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  • 1. 

    What actress was in "The Doors", "Sleepless in Seattle", and "When Harry Met Sally"?

    • A.

      Sandra Bullock

    • B.

      Melanie Griffith

    • C.

      Julia Roberts

    • D.

      Meg Ryan

    Correct Answer
    D. Meg Ryan
    Explanation
    Meg Ryan is the correct answer because she is the actress who appeared in all three movies mentioned: "The Doors", "Sleepless in Seattle", and "When Harry Met Sally". Sandra Bullock, Melanie Griffith, and Julia Roberts did not appear in all three of these films.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following actresses had their singing voices dubbed?

    • A.

      All Of Them Did

    • B.

      Audrey Hepburn In "My Fair Lady"

    • C.

      Natalie Wood In "West Side Story"

    • D.

      Deborah Kerr In "The King And I"

    Correct Answer
    A. All Of Them Did
    Explanation
    All of the actresses mentioned in the options had their singing voices dubbed in the respective films. Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady" was dubbed by Marni Nixon, Natalie Wood in "West Side Story" was dubbed by Marni Nixon and Deborah Kerr in "The King and I" was dubbed by Marni Nixon and Rita Moreno. This means that none of the actresses actually sang their own songs in these movies.

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  • 3. 

    In which movie did John Candy NOT star?

    • A.

      Only The Lonely

    • B.

      Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    • C.

      Who's Harry Crumb?

    • D.

      Planes, Trains And Automobiles

    Correct Answer
    B. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
    Explanation
    John Candy did not star in the movie Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. He did star in the movies Only The Lonely, Who's Harry Crumb?, and Planes, Trains And Automobiles.

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  • 4. 

    Which film did Kevin Bacon not star in?

    • A.

      Tremors

    • B.

      Diner

    • C.

      Rumble Fish

    • D.

      She's Having A Baby

    Correct Answer
    C. Rumble Fish
    Explanation
    Kevin Bacon did not star in the film "Rumble Fish".

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  • 5. 

    Who is the character that smokes a pipe in "Alice in Wonderland"?

    • A.

      The Caterpillar

    • B.

      The Cheshire Cat

    • C.

      The Queen Of Hearts

    • D.

      The White Rabbit

    Correct Answer
    A. The Caterpillar
    Explanation
    In "Alice in Wonderland," the character that smokes a pipe is the Caterpillar. This iconic character is known for his distinctive appearance, including his blue body and the hookah pipe he constantly smokes. The Caterpillar plays a significant role in the story, engaging in philosophical conversations with Alice and providing guidance and advice along her journey.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these Disney movies did not feature Hayley Mills?

    • A.

      The Parent Trap

    • B.

      Splash

    • C.

      That Darn Cat

    • D.

      Pollyanna

    Correct Answer
    B. Splash
    Explanation
    Hayley Mills did not feature in the Disney movie "Splash". Hayley Mills is known for her roles in Disney movies such as "The Parent Trap", "That Darn Cat", and "Pollyanna". However, "Splash" is not one of the movies in which she appeared.

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  • 7. 

    Which Disney villain transforms themself into a dragon?

    • A.

      Ursula

    • B.

      Cruella Deville

    • C.

      Maleficent

    • D.

      Jafar

    Correct Answer
    C. Maleficent
    Explanation
    Maleficent is the correct answer because she is a Disney villain who transforms herself into a dragon. In the Disney movie "Sleeping Beauty," Maleficent is a powerful sorceress who casts a spell on Princess Aurora, causing her to fall into a deep sleep. In the climactic battle, Maleficent transforms into a fearsome dragon to fight against Prince Phillip. This iconic transformation scene has become one of the most memorable moments in Disney history.

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  • 8. 

    Which tall actor starred in "Jacob's Ladder"?

    • A.

      Michael Richards

    • B.

      Jeff Goldblum

    • C.

      Tim Robbins

    • D.

      Danny DeVito

    Correct Answer
    C. Tim Robbins
    Explanation
    Tim Robbins is the correct answer because he is a tall actor who starred in the movie "Jacob's Ladder".

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  • 9. 

    What was singer/actress Madonna's first movie?

    • A.

      Evita

    • B.

      A Certain Sacrifice

    • C.

      Desperately Seeking Susan

    • D.

      Shanghai Surprise

    Correct Answer
    B. A Certain Sacrifice
    Explanation
    "A Certain Sacrifice" was Madonna's first movie. Released in 1985, it was an independent film directed by Stephen Jon Lewicki. Madonna played the lead role of a woman named Bruna who gets involved with a dangerous cult. Although the film was not commercially successful and received negative reviews, it marked the beginning of Madonna's acting career. She went on to star in several other films, including "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "Evita," which gained her more recognition and critical acclaim.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the lead actress in the movie "Roman Holiday"?

    • A.

      Debbie Reynolds

    • B.

      Julie Andrews

    • C.

      Katherine Hepburn

    • D.

