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  • 1. 

    The first day of whose trial sparked a courthouse riot in 1996's "A Time to Kill"?

    • A.

      Billy Ray Cobb

    • B.

      Ozzie Walls

    • C.

      Carl Lee Hailey

    • D.

      Pete Willard

    Correct Answer
    C. Carl Lee Hailey
    Explanation
    In the movie "A Time to Kill," the first day of Carl Lee Hailey's trial sparked a courthouse riot. This suggests that his trial was highly controversial and emotionally charged, leading to intense reactions from the people present in the courtroom. The riot could have been a result of the racial tensions and deep-seated prejudices depicted in the film, as Carl Lee Hailey, a black man, was on trial for killing two white men who raped his young daughter. The riot highlights the volatile nature of the case and the strong reactions it elicited from the community.

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  • 2. 

    What song was sung during the closing musical number of 2005's "The 40-Year-Old Virgin"?

    • A.

      I'm Every Woman

    • B.

      Heat Of The Moment

    • C.

      Hello

    • D.

      Aquarius

    Correct Answer
    D. Aquarius
    Explanation
    The song "Aquarius" was sung during the closing musical number of 2005's "The 40-Year-Old Virgin". This song is a famous hit from the musical "Hair", which was first performed in 1967. It is a lively and energetic song that celebrates the Age of Aquarius and represents a spirit of love, peace, and harmony. The choice of this song for the closing number of the movie may symbolize the protagonist's transformation and newfound happiness as he finally embraces love and intimacy.

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  • 3. 

    At the end of "Titanic", what did Rose do with the "Heart of the Ocean"?

    • A.

      Hid It In Her Purse

    • B.

      Put It In A Jewelry Box

    • C.

      Dropped It Into The Sea

    • D.

      Put It Around Her Neck

    Correct Answer
    C. Dropped It Into The Sea
    Explanation
    In the movie "Titanic", at the end, Rose dropped the "Heart of the Ocean" into the sea. This action symbolized her letting go of the past and moving on from her memories of the Titanic and her love for Jack. By dropping the necklace into the sea, Rose was metaphorically releasing the weight of her past and embracing a new beginning.

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  • 4. 

    In what U.S. city does the action take place in "The Departed"?

    • A.

      Beverly Hills

    • B.

      Las Vegas

    • C.

      Boston

    • D.

      Miami

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston
    Explanation
    "The Departed" is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The action of the movie takes place in the city of Boston.

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  • 5. 

    What kind of car was Jason Bourne in during the big car chase scene in "The Bourne Supremacy"?

    • A.

      Mini-Cooper

    • B.

      Mercedes Benz

    • C.

      Citroen

    • D.

      Jaguar

    Correct Answer
    A. Mini-Cooper
    Explanation
    In the big car chase scene in "The Bourne Supremacy," Jason Bourne was driving a Mini-Cooper.

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  • 6. 

    In "Transformers" where is the U.S. Military base that the Decepticons first attack?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Qatar

    • C.

      Iraq

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    B. Qatar
    Explanation
    In the movie "Transformers," the U.S. Military base that the Decepticons first attack is located in Qatar. This information is not explicitly mentioned in the question, but it is the correct answer based on the context of the movie.

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  • 7. 

    In "Toy Story", when Buzz finds out he is only a toy, he dons a hat and calls himself by what name?

    • A.

      Mrs. Macintosh

    • B.

      Princess Francine

    • C.

      Miss Lightyear

    • D.

      Mrs. Nesbit

    Correct Answer
    D. Mrs. Nesbit
    Explanation
    In "Toy Story", when Buzz finds out he is only a toy, he dons a hat and calls himself Mrs. Nesbit. This is a humorous moment in the movie where Buzz, after experiencing a crisis of identity, adopts the persona of Mrs. Nesbit as a coping mechanism. He dresses up in a tea party hat and becomes dramatic and melancholic, providing comic relief to the audience.

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  • 8. 

    The ten-minute car chase in 1968's "Bullitt" took place on the streets of what American city?

    • A.

