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  • 1. 

    When did George Lucas' 3rd film come out and what was it?

    • A.

      Return Of The Jedi, 1978

    • B.

      Star Wars, 1977

    • C.

      Star Wars, 1975

    • D.

      American Graffiti, 1977

    Correct Answer
    B. Star Wars, 1977
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Star Wars, 1977. This was George Lucas' third film and it was released in 1977. It is a science fiction film that became a cultural phenomenon and launched a successful franchise.

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  • 2. 

    Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's works are said to have inspired which Lucas film?

    • A.

      Raiders Of The Lost Ark

    • B.

      American Graffiti

    • C.

      Star Wars

    • D.

      Indiana Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Star Wars
    Explanation
    Akira Kurosawa's works, particularly his samurai films, have had a significant influence on George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars. Lucas drew inspiration from Kurosawa's storytelling techniques, character development, and visual style. The epic scope, moral dilemmas, and the blending of Eastern and Western influences seen in Kurosawa's films can be observed in the Star Wars saga. Therefore, it is widely believed that Kurosawa's works inspired Lucas in the creation of Star Wars.

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  • 3. 

    What college did George Lucas attend?

    • A.

      USC

    • B.

      Penn State

    • C.

      Yale

    • D.

      NYU

    Correct Answer
    A. USC
    Explanation
    George Lucas attended USC (University of Southern California). This is a well-known fact and is widely documented. USC is also known for its prestigious film school, which makes it a fitting choice for someone like George Lucas, who is a renowned filmmaker.

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  • 4. 

    What was George Lucas' second feature film?

    • A.

      Star Wars

    • B.

      The Empire Strikes Back

    • C.

      THX 1138

    • D.

      American Graffiti

    Correct Answer
    D. American Graffiti
    Explanation
    George Lucas' second feature film was "American Graffiti." This film, released in 1973, was a coming-of-age comedy-drama set in the early 1960s. It follows a group of teenagers during their last night of summer before they go off to college. "American Graffiti" was a critical and commercial success, earning five Academy Award nominations and launching Lucas' career in the film industry.

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  • 5. 

    George Lucas was the executive producer for which of these films?

    • A.

      Animal House

    • B.

      Howard The Duck

    • C.

      Superman

    • D.

      Jaws

    Correct Answer
    B. Howard The Duck
    Explanation
    George Lucas was the executive producer for the film "Howard The Duck". This can be inferred from the given options. "Animal House" was produced by Ivan Reitman, "Superman" was produced by Alexander Salkind, and "Jaws" was produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown. Therefore, the only film in the options that George Lucas was associated with as an executive producer is "Howard The Duck".

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  • 6. 

    Where was Hollywood film icon George Lucas born?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    B. California
    Explanation
    George Lucas, the Hollywood film icon, was born in California. This state is widely known as the hub of the American film industry, with Hollywood being located in Los Angeles, California. It is where Lucas began his career and made a significant impact on the film industry through his iconic creations such as the Star Wars franchise.

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  • 7. 

    An accident ended George Lucas' ambition to be what?

    • A.

      Park Ranger

    • B.

      Professional Race Car Driver

    • C.

      Football Player

    • D.

      Ski Instructor

    Correct Answer
    B. Professional Race Car Driver
    Explanation
    George Lucas' ambition to be a Professional Race Car Driver was ended by an accident.

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  • 8. 

    Who did George Lucas marry in 1969?

    • A.

      Anne Bancroft

    • B.

      Carrie Fisher

    • C.

      Marcia Lou Griffin

    • D.

      Demi Moore

    Correct Answer
    C. Marcia Lou Griffin
    Explanation
    In 1969, George Lucas married Marcia Lou Griffin.

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  • 9. 

    Why was George Lucas fined by the Directors Guild of America?

    • A.

      Not Using Standard Title Sequence In Star Wars

    • B.

      Not Showing Up For An Award

    • C.

      Under Paying His Crew

    • D.

      Not Hiring Other Directors

    Correct Answer
    A. Not Using Standard Title Sequence In Star Wars
    Explanation
    George Lucas was fined by the Directors Guild of America for not using the standard title sequence in Star Wars. The Directors Guild of America has certain guidelines and standards that filmmakers are expected to follow, including the use of a specific title sequence. By deviating from this standard, George Lucas violated the guild's rules and was consequently fined.

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