Special Effects Quiz

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Special Effects Quiz

Quiz over Special Effects Readings and Vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do moviemakers create rain and snow in Hollywood when it is usually sunny?
    • A. 

      Latex

    • B. 

      Persistence of Vision

    • C. 

      Special Effects

    • D. 

      Backdrops

  • 2. 
    Imitate is a synonym for ___________.
    • A. 

      Enhanced

    • B. 

      Suspend

    • C. 

      Animate

    • D. 

      Simulate

  • 3. 
    In which early movie were audiences first fooled by artificial snow?
    • A. 

      It's A Wonderful Life

    • B. 

      Jaws

    • C. 

      Jurassic Park

    • D. 

      Chronicles of Narnia

  • 4. 
    Which of these terms best explains putting one picture on top of another to create a scene in a movie?
    • A. 

      Animate

    • B. 

      Simulate

    • C. 

      Superimposed

    • D. 

      Deformed

  • 5. 
    Special Effects are often enhanced by________________.
    • A. 

      Advertising

    • B. 

      TV Monitors

    • C. 

      Computer Technology

    • D. 

      CD Players

  • 6. 
    Creating an illusion means to ____________________.
    • A. 

      To make a false or misleading image in special effects

    • B. 

      To make a documentary on bears

    • C. 

      To mold a monsters head out of latex

    • D. 

      To illustrate a book

  • 7. 
    What is Latex?
    • A. 

      A robotic dinosaur figure

    • B. 

      A flexible jelly-like material

    • C. 

      A hideous scar

    • D. 

      The only kind of paint used on the set

  • 8. 
    Which new special effects tool has changed the movie industry?
    • A. 

      Puppetry

    • B. 

      Latex

    • C. 

      Stop-motion filming

    • D. 

      Computer animation

  • 9. 
    The shark used in the movie jaws and E.T. were both examples of which special effect technique?
    • A. 

      Latex

    • B. 

      Puppetry

    • C. 

      Stop-motion filming

    • D. 

      Stunt doubles

  • 10. 
    Which word means twisted, unnatural, and hideous?
    • A. 

      Flexible

    • B. 

      Ugly

    • C. 

      Deformed

    • D. 

      Phenomenon

  • 11. 
    Which of these means the same as to pretend something is real?
    • A. 

      To understand

    • B. 

      Persistence of vision

    • C. 

      Change your viewpoint

    • D. 

      Suspend your disbelief

  • 12. 
    A blue screen is also known as ______________.
    • A. 

      A backdrop

    • B. 

      Chroma Blue

    • C. 

      A skylight

    • D. 

      A blue light

  • 13. 
    A series of pictures in rapid succession is know as__________________.
    • A. 

      Animation

    • B. 

      Superimposed

    • C. 

      Horror Flicks

    • D. 

      Phenomenon

  • 14. 
    The movie Jurassic Park used which of the following special effects to create life like dinosaurs?
    • A. 

      Real dinosaurs

    • B. 

      Computer generated people

    • C. 

      Chroma Blue

    • D. 

      Latex

  • 15. 
    When using a Chroma Blue as a backdrop, what color can an actor not wear because any of this color will look like holes on the actor's body?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Red

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