      San Francisco

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    A. San Francisco
    Explanation
    The ten-minute car chase in 1968's "Bullitt" took place on the streets of San Francisco. This iconic car chase scene, featuring Steve McQueen, is one of the most famous in cinematic history. The hilly streets and iconic landmarks of San Francisco provided the perfect backdrop for the thrilling chase sequence, which has since become a classic in the action movie genre.

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  • 9. 

    In 1999's "Big Daddy", Sonny and Julian got into an argument over Julian's wanting to watch what?

    • A.

      The Wombat Song

    • B.

      The Kangaroo Song

    • C.

      The Rabbit Song

    • D.

      The Anteater Song

    Correct Answer
    B. The Kangaroo Song
    Explanation
    In the movie "Big Daddy", Sonny and Julian got into an argument over Julian's wanting to watch "The Kangaroo Song".

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  • 10. 

    The final game of the International Dodgeball Competition in "Dodgeball" was played between which teams?

    • A.

      The Joes And The Cobras

    • B.

      The Pirates And The Spiders

    • C.

      The Eights And The Jets

    • D.

      The Pros And The Cons

    Correct Answer
    A. The Joes And The Cobras
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Joes And The Cobras. In the movie "Dodgeball", the final game of the International Dodgeball Competition was played between these two teams. The Joes, led by Peter LaFleur, were a group of underdogs representing Average Joe's Gym, while the Cobras, led by White Goodman, were a team of arrogant and skilled players representing Globo Gym. The game was intense and showcased the rivalry between the two teams.

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  • 11. 

    In "Notting Hill", what did William Thacker do to Anna Scott to get her to come to his apartment?

    • A.

      Spilled Orange Juice On Her

    • B.

      Told Her He Found Her Dog

    • C.

      Asked Her To Help Carry A Package

    • D.

      Asked Her On A Date

    Correct Answer
    A. Spilled Orange Juice On Her
    Explanation
    William Thacker spilled orange juice on Anna Scott to get her to come to his apartment.

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  • 12. 

    In "Lethal Weapon 4", what were Riggs and Murtaugh doing when they first met the Chinese immigrants?

    • A.

      Surfing

    • B.

      Hiking

    • C.

      Fishing

    • D.

      Camping

    Correct Answer
    C. Fishing
    Explanation
    In "Lethal Weapon 4", Riggs and Murtaugh were fishing when they first met the Chinese immigrants. This suggests that they were engaged in a leisure activity, possibly trying to relax and enjoy some time off. Fishing is a common pastime that allows individuals to connect with nature and enjoy the serenity of being near water. It also sets the stage for the encounter with the Chinese immigrants, indicating that their meeting was unexpected and occurred in a peaceful setting.

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  • 13. 

    In "American Gangster", what building was Frank Lucas in when he was arrested by Richie Roberts?

    • A.

      A Nightclub

    • B.

      A Church

    • C.

      A School

    • D.

      A Casino

    Correct Answer
    B. A Church
    Explanation
    Frank Lucas was arrested in a church in the movie "American Gangster". This location adds a layer of irony to the arrest, as churches are typically seen as places of sanctuary and redemption. The juxtaposition of the criminal activity associated with Frank Lucas and the religious setting of the arrest highlights the moral conflict and complexity of the character. Additionally, the use of a church as the arrest location may symbolize the downfall and judgment of Frank Lucas, emphasizing the consequences of his illegal activities.

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  • 14. 

    What pageant did Tracy Turnblad sneak into in 2007's "Hairspray"?

    • A.

      Miss Baltimore Hairspray

    • B.

      Hairspray Queens

    • C.

      Miss Teenage Hairspray

    • D.

      Hairspray Ladies

    Correct Answer
    C. Miss Teenage Hairspray
    Explanation
    In the 2007 film "Hairspray," Tracy Turnblad sneaks into the pageant called "Miss Teenage Hairspray." This pageant is a significant event in the movie, and Tracy's sneaking in showcases her determination and passion for breaking barriers and challenging societal norms.

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  • 15. 

    In "Interview With the Vampire", what allowed Louis to finally see the blue sky once again?

    • A.

      Television

    • B.

      Photographs

    • C.

      The Movies

    • D.

