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  • 1. 

    What was the year Christopher Reeve was born?

    • A.

      1952

    • B.

      1943

    • C.

      1961

    • D.

      1937

    Correct Answer
    A. 1952
    Explanation
    Christopher Reeve was born in 1952.

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  • 2. 

    What was the year Kevin Costner was born?

    • A.

      1946

    • B.

      1940

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    C. 1955
    Explanation
    Kevin Costner was born in the year 1955.

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  • 3. 

    What year was Joe Pesci born?

    • A.

      1934

    • B.

      1952

    • C.

      1928

    • D.

      1943

    Correct Answer
    D. 1943
    Explanation
    Joe Pesci was born in 1943. This can be determined by selecting the answer option that matches his birth year.

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  • 4. 

    In what year was Danny DeVito born?

    • A.

      1935

    • B.

      1944

    • C.

      1929

    • D.

      1953

    Correct Answer
    B. 1944
    Explanation
    Danny DeVito was born in 1944.

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  • 5. 

    What year was Sam Shepard born?

    • A.

      1943

    • B.

      1952

    • C.

      1934

    • D.

      1928

    Correct Answer
    A. 1943
    Explanation
    Sam Shepard was born in 1943.

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  • 6. 

    What was the year Michael Keaton was born?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1942

    • C.

      1951

    • D.

      1936

    Correct Answer
    C. 1951
    Explanation
    Michael Keaton was born in 1951.

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  • 7. 

    What year was Barbra Streisand born?

    • A.

      1933

    • B.

      1951

    • C.

      1927

    • D.

      1942

    Correct Answer
    D. 1942
    Explanation
    Barbra Streisand was born in 1942.

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  • 8. 

    What year was Kelly McGillis born?

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      1942

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1948

    Correct Answer
    A. 1957
    Explanation
    Kelly McGillis was born in 1957.

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  • 9. 

    In what year was Helen Hunt born?

    • A.

      1963

    • B.

      1954

    • C.

      1948

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    A. 1963
    Explanation
    Helen Hunt was born in 1963.

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  • 10. 

    What year was Annette Bening born?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1949

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1943

    Correct Answer
    C. 1958
    Explanation
    Annette Bening was born in 1958.

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  • 11. 

    What year was Sally Field born?

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1946

    • C.

      1931

    • D.

      1937

    Correct Answer
    B. 1946
    Explanation
    Sally Field was born in 1946, as indicated by the given answer.

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  • 12. 

    "The Mosquito Coast" and "Sneakers" featured which actor?

    • A.

      Bruce Willis

    • B.

      River Phoenix

    • C.

      Robin Williams

    • D.

      Gene Hackman

    Correct Answer
    B. River Phoenix
    Explanation
    River Phoenix is the correct answer because he starred in both "The Mosquito Coast" and "Sneakers." He was a talented actor known for his roles in various films, including "Stand by Me" and "My Own Private Idaho." Unfortunately, his promising career was cut short when he tragically passed away at a young age.

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  • 13. 

    "Wag the Dog" and "Awakenings" featured which actor?

    • A.

      Sam Shepard

    • B.

      Edward Norton

    • C.

      Robert De Niro

    • D.

      Robin Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. Robert De Niro
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Robert De Niro. He is known for his roles in movies like "Wag the Dog" and "Awakenings". De Niro is a highly acclaimed actor who has been praised for his versatility and ability to bring depth to his characters. He has received numerous awards throughout his career and is considered one of the greatest actors of his generation.

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  • 14. 

    Which actor was in both "Entrapment" and "Family Business"?

    • A.

      Warren Beatty

    • B.

      Harrison Ford

    • C.

      Gene Hackman

    • D.

      Sean Connery

    Correct Answer
    D. Sean Connery
    Explanation
    Sean Connery is the correct answer because he is the actor who appeared in both "Entrapment" and "Family Business". Warren Beatty, Harrison Ford, and Gene Hackman did not appear in both of these films.

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  • 15. 

    The Osterman Weekend'and "the Elephant Man' featured which actor?

    • A.

      William H. Macy

    • B.

      John Hurt

    • C.

      Michael Keaton

    • D.

      Gene Hackman

    Correct Answer
    B. John Hurt
    Explanation
    John Hurt is the correct answer because he starred in both "The Osterman Weekend" and "The Elephant Man". He is a renowned actor known for his versatile performances and has appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout his career.

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  • 16. 

    Mulholland Falls'and "The Prince of Tides' featured which actor?

    • A.

      River Phoenix

    • B.

      Christopher Reeve

    • C.

      William H. Macy

    • D.

      Nick Nolte

    Correct Answer
    D. Nick Nolte
    Explanation
    Nick Nolte is the correct answer because he appeared in both "Mulholland Falls" and "The Prince of Tides".

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  • 17. 

    Which actor was in both "Mulholland Falls "and "A Bronx Tale"?

    • A.

      Daniel Day-Lewis

    • B.

      Chazz Palminteri

    • C.

      Michael Keaton

    • D.

      Paul Newman

    Correct Answer
    B. Chazz Palminteri
    Explanation
    Chazz Palminteri is the correct answer because he is the only actor listed who appeared in both "Mulholland Falls" and "A Bronx Tale". Daniel Day-Lewis, Michael Keaton, and Paul Newman did not appear in these two specific films.

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  • 18. 

