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  10 Brokeback Mountain Questions   top quiz  
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Here are some questions about the Golden-Globe- and Oscar-winning 2005 film about a couple of cowboys working through a complex relationship.
Average, 10 Qns, enfranklopedia, Jul 18 06
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  "Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?   top quiz  
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This movie touched me deeply. It is an emotional and heart-wrenching tale...a true masterpiece.
Average, 10 Qns, bexallround, Mar 09 08
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  Test yourself! Brokeback Mountain Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
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Here is quiz to see if you were paying attention to the film.
Easier, 10 Qns, wicca_rules20, Jul 18 06
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  Salu's Movie Picks: 'Brokeback Mountain' (2005)    
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This quiz is about the stunning movie 'Brokeback Mountain'.
Easier, 10 Qns, Saleo, Feb 05 16
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  10 Questions about Brokeback Mountain   great trivia quiz  
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"Brokeback Mountain" is one of my favourite films of all time. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did and I hope you like this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, 02hicksone, Jan 07 21
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  Who Played Me in "Brokeback Mountain"?    
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In this quiz, I will describe a character from the film, "Brokeback Mountain", and you tell me who played him or her. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, CAGuy0206, May 17 11
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  Take this Brokeback Mountain Quiz    
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I absolutely loved this movie! I hope you enjoyed it too!
Easier, 10 Qns, Callie415, Jul 18 06
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  10 Questions on Brokeback Mountain    
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This is about the great movie, "Brokeback Mountain"! I hope you'll like it. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Cuvea, Apr 20 10
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Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar are the ranch hands on Brokeback. Who obviously initiates their romantic relationship?

From Quiz ""Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?"

Brokeback Mountain Trivia Questions

1. Who directed 'Brokeback Mountain'?

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Salu's Movie Picks: 'Brokeback Mountain' (2005)

Answer: Ang Lee

The movie was directed by Ang Lee who was born in Taiwan. Ang Lee won the Oscar for directing this movie. He also won an Oscar for directing the movie 'Life of Pi'. His movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Ang Lee has directed other movies such as 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Hulk'. 'Brokeback Mountain' was written by Diana Ossana and Larry McMurtry. They also won the Oscar for the screenplay. Gustavo Santaolalla composed the beautiful Oscar winning score to this movie. The movie itself was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars but lost to 'Crash'.

2. Who was the director of the movie?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Ang Lee

Ang Lee has directed other movies such as "Sense and Sensibility", "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Hulk". As his name suggest, he is from Taiwan, but now works in the U.S.

3. Where is Brokeback Mountain?

From Quiz "Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?

Answer: Wyoming

Brokeback Mountain is in Wyoming and is the place which sets the basis of the movie. It is also near the home of Ennis Del Mar. This is the place where Jack and Ennis meet after being employed by Joe Agguire. After they leave here, Jack and Ennis don't see each other for four years.

4. What was the name of Ennis's wife?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Alma

Ennis was married to Alma and they had two children - Alma Jr and Jenny. In the short story Jenny was called Francine. They later got divorced and he dated a woman named Cassie for a while. Jack's wife was Lureen.

5. What is the name of the character Heath Ledger plays?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Ennis Del Mar

Heath Ledger plays the quiet, good-looking Ennis Del Mar in the award winning film "Brokeback Mountain". We first see him in Signal when he is waiting for a someone to come and give him a job.

6. When I first heard the buzz about "Brokeback Mountain", I assumed that the film was going to be set in the Old West (say, the 1870s). I was way off! According to a title card we see at the beginning of the film, in what year does the plot begin?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: 1963

As Ennis Del Mar hops out of a truck, a title card tells us that it is 1963. By the end of the film, it's almost twenty years later, according to Ennis' dialogue.

7. What was the name of Heath Ledger's character?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Ennis Del Mar

Jack Twist was played by Jack Gyllenhaal ("October Sky"), and Joe Aguirre was the character played by Randy Quaid. Ennis Del Mar married Alma, and they had two children; daughters Alma Jr. and Jenny. He kept his affair with Jack Twist a secret from his family by telling them that he and Jack went on fishing trips.

8. Heath Ledger plays Ennis Del Mar and Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jack Twist. In which place do both Ennis and Jack go looking for work and end up working together?

