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290 The Princess Bride Trivia Questions, Answers, and Fun Facts

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1 What was Inigo's life's dream?
Answer: To kill the six-fingered man

Inigo's father was killed by the six-fingered man, and Inigo wanted revenge. He loved his father.
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
2 In the grandson's bedroom, what color is the clock?
Answer: Green

In the start of the movie (and during the interruptions) you can see his wall clock, it is green. It is above his headboard on his wall.
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
3 During the sword fight between Westley and Inigo, what oddity can be noticed about the terrain?
Answer: A very obvious mat cushions their falls and sends off a cloud of dust

This scene is hilarious. When Westley and Inigo perform their gymnastic feats, the mat raises several inches off the ground and is easily seen.
  From Quiz: "The Princess Bride" Blunders
4 Where does Iocane Powder come from?
Answer: Australia

Iocane Powder has no scent, taste, and dissolves instantly in water. Westley developed an immunity to it while living the life of a pirate. *A pirate's life for me*.
  From Quiz: Princess Bride
5 Who plays the narrator of the story?
Answer: Peter Falk

Peter Falk was probably the perfect person for this part. He had a great voice, and he actually looked like he could be Fred Savage's grandfather.
  From Quiz: The Cliffs of Trivia
6 Finish the quote: "I know who you are, you're the Dread Pirate Roberts, admit it." "__________."
Answer: With Pride

Only after she tells him to die and pushes him off the cliff does he say "as you wish" again.
    Your options: [ With Pride ] [ If You Say So ] [ As You Wish ] [ Yeah, So ]
  From Quiz: Princess Bride
7 What reason does Westley give for wearing a mask?
Answer: they're terribly comfortable

When Westley is fighting Fezzik, Fezzik is curious and asks Westley why he is wearing a mask. Westley tells him that they're terribly comfortable, and that he predicts they will be all the rage soon.
  From Quiz: Another "Princess Bride"
8 What does Inigo swear by so that Westley trusts him to throw down the rope?
Answer: The soul of his father

Westley has known too many Spaniards.
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
9 Right at the beginning of the film, the camera cuts in on the little boy playing a video game. What type of game is it?
Answer: Sports: Baseball

It was the first shot in the film, accompanied by the boy's coughing (as he was ill). Fred Savage, who plays the little boy, was more recently seen all grown up in "Austin Powers: Goldmember".
  From Quiz: Inconceivable "Princess Bride" Questions
10 What is the first thing Buttercup tells Westley to do?
Answer: Polish her horse's saddle

'Farm boy, polish my horse's saddle. I want to see my face shining in it by morning.'
  From Quiz: Number One 'Princess Bride'
11 What Atari game is the Grandson playing at the very beginning of the movie?
Answer: Baseball
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
12 What is Westley's response to anything Buttercup requests of him?
Answer: As you wish

Of course it is 'as you wish.'
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
13 What is Inigo's second name?
Answer: Montoya

'My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die.'
  From Quiz: 'Princess Bride' Again
14 Who was the Dread Pirate Roberts directly before Westley?
Answer: Ryan

He tells this to Buttercup during the fireswamp scene.
  From Quiz: Princess Bride
15 Who played Vizzini?
Answer: Wallace Shawn

Cary Elwes plays Westley; Chris Sarandon plays Humperdink; Christopher Guest plays Count Rugen.
    Your options: [ Christopher Guest ] [ Cary Elwes ] [ Wallace Shawn ] [ Chris Sarandon ]
  From Quiz: 'The Princess Bride': Vizzini
16 The first thing you hear once the movie has started is...?
Answer: Boy coughing

Boy coughs, then you hear 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' from his video game.
  From Quiz: The Best Princess Bride
17 Who plays the grandfather who tells his grandson the story?
Answer: Peter Falk

'Yes, you're very smart. Now shut up.'
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
18 Who plays the grandson?
Answer: Fred Savage

He was really young.
  From Quiz: Ultimate 'Princess Bride'
19 What does the grandson say he hates that the grandfather does everytime he visits?
Answer: Pinches his cheeks
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
20 What is the only answer Westley gives to Buttercup when she orders him around?
Answer: As you wish
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
21 Who portrays Buttercup in 'The Princess Bride'?
Answer: Robin Wright

She played Kelly on the TV soap 'Santa Barbara' while making 'The Princess Bride'.
  From Quiz: Princess Bride
22 What formation did The Man in Black climb up, along with Fezzik, Inigo, and Vizzini?
Answer: Cliffs of Insanity

The Man in Black climbed up the cliffs of insanity with a rope that Fezzik, Inigo, and Vizzini were climbing up. Vizzini did not want the Man in Black to follow him, so he cut the rope when he got to the top. The Man in Black survived!
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
23 What kind of snack does the grandson have near his bed?
Answer: Cheetos

You may have missed this one, because the Cheetos bag has changed quite a lot since then. Then it was white and red, now it's orange. This can be seen on the grandson's headboard. Yes, you can see the word "Cheetos".
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
24 What was the name Westley used for the large rodents in the fire swamp?
Answer: R.O.U.S.

