Quiz On Back To The Future (1985) Movie

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which 80's pop singer was on the band's judging committee in the original "Back to the Future"?

    • A.

      Huey Lewis

    • B.

      Billy Idol

    • C.

      Corey Hart

    • D.

      Eric Carmen

    Correct Answer
    A. Huey Lewis
    Explanation
    In the original "Back to the Future" movie, Huey Lewis was on the band's judging committee. This suggests that he had some involvement in the music industry during the 80's, which aligns with the fact that he was a popular pop singer during that time.

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  • 2. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", what was the name of Marty McFly's band?

    • A.

      Spin Me Round

    • B.

      Molly's Records

    • C.

      The Pinheads

    • D.

      Area Code

    Correct Answer
    C. The Pinheads
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future", Marty McFly's band was called The Pinheads. This can be inferred from the context of the question, which asks for the name of Marty McFly's band in the movie.

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  • 3. 

    In "Back to the Future", what was the name of Marty's girlfriend?

    • A.

      Lorraine

    • B.

      Jennifer

    • C.

      Linda

    • D.

      Lea

    Correct Answer
    B. Jennifer
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," Marty's girlfriend is named Jennifer. Throughout the film, Marty is seen interacting with Jennifer and their relationship plays a significant role in the plot. The name Jennifer is also widely recognized and associated with the character in popular culture.

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  • 4. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", how fast does the DeLorean need to go in order to time-travel?

    • A.

      77 Mph

    • B.

      66 Mph

    • C.

      88 Mph

    • D.

      99 Mph

    Correct Answer
    C. 88 Mph
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," the DeLorean needs to reach a speed of 88 Mph in order to time-travel. This is a crucial plot point in the movie, as the flux capacitor, a fictional device installed in the car, requires this specific speed to activate and create a temporal displacement. The number 88 has become iconic in popular culture due to its association with time-travel in the movie.

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  • 5. 

    In the 1985 movie "Back to the Future", what is George's favorite television program?

    • A.

      The Honeymooners

    • B.

      Sci-Fi Today

    • C.

      Science Fiction Theater

    • D.

      Masterpiece Theatre

    Correct Answer
    C. Science Fiction Theater
    Explanation
    In the 1985 movie "Back to the Future", George's favorite television program is Science Fiction Theater.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of Sherman Peabody's comic book, in the movie "Back to the Future"?

    • A.

      Sci-Fi Tales

    • B.

      Tales From The Crypt

    • C.

      Tales From Space

    • D.

      Planet X Tales

    Correct Answer
    C. Tales From Space
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," Sherman Peabody's comic book is called "Tales From Space." This comic book is significant in the movie as it plays a role in the time-travel plot. It serves as a catalyst for the main character, Marty McFly, to travel back in time and ultimately change the course of events.

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  • 7. 

    In "Back to the Future", what brand of pizza did Lorraine bring to the McFly's house in 2015?

    • A.

      Papa Johns

    • B.

      Dominos

    • C.

      Pizza Hut

    • D.

      Pizza Inn

    Correct Answer
    C. Pizza Hut
    Explanation
    Lorraine brought Pizza Hut to the McFly's house in "Back to the Future" in 2015.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of Marty's band in the movie "Back to the Future"?

    • A.

      Gophers

    • B.

      Time Travelers

    • C.

      Pinheads

    • D.

      Starligthers

    Correct Answer
    C. Pinheads
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," Marty's band is called the Pinheads. This is revealed when Marty auditions for the Battle of the Bands and introduces his group as the Pinheads.

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  • 9. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", how much power does the Delorean need to travel through time?

    • A.

      1.21 Jigowatts

    • B.

      1.12 Jigowatts

    • C.

      1.31 Jigowatts

    • D.

      1.21 Terrawatts

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.21 Jigowatts
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," the Delorean needs 1.21 Jigowatts of power to travel through time. This is a specific and iconic reference from the film, where the protagonist, Marty McFly, must generate this amount of power in order to activate the time-traveling capabilities of the Delorean car. The phrase "1.21 Jigowatts" has become a well-known catchphrase associated with the movie.

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  • 10. 

    In "Back to the Future", what color was Marty's Calvin Klein underwear?

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Purple

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    B. Purple
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," Marty's Calvin Klein underwear was purple. This is a small detail mentioned in the film, indicating the color of his undergarments.

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  • 11. 

    In "Back to the Future", what is the name of the mall where the time-traveling begins?

    • A.

      Twin Pines Mall

    • B.

      Tree Outlet

    • C.

      Triple Tree Mall

    • D.

      Pine Cone Complex

    Correct Answer
    A. Twin Pines Mall
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," the name of the mall where the time-traveling begins is Twin Pines Mall.

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  • 12. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", what destroyed Marty's future as a musician?

