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  • 1. 

    Which George Lucas company provided the amazing effects in "Forrest Gump"?

    • A.

      Obi-Wan Kenobi Limited

    • B.

      Magical Effects

    • C.

      Industrial Light And Magic

    • D.

      Video Wizardry

    Correct Answer
    C. Industrial Light And Magic
    Explanation
    Industrial Light And Magic is the correct answer because it is a well-known company founded by George Lucas in 1975. It is renowned for providing groundbreaking visual effects in numerous films, including "Forrest Gump." The company's expertise and innovation in special effects have earned them numerous awards and recognition in the film industry.

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  • 2. 

    In what movie does a lead character say, "Dear God, make me a bird so I can fly far, far away from here?

    • A.

      Titanic

    • B.

      Misery

    • C.

      Forrest Gump

    • D.

      Legends Of The Fall

    Correct Answer
    C. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    In the movie Forrest Gump, the lead character, Forrest, says the line "Dear God, make me a bird so I can fly far, far away from here." This line reflects Forrest's desire to escape from his current situation and find freedom. The movie follows Forrest's life journey and his experiences, including his relationships, accomplishments, and challenges. The quote highlights Forrest's longing for a different life and his hope for a better future.

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  • 3. 

    Who played Forrest Gump's mother in "Forrest Gump"?

    • A.

      Sally Field

    • B.

      Julia Roberts

    • C.

      Kim Carnes

    • D.

      Bette Midler

    Correct Answer
    A. Sally Field
    Explanation
    Sally Field played Forrest Gump's mother in the movie "Forrest Gump." She portrayed the character of Mrs. Gump, a loving and supportive mother who had a significant impact on Forrest's life. Sally Field's performance in the film was highly acclaimed and she brought depth and warmth to the character, making her portrayal memorable and endearing.

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  • 4. 

    In "Forrest Gump" what was the name of the school bus driver?

    • A.

      Emily Meredith

    • B.

      Mary Joe

    • C.

      Dorothy Harris

    • D.

      Ruth Thompson

    Correct Answer
    C. Dorothy Harris
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dorothy Harris. In the movie "Forrest Gump," Dorothy Harris is the name of the school bus driver.

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  • 5. 

    Haley Joel Osment's first screen role was the son of what title character?

    • A.

      Meet Joe Black

    • B.

      Anastasia

    • C.

      Forrest Gump

    • D.

      Hamlet

    Correct Answer
    C. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    Haley Joel Osment's first screen role was in the movie "Forrest Gump" where he played the son of the title character, Forrest Gump. In the film, Osment portrayed the character of Forrest Gump Jr., the son of Tom Hanks' character, Forrest Gump. This role marked the beginning of Osment's successful acting career, earning him critical acclaim and recognition at a young age.

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  • 6. 

    What 1994 film is about a low IQ man's accidental experiences with important people and events in America?

    • A.

      Forrest Gump

    • B.

      Assassins

    • C.

      Coal Miner's Daughter

    • D.

      Bad Boys

    Correct Answer
    A. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    "Forrest Gump" is the correct answer because the film released in 1994 revolves around the life of a man with a low IQ named Forrest Gump. The story follows his accidental encounters and experiences with important people and events in America, showcasing his unique perspective on history. The film gained critical acclaim for its heartwarming narrative and Tom Hanks' exceptional performance in the lead role.

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  • 7. 

    In 1994, Tom Hanks took home the Best Actor Oscar for which film?

    • A.

      Forrest Gump

    • B.

      On Golden Pond

    • C.

      Charly

    • D.

      Kramer Vs. Kramer

    Correct Answer
    A. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    In 1994, Tom Hanks won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the film "Forrest Gump". The film, directed by Robert Zemeckis, follows the life of a man named Forrest Gump who finds himself at the center of several historical events. Hanks' portrayal of the simple-minded yet kind-hearted Forrest Gump resonated with audiences and critics alike, earning him the prestigious award. The film itself was a critical and commercial success, becoming one of the most beloved movies of all time.

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  • 8. 

    "Forrest Gump" won an Academy Award for best film of the year, which year?

    • A.

      1959

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1931

    Correct Answer
    C. 1994
    Explanation
    "Forrest Gump" won an Academy Award for Best Film of the Year in 1994. This film, directed by Robert Zemeckis, became a cultural phenomenon and was highly acclaimed for its storytelling and performances. It starred Tom Hanks in the titular role and showcased a heartwarming and emotional journey through American history. The film's success at the Academy Awards solidified its place in cinematic history and cemented its status as one of the greatest films of the 1990s.

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  • 9. 

    The quote "Mama says stupid is as stupid does" is from which movie?

    • A.

      American Pie

    • B.

      Big Momma's House

    • C.