R.O.U.S. is an acronym for Rodents Of Unusual Size.
  From Quiz: The Cliffs of Trivia
25 Vizzini refers to three great philosophers as 'morons'. These are Plato, Socrates and which other?
Answer: Aristotle

Vizzini is played by Wallace Shawn who also appeared alongside Alicia Silverstone in 'Clueless' as her teacher, Mr. Hall.
    Your options: [ Sartre ] [ Aristotle ] [ Locke ] [ Rousseau ]
  From Quiz: 'The Princess Bride' - Insults and Confrontations
26 What does the grandfather do that upsets the grandson?
Answer: pinches his cheeks

Grandfather: "How's the sickie?" (pinches his cheeks)
Mother: "Well, I'll leave you two pals alone."
  From Quiz: Princess Bride
27 Prince Humperdinck can track a _______ on a cloudy day.
Answer: falcon

Just after Westley has rescued Buttercup from Vizzini, they stop to catch their breath. Buttercup at this point thinks Westley is the Dread Pirate Roberts, and is telling him he will never escape because Prince Humperdinck is the best tracker in the land. Buttercup: "He can track a falcon on a cloudy day; he can find you."
    Your options: [ falkirk ] [ hawk ] [ falcon ] [ sparrow ]
  From Quiz: Another "Princess Bride"
28 Which hand does Count Rugen have 6 fingers on?
Answer: right

Inigo asks Westley if he happens to have 6 fingers on his right hand.
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
29 In the Fire Swamp Westley tells Buttercup the secret of Dread Pirate Roberts. What was the name of the man Westley inherited the ship from?
Answer: Ryan

''I'm not the real Dread Pirate Roberts', he said. 'My name is Ryan. The man I inherited it from wasn't the real Dread Pirate Roberts, either. His name was Cummerbund.''
  From Quiz: Number One 'Princess Bride'
30 Who played the grandson?
Answer: Fred Savage

He was also on my favorite show 'The Wonder Years'.
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
31 What is an R.O.U.S.?
Answer: Rodent of unusual size

An R.O.U.S. is a 'Rodent of Unusual Size.'
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
32 Who does Westley tell that he is 'No one of consequence'?
Answer: Inigo

Inigo: 'Who are you?' Westley: 'No one of consequence.'
  From Quiz: 'Princess Bride' Again
33 Buttercup says nothing can break the bonds of love. Which is an example she gives?
Answer: Not with 1,000 swords

She says this to Prince Humperdink.
    Your options: [ Not with the strength of 100 men ] [ Not with 100 whips ] [ Not with 1,000 cannon ] [ Not with 1,000 swords ]
  From Quiz: Princess Bride
34 Finish the quote: 'We are but poor, _________________.'
Answer: Lost circus performers

'A word, my lady. We are but poor, lost circus performers. Is there a village nearby?'
    Your options: [ Lonely sheep farmers ] [ Fishermen ] [ Lost circus performers ] [ Traveling horseshoe salesmen ]
  From Quiz: 'The Princess Bride': Vizzini
35 Who does the grandfather say wrote 'The Princess Bride' book?
Answer: S Morgenstern

Grandfather: By S Morganstern, chapter one... There is much debate about if S Morganstern is a real person or not.
  From Quiz: The Best Princess Bride
36 What sports team is featured on the pajama shirt Fred Savage is wearing?
Answer: Bears

Yes, he's got the Old 'Bears' jersey on!
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
37 What did Buttercup call Westley?
Answer: Farm boy

She would always begin her requests with "Farm boy..."
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38 What type of group does Vizzini say he, Fezzik and Inigo are?
Answer: Lost circus performers

'We are just poor lost circus performers, tell me, is there a village nearby?'
  From Quiz: Ultimate 'Princess Bride'
39 Who are the lovers in the story?
Answer: Buttercup and Westley
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40 Why does the little boy's grandfather read the book to him?
Answer: he is sick
  From Quiz: The Princess Bride
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