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1 Who asked this question? "Oh baby, are you seeing this boss?"
Answer: Mr. Bodine

After the undersea explorers discover a safe in the wreck of the Titanic, Mr Bodine says this with delight to Brock who is also looking at the safe in astonishment. They believe that the necklace they are looking for, named The Heart of the Ocean, is in this safe.
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' (1997) Who Said It?
2 What was the reason Ruth wanted Rose to marry Cal?
Answer: Rose's father left them with a huge debt that needed to be paid.

Ruth wanted Rose to marry Cal because Rose's father had left them with a massive debt that they had no way to pay. The only way she could see them paying off the debt was for Rose to marry Cal.
  From Quiz: "Titanic" (Part 2)
3 Who made Rose promise that she would never let go?
Answer: Jack

After Titanic sunk, Jack told Rose to promise him that she would never let go. "I'll never let go. I'll never let go, Jack." He made her promise that she would go on living with her life even though it meant marrying another man and having children with them and that she would die an old woman warm in her bed. All the photographs of Rose that were seen earlier in the movie then made sense as we saw that she did fulfill that promise to Jack the night of the sinking.
  From Quiz: Titanic
4 The framing narrative of "Titanic" involves a group of scientists visiting the wreckage of the ill-fated ship on the Atlantic sea floor. Where do they find the image of Rose?
Answer: Locked in a safe

Searching through the wreckage of the largest passenger cruise liner then-built, a research crew, on the sea floor in their pressurized compartments, sends a probe out into the ship to search for artifacts both rare and hidden. When they somehow manage to unearth a safe hidden beneath a painting in the very first first-class apartment they stumble upon, research captain Brock Lovett is unreasonably disappointed with the results, later discovered, as it turns out, to be a perfectly-preserved image of a nude woman posing with 'The Heart of the Ocean', a valuable diamond necklace.

Somehow, this nude image from 1912, locked in a muddy vault for going onto a century, makes it onto the five o'clock news in perfect form and...get this...the subject of the painting, Rose, calls in (by satellite phone) to step forward.

Okay. So as if we haven't defied all odds yet, the actual Titanic story hasn't even started at this point. Rose opts to tell her story in full-- mainly for dramatic and nefarious reasons all her own. Sneaky, old woman.
  From Quiz: Going Overboard
5 There's a scene where viewers see the Captain in one of Titanic's cafes. Who is the man sitting with him?
Answer: Mr. Ismay

They are discussing Titanic's progress with Mr. Ismay questioning why the ship's final four boilers haven't been lit and commenting that he wants Titanic's maiden voyage to make headlines. Mr. Ismay is the President of the White Star Line, the company who owned Titanic.

In a later scene, the Captain announces that the last boilers have been lit. However, little does he know that his decision has now sealed Titanic's fate as the ship will not be able to turn fast enough to avoid the iceberg.
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' - Did You Notice the Little Things?
6 What word completes the quote from the movie "Titanic" (1997)? "I don't know the _______." "Neither do I, just go with it."
Answer: steps

This is said by Jack and Rose when they dance in the third-class party. Jack had been to the first-class party after he saved Rose. Now he takes Rose to the third-class party to show her what a party and dance actually is. Rose says the first line when the music starts but she doesn't know the steps!
  From Quiz: So Much Heartache, So Much Sorrow
7 At the beginning of the film, how does the old Rose find out about the discovery of the drawing?
Answer: On the television

She sees an interview with Brock Lovett (Bill Paxton) where he is talking about the discovery of a drawing and she recognizes it.
  From Quiz: Titanic
8 Jack Dawson's profession uses his artistic ability. He shows his drawings to Rose. What country does he say most of his models came from?
Answer: France

Jack Dawson (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young, poor artist who makes an average of ten cents for each drawing he sells. Rose discovers that his sketchbook contains a a lot of sketches of naked women. Jack mentions, "this is one of the good things about Paris. A lot of the girls are willing to take their clothes off."
  From Quiz: We Met on the "Titanic"
9 Which officer has one stripe on the sleeve of his uniform?
Answer: All of these officers

All the junior officers (third, fourth, fifth and sixth officer) have one stripe on the sleeves of their uniform (or as shoulder-strap on their long jacket). The second officer has one stripe and a little circle, the first officer has two stripes and a little circle, the chief officer has three stripes and a little circle and the captain (who's the first in command) has four stripes and a little circle.
    Your options: [ Sixth Officer Moody ] [ Fourth Officer Boxhall ] [ All of these officers ] [ Fifth Officer Lowe ]
  From Quiz: Titanic Officers 2
10 "I don't see the need. We are making excellent time."
Answer: Captain Smith

After the scene with Jack and Rose on the boat deck, we get to see Ruth, the mother of Rose, drinking tea with the Countess of Rothes. After Molly Brown has come to their table, they walk away to the boatdeck. We move directly to the conversation between Mr. Ismay and the Captain.

Bruce Ismay (Jonathan Hyde): "So you've not yet lit the last four boilers?"