      The Internet

    Correct Answer
    C. The Movies
    Explanation
    In "Interview With the Vampire", Louis was able to see the blue sky once again through the movies. The movies provided him with a visual representation of the outside world, including the blue sky, which he had been deprived of due to his vampire nature. The movies acted as a source of escapism and allowed Louis to experience the beauty of the natural world that he had longed for.

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  • 16. 

    Which scene from "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" did Steve Carell insist on doing for real, in one take?

    • A.

      Andy's Chest Waxing

    • B.

      Andy's Bike Accident

    • C.

      The Closing Musical Number

    • D.

      The Speed Dating

    Correct Answer
    A. Andy's Chest Waxing
    Explanation
    In the movie "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," Steve Carell insisted on doing the scene of Andy's Chest Waxing for real, in one take. This means that Carell actually underwent the painful process of getting his chest waxed on camera without any cuts or retakes. This decision by Carell adds authenticity and comedic value to the scene, as the reactions and expressions of pain are genuine. It also showcases Carell's dedication to his craft and willingness to go the extra mile for the film.

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  • 17. 

    In "Total Recall", Doug went to Rekall Inc. to retrieve memories of what experience?

    • A.

      A Childhood Vacation

    • B.

      His Wedding

    • C.

      A Journey To The Moon

    • D.

      A Trip To Mars

    Correct Answer
    D. A Trip To Mars
    Explanation
    In the movie "Total Recall", the main character Doug visits Rekall Inc. in order to retrieve memories of a trip to Mars. This suggests that Doug either wants to relive a previous trip to Mars or implant false memories of a trip to Mars. The other options, such as a childhood vacation, his wedding, or a journey to the moon, are not mentioned in relation to Doug's visit to Rekall Inc.

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  • 18. 

    The finale of 1999's "Godzilla" took place on which landmark bridge?

    • A.

      Brooklyn Bridge

    • B.

      Golden Gate Bridge

    • C.

      London Bridge

    • D.

      Fourth Rail Bridge

    Correct Answer
    A. Brooklyn Bridge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Brooklyn Bridge. The finale of 1999's "Godzilla" took place on this landmark bridge.

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  • 19. 

    How many Agent Smiths appeared in the famous fight scene from "The Matrix Reloaded"?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      1000

    • C.

      100

    • D.

      500

    Correct Answer
    C. 100
    Explanation
    In the famous fight scene from "The Matrix Reloaded," there were a total of 100 Agent Smiths. This is a memorable scene where the protagonist, Neo, battles against multiple copies of Agent Smith in an epic display of martial arts and special effects. The large number of Agent Smiths adds to the intensity and challenge of the fight, creating a visually stunning and action-packed sequence.

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  • 20. 

    What did the Black Pearl's skeleton crew walk across to attack the ships of the British navy?

    • A.

      The Ocean Floor

    • B.

      The Hulls Of Docked Ships

    • C.

      London Bridge

    • D.

      The Boston Harbor

    Correct Answer
    A. The Ocean Floor
    Explanation
    The Black Pearl's skeleton crew walked across the ocean floor to attack the ships of the British navy. This suggests that the crew was able to navigate underwater and approach the enemy ships from below, catching them by surprise. Walking across the ocean floor would have allowed them to remain undetected until they were ready to strike.

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  • 21. 

    A bullet crushed itself against what part of Superman's body in 2006's "Superman Returns"?

    • A.

      His Ear

    • B.

      His Knee

    • C.

      His Eye

    • D.

      His Back

    Correct Answer
    C. His Eye
    Explanation
    In 2006's "Superman Returns," a bullet crushed itself against Superman's eye. This suggests that Superman's eye is incredibly strong and durable, able to withstand the impact of a bullet without being harmed. This showcases the extent of Superman's invulnerability and highlights his superhuman abilities.

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  • 22. 

    In 2003's "Hulk", what did Bruce Banner discover when the lab's janitor visited him in the hospital?

    • A.

      The Man Was His Father

    • B.

      The Man Was A Detective

    • C.

      The Man Was A Ghost

    • D.