      The Stupids

    • D.

      Forrest Gump

    Correct Answer
    D. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    The quote "Mama says stupid is as stupid does" is from the movie Forrest Gump. This quote is said by the main character, Forrest Gump's mother, as she tries to teach him about the meaning of intelligence and actions. It emphasizes the idea that a person's true intelligence is reflected in their behavior and choices, rather than their appearance or initial judgments.

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  • 10. 

    What business did Benjamin "Bubba" Bufford-Blue ask Forrest Gump to be his business partner in?

    • A.

      Amway

    • B.

      Chocolate Candy

    • C.

      Shrimp

    • D.

      Security

    Correct Answer
    C. Shrimp
    Explanation
    Benjamin "Bubba" Bufford-Blue asked Forrest Gump to be his business partner in the shrimp business. This is evident from the famous line in the movie Forrest Gump, where Bubba talks about their future plans of starting a shrimp company together. The movie portrays their journey of becoming successful shrimp boat captains and establishing the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company.

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  • 11. 

    Who is Sally Field?

    • A.

      Starred On The 1960's TV Music Show "The Monkees"

    • B.

      Courageous Mother On "Earth 2"

    • C.

      Starred In "Beetlejuice" And "Batman Returns"

    • D.

      The Flying Nun Who Later Played Forrest Gump's Wise Mother

    Correct Answer
    D. The Flying Nun Who Later Played Forrest Gump's Wise Mother
    Explanation
    Sally Field is known for her role as the Flying Nun in the TV show of the same name. She later played the wise mother of Forrest Gump in the movie "Forrest Gump".

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  • 12. 

    Which best describes Tom Hanks?

    • A.

      Actor In "Apollo 13", "Forrest Gump", And "Philadephia"

    • B.

      Acclaimed Recording Artist And Acting Talent

    • C.

      Actress/Stuntwoman Best Known As Vixis In "Star Trek V"

    • D.

      Roman Actress Who Starred In "Faccione" And "S.P.Q.R"

    Correct Answer
    A. Actor In "Apollo 13", "Forrest Gump", And "Philadephia"
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks is best described as an actor who has appeared in movies such as "Apollo 13", "Forrest Gump", and "Philadelphia". He is known for his talent and versatility in acting, and has received critical acclaim for his performances in these films.

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  • 13. 

    Who is Robin Wright Penn?

    • A.

      Will Hunting In "Good Will Hunting" And Rudy Baylor In "The Rainmaker"

    • B.

      Recording Artist Most Famous For Singing "Danke Schoen"

    • C.

      Daniel Jackson On "Stargate Sg-1"

    • D.

      Buttercup In "Princess Bride" & Jenny Curran In "Forrest Gump"

    Correct Answer
    D. Buttercup In "Princess Bride" & Jenny Curran In "Forrest Gump"
    Explanation
    Robin Wright Penn is known for her roles as Buttercup in "Princess Bride" and Jenny Curran in "Forrest Gump". She portrayed the character of Buttercup, the princess bride, in the 1987 cult classic film. Additionally, she played the role of Jenny Curran, the love interest of the main character in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump". These two roles are among her most famous and well-regarded performances.

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  • 14. 

    What fact relates best to Gary Sinise?

    • A.

      Actor In Major Hits Such As "Apollo 13" And "Forrest Gump"

    • B.

      Pub Owner Assumpta Fitzgerald In "Ballykissangel"

    • C.

      Canadian Actor Who Co-Starred In "Mission: Impossible"

    • D.

      Edina Monsoon On TV Series "Absolutely Fabulous"

    Correct Answer
    A. Actor In Major Hits Such As "Apollo 13" And "Forrest Gump"
    Explanation
    Gary Sinise is best known for his roles in major hits such as "Apollo 13" and "Forrest Gump". This suggests that he is primarily recognized as an actor who has appeared in successful and well-known movies.

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  • 15. 

    Which fact relates to Sally Field?

    • A.

      Forrest Gump's Wise Mother

    • B.

      Starred In "The Faculty" And "Just The Ticket"

    • C.

      Frankie Frame On Soap "Another World"

    • D.

      Jack O'Neill On "Stargate Sg-1"

    Correct Answer
    A. Forrest Gump's Wise Mother
    Explanation
    Sally Field is related to the fact "Forrest Gump's Wise Mother" because she played the role of Mrs. Gump, the mother of the main character Forrest Gump, in the film "Forrest Gump".

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  • 16. 

    Which fact relates to Tom Hanks?

    • A.

      "Apollo 13", "Forrest Gump", And "Philadephia"

    • B.

      Julie In The Cult Film "Valley Girl"

    • C.

      Angela Chase On "My So-Called Life"

    • D.