Captain Smith (Bernard Hill): "No. I don't see the need. We are making excellent time."

Ismay: "The press knows the size of Titanic. Now I want to marvel at her speed. We must give them something new to print. This maiden voyage of Titanic must make headlines."

Smith: "Mr. Ismay, I would prefer not to push the engines until they've been properly run in."

Ismay: "Of course, I'm just a passenger. I leave it to your good offices to decide what's best. But what a glorious end to your final crossing if we were to get into New York on Tuesday night and surprise them all. Make the morning papers. Retire with a bang. Eh, E.J.? ... Good man."
    Your options: [ Cal Hockley ] [ Thomas Andrews ] [ Captain Smith ] [ Bruce Ismay ]
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Quotes II
11 "I'm the king of the world!"
Answer: Jack Dawson

This is a famous scene where Jack and Fabrizio are standing at the bow of the ship, where they're looking at the dolphins.
Jack Dawson (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) was a 20-year-old artist from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Orphaned at the age of 15, he worked a variety of jobs. After a stint as a logger, he came to Santa Monica, California, where he drew portraits on the pier for 10 cents apiece. Working his way from place to place on tramp steamers and similar accomodations, he went to Paris where he studied art. Subsequently, he found himself able to return to his native land in the grandest style possible for one with no money: sailing on Titanic on a ticket he won in a poker game. (Source:
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Quotes I
12 What is the name of the little boat that pulls the big ship, possibly a ship named "Titanic", called?
Answer: Tug Boat

The "Titanic" was assisted by six tugs into the channel of the River Test, when it departed from Southampton, England.
  From Quiz: Duh, What Movie Am I Talking About?
13 'Well, we've walked about a mile around this boat deck...'
Answer: Jack

Jack says this to Rose, right before they spit.
    Your options: [ Jack ] [ Rose ] [ Tommy ] [ Ruth ]
  From Quiz: Quotes From 'Titanic'
14 What was the name of the main female character?
Answer: Rose

Rose was played by Kate Winslet.
  From Quiz: The People of 'Titanic'
15 When was Rose working as an actress?
Answer: in the 20s

Bodine states this when he and Lovett are talking before Rose boards the Keldish.
  From Quiz: Remember That Movie Called 'Titanic'?
16 Whose name did Rose take at the end of the movie?
Answer: Jack's name
  From Quiz: For "Titanic" Lovers
17 Finish this quote: 'water that cold, like down there,it hits you like a thousand...'
Answer: knives
    Your options: [ razors ] [ knives ] [ scissors ] [ nails ]
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Fun
18 What colour is Rose's dress when she wants to jump off the end of the boat?
Answer: red

She was wearing a beautiful red dress.
  From Quiz: Titanic
19 Jack mentions going ice fishing on Lake Wissota as a youth. What's wrong with this statement?
Answer: Lake Wissota wasn't created until after the Titanic sank
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Movie Goofs
20 How many Academy Awards did 'Titanic' win?
Answer: 11

'Titanic' won 11 awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Song.
  From Quiz: Titanic
21 In which year was the movie 'Titanic' released in the US?
Answer: 1997
    Your options: [ 1989 ] [ 1997 ] [ 1990 ] [ 1978 ]
  From Quiz: Titanic
22 Who asked this question? "Do you want to hear this or not, Mr. Lovett?"
Answer: Rose

Brock wanted Rose, who is now an old woman, to tell him and the others on the ship of her experience on the Titanic. Brock is insistent that she tell them anything and she asks if he wants to hear her story or not. He nods to and she starts to tell the story of the Titanic from her eyes as she lived it.
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' (1997) Who Said It?
23 Who told Rose that she would honor Cal the way a wife was required to honor her husband?
Answer: Cal

After Cal found out from Lovejoy that Rose had gone to a party with Jack in third class, Cal informed her that she was going to honor him the way a wife was required to honor her husband despite the fact that she was still his fiancee.
  From Quiz: "Titanic" (Part 2)
24 Who shot Tommy and then killed himself?
Answer: Murdoch

Murdoch killed Tommy because he had been pushed from behind by passengers trying to escape the sinking of Titanic. After Fabrizio yelled at him for shooting Tommy, Murdoch then turned shot himself.
  From Quiz: Titanic
25 Jack ended up receiving his tickets for the ship in a card game by landing a full house (remember this movie's fascination with defying all natural odds). Where did he make the ecstatic statement: "I'm the king of the world"?
Answer: The bow of the ship

As Rose tells it, Jack arrived on the ship in a bit of a rush, winning the tickets for the Titanic in a card game five minutes before the departure. Sure, the tickets were for third class (those cretins), but they were sending him to America.

As it turned out, Jack was an artist, and like any artist he had a flair for the dramatic it seemed. Standing on the bow of the ship with his friend Fabrizio he decided to swing to the very front of the ship while spying the dolphins out front and shout out "I'm the king of the world!" No drama there.