      The Man Was The Hulk

    Correct Answer
    A. The Man Was His Father
    Explanation
    In the 2003 film "Hulk," Bruce Banner discovered that the lab's janitor who visited him in the hospital was his father. This revelation likely had a significant impact on Bruce as it provided him with important information about his own identity and family history.

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  • 23. 

    In "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids", where did Wayne Szalinsky accidentally place his shrunken children?

    • A.

      In The Trash Can

    • B.

      On The Roof

    • C.

      In His Pocket

    • D.

      In The Basement

    Correct Answer
    A. In The Trash Can
    Explanation
    In the movie "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids", Wayne Szalinsky accidentally placed his shrunken children in the trash can.

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  • 24. 

    At what club did Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace dance to Chuck Berry in "Pulp Fiction"?

    • A.

      Paulie Gee's

    • B.

      Jackrabbit Slim's

    • C.

      Rowdy Ron's

    • D.

      Buckshot Bill's

    Correct Answer
    B. Jackrabbit Slim's
    Explanation
    In the movie "Pulp Fiction," Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace dance to Chuck Berry at Jackrabbit Slim's. This is the correct answer because Jackrabbit Slim's is the name of the club where the iconic dance scene takes place.

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  • 25. 

    In which part of "2001: A Space Odyssey" did the humming monolith first appear?

    • A.

      Jupiter Mission

    • B.

      The Lunar Journey In The Year 2000

    • C.

      The Dawn Of Man

    • D.

      Jupiter And Beyond The Infinite

    Correct Answer
    C. The Dawn Of Man
    Explanation
    In "2001: A Space Odyssey", the humming monolith first appeared in "The Dawn Of Man" part. This is the opening sequence of the film where a group of prehistoric ape-like creatures encounters the monolith, which triggers a significant evolutionary leap in their intelligence and behavior.

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  • 26. 

    The movie "I Am Legend" opens up with Dr. Kripper speaking about what scientific breakthrough?

    • A.

      New Power Source

    • B.

      Cancer Cure

    • C.

      Measles Cure

    • D.

      Eternal Life

    Correct Answer
    B. Cancer Cure
    Explanation
    In the movie "I Am Legend," Dr. Kripper speaks about a scientific breakthrough regarding a Cancer Cure. This suggests that the movie's storyline revolves around finding a cure for cancer, which is a significant scientific achievement. The introduction of this topic sets the stage for the plot and establishes the importance of Dr. Kripper's work in the narrative.

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  • 27. 

    In an opening scene of "City Of God" what are the young people chasing through the streets?

    • A.

      Chickens

    • B.

      Rats

    • C.

      Old People

    • D.

      Dogs

    Correct Answer
    A. Chickens
    Explanation
    In the opening scene of "City of God," the young people are seen chasing chickens through the streets. This scene sets the tone for the film, showcasing the chaotic and impoverished environment in which these characters live. The chase symbolizes their struggle for survival and their desperate attempts to find food in their harsh surroundings.

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  • 28. 

    Which Batman movie shows Bruce Wayne in a well being attacked by bats?

    • A.

      Batman

    • B.

      Batman Forever

    • C.

      Batman Begins

    • D.

      Batman And Robin

    Correct Answer
    C. Batman Begins
    Explanation
    In the movie "Batman Begins," there is a scene where Bruce Wayne falls into a well and is attacked by bats. This scene is significant as it showcases Bruce's fear of bats, which eventually inspires him to become Batman. It is a pivotal moment in the film that helps to establish the character's motivations and fears.

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  • 29. 

    Where is Lois Lane when she starts to interview Superman in person in the film "Superman Returns"?

    • A.

      Rooftop

    • B.

      Office

    • C.

      Park

    • D.

      Bedroom

    Correct Answer
    A. Rooftop
    Explanation
    In the film "Superman Returns," Lois Lane starts to interview Superman in person on a rooftop. This location is chosen to provide a dramatic and iconic setting for their encounter. The rooftop offers a sense of height and openness, symbolizing Superman's ability to fly and his connection to the sky. It also provides a secluded and private space for their conversation, away from the hustle and bustle of the city below. This choice of location adds excitement and tension to the scene, highlighting the unique nature of their interaction.

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