    The movies "Man on the Moon" and "Tin Men" featured which actor?

    • A.

      Denzel Washington

    • B.

      Danny DeVito

    • C.

      Daniel Day-Lewis

    • D.

      Kevin Costner

    Correct Answer
    B. Danny DeVito
    Explanation
    The movies "Man on the Moon" and "Tin Men" featured Danny DeVito.

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  • 19. 

    Which actor was in both "Crimes of the Heart "and "Prof. Thomas Callahan"?

    • A.

      Paul Newman

    • B.

      Denzel Washington

    • C.

      Sam Shepard

    • D.

      Morgan Freeman

    Correct Answer
    C. Sam Shepard
    Explanation
    Sam Shepard is the correct answer because he is the actor who appeared in both "Crimes of the Heart" and "Prof. Thomas Callahan". Paul Newman, Denzel Washington, and Morgan Freeman did not appear in both of these productions.

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  • 20. 

    Who starred in the 1998 film "Affliction" and the 1991 film "JFK"?

    • A.

      Michelle Pfeiffer

    • B.

      Holly Hunter

    • C.

      Sissy Spacek

    • D.

      Kelly McGillis

    Correct Answer
    C. Sissy Spacek
    Explanation
    Sissy Spacek starred in the 1998 film "Affliction" and the 1991 film "JFK".

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  • 21. 

    Who made his screen debut in "Bang the Drum Slowly"?

    • A.

      Harvey Keitel

    • B.

      Cuba Gooding Jr.

    • C.

      James Caan

    • D.

      Danny Aiello

    Correct Answer
    D. Danny Aiello
    Explanation
    Danny Aiello made his screen debut in "Bang the Drum Slowly".

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  • 22. 

    Which actor was banned from the Oscars once after making anti-China comments?

    • A.

      Richard Gere

    • B.

      Kevin Spacey

    • C.

      Christopher Reeve

    • D.

      John Travolta

    Correct Answer
    A. Richard Gere
    Explanation
    Richard Gere was banned from the Oscars once after making anti-China comments. This suggests that Gere made comments that were critical of China, which resulted in him being barred from attending the prestigious award ceremony. The ban indicates that the Oscars took a stance against his comments, possibly due to the potential controversy and negative impact it could have on their relationship with China.

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  • 23. 

    In which actor's memory did Natalie Merchant write a song?

    • A.

      Ed Harris

    • B.

      Michael Keaton

    • C.

      River Phoenix

    • D.

      John Hurt

    Correct Answer
    C. River Phoenix
    Explanation
    Natalie Merchant wrote a song in memory of River Phoenix.

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  • 24. 

    Who appeared on his favorite TV show, "Romper Room" at the age of five?

    • A.

      Robert De Niro

    • B.

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    • C.

      Michael Keaton

    • D.

      Robert Redford

    Correct Answer
    B. Leonardo DiCaprio
    Explanation
    Leonardo DiCaprio appeared on his favorite TV show, "Romper Room" at the age of five.

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  • 25. 

    Who did the radio voice in the 1987 movie "Radio Days"?

    • A.

      Michael Caine

    • B.

      Matt Damon

    • C.

      Gene Hackman

    • D.

      William H. Macy

    Correct Answer
    D. William H. Macy
    Explanation
    William H. Macy did the radio voice in the 1987 movie "Radio Days".

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  • 26. 

    Which actor was in the Annie Lennox music video, "Walking On Broken Glass"?

    • A.

      Robert Redford

    • B.

      James Caan

    • C.

      John Travolta

    • D.

      John Malkovich

    Correct Answer
    D. John Malkovich
    Explanation
    John Malkovich is the correct answer because he appeared in the Annie Lennox music video, "Walking On Broken Glass."

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  • 27. 

    Which actor was the fourth to play Batman in the movies?

    • A.

      William H. Macy

    • B.

      Michael Keaton

    • C.

      Jeff Bridges

    • D.

      Gene Hackman

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Keaton
    Explanation
    Michael Keaton was the fourth actor to play Batman in the movies. He portrayed the iconic superhero in the films "Batman" (1989) and "Batman Returns" (1992), directed by Tim Burton. Keaton's portrayal of Batman was well-received by both critics and audiences, and his performance helped to redefine the character for a new generation. He brought a unique blend of darkness, intensity, and humor to the role, making him one of the most memorable actors to don the cape and cowl.

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  • 28. 

    Which actor made his film debut in "Sunday Bloody Sunday" in 1971?

    • A.

      George Clooney

    • B.

      River Phoenix

    • C.

      Johnny Depp

    • D.

      Daniel Day-Lewis

    Correct Answer
    D. Daniel Day-Lewis
    Explanation
    Daniel Day-Lewis made his film debut in "Sunday Bloody Sunday" in 1971. This information can be inferred from the given options. George Clooney, River Phoenix, and Johnny Depp are all well-known actors, but none of them made their film debut in "Sunday Bloody Sunday." Therefore, the correct answer is Daniel Day-Lewis.

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  • 29. 

    Which actor was nominated for an Oscar for "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot "?

    • A.

      James Caan

    • B.

      Jeff Bridges

    • C.

      Tom Hanks

    • D.

      Christopher Walken

    Correct Answer
    B. Jeff Bridges
    Explanation
    Jeff Bridges was nominated for an Oscar for his role in "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot."

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