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  • 1. 

    1988's "Big" featured Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia playing "Heart and Soul" on what instrument?

    • A.

      An Oversized Drum Set

    • B.

      A Floor-Sized Keyboard

    • C.

      A Double Trombone

    • D.

      A Two-Handled Guitar

    Correct Answer
    B. A Floor-Sized Keyboard
    Explanation
    In the 1988 film "Big," Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia are seen playing "Heart and Soul" on a floor-sized keyboard. This instrument, also known as a giant piano, is a unique and memorable feature of the movie. The scene showcases their playful and improvisational musical skills as they jump and dance on the keys, creating a fun and entertaining moment in the film.

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  • 2. 

    Which characters from "The Matrix" were featured in the famous midair freeze-frame battle?

    • A.

      Agent Brown And Agent Jones

    • B.

      Morpheus And Trinity

    • C.

      Neo And Agent Smith

    • D.

      Neo And Cypher

    Correct Answer
    C. Neo And Agent Smith
    Explanation
    In the famous midair freeze-frame battle in "The Matrix," the characters Neo and Agent Smith were featured. This battle scene is a pivotal moment in the movie where Neo, the protagonist, and Agent Smith, the main antagonist, engage in an intense fight showcasing their extraordinary abilities. The freeze-frame effect adds to the intensity and visual impact of the scene, making it one of the most memorable moments in the film.

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  • 3. 

    Which 1976 film features a montage of a boxer running up stairs and punching slabs of frozen meat?

    • A.

      Raging Bull

    • B.

      Bloodsport

    • C.

      Rocky

    • D.

      The Great White Hype

    Correct Answer
    C. Rocky
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rocky. In the film Rocky, there is a famous montage scene where the main character, Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone, is seen running up the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This scene has become iconic and is often associated with the film. Additionally, Rocky is known for his intense training regimen, which includes punching slabs of frozen meat to build his strength and endurance.

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  • 4. 

    In the final scene of "The Usual Suspects", what does the audience learn about Verbal Kint?

    • A.

      He Is Blind

    • B.

      He Does Not Limp

    • C.

      He Is An Alien

    • D.

      He Is A Policeman

    Correct Answer
    B. He Does Not Limp
    Explanation
    In the final scene of "The Usual Suspects," the audience learns that Verbal Kint does not limp. This revelation is significant because throughout the movie, Verbal has been portraying himself as a weak and disabled individual. However, it is revealed that he has been manipulating the events and characters in the story, suggesting that his disability was merely a façade. The fact that he does not limp adds to the mystery and deception surrounding his true identity and motives.

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  • 5. 

    What did Spike Lee's character, Mookie, throw through the pizzeria window in "Do The Right Thing"?

    • A.

      A Pizza Pan

    • B.

      A Stereo

    • C.

      A Baseball Bat

    • D.

      A Trash Can

    Correct Answer
    D. A Trash Can
    Explanation
    In the film "Do The Right Thing," Spike Lee's character Mookie throws a trash can through the pizzeria window. This act of vandalism is a pivotal moment in the film, as it symbolizes the escalating tension and frustration within the community. Mookie's action represents his anger towards the pizzeria and the systemic racism it represents, ultimately sparking a riot and highlighting the underlying racial tensions in the neighborhood.

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  • 6. 

    Which 1965 musical opened on a nun named Maria singing atop an Austrian hill?

    • A.

      Mary Poppins

    • B.

      Grease

    • C.

      The Sound Of Music

    • D.

      Annie

    Correct Answer
    C. The Sound Of Music
    Explanation
    "The Sound Of Music" is the correct answer because it is a well-known musical that opened in 1965. The opening scene of the musical features a nun named Maria singing on top of an Austrian hill, which has become an iconic image associated with the production. Mary Poppins, Grease, and Annie are all popular musicals, but they do not match the description given in the question.

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  • 7. 

    In the opening scene of 1970's "Patton", what was Patton standing in front of?

    • A.

      A Tank

    • B.

      A Purple Heart

    • C.

      The Washington Monument

    • D.

      An American Flag

    Correct Answer
    D. An American Flag
    Explanation
    In the opening scene of the movie "Patton", the correct answer is that Patton was standing in front of an American Flag. This is likely to symbolize his patriotism and dedication to his country. The American Flag is a powerful symbol of national pride and represents the values and ideals of the United States. By showing Patton standing in front of the flag, it sets the tone for the movie and establishes his character as a strong and patriotic leader.

