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  • 1. 

    Who was the director of both "Night of the Demons" and "Witchboard"?

    • A.

      Anthony Hickox

    • B.

      Kevin S. Tenney

    • C.

      Rick Rosenthal

    • D.

      Roger Corman

    Correct Answer
    B. Kevin S. Tenney
    Explanation
    Kevin S. Tenney is the correct answer because he directed both "Night of the Demons" and "Witchboard." Anthony Hickox, Rick Rosenthal, and Roger Corman are not the correct answers as they did not direct both of these films.

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  • 2. 

    Who directed the films "Mimic" and "Cronos"?

    • A.

      Stuart Gordon

    • B.

      David Cronenburg

    • C.

      Guillermo Del Toro

    • D.

      Don Coscarelli

    Correct Answer
    C. Guillermo Del Toro
    Explanation
    Guillermo Del Toro directed the films "Mimic" and "Cronos".

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  • 3. 

    In "Yog, Monster from Space", the two battling monsters at the climax are?

    • A.

      Gezora And Kameba

    • B.

      Gezora And Ganime

    • C.

      Kameba And Gamera

    • D.

      Ganime And Kameba

    Correct Answer
    D. Ganime And Kameba
    Explanation
    In the movie "Yog, Monster from Space," the two battling monsters at the climax are Ganime and Kameba.

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  • 4. 

    In "Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster", besides having his left eye is destroyed, what other injury does Godzilla receive?

    • A.

      Dissolved By The Oxygen Destroyer

    • B.

      Slashed Open From The Neck Down

    • C.

      Electrocuted With Towers

    • D.

      Hand Stripped Of Its Flesh To The Bone

    Correct Answer
    D. Hand Stripped Of Its Flesh To The Bone
    Explanation
    In "Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster", Godzilla receives the injury of having his hand stripped of its flesh to the bone.

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  • 5. 

    Hedorah and Gigan were played by what actor who later went on to play Godzilla?

    • A.

      Hurricane Ryu

    • B.

      Kenpachiro Satsuma

    • C.

      Tsutomu Kitagawa

    • D.

      Mizuho Yoshida

    Correct Answer
    B. Kenpachiro Satsuma
    Explanation
    Kenpachiro Satsuma is the correct answer because he played the roles of Hedorah and Gigan in previous Godzilla movies. He later went on to play Godzilla in the Heisei series of Godzilla films.

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  • 6. 

    Movie monster Megalon had what kind of hands?

    • A.

      Hooks

    • B.

      Buzzsaw

    • C.

      Anvils

    • D.

      Drills

    Correct Answer
    D. Drills
    Explanation
    Megalon, the movie monster, is known for having drills as hands. This means that instead of traditional hands, Megalon has powerful drill-like appendages on each arm. These drills can be used for various purposes such as digging, attacking enemies, or causing destruction. The choice of drills as Megalon's hands adds to the character's menacing and formidable appearance, making it a memorable and unique movie monster.

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  • 7. 

    In "The War in Space", the heroes must battle the Space Beastman who is patterned after what American character?

    • A.

      The T-1000

    • B.

      Predator

    • C.

      Jar-Jar Binks

    • D.

      Wookie

    Correct Answer
    D. Wookie
    Explanation
    In "The War in Space", the heroes must battle the Space Beastman who is patterned after the American character Wookie. Wookie is a well-known character from the Star Wars franchise, known for its distinctive appearance and abilities. The reference to Wookie suggests that the Space Beastman in the movie has similar characteristics to Wookie, possibly in terms of appearance or behavior.

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  • 8. 

    Akiko Wakabayashi, who was Princess Salon in "Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster", was a Bond girl in what movie?

    • A.

      Dr. No

    • B.

      From Russia With Love

    • C.

      Thunderball

    • D.

      You Only Live Twice

    Correct Answer
    D. You Only Live Twice
    Explanation
    Akiko Wakabayashi, who played Princess Salon in "Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster," also appeared as a Bond girl in the movie "You Only Live Twice."

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  • 9. 

    In "The Last Days of Planet Earth", what does massive pollution cause in Tokyo?

    • A.

      Zigra To Arrive

    • B.

      Godzilla To Rise From The Sea

    • C.

      The Sky To Become A Gigantic Mirror

    • D.

      Oil Refineries To Explode

    Correct Answer
    C. The Sky To Become A Gigantic Mirror
    Explanation
    Massive pollution in Tokyo causes the sky to become a gigantic mirror.

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  • 10. 

    What non-Godzilla movie did Kumi Mizuno be the island woman from "Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster" also star in?

    • A.

      Frankenstein Conquers The World

    • B.

      Majin, Monster Of Terror

    • C.

      Yongary, Monster Of The Deep

    • D.