    • A.

      Wasted Too Much Time Traveling Through Time

    • B.

      Spent Too Much Time With Jenifer To Practice

    • C.

      Being Rejected From Performing At School Dance

    • D.

      Crashing Into A Rolls Royce

    Correct Answer
    D. Crashing Into A Rolls Royce
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future", Marty's future as a musician was destroyed because he crashed into a Rolls Royce. This event likely caused him physical harm and potentially damaged his ability to play an instrument or perform, thus hindering his musical career.

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  • 13. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", what was Lorraine McFly's maiden name?

    • A.

      Smith

    • B.

      Tannen

    • C.

      Baines

    • D.

      Rhodes

    Correct Answer
    C. Baines
    Explanation
    Lorraine McFly's maiden name in the movie "Back to the Future" was Baines.

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  • 14. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", what was the vice principal's name at Hill Valley High School?

    • A.

      Strickland

    • B.

      Scampi

    • C.

      Skinner

    • D.

      Silverman

    Correct Answer
    A. Strickland
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future", the vice principal's name at Hill Valley High School was Strickland. This can be inferred from the question, which specifically asks for the vice principal's name, and the answer option "Strickland" is the only one that matches this criteria.

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  • 15. 

    At the end of "Back to the Future", what is the supposed name of the boy who calls Marty's sister?

    • A.

      Ethan Or Evan

    • B.

      Greg Or Craig

    • C.

      Andy Or Randy

    • D.

      Shane Or Blaine

    Correct Answer
    B. Greg Or Craig
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future", the correct answer is Greg Or Craig. At the end of the movie, Marty's sister receives a phone call from a boy named Greg or Craig. The movie leaves it ambiguous as to which name is correct, adding a humorous element to the ending.

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  • 16. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future" what time was it when the clock tower stopped?

    • A.

      10:04

    • B.

      12:05

    • C.

      1:45

    • D.

      3:16

    Correct Answer
    A. 10:04
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," the clock tower stopped at 10:04. This time is significant because it is the exact moment when lightning struck the clock tower, providing the necessary energy for the DeLorean time machine to travel back to the future. The time 10:04 is a crucial plot point in the movie and plays a key role in the protagonist's journey.

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  • 17. 

    What substance makes the time machine work in the film "Back to the Future"?

    • A.

      Mountain Dew

    • B.

      Milk

    • C.

      Water

    • D.

      Plutonium

    Correct Answer
    D. Plutonium
    Explanation
    In the film "Back to the Future," the substance that makes the time machine work is plutonium. Plutonium is a highly radioactive element that is used as a fuel in nuclear reactors. In the movie, the protagonist, Doc Brown, uses plutonium to power the flux capacitor, the device that enables time travel in the DeLorean car. Plutonium is chosen as the correct answer because it accurately reflects the plot and storyline of the film.

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  • 18. 

    What is the name of the man in "Back to the Future Part 2" that makes Marty lose his job?

    • A.

      Clinton

    • B.

      Chairs

    • C.

      Needles

    • D.

      Biff

    Correct Answer
    C. Needles
    Explanation
    In "Back to the Future Part 2," the man who causes Marty to lose his job is Needles.

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  • 19. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future", what did the envelope say on the front of it when Marty tried to warn Doc that he was going to be killed?

    • A.

      Doc You Will Die In 1985

    • B.

      Do Not Open Until 1985

    • C.

      Extremely Urgent Doc

    • D.

      Warning!!!!!

    Correct Answer
    B. Do Not Open Until 1985
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Do Not Open Until 1985". This answer is supported by the context of the question, which mentions Marty trying to warn Doc about his impending death. The phrase "Do Not Open Until 1985" suggests that the envelope contains crucial information that should not be opened until the specified year, implying that it contains the warning Marty is trying to convey to Doc.

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  • 20. 

    What does Marty wear to protect himself from being shot in "Back to the Future III"?

    • A.

      Piece Of Wood

    • B.

      Tombstone

    • C.

      Bullet Proof Vest

    • D.

      A Metal Door To A Stove

    Correct Answer
    D. A Metal Door To A Stove
    Explanation
    In "Back to the Future III," Marty wears a metal door to a stove to protect himself from being shot. This choice of protection suggests that Marty improvises and uses whatever is available in his surroundings to ensure his safety. Using a metal door as a shield demonstrates his resourcefulness in a dangerous situation.

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  • 21. 

    In the "Back to the Future", trilogy what object appeared in Part 2 and Part 3 that saved Marty?

    • A.

      The Hoverboard

    • B.

      A Car

    • C.

      A Book

    • D.

