How Much You Know About World Film? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which character is "The Ugly" in the 1966 film "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"?

    • A.

      Tuco

    • B.

      Blondie

    • C.

      Baker

    • D.

      Angel Eyes

    Correct Answer
    A. Tuco
    Explanation
    Tuco is the correct answer because he is the character referred to as "The Ugly" in the 1966 film "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly". This character is played by actor Eli Wallach and is known for his unkempt appearance and morally ambiguous nature. Tuco's nickname "The Ugly" is a reflection of his rough and unattractive exterior, which contrasts with the other two main characters, Blondie and Angel Eyes.

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  • 2. 

    What Anime film was the first to be nominated for (and win) an Academy Award?

    • A.

      My Neighbor Totoro

    • B.

      Spirited Away

    • C.

      The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

    • D.

      Princess Mononoke

    Correct Answer
    B. Spirited Away
    Explanation
    Spirited Away was the first anime film to be nominated for and win an Academy Award. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, the film tells the story of a young girl named Chihiro who enters a magical world after her parents are transformed into pigs. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2003, introducing anime to a wider audience and solidifying its place in the global film industry.

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  • 3. 

    Who wrote and directed the 2006 German film "The Lives of Others"?

    • A.

      Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck

    • B.

      Lars Von Trier

    • C.

      Werner Herzog

    • D.

      Roberto Rossellini

    Correct Answer
    A. Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck
    Explanation
    Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck is the correct answer because he is the writer and director of the 2006 German film "The Lives of Others." This film, set in East Berlin in 1984, tells the story of a Stasi officer who becomes emotionally involved with the couple he is spying on. Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck's direction and screenplay for this film received critical acclaim and it went on to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2007.

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  • 4. 

    Who wrote the 2006 film "Pan's Labyrinth"?

    • A.

      Sergi Lopez

    • B.

      Alex Angulo

    • C.

      Alfonso Arau

    • D.

      Guillermo Del Toro

    Correct Answer
    D. Guillermo Del Toro
    Explanation
    Guillermo Del Toro is the correct answer because he is the director and writer of the 2006 film "Pan's Labyrinth." He is a renowned Mexican filmmaker known for his unique storytelling and visual style. Del Toro's involvement in the film ensures that his creative vision and artistic choices are reflected in the final product.

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  • 5. 

    Who portrayed (and won an Oscar for his performance) Guido Orefice in the 1997 film "Life is Beautiful"?

    • A.

      Roberto Benigni

    • B.

      Giustino Durano

    • C.

      Horst Buchholz

    • D.

      Giorgio Cantarini

    Correct Answer
    A. Roberto Benigni
    Explanation
    Roberto Benigni portrayed and won an Oscar for his performance as Guido Orefice in the 1997 film "Life is Beautiful."

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  • 6. 

    Who directed the 2004 World War II era film "Downfall"?

    • A.

      Roberto Benigni

    • B.

      Roberto Rossellini

    • C.

      Oliver Hirschbiegel

    • D.

      Francois Ozon

    Correct Answer
    C. Oliver Hirschbiegel
    Explanation
    Oliver Hirschbiegel directed the 2004 World War II era film "Downfall".

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  • 7. 

    In what country is the 2005 movie "House of Sand", directed by Andrucha Waddington, set?

    • A.

      Colombia

    • B.

      Cuba

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Portugal

    Correct Answer
    C. Brazil
    Explanation
    The movie "House of Sand", directed by Andrucha Waddington, is set in Brazil.

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  • 8. 

    What film won the SACD Screenwriting Award at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival?

    • A.

      Frozen Days

    • B.

      Little Jerusalem

    • C.

      7 Virgins

    • D.

      American Visa

    Correct Answer
    B. Little Jerusalem
    Explanation
    Little Jerusalem won the SACD Screenwriting Award at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.

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  • 9. 

    In what 2005 film does Tomas Stockman leave his TV job to produce bottled water with his brother?

    • A.

      Insomnia

    • B.

      Breaking The Waves

    • C.

      An Enemy Of The People

    • D.

      Blue Swallow

    Correct Answer
    C. An Enemy Of The People
    Explanation
    In the 2005 film "An Enemy Of The People," Tomas Stockman decides to leave his TV job in order to produce bottled water with his brother. This film explores themes of environmentalism and the consequences of prioritizing profit over public health.

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  • 10. 

    The 2008 French film "The Colonel" was set during what African nation's war for independence?

    • A.

      Ghana

    • B.

      Algeria

    • C.

      Botswana

    • D.

      Rwanda

    Correct Answer
    B. Algeria
    Explanation
    "The Colonel" is a 2008 French film that is set during Algeria's war for independence. This film explores the historical context and events that took place during this war, shedding light on the struggles and conflicts faced by the Algerian people during their fight for freedom from colonial rule.

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  • 11. 

    Which film does Woody Allen refer to as "the finest film ever made"?

    • A.

      Casablanca

    • B.

      The Seventh Seal

    • C.

      Gone With The Wind

    • D.

      La Grande Illusion

    Correct Answer
    D. La Grande Illusion
    Explanation
    Woody Allen refers to "La Grande Illusion" as "the finest film ever made."

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  • 12. 

    Star of the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria", Giulietta Masina, won the Best Actress award at which event?

    • A.

      Academy Awards

    • B.

      Bafta Awards

    • C.

      Golden Globes

    • D.

      Cannes Film Festival

    Correct Answer
    D. Cannes Film Festival
    Explanation
    Giulietta Masina won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in the 1957 film "Nights of Cabiria". The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, held annually in Cannes, France. It is known for showcasing a wide range of international films and recognizing outstanding performances and achievements in the film industry.

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  • 13. 

    Rocco is Italian in the film "Rocco And His Brothers"; what nationality is the actor that played him?

    • A.

      American

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      German

    • D.

      French

    Correct Answer
    D. French
    Explanation
    In the film "Rocco And His Brothers," the character Rocco is portrayed as Italian. Therefore, the actor who played him must have the same nationality as the character. Since the correct answer is French, it can be inferred that the actor who played Rocco is French.

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  • 14. 

    Who wrote the novel that the 2008 film "Ashes of Time (Redux)" was based on?

    • A.

      Kar Wai Wong

    • B.

      Louis Cha

    • C.

      Joey Wang

    • D.

      Li Bai

    Correct Answer
    B. Louis Cha
    Explanation
    Louis Cha is the correct answer because he is the author of the novel that the 2008 film "Ashes of Time (Redux)" was based on.

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  • 15. 

    In what category did the 1980 film "The Last Metro" receive its only Academy Award nomination?

    • A.

      Best Director

    • B.

      Best Foreign Language Film

    • C.

      Best Screenplay

    • D.

      Best Cinematography

    Correct Answer
    B. Best Foreign Language Film
    Explanation
    "The Last Metro" is a 1980 film that received its only Academy Award nomination in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. This category recognizes outstanding films that are produced outside of the United States and primarily in a language other than English. As "The Last Metro" is a French film directed by François Truffaut, it qualifies for this category and was recognized for its excellence in representing French cinema on an international platform.

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