Segal

    • D.

      Michael Dudikoff

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Dudikoff
    Explanation
    Michael Dudikoff is the correct answer because he is the B-movie action-star who co-starred with Tom Hanks in "Bachelor Party". Robert Ginty, Jackie Chan, and Steven Segal did not appear in the film.

    Rate this question:

  • 28. 

    In what year was Tom Hanks born?

    • A.

      1947

    • B.

      1941

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    C. 1956
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks was born in 1956.

    Rate this question:

  • 29. 

    What was Tom Hanks job in "The Road to Perdition"?

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Hit Man

    • C.

      Detective

    • D.

      Judge

    Correct Answer
    B. Hit Man
    Explanation
    In the film "The Road to Perdition," Tom Hanks played the role of a hitman. This means that his character was involved in carrying out assassinations or murders for hire. As a hitman, his job would have involved eliminating targets assigned to him by others, often for criminal or personal reasons. This role is central to the plot of the movie, as it explores the moral dilemmas and consequences of his character's actions.

    Rate this question:

  • 30. 

    Who co-starred with Tom Hanks in "The Terminal"?

    • A.

      Shawn Wayans

    • B.

      Jennifer Aniston

    • C.

      Catherine Zeta-Jones

    • D.

      Orlando Bloom

    Correct Answer
    C. Catherine Zeta-Jones
    Explanation
    Catherine Zeta-Jones co-starred with Tom Hanks in "The Terminal".

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Feb 11, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Cambronbill3
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.