      A Bike

    Correct Answer
    A. The Hoverboard
    Explanation
    In "Back to the Future" trilogy, the object that appeared in Part 2 and Part 3 and saved Marty was the Hoverboard. The Hoverboard is a levitating skateboard-like device that Marty used to escape dangerous situations and travel through time. It played a crucial role in helping Marty overcome obstacles and continue his adventures in different time periods.

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  • 22. 

    In "Back to the Future", what did Marty say when things got difficult?

    • A.

      Whoa This Is Heavy

    • B.

      Oh Man

    • C.

      Crap

    • D.

      Doc

    Correct Answer
    A. Whoa This Is Heavy
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future", Marty exclaims "Whoa, this is heavy" when he encounters difficult or challenging situations. This phrase has become iconic and is often associated with the character. It reflects Marty's surprise and disbelief at the weight of the problems he faces throughout the film.

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  • 23. 

    What was the name of the woman Doc fell in love with in "Back to the Future"?

    • A.

      Sarah

    • B.

      Jessica

    • C.

      Clara

    • D.

      Bettie

    Correct Answer
    C. Clara
    Explanation
    In the movie "Back to the Future," Doc fell in love with a woman named Clara. This is evident from the events that unfold in the third installment of the franchise, where Doc travels back to the year 1885 and meets Clara Clayton, a schoolteacher. Their relationship develops throughout the movie, and they eventually fall in love with each other. Therefore, Clara is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 24. 

    What actor plays Marty McFly in "Back to the Future"?

    • A.

      Christopher Lloyd

    • B.

      Matt Damon

    • C.

      Michael J. Fox

    • D.

      Crispin Glover

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael J. Fox
    Explanation
    Michael J. Fox is the correct answer because he is the actor who plays Marty McFly in the movie "Back to the Future". Fox is well-known for his portrayal of the character, and his performance in the film has become iconic.

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  • 25. 

    In the movie "Back to the Future" who played Marty's mother?

    • A.

      Lea Thompson

    • B.

      Claudia Wells

    • C.

      Caroline Rhea

    • D.

      Elisabeth Shue

    Correct Answer
    A. Lea Thompson
    Explanation
    Lea Thompson played Marty's mother in the movie "Back to the Future".

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  • 26. 

    "17 year old Marty McFly got home early last night. 30 years early", comes from which 1985 movie?

    • A.

      Ali

    • B.

      The X Files

    • C.

      Chain Reaction

    • D.

      Back To The Future

    Correct Answer
    D. Back To The Future
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Back To The Future." The statement "17 year old Marty McFly got home early last night. 30 years early" refers to the plot of the movie. Marty McFly, the main character, accidentally travels back in time 30 years to the year 1955 using a time machine built by his eccentric scientist friend, Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown. The movie follows Marty's adventures as he tries to find a way back to the present day while also ensuring that his parents meet and fall in love in order to secure his own existence.

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  • 27. 

    Which 1989 movie has this as it's tagline, "Getting back was only the beginning."?

    • A.

      The Kid

    • B.

      Great Balls Of Fire!

    • C.

      Back To The Future Part II

    • D.

      Nobody's Fool

    Correct Answer
    C. Back To The Future Part II
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Back To The Future Part II." The tagline "Getting back was only the beginning" suggests that the movie is a sequel to a previous film, indicating that the characters are going back in time again or embarking on a new adventure. This aligns with the plot of "Back To The Future Part II," where the main characters travel to the future and then have to fix the consequences of their actions.

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  • 28. 

    The movie, "Back to the Future", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      George P. Cosmatos

    • B.

      Roger Donaldson

    • C.

      Robert Zemeckis

    • D.

      Jon Avnet

    Correct Answer
    C. Robert Zemeckis
    Explanation
    Robert Zemeckis is the correct answer because he is the director of the movie "Back to the Future". He is well-known for his work in the film industry and has directed many successful movies. Zemeckis is recognized for his ability to blend different genres and create visually stunning films. His direction in "Back to the Future" was praised for its engaging storytelling, memorable characters, and innovative use of special effects. Overall, Zemeckis's involvement in the movie played a significant role in its success and enduring popularity.

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  • 29. 

    Who directed the 1989 science fiction film "Back to the Future Part II"?

    • A.

      Kevin Smith

    • B.

      Wolfgang Petersen

    • C.

      Harold Becker

    • D.

      Robert Zemeckis

    Correct Answer
    D. Robert Zemeckis
    Explanation
    Robert Zemeckis directed the 1989 science fiction film "Back to the Future Part II".

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  • 30. 

    The movie, "Back to the Future Part III", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      John Frankenheimer

    • B.

      Robert Zemeckis

    • C.

      John Carpenter

    • D.

      Spike Lee

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Zemeckis
    Explanation
    "Back to the Future Part III" was directed by Robert Zemeckis. This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks for the director of the movie, and the correct answer provided is Robert Zemeckis.

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