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  • 8. 

    The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacked New York City in what 1984 comedy?

    • A.

      Splash

    • B.

      Ghostbusters

    • C.

      Gremlins

    • D.

      The Goonies

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghostbusters
    Explanation
    In the 1984 comedy film "Ghostbusters," the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks New York City. This iconic scene occurs towards the end of the movie when the Ghostbusters are faced with a choice of how to defeat the supernatural threat. They inadvertently conjure up the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, a giant marshmallow mascot who wreaks havoc on the city. The scene is both humorous and memorable, making "Ghostbusters" the correct answer to the question.

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  • 9. 

    A famous movie scene shows a silhouette of ET and Elliot riding a bike past what?

    • A.

      The Moon

    • B.

      A Ferris Wheel

    • C.

      The Eiffel Tower

    • D.

      A Rainbow

    Correct Answer
    A. The Moon
    Explanation
    In the famous movie scene, ET and Elliot are shown riding a bike past the Moon. This iconic image has become synonymous with the film and is often used to represent the magical and otherworldly nature of their adventure. The Moon serves as a symbol of the unknown and the vastness of the universe, highlighting the extraordinary bond between the extraterrestrial creature and the young boy.

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  • 10. 

    In "Meet The Parents", problems in what area caused Greg Focker to be kicked off an airplane?

    • A.

      Takeoff

    • B.

      Meal Service

    • C.

      Landing

    • D.

      Baggage Check

    Correct Answer
    D. Baggage Check
    Explanation
    In "Meet The Parents", Greg Focker was kicked off an airplane due to problems in the baggage check area. This suggests that there was an issue with his luggage or the screening process, which led to his removal from the flight.

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  • 11. 

    What was the big dance number featured in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"?

    • A.

      The Algorithm March

    • B.

      The Hully Gully

    • C.

      The Time Warp

    • D.

      The Melbourne Shuffle

    Correct Answer
    C. The Time Warp
    Explanation
    "The Time Warp" is the correct answer because it is the iconic big dance number featured in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." This song and dance sequence is one of the most well-known and beloved parts of the film, with its catchy tune and energetic choreography. It has become a cultural phenomenon and is often performed and enjoyed by fans of the movie during screenings and live performances.

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  • 12. 

    In "Dog Day Afternoon", what was Sonny doing when he stopped to chant "Attica! Attica!"?

    • A.

      Escaping From Prison

    • B.

      Driving A Taxi

    • C.

      Running Away From Home

    • D.

      Robbing A Bank

    Correct Answer
    D. Robbing A Bank
    Explanation
    In the movie "Dog Day Afternoon", Sonny stopped to chant "Attica! Attica!" while he was robbing a bank. This phrase refers to the 1971 Attica Prison riot in New York, where inmates protested against inhumane conditions. Sonny's chant was a way to express his frustration and rebellion against the system, using it as a form of protest during the intense situation of the bank robbery.

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  • 13. 

    What type of farm animal was seen flying through the air, caught in a tornado, in "Twister"?

    • A.

      A Horse

    • B.

      A Cow

    • C.

      A Rooster

    • D.

      A Pig

    Correct Answer
    B. A Cow
    Explanation
    In the movie "Twister," a cow is seen flying through the air during a tornado. This scene is a famous and memorable moment from the film. The image of a cow being swept up by a tornado emphasizes the destructive power and unpredictability of these natural disasters.

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  • 14. 

    In a 1978 film, Superman reversed the Earth's rotation in order to save whose life?

    • A.

      Perry White

    • B.

      Jonathan And Martha Kent

    • C.

      Lois Lane

    • D.

      Jimmy Olsen

    Correct Answer
    C. Lois Lane
    Explanation
    In the 1978 film, Superman reversed the Earth's rotation in order to save Lois Lane's life. This action was taken because Lois was in danger and Superman used his superpowers to turn back time, preventing her death. By reversing the Earth's rotation, he was able to go back in time and rescue Lois from the dangerous situation she was in.

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  • 15. 

    Which American natural landmark was featured in the final scene of "Thelma and Louise"?

    • A.

      The Mississippi River

    • B.

      Mount Rushmore

    • C.

      Lake Erie

    • D.