      Audrey Hepburn

    Correct Answer
    D. Audrey Hepburn
    Explanation
    Audrey Hepburn was the lead actress in the movie "Roman Holiday". She portrayed the character of Princess Ann, a young royal who escapes her duties and falls in love with an American journalist during her visit to Rome. Audrey Hepburn's performance in this film was highly acclaimed and earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Her portrayal of Princess Ann showcased her talent and charm, making her one of the most iconic actresses of her time.

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  • 11. 

    What was Jim Carrey's first full length film?

    • A.

      Dumb And Dumber

    • B.

      All My Friends Are Pets

    • C.

      Ace Ventura

    • D.

      Rubberface

    Correct Answer
    D. Rubberface
    Explanation
    Rubberface is considered to be Jim Carrey's first full-length film because it was released in 1983, before Dumb and Dumber (1994) and Ace Ventura (1994). Although All My Friends Are Pets was also released in 2020, it is not considered his first full-length film as it came much later in his career. Therefore, Rubberface holds the distinction of being Jim Carrey's first feature-length movie.

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  • 12. 

    "Tess" and "Cat People" are two films featuring which actress?

    • A.

      Uma Thurman

    • B.

      Sandra Bullock

    • C.

      Sigourney Weaver

    • D.

      Nastassja Kinski

    Correct Answer
    D. Nastassja Kinski
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nastassja Kinski. "Tess" and "Cat People" are two films that feature Nastassja Kinski as the actress.

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  • 13. 

    In what commercial movie did Madonna have her first starring role?

    • A.

      Pretty In Pink

    • B.

      Truth Or Dare

    • C.

      Body Of Evidence

    • D.

      Desperately Seeking Susan

    Correct Answer
    D. Desperately Seeking Susan
    Explanation
    Madonna had her first starring role in the commercial movie "Desperately Seeking Susan." This film was released in 1985 and Madonna played the character of Susan, a free-spirited woman who becomes the object of desire for a bored housewife. The movie was a success and helped launch Madonna's acting career, showcasing her charisma and unique style that would later become synonymous with her persona.

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  • 14. 

    What actor was cast in both "Death Becomes Her" and "The First Wives Club"?

    • A.

      Bruce Willis

    • B.

      Faye Dunaway

    • C.

      Meryl Streep

    • D.

      Goldie Hawn

    Correct Answer
    D. Goldie Hawn
    Explanation
    Goldie Hawn is the correct answer because she was cast in both "Death Becomes Her" and "The First Wives Club". She is an American actress known for her comedic roles and has appeared in numerous successful films throughout her career. In "Death Becomes Her", she played the role of Helen Sharp, while in "The First Wives Club", she portrayed the character of Elise Elliot Atchison. Her performances in both movies were well-received, showcasing her talent and versatility as an actress.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the first person to perform more than one James Bond theme song?

    • A.

      Lulu

    • B.

      Rita Coolidge

    • C.

      Shirley Bassey

    • D.

      Sheena Easton

    Correct Answer
    C. Shirley Bassey
    Explanation
    Shirley Bassey was the first person to perform more than one James Bond theme song. She sang the theme songs for three Bond films: "Goldfinger" in 1964, "Diamonds Are Forever" in 1971, and "Moonraker" in 1979. Her powerful and iconic performances made her a memorable part of the Bond franchise, and she set the precedent for future artists to contribute to multiple Bond films.

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  • 16. 

    Jim Carrey married Lauren Holly after starring with the actress in which film?

    • A.

      Dumb And Dumber

    • B.

      Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

    • C.

      The Mask

    • D.

      The Cable Guy

    Correct Answer
    A. Dumb And Dumber
    Explanation
    Jim Carrey married Lauren Holly after starring with her in the film "Dumb and Dumber."

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  • 17. 

    In the Elvis movie "Viva Las Vegas" what was Ann-Margret's job?

    • A.

      Swim Instructor

    • B.

      Showgirl

    • C.

      Hotel Clerk

    • D.

      Singer

    Correct Answer
    A. Swim Instructor
    Explanation
    In the Elvis movie "Viva Las Vegas," Ann-Margret's job was a Swim Instructor. This is evident from the context of the movie where Ann-Margret's character is shown teaching swimming lessons and interacting with Elvis Presley's character in a pool setting.

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  • 18. 

    What does Miss Piggy usually call herself?

    • A.

      The Queen

    • B.

      Anna

    • C.

      Moi

    • D.

      Patricia

    Correct Answer
    C. Moi
    Explanation
    Miss Piggy usually refers to herself as "Moi." This is a catchphrase that she often uses to emphasize her self-importance and diva-like personality. It is a playful way for her to assert her confidence and draw attention to herself.

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  • 19. 

    What was Marilyn Monroe's original first name?

    • A.

      Marilyn

    • B.

      Mary Lou

    • C.

      Norma Jean

    • D.

      Suzanne

    Correct Answer
    C. Norma Jean
    Explanation
    Marilyn Monroe's original first name was Norma Jean.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following actors is not Canadian?

    • A.

      Martin Short

    • B.

      Mike Myers

    • C.