      King Kong Escapes

    Correct Answer
    A. Frankenstein Conquers The World
    Explanation
    Kumi Mizuno, who played the island woman in "Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster," also starred in the non-Godzilla movie "Frankenstein Conquers The World."

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  • 11. 

    In "Godzilla 2000 Millennium", what space beast does Godzilla do battle with?

    • A.

      Spacegodzilla

    • B.

      Gigan

    • C.

      King Ghidorah

    • D.

      Orgah

    Correct Answer
    D. Orgah
    Explanation
    In the movie "Godzilla 2000 Millennium", Godzilla battles with a space beast named Orgah.

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  • 12. 

    In "Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla", who is described as being the ultimate winner?

    • A.

      Baby Godzilla

    • B.

      Mechagodzilla

    • C.

      Life

    • D.

      Godzilla

    Correct Answer
    C. Life
    Explanation
    In "Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla," the ultimate winner is described as "Life." This suggests that the concept of life itself triumphs over the conflict between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla. It implies that life is resilient and prevails despite the destructive forces at play. This interpretation highlights the theme of the enduring power of life and its ability to overcome adversity.

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  • 13. 

    Ishiro Honda directed the first "Godzilla" movie. What was his next film after "Godzilla, King of the Monsters"?

    • A.

      The Human Vapor

    • B.

      Rodan

    • C.

      Half Human

    • D.

      The Mysterians

    Correct Answer
    C. Half Human
  • 14. 

    Eiji Tsuburaya created Godzilla and all the other monsters in the series. What was the last film he worked on?

    • A.

      Destroy All Monsters

    • B.

      Godzilla's Revenge

    • C.

      Latitude Zero

    • D.

      Son Of Godzilla

    Correct Answer
    C. Latitude Zero
    Explanation
    Eiji Tsuburaya, the creator of Godzilla and other monsters in the series, worked on the last film "Latitude Zero".

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  • 15. 

    In "Daigoro vs. Gorius", what kind of creature is Daigoro?

    • A.

      Horse

    • B.

      Iguana

    • C.

      Hippopotamus

    • D.

      Space Monster

    Correct Answer
    C. Hippopotamus
    Explanation
    In the question, it is asked what kind of creature Daigoro is in "Daigoro vs. Gorius". The correct answer is "Hippopotamus". This suggests that Daigoro is a hippopotamus in the given scenario.

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  • 16. 

    Which city was the setting for "Blazing Saddles"?

    • A.

      Rock Ridge

    • B.

      Ridgetown

    • C.

      Johnson City

    • D.

      Rockland

    Correct Answer
    A. Rock Ridge
    Explanation
    "Blazing Saddles" is a comedy film directed by Mel Brooks, and the setting of the film is the fictional town of Rock Ridge. Therefore, the correct answer is Rock Ridge.

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  • 17. 

    What was the best selling video in 1980?

    • A.

      Superman

    • B.

      Grease

    • C.

      The Godfather

    • D.

      M*A*S*H

    Correct Answer
    C. The Godfather
    Explanation
    The Godfather was the best selling video in 1980 because it was a highly popular and critically acclaimed film that had been released in 1972. The movie had a significant impact on popular culture and had a large fan base, leading to high demand for its video release. Its compelling story, strong performances, and iconic characters made it a must-watch film for many people, resulting in its success as the best selling video in 1980.

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  • 18. 

    The best selling video in 1985 was?

    • A.

      Jane Fonda's Workout

    • B.

      Gone With The Wind

    • C.

      Wham! The Video

    • D.

      Raiders Of The Lost Ark

    Correct Answer
    A. Jane Fonda's Workout
    Explanation
    In 1985, the best selling video was Jane Fonda's Workout. This can be attributed to the popularity of Jane Fonda as a fitness icon during that time. Her workout videos gained immense popularity and became a trend among people who were interested in fitness and exercise. The video's success can also be attributed to the growing popularity of home workout videos in the 1980s, as people sought convenient ways to stay fit without having to go to the gym.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these movies was the top movie in 1963?

    • A.

      The Sword In The Stone

    • B.

      It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

    • C.

      Tom Jones

    • D.

      Cleopatra

    Correct Answer
    D. Cleopatra
    Explanation
    Cleopatra was the top movie in 1963. This can be inferred from the given options, where Cleopatra is listed among the movies released in that year.

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  • 20. 

    Who invented the "rotoscope" to transfer live-action film into animated cartoons via tracing?

    • A.

      William Hanna

    • B.

      Walter Lantz

    • C.

      Walt Disney

    • D.

      Max Fleischer

    Correct Answer
    D. Max Fleischer
    Explanation
    Max Fleischer is credited with inventing the "rotoscope" technique, which involves tracing over live-action film frames to create animated cartoons. This technique revolutionized the animation industry by allowing for more realistic and fluid movements in animated characters. Fleischer's invention paved the way for the development of many iconic animated films and characters.

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  • 21. 

    What movie composer began his career writing music for the United Nations radio show?