      The Grand Canyon

    Correct Answer
    D. The Grand Canyon
    Explanation
    The Grand Canyon is the correct answer because it is a well-known American natural landmark and it was indeed featured in the final scene of the movie "Thelma and Louise". The Grand Canyon's breathtaking beauty and iconic status make it a popular choice for filmmakers, and its inclusion in the final scene of the movie added to the dramatic effect of the story.

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  • 16. 

    In what film would you find "Chim-Chim-Cheree" being sung atop chimneys by London chimney sweeps?

    • A.

      Pollyanna

    • B.

      Mary Poppins

    • C.

      The Sound Of Music

    • D.

      Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Correct Answer
    B. Mary Poppins
    Explanation
    In the film "Mary Poppins," the song "Chim-Chim-Cheree" is sung by London chimney sweeps atop chimneys. The film follows the story of Mary Poppins, a magical nanny who brings joy and adventure to the Banks family in London. The song is a memorable and iconic part of the movie, capturing the whimsical and fantastical elements of the story.

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  • 17. 

    In "Star Wars", Luke Skywalker asked the hermit Ben Kenobi if he was related to whom?

    • A.

      Mace Windu

    • B.

      Obi-Wan Kenobi

    • C.

      Anakin Skywalker

    • D.

      Han Solo

    Correct Answer
    B. Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Explanation
    Luke Skywalker asked the hermit Ben Kenobi if he was related to Obi-Wan Kenobi. This question arises during their conversation in "Star Wars" when Luke is trying to learn more about his father and his connection to the Jedi. Obi-Wan Kenobi, also known as Ben Kenobi, was a Jedi Knight and mentor to Luke's father, Anakin Skywalker. Luke's curiosity about his family lineage leads him to ask this question to Ben Kenobi.

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  • 18. 

    In what 1991 "Terminator" film would you find the liquid T-1000 reforming itself after being shot?

    • A.

      Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    • B.

      T2 3-D: Battle Across Time

    • C.

      The Terminator

    • D.

      Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines

    Correct Answer
    A. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
    Explanation
    In the 1991 "Terminator" film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the liquid T-1000 is shown reforming itself after being shot. This film is known for its groundbreaking visual effects and the T-1000, played by Robert Patrick, is a shape-shifting android made of liquid metal. When damaged, it can reshape and repair itself, making it a formidable enemy for the protagonist.

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  • 19. 

    An opening scene of what 1995 film featured a party to celebrate the 1969 moon landing?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      From The Earth To The Moon

    • C.

      Space Camp

    • D.

      Apollo 13

    Correct Answer
    D. Apollo 13
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Apollo 13. In the opening scene of the 1995 film, Apollo 13, a party is shown to celebrate the 1969 moon landing. This sets the context for the movie, which is based on the true story of the Apollo 13 mission and the subsequent crisis faced by the astronauts aboard the spacecraft.

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  • 20. 

    The morning after making a wish at a carnival, what happened to "Big" character Josh Baskin?

    • A.

      He Was A Woman

    • B.

      He Had No Memory

    • C.

      He Became An Adult

    • D.

      He Was Home Alone

    Correct Answer
    C. He Became An Adult
    Explanation
    After making a wish at a carnival, the character Josh Baskin woke up the next morning to find that he had magically transformed into an adult. This transformation was unexpected and took him by surprise, leading to various comedic and challenging situations as he navigated his new adult life.

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  • 21. 

    In "The Village", the people of Covington awoke to find what color markings on some of their doors?

    • A.

      Yellow

    • B.

      White

    • C.

      Black

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    D. Red
    Explanation
    In "The Village", the people of Covington awoke to find red markings on some of their doors. This suggests that there may be a threat or danger associated with those particular doors. The color red is often associated with warning signs or signals, indicating that the marked doors might be off-limits or unsafe. The red markings could also symbolize an important message or a call for attention from an unknown source, creating a sense of mystery and suspense in the story.

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  • 22. 

    At what famous venue did the Dreamettes have their first professional show in 2006's "Dreamgirls"?

    • A.

      The Apollo Theater

    • B.

      The Whiskey A-Go-Go

    • C.

      Madison Square Garden

    • D.

      Studio 54

    Correct Answer
    A. The Apollo Theater
    Explanation
    In the movie "Dreamgirls," the Dreamettes had their first professional show at the Apollo Theater. The Apollo Theater is a famous venue located in Harlem, New York City, known for its rich history in showcasing African American talent. It has been a platform for many legendary performers, making it a fitting choice for the Dreamettes' debut performance.

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