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Quizzes in this section focus on other forms of media that made the leap to the big screen! What happens when TV shows, books, comics, video games, and all other sorts of media become movies?   

There are 28 quizzes and 335 trivia questions in this category.
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1.
trivia quiz  Witness for the Prosecution cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Sep 05 02

This quiz is about Agatha Christie's work 'Witness for the Prosecution' - the short story, the play, the film and the made-for-TV movie. I promise not to give away the ending or any of the plot twists.
Tough
MotherGoose editor
Sep 05 02
939 plays
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photo quiz  Hot Shots from Downunder cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Sep 19 18

Australia has its fair share of books that have been made into movies. Use the pictures to help determine the correct answers. Some answers may surprise you!
Easy
VegemiteKid gold member
Sep 19 18
408 plays
3.
match quiz  From the Small Screen to the Silver Screen cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Mar 19 17

Here's five classic television programmes that got the silver screen treatment further down the line. Just match the given stars to the correct film or television series.
Easy
eburge editor
Mar 19 17
1503 plays
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trivia quiz  On the Road - Again 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, CmdrK, May 01 14

"The road must eventually lead to the whole world" wrote Jack Kerouac in "On the Road", an American novel which became the Beatnik prehistory; it later became a movie. Let's get on the road again and see if we can dig it.
Tough
CmdrK gold member
May 01 14
279 plays
5.
photo quiz  More Hot Shots from Downunder 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Jan 18 19

Time for the second act! Use the picture clues to help work out the book that was made into a movie. All the authors of the novels are Aussies.
Easy
VegemiteKid gold member
Jan 18 19
339 plays
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trivia quiz  "Popeye" The Sailor Man 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Goober5, Sep 20 05

Test your knowledge about the sailor man:
Easy
Goober5
Sep 20 05
6924 plays
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trivia quiz  "Blood Ties" 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, kadaun, Jun 23 07

The 2007 television series "Blood Ties," is based on a series of books. These questions will cover both the TV show and the books. I hope you enjoy this quiz!
Average
kadaun
Jun 23 07
633 plays
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trivia quiz  From the Small to the Big Screen 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Vera2012, Oct 23 09

Many beloved television shows have been adapted for the silver screen. Here's a quiz about some of them.
Average
Vera2012
Oct 23 09
2730 plays
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photo quiz  TV Shows Made Into Movies 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Jun 02 17

Movies made from books seem to be hit or miss...Movies made from television programs seem a bit more on the miss side. Test your knowledge of these stories that appeared both on American TV and in movie theaters. Good luck!
Very Easy
PootyPootwell gold member
Jun 02 17
1146 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Fugitive" - The TV Series and the Movie 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Feb 13 15

I was enthralled by the TV series in the 1960s and thoroughly enjoyed the movie in the 1990s. Here are some questions to test your knowledge on the TV series (1963-67) and the movie (1993).
Average
zambesi gold member
Feb 13 15
276 plays
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trivia quiz  The Fictional Life of Borat Sagdiyev 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, lakerzz8, Dec 11 06

With the release of his new movie, Borat has gained fame that he was unable to achieve through the "Da Ali G" show. Let's see how much you really know about this fictional character!
Average
lakerzz8
Dec 11 06
2568 plays
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trivia quiz  Stephen King Movie Quotes 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, virgo3166, Jun 02 03

Stephen King has birthed some very memorable prose. Some of which have made their way to both the big and small screen. Can you guess which movie these quotes come from? Have fun!
Average
virgo3166
Jun 02 03
5595 plays
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trivia quiz  Books That Became Movies 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, cag1970, Sep 24 02

Many authors see their works go from print to screen. This quiz tests your knowledge about some famous feature films and made-for-TV films that were based on popular books.
Difficult
cag1970
Sep 24 02
8730 plays
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trivia quiz  The Railway Children 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ALPENCY, May 06 07

This was one of my favourite books as a child, as I was really fond of trains. I still am! Hope you enjoy the quiz.
Average
ALPENCY
May 06 07
753 plays
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trivia quiz  Live-Action Superheros 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, quadzilla63, Feb 18 04

This quiz is about comic book superheros as they have been portrayed in film and on television.
Average
quadzilla63
Feb 18 04
6663 plays
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trivia quiz  All About Hornblower 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bigdaddypanda, Dec 01 06

Hornblower went from a literary figure to acclaim on the small and big screen.
Average
bigdaddypanda
Dec 01 06
786 plays
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trivia quiz  "Maverick" - The TV Series and the Movie 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zambesi, Feb 18 15

The TV series (1957-62) was a western with comic overtones that made viewing very entertaining. The movie in 1994 was very similar. See if you can test your memory on the TV series and the movie.
Tough
zambesi gold member
Feb 18 15
267 plays
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trivia quiz  Horror and Sci Fi Origins - Part 1 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, suzi_greer, Aug 24 09

For each horror or sci-fi movie, choose the origin; a story was written to make the movie, a book was the basis for the movie, the main character originated in a comic book, or the main character originated in a video game.
Average
suzi_greer
Aug 24 09
855 plays
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trivia quiz  More Books That Became Movies 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, cag1970, Apr 13 03

Here is a second quiz on made-for-TV and big-screen motion pictures based on well-known (and not-so-well known) books. Enjoy!
Difficult
cag1970
Apr 13 03
4425 plays
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trivia quiz  Horror and Sci Fi Origins - Part 2 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, suzi_greer, Aug 25 09

For each horror or sci fi movie, choose the origin; a story was written to make the movie, a book was the basis for the movie, the main character originated in a comic book, or the main character originated in a video game.
Average
suzi_greer
Aug 25 09
843 plays
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photo quiz  From a Book to a Movie 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Jun 11 15

The books in this quiz have one thing in common: they are now movies.
Average
pennie1478
Jun 11 15
1212 plays
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trivia quiz  The Immortal World of "Highlander" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Zargo, Aug 31 02

This quiz covers everything "Highlander", concentrating on the original movie starring Christopher Lambert.
Average
Zargo
Aug 31 02
2313 plays
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trivia quiz  TV Series That Became Movies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Oct 08 02

A look at some old TV series that "graduated" to the big screen.
Average
robert362
Oct 08 02
13521 plays
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trivia quiz  'The First Wives Club': The Film vs. the Novel 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, youngjewdork04, Aug 23 02

Olivia Goldsmith wrote a book and Paramount made a movie. They have the same premise and the same characters, but some details got switched around. Have fun sorting out which are which!
Tough
youngjewdork04
Aug 23 02
975 plays
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trivia quiz  From the Small Screen to the Big Screen 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gamemaker, Mar 31 03

Some of the more popular tv shows from the 1950s & 60s have been made into movies some better than others. See how much you know.
Average
gamemaker
Mar 31 03
5823 plays
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trivia quiz  Movies Based on TV Shows 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Yoda, Feb 19 00

From the small screen to the silver screen test your tv IQ. Have fun!
Average
Yoda
Feb 19 00
16518 plays
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trivia quiz  Kimba the White Lion 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, lana91, Aug 21 04

This is a quiz on television shows, films, and books related to the anime lion, "Kimba".
Tough
lana91
Aug 21 04
408 plays
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trivia quiz  Over The Hills and Far Away 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, swbhoy, Apr 24 01

A diversionary tribute to the pinnacle of British period drama....The Sharpe Series. Some details may also be taken from the source material, Bernard Cornwell's excellent series of books.
Tough
swbhoy
Apr 24 01
579 plays
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