From Quiz Salu's Movie Picks: 'Brokeback Mountain' (2005)

Answer: Wyoming

The movie begins in 1963 in Wyoming. Both Jack and Ennis come to the office of Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) to look for work. He hires them to herd his sheep up in the mountains through the summer. They both agree to this work after he gives them a set of instructions. Outside Joe's office, Ennis and Jack introduce themselves to each other. Both of them then go and have a drink at a bar and Jack tells Ennis that he has done this type of work before. They then talk for a bit about themselves and then prepare to leave for work. Heath Ledger has appeared in movies such as 'The Dark Knight' and 'Monster's Ball'. Jake Gyllenhaal has appeared in movies such as 'Southpaw' and 'Nightcrawler'.

9. When waiting for Joe Aguirre, in the beginning of the movie, what is Jack doing?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: shaving

Jack's standing at his truck, shaving, when Aguirre arrives. This is in the very beginning of the movie, and Ennis and Jack have not even introduced themselves to each other yet.

10. Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar are the ranch hands on Brokeback. Who obviously initiates their romantic relationship?

From Quiz "Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?

Answer: Jack

Ennis comes into the tent to keep warm and Jack takes his arm, wrapping it round him, which is unexpected. This starts their twenty-year long affair. Jack is a very upfront person but Ennis is much more guarded. While Jack quickly accepts their romantic relationship, Ennis appears to constantly be in denial about it. This movie follows the life of both Jack and Ennis, not only on Brokeback Mountain, but afterwards when they are married with families.

11. What instrument did Ennis play during their first summer on Brokeback Mountain?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: None

Jack was the one who played a harmonica during that first summer. Ennis jokingly complained about it. Here is a bit of interesting trivia - the song Jack played (rather badly) was "He Was a Friend of Mine", by Willie Nelson. This was the same song which played during the end credits.

12. What is the name of the character that Jake Gyllenhaal plays?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Jack Twist

Jake Gyllenhaal plays the exciting, and playful Jack Twist, in the movie. He is also called "Rodeo" by his wife's father. We first see him waiting for a job at the same place as Ennis.

13. In which U.S. state is the titular Brokeback Mountain located?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Wyoming

The opening title card, in addition to giving us the year, also gives us a location: Signal, Wyoming. There are also numerous references in dialogue placing Brokeback Mountain, the setting for most of Jack and Ennis' liaisons, in Wyoming.

14. What was the name of Jake Gyllenhaal's character?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Jack Twist

Heath Ledger played Ennis Del Mar and Homer Hickam was the character played by Jake Gyllenhaal in "October Sky". After the summer on Brokeback Mountain with Ellis, Jack went back to work for his father at the rodeo, where he met his wife, Lureen.

15. When Jack and Ennis are about to return from Brokeback Mountain, they end up fighting. Jack gives Ennis a bloody nose, that makes him punch Jack. Where does he punch him?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: In the face

The fight leaves Ennis with a bloody shirt, which he thinks he has lost. Later in the movie, after the death of Jack, he finds it at Jack's parents' home, in his old room.

16. Who plays Joe Aguirre?

From Quiz "Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?

Answer: Randy Quaid

Joe Aguirre is the employer of Ennis and Jack while they are on Brokeback Mountain. Randy Quaid has also been in films such as "Not Another Teen Movie" and appeared in nineteen episodes of "Saturday Night Live." Joe Aguirre is a very aggressively mannered man who confronts Jack about his and Ennis's relationship. Joe is a large man who appears to get everyone to do his work for him, while he's rarely satisfied with the job they do.

17. Above which establishment did Ennis and Alma live in Riverton?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Laundrette

To start with, the couple lived out of town on a small ranch but Alma pursuaded Ennis to move into town so that the children would have others to play with. Ennis obviously didn't like living in the town very much.

18. Who plays Alma Del Mar?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Michelle Williams

The great actress Michelle Williams plays the fantastic Alma del Mar who is married to Ennis Del Mar. We are introduced to Alma when she is getting married to Ennis after he comes back from the mountain.

19. Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) meet while working as a two-man sheep-herding team up on Brokeback Mountain. Which man clearly initiates their first romantic encounter?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Jack & Jack Twist & Twist

On a very cold night that finds the two men sharing a small tent, Jack takes Ennis' hand and draws his arm across his own torso in an attempt to "spoon". Ennis awakens and initially responds angrily, even violently...but Jack quickly makes his amorous intentions clear, and Ennis responds in kind.