He would later bring Rose to this spot on the ship and make her close her eyes feel like she was flying. Maybe she was a bit naive. Maybe she was a bit seasick. Who knows?
  From Quiz: Going Overboard
26 In the ship's final moments, where do we see Titanic's musicians?
Answer: Playing music on the Boat Deck

In this scene, the band finish playing a song and bid each other farewell. However, instead of leaving, the bandleader, Wallace Hartley, continues playing his violin. The other musicians then return and start playing alongside him.
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' - Did You Notice the Little Things?
27 Complete the quote by Jack's friend, Fabrizio, in "Titanic" (1997). "I can see the _______ already! Very small, of course."
Answer: Statue of Liberty

The line is said by Fabrizio when he boards the Titanic. Fabrizio is Jack Dawson's friend. We first see them gambling for the tickets on Titanic. Fabrizio dies when a ship funnel hits him. Titanic is setting sail for New York so Fabrizio says that he can already see the Statue of Liberty.
    Your options: [ Statue of Liberty ] [ Leaning Tower of Pisa ] [ Eiffel Tower ] [ Mount Rushmore ]
  From Quiz: So Much Heartache, So Much Sorrow
28 What does the Old Rose say the Titanic was called?
Answer: The ship of dreams

Rose starts telling her tale. She begins by saying that it has been eigthy-four years and she can still smell the fresh paint. She goes on to say that the china had never been used, the sheets had never been slept in. She then says that Titanic was called "The ship of dreams" whch she confirms.
  From Quiz: Titanic
29 Who has to enter the time of the collision in the log?
Answer: Sixth Officer Moody

First Officer Murdoch gives the order: "Note the time and enter it in the log." You can only see the officer, who has to carry out the order, from his back. But earlier in the movie, you saw that there was only one officer together with Murdoch. This officer answered the phone, just before the collision occured. And in this scene, you can see the officer's face. We recognize him as Sixth Officer Moody.
  From Quiz: Titanic Officers 2
30 "I guess we'll find out. Come on."
Answer: Jack Dawson

This quote comes from the scene where Jack is handcuffed in the master-at-arms office. Rose tries to save him with an axe.

Rose: "Will this work?"

Jack: "I guess we'll find out. Come on. Wait, try a couple of practice swings over there."

After the practice, she closes her eyes when she used the axe on the handcuffs. But she did manage to rescue Jack (for the first and last time).
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Quotes II
31 "So this is the ship they say is unsinkable!"
Answer: Ruth DeWitt Bukater

This is the first thing she says in the movie. After stepping out the car, Cal says to her: "Your daughter is far too difficult to impress, Ruth!" She laughs and then looks at the ship: "So this is the ship they say is unsinkable!" Cal: "It is unsinkable! God himself couldn't sink this ship!"
Ruth DeWitt Bukater (played by Frances Fisher) was the mother of Rose. She was a society empress from one of the most socially prominent families in Philadelphia. After the death of her husband, her family fell on hard times, but she was determined to achieve financial salvation through her daughter's marriage to Caledon Hockley. A woman who ruled her household with an iron will, she was intolerant of Rose's rebellious nature, and found in Cal an ally in her efforts to control Rose. (Source:
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Quotes I
32 Who is Mr. Wilde?
Answer: Chief Officer

He shows up in the movie after the ship has struck the iceberg.
  From Quiz: Titanic Officers 1
33 A type of lettuce, or what the "Titanic" hit?
Answer: Iceberg

There are three main categories of lettuce: head, romaine and leaf. Iceberg is in the "head" category. It is also the heaviest variety of lettuce.
  From Quiz: Duh, What Movie Am I Talking About?
34 '...but I can still smell the fresh paint...'
Answer: Rose

Rose says this on the Russian research ship.
    Your options: [ Rose ] [ Cal ] [ Brock ] [ Lizzie ]
  From Quiz: Quotes From 'Titanic'
35 Which character was from Chippewa Falls?
Answer: Jack

Jack was played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
    Your options: [ Lovejoy ] [ Molly ] [ Jack ] [ Rose ]
  From Quiz: The People of 'Titanic'
36 How much did Cal suggest Mr. Lovejoy give to Jack for saving Rose?
Answer: $20
  From Quiz: Remember That Movie Called 'Titanic'?
37 What is Jack's friend's name that came on Titanic with him?
Answer: Fabrizio

His name is Fabrizio but Jack referred to him as Fabry many times in the movie.
  From Quiz: For "Titanic" Lovers
38 What does Jack say to Rose after she introduces herself for the first time?
Answer: "I'll have to get you to write that one down."
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Fun
39 What colour were her shoes when she was wanting to jump?
Answer: red

Question number one was a hint!
  From Quiz: Titanic
40 'Unsinkable' Molly Brown, the Colorado nouveau riche socialite, was aboard the Titanic and was instrumental in saving her lifeboat full of women. But what was incorrect about Molly Brown's portrayal?
Answer: She wasn't called Molly

'Molly' was added when her life story was made into a Broadway play.
  From Quiz: 'Titanic' Movie Goofs
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