      Dan Aykroyd

    • D.

      Dana Carvey

    Correct Answer
    D. Dana Carvey
    Explanation
    Dana Carvey is not Canadian because he was born in the United States. He is an American actor, comedian, and impressionist, known for his work on Saturday Night Live and his roles in films such as Wayne's World. While Martin Short, Mike Myers, and Dan Aykroyd are all Canadian actors who have had successful careers in both Canada and the United States.

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  • 21. 

    Which instrument does Marilyn Monroe play in the movie "Some Like It Hot"?

    • A.

      The Banjo

    • B.

      The Ukulele

    • C.

      The Guitar

    • D.

      The Saxophone

    Correct Answer
    B. The Ukulele
    Explanation
    In the movie "Some Like It Hot," Marilyn Monroe plays the ukulele. This musical instrument is a small guitar-like instrument with four strings, commonly associated with Hawaiian music. The ukulele is known for its bright and cheerful sound, making it a popular choice for both beginners and professional musicians. Marilyn Monroe's character playing the ukulele adds to the charm and whimsy of the film.

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  • 22. 

    What former "Saturday Night Live" star was nominated for an Academy Award for "Driving Miss Daisy"?

    • A.

      Bill Murray

    • B.

      Jane Curtain

    • C.

      Dan Aykroyd

    • D.

      Garrett Morris

    Correct Answer
    C. Dan Aykroyd
    Explanation
    Dan Aykroyd is the correct answer because he is a former "Saturday Night Live" star who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in "Driving Miss Daisy." Bill Murray, Jane Curtain, and Garrett Morris are also former "Saturday Night Live" stars, but they were not nominated for an Academy Award for that particular film.

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  • 23. 

    Which James Bond girl did Teri Hatcher play?

    • A.

      Paris Carver

    • B.

      Goodnight

    • C.

      Natalya Simonaova

    • D.

      Pussy Galore

    Correct Answer
    A. Paris Carver
    Explanation
    Teri Hatcher played the character Paris Carver in the James Bond film.

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  • 24. 

    Which character did Jim Carrey not play?

    • A.

      Lloyd Christmas

    • B.

      Stanley Ipkiss

    • C.

      Fletcher Reed

    • D.

      Harry Dunn

    Correct Answer
    D. Harry Dunn
    Explanation
    Jim Carrey did not play the character of Harry Dunn. This character was portrayed by Jeff Daniels in the comedy film "Dumb and Dumber." Jim Carrey is known for his roles as Lloyd Christmas in "Dumb and Dumber," Stanley Ipkiss in "The Mask," and Fletcher Reed in "Liar Liar."

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  • 25. 

    Michael J. Fox did not appear in which of the following movies?

    • A.

      The American President

    • B.

      Secret To My Success

    • C.

      Back To The Future

    • D.

      Loneliness And Lies

    Correct Answer
    D. Loneliness And Lies
    Explanation
    Michael J. Fox did not appear in the movie "Loneliness And Lies". He is known for his roles in movies such as "The American President", "Secret To My Success", and "Back To The Future". However, he did not have any involvement in the movie "Loneliness And Lies".

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  • 26. 

    Who plays 12-year-old Matilda in "The Professional"?

    • A.

      Britney Spears

    • B.

      Natalie Portman

    • C.

      Drew Barrymore

    • D.

      Winona Ryder

    Correct Answer
    B. Natalie Portman
    Explanation
    Natalie Portman plays the role of 12-year-old Matilda in "The Professional".

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  • 27. 

    Which redhead starred in the classic "Gilda"?

    • A.

      Judy Garland

    • B.

      Barbara Stanwyck

    • C.

      Rita Hayworth

    • D.

      Lucille Ball

    Correct Answer
    C. Rita Hayworth
    Explanation
    Rita Hayworth starred in the classic film "Gilda." She was a well-known actress and dancer during the Golden Age of Hollywood, and her performance in "Gilda" is considered one of her most iconic roles. Hayworth's red hair became one of her trademarks, and she was often referred to as the "Love Goddess" because of her beauty and sensuality. Her portrayal of the seductive and mysterious Gilda in the film solidified her status as a Hollywood legend.

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  • 28. 

    What was the name of Robert De Niro's character in "Angel Heart"?

    • A.

      Louis Cephyr

    • B.

      B. Al Zebubb

    • C.

      Johnny Satan

    • D.

      Jimmy The Gent

    Correct Answer
    A. Louis Cephyr
    Explanation
    In the movie "Angel Heart," Robert De Niro's character is named Louis Cephyr.

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  • 29. 

    What female star of "Dazed and Confused" also co-starred with Bruce Willis in "The Fifth Element"?

    • A.

      Mila Jovovich

    • B.

      Liv Tyler

    • C.

      Demi Moore

    • D.

      Nancy Travis

    Correct Answer
    A. Mila Jovovich
    Explanation
    Mila Jovovich is the correct answer because she is the female star of "Dazed and Confused" who also co-starred with Bruce Willis in "The Fifth Element".

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