20. Who was the first person to know of the relationship between Ennis and Jack?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Joe Aguirre

Joe Aguirre was played by Randy Quaid. When Jack returned for a second summer on Brokeback Mountain, he was turned away by Joe. Joe told him that he saw what he and Ennis did while they were supposed to be working. Alma saw them when Jack first went to Wyoming to visit Ennis.

21. Who did not star in the movie?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes liked the story so much though, that he contacted three different directors about starring in the film, but obviously he was unsuccessful, and didn't land a role in the movie. He has starred in other movies such as "Shakespeare in Love". Randy Quaid played Joe Aguirre, Linda Cardellini played Cassie and Anna Faris played Lashawn.

22. Who is the first to find out about Jack and Ennis?

From Quiz "Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?

Answer: Joe Agguire

Joe Aguirre is spying through binoculars and sees them play-fighting, shirtless. He later confronts Jack about this when Jack goes back to Brokeback Mountain the next year looking for work. Joe is seen only quite briefly in this film. He employs Jack and Ennis, getting them to do all the work for him, and he is not afraid to cut across rules and regulations to make a profit. This is shown when he orders Jack to sleep out with the sheep the whole summer he is up on Brokeback.

23. What nationality were the shepherds whose sheep got mixed up with Jack and Ennis's sheep?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Chilean

Jack and Ennis had to look after 1000 sheep for Joe Aguirre. They got mixed up with some Chilean sheep and the boys spent all day separating them.

24. Who is the director of this award winning movie?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Ang Lee

The director of "Brokeback Mountain" is Ang Lee. Ang Lee won Best Director at the Academy Awards. He has also directed films such as "Hulk" and "Chosen".

25. Jack liked the fact that I was a rodeo rider. We eventually married. Who played me?

From Quiz Who Played Me in "Brokeback Mountain"?

Answer: Anne Hathaway

Hathaway was cast as Lureen Newsome in "Brokeback Mountain". After Jack was denied an opportunity to work on Brokeback Mountain one summer, he met a rodeo rider named Lureen Newsome down in Texas, at a rodeo event. One night, Lureen went over to talk to Jack while he sat in a bar and asked him why he was waiting to speak with her. Jack eventually did talk with her and the two shared a dance at the bar. Right as they got outside, they began to make love and this blossomed into a relationship. The two ended up marrying but eventually Lureen divorced Jack, after she realized he was still attracted to Ennis. Right after Lureen's marriage to Jack ended, she took a job working for her father's business. In another scene in the movie, Lureen became friends with Randall and Lashawn. Hathaway starred in the movies, "The Devil Wears Prada", "The Princess Diaries" and "Bride Wars".

26. When Ennis and Alma divorced, Ennis started dating another woman. Who was she?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Cassie

Cassie and Ennis dated for a while, but Ennis never really paid that much attention to her. Later Cassie found Ennis at a diner and she told him how much she really loved him, and that he had actually really hurt her.

27. After not seeing each other for four years Jack sends Ennis a postcard. He asks to meet up. What does Ennis reply?

From Quiz "Brokeback Mountain", How Well Do You Know It?

Answer: "You bet."

He sends a postcard back saying "You bet". He attempts to hide the real meaning of the note from his wife Alma, telling her that they "used to be fishing buddies". Jack arrives a few days later and their affair begins again, which they try to hide from their wives. This doesn't work as Alma sees them kissing passionately. She keeps this to herself for many years.

28. In which state was Brokeback Mountain located?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Wyoming

The subtitle at the beginning of the film said "Signal, Wyoming, 1963". This was the place where Ennis and Jack met. After the first summer, they never went back to Brokeback Mountain but met up in places nearby.

29. What are Ennis and Alma's daughters called?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: Alma Jr and Jenny

Ennis and Alma Del Mar have two daughters together. They are called Alma Jr and Jenny. We first see them when Ennis comes home from work and he goes to see the girls and comfort them. Ennis and Alma seem very happy that they have two beautiful girls.

30. The father of Jack's wife Lureen (Anne Hathaway) is a very successful man. What does he do for a living?

From Quiz Brokeback Mountain

Answer: He sells farm equipment.

Jack winds up working for his father-in-law, selling combines, tractors, and the like. Lureen also works in the family business, apparently as a bookkeeper.

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