How Well Do You Know The Movie "My Life"?

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"My Life" is a 1993 American film starring Michael Keaton and Nicole Kidman in the main roles. It was directed by Bruce Joel Rubin and is a bittersweet film about a man who is diagnosed with cancer before his son is born. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on this popular film!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where does the movie take place?

    • A.

      Rochelle, Illinois

    • B.

      Flint, Michigan

    • C.

      Detroit, Michigan

    • D.

      Chicago, Illinois

    Correct Answer
    C. Detroit, Michigan
    Explanation
    The movie takes place in Detroit, Michigan.

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  • 2. 

    In which year does the movie take place?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    B. 1963
    Explanation
    The movie takes place in the year 1963.

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  • 3. 

    What are the names of the main characters?

    • A.

      Paul and Rose

    • B.

      Bill and Rose

    • C.

      Bob and Gail

    • D.

      Bill and Gail

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob and Gail
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bob and Gail. This is based on the information provided in the question. The question asks for the names of the main characters, and the answer states that the main characters are Bob and Gail.

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  • 4. 

    What does Bob pray to have in his backyard?

    • A.

      A roller coaster

    • B.

      A restaurant

    • C.

      A dog

    • D.

      A circus

    Correct Answer
    D. A circus
    Explanation
    Bob prays to have a circus in his backyard. This suggests that Bob desires to have a lively and entertaining atmosphere in his backyard. A circus typically includes various performances, such as acrobats, clowns, and animals, which would provide constant entertainment and excitement for Bob and his guests. Having a circus in his backyard would create a unique and vibrant space for Bob to enjoy and share with others.

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  • 5. 

    Which terminal illness is Bob diagnosed with?

    • A.

      Kidney cancer

    • B.

      Heart disease

    • C.

      Prostate cancer

    • D.

      Multiple sclerosis (MS)

    Correct Answer
    A. Kidney cancer
    Explanation
    Bob is diagnosed with kidney cancer. This is indicated by the fact that kidney cancer is mentioned as the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    After being diagnosed with kidney cancer, Bob realizes he might not live to see his baby born. What does he do to immortalize himself to be shown after his death to his son?

    • A.

      He leaves small cards around the house

    • B.

      He writes several letters to his son, each to be read at a certain point in his son's life

    • C.

      He makes home movies

    • D.

      He makes a video talking to his son

    Correct Answer
    C. He makes home movies
    Explanation
    Bob wants to leave a lasting memory for his son to remember him by after his death. Making home movies allows him to capture moments and create a visual record of himself that his son can watch and remember him by. This way, even if Bob is not physically present, his son can still see him and feel his presence through the recorded videos. It is a way for Bob to immortalize himself and ensure that his son will have something to remember him by in the future.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following activities does Bob NOT teach his son to do in his home movies?

    • A.

      How to shave

    • B.

      How to cook spaghetti

    • C.

      How to drive

    • D.

      How to tie shoes

    Correct Answer
    D. How to tie shoes
    Explanation
    Bob does not teach his son how to tie shoes in his home movies. This can be inferred from the fact that the other activities mentioned, such as shaving, cooking spaghetti, and driving, are all mentioned as things that Bob teaches his son in his home movies.

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  • 8. 

    Who does Bob need to forgive in order to come to terms with his life before he dies?

    • A.

      His brother

    • B.

      His father

    • C.

      His mother

    • D.

      Himself

    Correct Answer
    B. His father
    Explanation
    Bob needs to forgive his father in order to come to terms with his life before he dies. Holding onto resentment and anger towards his father may be causing Bob emotional distress and preventing him from finding peace. Forgiving his father would allow Bob to let go of negative feelings, heal any wounds, and find closure. It would enable him to focus on the present and make the most of the time he has left, rather than being burdened by past grievances.

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  • 9. 

    After Bob dies, what is he shown to be doing?

    • A.

      Riding a metaphysical roller coaster

    • B.

      Running in a field

    • C.

      Playing with his wife and son

    • D.

      Going to a circus

    Correct Answer
    A. Riding a metaphysical roller coaster
    Explanation
    After Bob dies, he is shown to be riding a metaphysical roller coaster. This suggests that in the afterlife, Bob is experiencing a thrilling and unpredictable journey that is not bound by physical limitations. The use of the term "metaphysical" implies that this roller coaster is beyond the realm of the physical world, indicating a transcendental or spiritual experience. This choice symbolizes Bob's ongoing adventure and exploration in the afterlife, highlighting the idea that death does not mark the end but rather a continuation of existence in a different form.

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  • 10. 

    A year after Bob dies, his son and wife watch him on video, reading which book to his son?

    • A.

      "The Cat in the Hat" by Dr. Seuss

    • B.

      "Charlotte's Web" by E. B. White

    • C.

      "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss

    • D.

      "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak

    Correct Answer
    C. "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss

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