      In "The Untouchables" & "The Godfather: Part III"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Apollo 13", "Forrest Gump", And "Philadephia"
    Explanation
    The fact that relates to Tom Hanks is that he appeared in the movies "Apollo 13", "Forrest Gump", and "Philadelphia".

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  • 17. 

    Who played Buttercup in "The Princess Bride" and Jenny in "Forrest Gump"?

    • A.

      Scarlett Pomers

    • B.

      Robin Wright

    • C.

      Jada Pinkett

    • D.

      Aidan Quinn

    Correct Answer
    B. Robin Wright
    Explanation
    Robin Wright is the correct answer because she is the actress who played both Buttercup in "The Princess Bride" and Jenny in "Forrest Gump". Scarlett Pomers, Jada Pinkett, and Aidan Quinn are not associated with these roles.

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  • 18. 

    In the opening scene of the movie "Forrest Gump", Forrest states "Life is like a box" of what?

    • A.

      Chocolates

    • B.

      Peppermint Candy

    • C.

      Gumdrops

    • D.

      Peanuts

    Correct Answer
    A. Chocolates
    Explanation
    In the opening scene of the movie "Forrest Gump," Forrest states "Life is like a box of chocolates." This statement is a metaphor, comparing life to a box of chocolates. The metaphor implies that life is unpredictable and full of surprises, just like when you open a box of chocolates and never know what flavor you will get. This quote has become iconic and is often used to convey the idea that life is full of unexpected twists and turns.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these movies won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1994?

    • A.

      Unforgiven

    • B.

      Schindler's List

    • C.

      Braveheart

    • D.

      Forrest Gump

    Correct Answer
    D. Forrest Gump
    Explanation
    Forrest Gump won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1994. The film, directed by Robert Zemeckis, tells the story of a simple-minded man named Forrest Gump who unknowingly becomes a part of several significant events in American history. The film received critical acclaim for its heartfelt storytelling, memorable performances, and innovative use of visual effects. It went on to become a commercial success and remains a beloved film in popular culture.

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  • 20. 

    Who was it that "Forrest Gump" was always looking for when he was in Vietnam?

    • A.

      Mack

    • B.

      Some Guy Named Charlie

    • C.

      Bubba

    • D.

      Lt. Dan

    Correct Answer
    B. Some Guy Named Charlie
    Explanation
    Forrest Gump was always looking for "Some Guy Named Charlie" when he was in Vietnam. This suggests that Charlie was a person of interest or someone Forrest was tasked with finding. The name "Charlie" is often used as a slang term for the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War, so it is possible that Forrest was searching for a specific member of the enemy forces.

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  • 21. 

    In "Forrest Gump", what was Lieutenant Dan's last name?

    • A.

      Irvin

    • B.

      Taylor

    • C.

      Tyler

    • D.

      Gilmore

    Correct Answer
    B. Taylor
    Explanation
    In the movie "Forrest Gump," Lieutenant Dan's last name is Taylor. This is revealed throughout the film as Forrest and Lieutenant Dan form a close bond during their time serving in the Vietnam War. Lieutenant Dan's full name is Lieutenant Dan Taylor, and his character undergoes significant development and growth throughout the movie, making him a memorable and important character in Forrest's life.

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  • 22. 

    Which President examines Forrest's wound in "Forrest Gump"?

    • A.

      Richard Nixon

    • B.

      Lyndon Johnson

    • C.

      John F. Kennedy

    • D.

      Bill Clinton

    Correct Answer
    B. Lyndon Johnson
    Explanation
    In the movie "Forrest Gump," Lyndon Johnson is the President who examines Forrest's wound. This can be seen in the scene where Forrest is awarded the Medal of Honor and shows President Johnson his bullet wound.

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  • 23. 

    The tagline "The Academy Award-winning director of "Forrest Gump" takes you on a journey to the heart of the universe" is from which movie?

    • A.

      Cherry 2000

    • B.

      Contact

    • C.

      White Squall

    • D.

      Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

    Correct Answer
    B. Contact
    Explanation
    The tagline "The Academy Award-winning director of "Forrest Gump" takes you on a journey to the heart of the universe" suggests that the movie being referred to is directed by the Academy Award-winning director of "Forrest Gump". Since the correct answer is "Contact", it can be inferred that "Contact" is directed by the Academy Award-winning director of "Forrest Gump".

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  • 24. 

    The movie script for "Forrest Gump" was adapted from a novel written by whom?

    • A.

      Tom Hanks

    • B.

      Stephen King

    • C.

      Jane Austen

    • D.

      Winston Groom

    Correct Answer
    D. Winston Groom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Winston Groom. The movie script for "Forrest Gump" was adapted from a novel written by Winston Groom.

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