Steven Spielberg - A Biography

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Steven Spielberg - A Biography - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    Steven Spielberg is a famous ______.

    Explanation
    Steven Spielberg is a famous director because he has directed numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films. He is known for his ability to tell compelling stories and create visually stunning movies. Spielberg's work spans multiple genres and has had a significant impact on the film industry. He has won multiple awards for his directing, including three Academy Awards. Spielberg's films, such as "Jaws," "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," and "Jurassic Park," have become iconic and have solidified his reputation as one of the greatest directors in cinema history.

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  • 2. 

    His mother was a doctor and  his father was a soldier.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 3. 

    When did he shoot his first film ?

    • A.

      At the age of 13

    • B.

      At the age of 16

    • C.

      At the age of 22

    • D.

      In 1982

    • E.

      In 1977

    • F.

      In 1993

    Correct Answer
    A. At the age of 13
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "At the age of 13." This suggests that the person in question shot their first film when they were 13 years old.

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  • 4. 

    True or False ? His first movie was Fireflight .

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 5. 

    He was a student in New York City

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "He was a student in New York City" is given, and the correct answer is "False." This means that the person in question was not a student in New York City.

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  • 6. 

    The Universal Studios signed him a long-term contract at the age of 22

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The fact that Universal Studios signed him to a long-term contract at the age of 22 suggests that he was recognized as a talented individual with potential for a successful career in the entertainment industry. This opportunity at such a young age indicates that the person had already demonstrated their abilities and impressed industry professionals enough to secure a long-term commitment from a major studio. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 7. 

    Jaws (les dents de la mer) was really successful when it was released

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Jaws (les dents de la mer) was really successful when it was released. This statement is true because Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg, was a blockbuster hit when it was released in 1975. It became the highest-grossing film of all time at that point and was praised for its suspenseful storytelling and groundbreaking special effects. The film's success not only catapulted Spielberg's career but also left a lasting impact on the film industry, popularizing the concept of the summer blockbuster and influencing future filmmakers.

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  • 8. 

    What does Piling up mean in french?

    Correct Answer
    empiler
    entasser
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "empiler, entasser". In French, "piling up" can be translated as "empiler" or "entasser". Both words refer to the action of stacking or accumulating objects on top of each other.

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  • 9. 

    Spielberg has become not only kids but also  _________ favorite director

    Correct Answer
    grown-ups
    Explanation
    Spielberg has become not only kids but also grown-ups favorite director. This means that Spielberg is now favored by both children and adults, indicating that his films are enjoyed by a wide range of age groups.

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  • 10. 

    What does "grown-ups" mean in french?

    Correct Answer
    adultes
    adulte
    Explanation
    The word "grown-ups" in French is translated as "adultes" or "adulte". Both words refer to individuals who are no longer children and have reached maturity. "Adultes" is the plural form, while "adulte" is the singular form of the word.

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  • 11. 

    What is Cincinnati ?

    • A.

      His favorite place

    • B.

      His place of birth

    • C.

      His favorite movie

    • D.

      His mother's name

    Correct Answer
    B. His place of birth
    Explanation
    Cincinnati refers to the place where the person in question was born. It is not his favorite place, favorite movie, or his mother's name.

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  • 12. 

    He was born on the : 

    • A.

      December 17th 1984

    • B.

      January 25th 2013

    • C.

      December 18th 1946

    • D.

      Yesterday

    Correct Answer
    C. December 18th 1946
  • 13. 

    Comment résumeriez vous les idées principales du dernier paragraphe ?

    • A.

      Steven Spielberg a décidé de prendre sa retraite après avoir joué dans retour vers le futur dans le milieu des année 80 il dit de son oeuvre que c'est un "dreamwork" ou un travail de rêve.

    • B.

      Steven Spielberg ne s'est pas seulement investi en tant que réalisateur mais aussi dans de nombreux projet de maisons de productions qui ont vu naître des hits tels que "men in black" "retour ver le futur" ou "Shrek" ou d'autre super productions à grand spectacle.

    • C.

      Steven Spielberg a investi dans un ou deux costumes d'homme en noir et a créer des parcs à thème notamment sur "Retour vers le futur" et "Shrek".

    • D.

      En fait Steven Spielberg aurait préféré jouer dans "Men in black" 1 ou 2 ou encore dans "Retour vers le futur" et d'autres films à grand succès.

    Correct Answer
    A. Steven Spielberg a décidé de prendre sa retraite après avoir joué dans retour vers le futur dans le milieu des année 80 il dit de son oeuvre que c'est un "dreamwork" ou un travail de rêve.
    Explanation
    The last paragraph summarizes that Steven Spielberg decided to retire after his involvement in "Back to the Future" in the mid-80s. He describes his work as a "dreamwork" or a dream job.

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