    • A.

      Elmer Bernstein

    • B.

      Jerry Goldsmith

    • C.

      Danny Elfman

    • D.

      Lalo Schifrin

    Correct Answer
    A. Elmer Bernstein
    Explanation
    Elmer Bernstein began his career writing music for the United Nations radio show. This suggests that he started composing music for this specific show, which indicates the beginning of his career as a movie composer.

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  • 22. 

    Who said "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work...I want to achieve it through not dying"?

    • A.

      Mark Twain

    • B.

      Will Rogers

    • C.

      Woody Allen

    • D.

      Bob Hope

    Correct Answer
    C. Woody Allen
    Explanation
    Woody Allen is known for his witty and dark humor, often exploring existential themes. This quote reflects Allen's unique perspective on life and death. He humorously expresses his desire for immortality, not through his work, but by avoiding death altogether. This statement captures Allen's characteristic blend of humor, irony, and philosophical musings.

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  • 23. 

    Who was the "Music Man"?

    • A.

      Robert Preston

    • B.

      Fred Astair

    • C.

      Dick Van Dyke

    • D.

      Donald O'Conner

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Preston
    Explanation
    Robert Preston is the correct answer because he played the role of the "Music Man" in the 1962 film adaptation of the Broadway musical. He portrayed the character Harold Hill, a con artist who poses as a music professor and sells instruments and uniforms to small-town Iowa residents. Preston's performance in the film was highly acclaimed, earning him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. His portrayal of the "Music Man" became iconic and is often associated with the character.

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  • 24. 

    In Begotten, who plays the "god" who stabs himself?

    • A.

      Alan Alda

    • B.

      Stephen Charles Berry

    • C.

      Brian Salzburg

    • D.

      None Of These Choices

    Correct Answer
    C. Brian Salzburg
    Explanation
    Brian Salzburg plays the "god" who stabs himself in the film Begotten.

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  • 25. 

    Who played Wesley in the 2000 movie "Nurse Betty"?

    • A.

      Chris Rock

    • B.

      Tim Meadows

    • C.

      Morgan Freeman

    • D.

      Jim Belushi

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Rock
    Explanation
    Chris Rock played the character Wesley in the 2000 movie "Nurse Betty".

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  • 26. 

    Who played Private First Class Melvin Peterson in, "A Soldier's Story"?

    • A.

      Morgan Freeman

    • B.

      Martin Sheen

    • C.

      Richard Gere

    • D.

      Denzel Washington

    Correct Answer
    D. Denzel Washington
    Explanation
    Denzel Washington played the role of Private First Class Melvin Peterson in the movie "A Soldier's Story."

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  • 27. 

    Who directed "Reality Bites" in 1994?

    • A.

      Ben Stiller

    • B.

      John Houston

    • C.

      Ron Howard

    • D.

      Gus Van Sant

    Correct Answer
    A. Ben Stiller
    Explanation
    Ben Stiller directed "Reality Bites" in 1994. He is known for his work as an actor, writer, and director in the comedy genre. Stiller's directing style often includes a mix of humor and relatable characters, which was evident in "Reality Bites." The film follows a group of friends navigating life after college, dealing with love, career aspirations, and the challenges of adulthood. Stiller's direction helped bring out the authenticity and humor in the story, making "Reality Bites" a beloved film among audiences.

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  • 28. 

    Which sci-fi classic was named "Blue Harvest" during filming for security reasons?

    • A.

      Return Of The Jedi

    • B.

      Alien

    • C.

      Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

    • D.

      2001: A Space Odyssey

    Correct Answer
    A. Return Of The Jedi
    Explanation
    During filming, the sci-fi classic "Return of the Jedi" was given the code name "Blue Harvest" for security reasons. This was done to prevent any leaks or unwanted attention during production. The use of a different title helped to maintain secrecy and avoid any potential spoilers or interference.

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  • 29. 

    What color was the Porsche that Sully drove in the movie "Commando", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger?

    • A.

      Yellow

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Black

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    A. Yellow
    Explanation
    In the movie "Commando", Sully drove a yellow Porsche.

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  • 30. 

    Who directed the 1985 movie "Demons"?

    • A.

      Dario Argento

    • B.

      Tobe Hooper

    • C.

      Lamberto Bava

    • D.

      Wes Craven

    Correct Answer
    C. Lamberto Bava
    Explanation
    Lamberto Bava directed the 1985 movie "Demons."

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  • 31. 

    Which of the following films did Victor Salva not direct?

    • A.

      Jeepers Creepers

    • B.

      The Funhouse

    • C.

      Clownhouse

    • D.

      Powder

    Correct Answer
    B. The Funhouse
    Explanation
    Victor Salva did not direct The Funhouse. The other three films listed, Jeepers Creepers, Clownhouse, and Powder, were all directed by Victor Salva.

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