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The Ultimate "Back To School" Movie Quiz! - Quiz

Have you watched the movie "Back To School"? Do you think you know all of the lines, all of the actors and even all of the scenes? Take this fun quiz and find out just how much you really do know about the movie "Back To School"!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was this comedy film made?

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      1975

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1985

    • E.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    E. 1986
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1986.

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  • 2. 

    Who plays the wealthy, uneducated father?

    • A.

      Ned Beatty

    • B.

      Rodney Dangerfield

    • C.

      Robert Downey Jr.

    • D.

      Keith Gordon

    • E.

      Burt Young

    Correct Answer
    B. Rodney Dangerfield
    Explanation
    Rodney Dangerfield plays the wealthy, uneducated father in the given question.

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  • 3. 

    In this movie, why does the father go back to school?

    • A.

      To prove to his son that he is smarter than him

    • B.

      To help his son get a better reputation

    • C.

      To show solidarity with his discouraged son

    • D.

      To receive his High School Diploma

    • E.

      To get with one of the teachers

    Correct Answer
    C. To show solidarity with his discouraged son
    Explanation
    The father goes back to school to show solidarity with his discouraged son. This means that he wants to support his son and be there for him during a difficult time. By going back to school, the father is demonstrating that he understands and empathizes with his son's struggles, and wants to show him that he is not alone. This action can help strengthen their bond and provide emotional support to the son.

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  • 4. 

    What does Jason learn that money CAN'T buy in this movie?

    • A.

      Friends and Love

    • B.

      Education and Love

    • C.

      Love and Happiness

    • D.

      Education and Happiness

    • E.

      Love and Lust

    Correct Answer
    D. Education and Happiness
    Explanation
    In this movie, Jason learns that money cannot buy education and happiness. Throughout the film, he may have initially believed that wealth could bring him these things, but as the story progresses, he realizes that true education and happiness come from within and cannot be purchased. This realization likely leads to a change in Jason's perspective and priorities, as he understands the importance of personal growth and genuine relationships over material possessions.

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  • 5. 

    What school was used in this movie?

    • A.

      University of Wisconsin-Madison

    • B.

      UNCC

    • C.

      University of Florida

    • D.

      University of Delaware

    • E.

      University of California

    Correct Answer
    A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Explanation
    The correct answer is University of Wisconsin-Madison. This implies that the movie was filmed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus or that the university was used as a setting in the movie.

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  • 6. 

    Which band was featured in this movie, who also had a cameo?

    • A.

      The Beastie Boys

    • B.

      Oingo Boingo

    • C.

      The Skoisters

    • D.

      Jingo

    • E.

      Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Correct Answer
    B. Oingo Boingo
    Explanation
    Oingo Boingo was featured in the movie and also had a cameo appearance.

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  • 7. 

    After the ending scene and before the credits, what is the message that displays on the screen?

    • A.

      "Rest In Peace Estelle"

    • B.

      "Thanks to all who supported us"

    • C.

      "Read em' and weep"

    • D.

      "For all of you who have lost someone you love"

    • E.

      "For Estelle, Thanks for so much"

    Correct Answer
    E. "For Estelle, Thanks for so much"
    Explanation
    The message "For Estelle, Thanks for so much" is displayed on the screen after the ending scene and before the credits. This message suggests that the film is dedicated to Estelle, expressing gratitude for everything she has done or contributed. It implies that Estelle has had a significant impact on the production or the people involved in making the film.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of Thornton's second wife?

    • A.

      Sally

    • B.

      Adrienne

    • C.

      Vanessa

    • D.

      Diane

    • E.

      Valerie

    Correct Answer
    C. Vanessa
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Vanessa. This suggests that Thornton had more than one wife, and Vanessa was his second wife.

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  • 9. 

    "Back To School" may be a comedic film, but the plot and moral to the story serves one emotional purpose. This movie is definitely 'what type of story'?

    • A.

      Inspirational and Motivational

    • B.

      Struggle to Overcome

    • C.

      Young to Old

    • D.

      Rags to Riches

    • E.

      Geek to Popular

    Correct Answer
    D. Rags to Riches
    Explanation
    "Back To School" is a comedic film that follows the story of a character who starts from a humble or disadvantaged background and eventually achieves great wealth or success. This type of story is commonly known as a "Rags to Riches" story. The plot and moral of the film serve the emotional purpose of inspiring and motivating viewers by showing them that with determination and hard work, anyone can overcome their circumstances and achieve success.

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  • 10. 

    Thornton had two famous lines in this movie. One line was, "Move back in with your parents..let them worry about it!", but what was his other famous line/motto?

    • A.

      "Look out for Number One, but don't step in Number Two"

    • B.

      "Look around you, you're the only YOU, mine as well be number one?!"

    • C.

      "Slow and steady wins the race!"

    • D.

      "If you ain't first, you're last!"

    • E.

      "Always look out for Number One because nobody remembers Number Two!"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Look out for Number One, but don't step in Number Two"
    Explanation
    "Look out for Number One, but don't step in Number Two" is Thornton's other famous line/motto in the movie. This line suggests that one should prioritize their own well-being and success (Number One) but avoid getting involved in unpleasant or undesirable situations (Number Two). It emphasizes the importance of self-care and self-preservation while also cautioning against getting caught up in negative or harmful circumstances.

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