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This category is for quizzes that deal with some slightly different aspects of film - that of the business of movies, and that of the technique of making movies. We welcome quizzes on box office records, film theory and history, and camera use.   

There are 27 quizzes and 270 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Hollywood Movie Studio Names cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gheelnory, Apr 16 10

The major Hollywood studios were named in two basic ways: for those in charge, or for a general quality that the makers hoped audiences would find in their films. All choices in this quiz are, or were, real studios; how well do you know their names?
Average
Gheelnory gold member
Apr 16 10
648 plays
2.
trivia quiz  Leggo My Logo cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Aug 13 11

You like the well-woven storyline; you applaud the actors' brilliant performance; and you love the stunning special effects, but can you name these 10 well-known studios that produced your favorite movies based on their logos and notable movies?
Very Easy
Matthew_07
Aug 13 11
759 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Making Movies When Silence Was Golden cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, H53, Aug 02 16

A little history and some information about silent movies. You're guaranteed to learn something!
Average
H53
Aug 02 16
276 plays
4.
trivia quiz  The Wilhelm Scream cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, OddballJunior, Aug 12 13

If you watch movies on a regular basis and are a complete trivia nerd like me, chances are you've heard the sound effect popularly known as the Wilhelm Scream. If you're also the kind of person who sits through the credits, you'll do just fine.
Average
OddballJunior
Aug 12 13
207 plays
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trivia quiz  Steadicam - History and Use cool 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, rj211, Jun 09 02

The Steadicam is a relatively new camera, invented in the early 1980s. It gives a sort of gliding look to the frame. This quiz is on the history and use of that camera. Enjoy!
Tough
rj211
Jun 09 02
555 plays
6.
match quiz  Movie Studio Logos cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 27 16

Can you match the description of the logo with the proper studio?
Easy
nyirene330
Aug 27 16
552 plays
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trivia quiz  Film School in Ten Questions cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eggman1020, Oct 25 09

I'm shooting a movie on film...yes, that elusive four letter word that filmmakers salivate to. Can you help me with everything from planning to the final editing?
Average
eggman1020
Oct 25 09
522 plays
8.
trivia quiz  History of Film Genres 1900-1950 Part 2! cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, billybob87, Jan 06 07

This quiz continues my 'History of Film Genres 1900-1950'. Enjoy!
Tough
billybob87
Jan 06 07
978 plays
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trivia quiz  Let's Make a Film! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tchochkekop, Oct 21 09

Sure, you like to watch movies, but have you ever thought of how many people it takes to make one? Watch the credits and see if you know who does each of these jobs.
Average
Tchochkekop
Oct 21 09
450 plays
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trivia quiz  Hollywood Records--Oscars and Actors 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, randyaimee, Jan 26 01

Here is a quiz on some records that were set in Hollywood for different things. Good luck!
Average
randyaimee
Jan 26 01
2097 plays
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trivia quiz  Censorship in Films 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, May 20 11

Many films have often been criticized for their content. Here are questions about film censorship and how it affected certain productions.
Average
Rehaberpro gold member
May 20 11
378 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Cinema History 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, fairytale, May 08 02

Cinema history from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th.
Difficult
fairytale
May 08 02
1575 plays
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photo quiz  Shot on Location 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Nov 30 17

Directors, cinematographers and editors can make Death Valley look like Antarctica and the Worlds Edge Mountains look like Bikini Bottom. How many of the locations at which these films were shot can you identify?
Tough
FatherSteve gold member
Nov 30 17
393 plays
14.
trivia quiz  They Wrote Screenplays? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jun 03 13

A number of successful writers ventured into Hollywood to write screenplays although their fame rests elsewhere. Here are a few that made their way to Tinsel Town.
Tough
Rehaberpro gold member
Jun 03 13
279 plays
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trivia quiz  History of Film Genres 1900-1950 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, billybob87, Jan 04 07

I just started my Film minor and History of World Cinema 1 was the first class I took. Here's a review of some of the early cinema, up to and including film noir (in two parts).
Average
billybob87
Jan 04 07
675 plays
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trivia quiz  I Left My Heart... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Sep 02 14

... in that movie project! Inspired by reading about Richard Attenborough's cherished project, this quiz looks at movies that some great film makers had their hearts set on making but which they never made.
Average
Upstart3 gold member
Sep 02 14
303 plays
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trivia quiz  Firsts in Movies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, timence, Jul 19 12

Movies have been around in various shapes and forms since the late 19th Century. This quiz looks at some famous (and perhaps not-so-famous) movie firsts.
Average
timence gold member
Jul 19 12
405 plays
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trivia quiz  Weaving Masterpiece Movies: The Secrets Unveiled 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zanazana, Jan 18 08

Loved watching "Star Wars", "The Matrix", "A Fistful of Dollars" or "Macbeth"? Enter this cinematheque session to discover the surprising secrets of their beauty.
Tough
zanazana
Jan 18 08
351 plays
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trivia quiz  RKO 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, tjoebigham, Jun 21 01

From its beginnings in the early 30s to its end in the late 50s, RKO Radio Pictures made its individual mark on Hollywood.
Tough
tjoebigham
Jun 21 01
648 plays
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trivia quiz  Film Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rj211, Apr 04 02

This is a very basic quiz on filmic elements, from camera technique to genre. Much of this information is garnered from Bordwell and Thompson's 'Film Art'. Enjoy!
Average
rj211
Apr 04 02
1800 plays
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trivia quiz  Set in One Place, Filmed in Another 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Mar 06 03

For one reason or another, many film settings are improvised. Often the setting does not exist or is inaccessible. Tell me where the following films and parts of films were shot. Good luck!
Tough
hews
Mar 06 03
708 plays
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trivia quiz  Quizzywood - Movie Capitals of the World 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zombipi, Nov 02 15

In a tribute to Hollywood, CA, film capital of America and perhaps the world, several other regional film capitals have adopted nicknames containing the word "wood".
Average
zombipi
Nov 02 15
225 plays
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match quiz  A Film By Any Other Name 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, BudBarryBob, Jun 28 16

Sometimes the movie title we see on the marquee is chosen towards the end, not the beginning of the project. See how many of these films you can match to their earlier working titles (references are to original films, or the first in a series).
Average
BudBarryBob gold member
Jun 28 16
381 plays
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trivia quiz  The Science and Technology of Motion Pictures 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, rj211, Sep 28 02

This is a quiz on the early scientific principles and technologies that contributed to what we know as film today. Enjoy!
Tough
rj211
Sep 28 02
672 plays
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trivia quiz  MovieTerms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, caaro, Aug 10 00

This should be an interesting quiz about terms used in film making, on movie sets. It's not hard, but keep a close eye on your spelling in the (few) fill in questions. Please have fun.
Tough
caaro
Aug 10 00
1140 plays
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trivia quiz  Movie Special Effects and Makeup Men 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Piccolo-san, Apr 14 02

This is derived from the book, 'Men, Makeup and Monsters' and about the men who created the effects and characters we love so much.
Difficult
Piccolo-san
Apr 14 02
411 plays
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trivia quiz  Special Effects Artists 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, Untouchablesrock, Oct 17 01

Know your special effects artists.
Tough
Untouchablesrock
Oct 17 01
384 plays
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