A Quiz On Film And Movies

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  • 1. 

    What was the first motion picture camera called?

    • A.

      Cinematographe

    • B.

      Movie Machine

    • C.

      Kinetoscope

    Correct Answer
    A. Cinematographe
    Explanation
    The first motion picture camera was called the Cinematographe. This device, invented by the Lumière brothers in 1895, not only captured moving images but also served as a projector. It was a significant advancement in the field of filmmaking as it allowed for the recording and exhibition of films on a larger scale. The Cinematographe played a crucial role in the early development of cinema and paved the way for the modern film industry.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of the above machine?

    • A.

      Vitascope

    • B.

      Kinetoscope

    • C.

      Cinematographe

    Correct Answer
    A. Vitascope
    Explanation
    The above machine is called the Vitascope.

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  • 3. 

    What was the name of the first successful theatre?

    • A.

      The "Kaleidoscope"

    • B.

      Regal Cinemas

    • C.

      The "Nickelodeon"

    Correct Answer
    C. The "Nickelodeon"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Nickelodeon". The Nickelodeon was the name of the first successful theater. It was established in 1905 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theater charged an admission fee of five cents, hence the name "Nickelodeon". It showcased short films and became extremely popular, leading to the rise of the movie theater industry.

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  • 4. 

    In what movie were Computers first used for effects?

    • A.

      Indiana Jones

    • B.

      Star Wars

    • C.

      Star Trek

    Correct Answer
    B. Star Wars
    Explanation
    Star Wars is the correct answer because it was the first movie to extensively use computers for special effects. Released in 1977, it revolutionized the film industry by introducing computer-generated imagery (CGI) to create realistic and groundbreaking visual effects. The film's use of computers paved the way for future advancements in filmmaking and set a new standard for visual effects in the industry.

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  • 5. 

    In what film was actor Tom Hanks put into scenes with Historical Figures?

    • A.

      Forrest Gump

    • B.

      Big

    • C.

      Apollo 13

    Correct Answer
    A. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    In the film "Forrest Gump," actor Tom Hanks is put into scenes with Historical Figures. The movie follows the life of Forrest Gump, a simple-minded man who unintentionally becomes involved in significant historical events and encounters various iconic figures such as President John F. Kennedy, President Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley. The film showcases these interactions as Forrest navigates through the decades, providing a unique perspective on history.

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  • 6. 

    Name three ways that parents can monitor movies for their Kids.

    • A.

      movie newsletter

    • B.

      Talk with friends

    • C.

      Look at ratings

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. movie newsletter
    B. Talk with friends
    C. Look at ratings
    Explanation
    Parents can monitor movies for their kids by subscribing to a movie newsletter, which provides information about the content and suitability of movies. They can also talk with friends who have similar-aged children to get recommendations and insights on movies. Additionally, parents can look at ratings provided by organizations like the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) or Common Sense Media to determine if a movie is appropriate for their kids.

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