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  • 1. 

    Who is Timothy Hutton?

    • A.

      Willie The 30-Something Pianist In "Beautiful Girls" And Conrad In "Ordinary People"

    • B.

      Russian Actor Who Played Ilya Tretiak In Movie Version Of "The Saint"

    • C.

      Jenna Wade's Daughter Charlie On Prime Time Soap "Dallas"

    • D.

      Leatherface, The Retarded And Psychotic Killer In "Texas Chainsaw Massacre"

    Correct Answer
    A. Willie The 30-Something Pianist In "Beautiful Girls" And Conrad In "Ordinary People"
  • 2. 

    Which actor from the movie "Ordinary People" won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1980?

    • A.

      John Gielgud For "Arthur"

    • B.

      Timothy Hutton For "Ordinary People"

    • C.

      Robert De Niro For "Raging Bull"

    • D.

      Judd Hirsch For "Ordinary People"

    Correct Answer
    B. Timothy Hutton For "Ordinary People"
    Explanation
    Timothy Hutton won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1980 for his role in the movie "Ordinary People".

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  • 3. 

    The film "Ordinary People" starred which two actors in the lead?

    • A.

      Nastassja Kinski And Malcolm McDowell

    • B.

      Glenn Close And Maria Mayenzet

    • C.

      Nicholas Farrell And Nigel Havers

    • D.

      Donald Sutherland And Mary Tyler Moore

    Correct Answer
    D. Donald Sutherland And Mary Tyler Moore
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler Moore. In the film "Ordinary People," these two actors played the lead roles.

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  • 4. 

    What year was "Ordinary People" released?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980
    Explanation
    "Ordinary People" was released in 1980.

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  • 5. 

    In "Ordinary People", where did Buck drown?

    • A.

      Lake Superior

    • B.

      Lake Erie

    • C.

      Lake Michigan

    • D.

      Mississippi River

    Correct Answer
    C. Lake Michigan
    Explanation
    In the book "Ordinary People," Buck drowned in Lake Michigan.

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  • 6. 

    In "Ordinary People", why did Conrad like the hospital he was at after he attempted suicide?

    • A.

      He Felt Cared About

    • B.

      Nobody Hid Anything

    • C.

      He Had People To Talk To

    • D.

      They Paid Attention To Him

    Correct Answer
    B. Nobody Hid Anything
    Explanation
    Conrad liked the hospital he was at after attempting suicide because nobody hid anything from him. This suggests that the hospital staff were transparent and honest with him, which made him feel more comfortable and secure. It implies that Conrad appreciated the open communication and straightforwardness of the hospital environment, as it provided him with a sense of trust and reassurance during his recovery process.

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  • 7. 

    Who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 1980?

    • A.

      Donald Sutherland For "Backdraft"

    • B.

      John Gielgud For "Arthur"

    • C.

      Robert De Niro For "Raging Bull"

    • D.

      Timothy Hutton For "Ordinary People"

    Correct Answer
    D. Timothy Hutton For "Ordinary People"
    Explanation
    Timothy Hutton won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 1980 for his role in the film "Ordinary People".

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  • 8. 

    The 1976 book titled, "Ordinary People" was written by?

    • A.

      Judith Guest

    • B.

      James A. Michener

    • C.

      Edith Wharton

    • D.

      Jean Rhys

    Correct Answer
    A. Judith Guest
    Explanation
    "Ordinary People" is a 1976 book, and the correct answer is Judith Guest.

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  • 9. 

    Which 1989 movie used the tagline "The story of the extraordinary people who changed our world"?

    • A.

      Mr. Holland's Opus

    • B.

      Ali

    • C.

      Fat Man And Little Boy

    • D.

      The Astronaut's Wife

    Correct Answer
    C. Fat Man And Little Boy
    Explanation
    "Fat Man And Little Boy" is a 1989 movie that used the tagline "The story of the extraordinary people who changed our world." This tagline suggests that the movie is about individuals who have had a significant impact on society or history. The other options, "Mr. Holland's Opus," "Ali," and "The Astronaut's Wife," do not have any connection to this tagline or the theme of extraordinary people changing the world.

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  • 10. 

    Who was originally going to play Dr. Berger in "Ordinary People"?

    • A.

      Ken Howard

    • B.

      Bruce Dern

    • C.

      Gene Hackman

    • D.

      Donald Sutherland

    Correct Answer
    C. Gene Hackman
    Explanation
    Gene Hackman was originally going to play Dr. Berger in "Ordinary People". This implies that during the casting process, Gene Hackman was considered and chosen for the role of Dr. Berger.

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  • 11. 

    Where does "Ordinary People" take place?

    • A.

      Wisconsin

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Iowa

    • D.

      Illinois

    Correct Answer
    D. Illinois
    Explanation
    "Ordinary People" takes place in Illinois. The setting of a story is an important element that helps to establish the context and atmosphere of the narrative. In this case, the story is set in Illinois, which is a significant detail to understand the characters' surroundings, culture, and the events that unfold in the plot.

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  • 12. 

    In "Ordinary People", how long did Conrad spend in the hospital after he attempted suicide?

    • A.

      6 Months

    • B.

      5 Months

    • C.

      4 Months

    • D.

      2 Months

    Correct Answer
    C. 4 Months
    Explanation
    In the book "Ordinary People", Conrad spent 4 months in the hospital after attempting suicide. This suggests that his recovery process was quite extensive, requiring a significant amount of time for him to heal physically and emotionally. The length of his hospital stay indicates the severity of his condition and the level of care he needed to overcome his traumatic experience.

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  • 13. 

    What film was Orlando Bloom's movie debut?

    • A.

      Midsomer Murders

    • B.

      Ned Kelly

    • C.

      Black Hawk Down

    • D.

      Wilde

    Correct Answer
    D. Wilde
    Explanation
    Orlando Bloom's movie debut was in the film "Wilde."

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  • 14. 

    What character did Orlando Bloom play in the 2006 film "Love And Other Disasters"?

    • A.

      Hollywood Paolo

    • B.

      Paolo Sarmiento

    • C.

      Jim Jones

    • D.

      James Wildstone

    Correct Answer
    A. Hollywood Paolo
    Explanation
    In the 2006 film "Love And Other Disasters," Orlando Bloom played the character Hollywood Paolo.

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