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1 "Your vote of confidence is overwhelming." Who says this?
Answer: Grandpa

After hearing that the story his grandfather is about to tell him contains "fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love and miracles", his Grandson declares that it "doesn't sound too bad and he'll try to stay awake." His Grandpa then thanks him for the vote of confidence.

Peter Falk plays the grandfather/narrator of the story and the grandson is played by Fred Savage.
Question Reference: Quiz: Inconceivable!.
2 "You did something right." Who is Inigo speaking to?
Answer: Fezzik

At the end of the movie, after Prince Humperdinck has been defeated, Fezzik shows up with four white horses. Inigo congratulates him on his good work.
3 Finish these quotes: "It's for posterity's sake so remember, be..."
Answer: honest

Count Rugen says this to Westley while in the Pit of Despair, just after having tried, 'The Machine' on him. Westley's memorable response is a whimper.
4 'Anything you ask for ransom, you'll get it, I promise you that!'?
Answer: Westley

5 'As you wish.'
Answer: Westley

Westley, played by Cary Elwes, said this to Buttercup when he really meant 'I love you.'
6 "There is nothing nearby... not for miles." To whom is Buttercup speaking?
Answer: Vizzini

When Princess Buttercup is out riding her horse, she runs into Vizzini, Fezzik and Inigo pretending to be lost circus performers. They enquire as to whether there's a village nearby.

Buttercup is played by Robin Wright, Vizzini by Wallace Shawn, Fezzik by André the Giant and Inigo by Mandy Patinkin. André the Giant was a French professional wrestler who was 7ft 4 inches tall!
Question Reference: Quiz: Inconceivable!.
7 Who is asked, "Why are you doing that?"
Answer: Inigo

Vizzini, Fezzik and Inigo have taken Buttercup captive and are sailing towards the Cliffs of Insanity. As they sail, Inigo keeps looking behind them. Vizzini, annoyed, asks him why.
8 "It's my father's failing health that's..."
Answer: upsetting her

Prince Humperdinck says this to Count Rugen, in a scene following the fire swamp. He is commenting on Buttercup's obvious distress.
9 'Only compared to some.'?
Answer: Vizzini

Vizzini: 'I supppose you think you're brave, don't you?' Buttercup: 'Only compared to some.'
10 'Anybody wanna peanut?'
Answer: Fezzik

Fezzik, played by the late Andre the Giant, had an incredible gift for rhyme. This line followed Vizzini's line 'No more rhymes now, I mean it!'
11 "I just don't think it's right, killing an innocent girl." Fezzik says this after hearing about someone's plans. Who is planning to kill Buttercup in this scene?
Answer: Vizzini

In this scene, upon hearing that Vizzini intends to kill Buttercup, Fezzik voices his opinions. Vizzini then has a rant at both Fezzik and Inigo. Prince Humperdinck does indeed plan to kill Buttercup, but not until later on in the film.

During the filming, because of his back problems, André the Giant couldn't actually lift anything heavy, so in scenes where it appears he his carrying great loads, they are actually attached to wires!

Yellin is the commander of Prince Humperdinck's troops and is played by Malcolm Storry.
Question Reference: Quiz: Inconceivable!.
12 "It just is not fair." Which character hears these words spoken in the Pit of Despair?
Answer: Fezzik

Fezzik and Inigo hear Westley's scream in the village - the sound of ultimate suffering - and follow it to the grove where the secret entrance to the Pit of Despair is. They find Westley dead, as Fezzik confirms by putting his ear to Westley's chest to listen for a heartbeat. Inigo responds, "It just is not fair." From there, they go to find Miracle Max.
13 "What you do not smell is iocane powder. It is odorless, tasteless and dissolves instantly..."
Answer: in liquid

Westley says this to Vizzini when they are engaging in the battle of wits. It immediately follows the line, "I smell nothing."
14 'There is nothing nearby...not for miles.'?
Answer: Vizzini, Inigo, and Fezzik

15 'When I was your age, television was called books.'
Answer: The Grandpa

The role of the grandpa was played by Peter Falk.
16 Inigo says, "I'm going to do him left-handed." To whom is he speaking?
Answer: Vizzini

When they have scaled the Cliffs of Insanity, Vizzini and Fezzik leave with Buttercup and leave Inigo behind to defeat the Dread Pirate Roberts, who is slowly climbing them without the rope for assistance. Inigo says that he is going to duel him with his left-hand because if he uses his right hand it will "be over too quickly".

They mention several fencing masters during the duelling scene who were, in fact, all real fencing masters from the 14th - 16th centuries.
Question Reference: Quiz: Inconceivable!.
17 Who is asked, "Could this be a trap?"
Answer: Prince Humperdinck

As Prince Humperdinck and Count Rugen are examining the traces of the cliff-top duel, Count Rugen asks the Prince the question, to which Humperdinck responds, "I always think everything could be a trap - which is why I'm still alive."
18 "She is alive, or was an hour ago. If she is otherwise when I find her I shall be very..."
Answer: put out

Prince Humperdinck says this after inspecting the place where Westley was.
19 '...please believe I will be dead by morning.'?
Answer: Humperdinck

20 'I always think everything is a trap, which is why I am still alive.'
Answer: Humperdink

Prince Humperdink, played by Chris Sarandon, is extremely talented in the field of hunting and tracking.
21 "My way's not very sportsmanlike." Who says this to Vizzini?
Answer: Fezzik

After Westley (still as the Dread Pirate Roberts) defeats Inigo it is Fezzik's turn to try and beat him. Vizzini tells him to finish the pirate "his way" by "picking up one of those rocks, hiding behind that boulder and the minute the man in black's head is in view, hit it with the rock!"
Question Reference: Quiz: Inconceivable!.
22 "You never had it so good." This is spoken to which person in an argument?
Answer: Valerie

Valerie is upset at her husband, Miracle Max, "I'm not a witch, I'm your wife. But after what you just said, I'm not even sure I want to be that anymore."

Billy Crystal's character replies "You never had it so good." Valerie goes on to try to convince her husband to help, but he doesn't until Inigo says that helping Westley will hurt Humperdinck.
23 Question: "You?" Response: "..."
Answer: True

Inigo says "You?", to which Fezzik responds, rhyming as usual, "True!" This is the beginning of Inigo and Fezzik's 'reunion'.
24 'Why do you do this?'?
Answer: The hag

25 'Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while.'
Answer: Westley