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Quiz about The Godfather
Quiz about The Godfather

"The Godfather" Trivia Quiz


One of the greatest novels that I've read in quite a while!

A multiple-choice quiz by LadyCaitriona. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
50,484
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
20
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
14 / 20
Plays
5681
Awards
Top 5% quiz!
Last 3 plays: Guest 74 (18/20), Guest 176 (11/20), Guest 174 (4/20).
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Question 1 of 20
1. First, an appetizer question: Who wrote "The Godfather"? Hint


Question 2 of 20
2. Which of these characters is the Don at the beginning of the book? Hint


Question 3 of 20
3. What is unusual about Tom Hagen being chosen for Don Corleone's "consigliori"? Hint


Question 4 of 20
4. Who is the famous singer/movie star/producer? Hint


Question 5 of 20
5. With which of the Five Families does Virgil Solozzo claim to have ties? Hint


Question 6 of 20
6. What is the correct name of Johnny Fontane's close friend? Hint


Question 7 of 20
7. What is the name of the Sicilian village where Don Corleone was born?

Answer: (This is an important part of the book!)
Question 8 of 20
8. What is the name of Michael Corleone's first wife? Hint


Question 9 of 20
9. What is the name of the mafia Family that lends its members out as hostages? Hint


Question 10 of 20
10. The story takes place entirely within New York City, true or false?


Question 11 of 20
11. What is the name of the restaurant where Michael Corleone kills Sollozzo and Captain McCluskey? Hint


Question 12 of 20
12. When exiled in Sicily, Michael Corleone learned a lot about his roots. What did he discover the word "mafia" meant, before it became the name for the secret organization? Hint


Question 13 of 20
13. Who betrayed Michael in Sicily? Hint


Question 14 of 20
14. What is the Italian term for the "law of silence"? Hint


Question 15 of 20
15. What happens to a member of the Family if he is put in jail? Hint


Question 16 of 20
16. Which of Don Corleone's caporegimes, Clemenza or Tessio, turns out to be a traitor?

Answer: (Clemenza or Tessio)
Question 17 of 20
17. What job does Fredo have in Las Vegas? Hint


Question 18 of 20
18. Johnny Fontane's sore throat turned out to be caused by what? Hint


Question 19 of 20
19. Which actor famously portrayed Vito Corleone in the movie adaptation of "The Godfather"? Hint


Question 20 of 20
20. Which movie songwriter wrote the theme to the movie adaptation of "The Godfather"? Hint



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Most Recent Scores
Feb 19 2024 : Guest 74: 18/20
Feb 15 2024 : Guest 176: 11/20
Feb 15 2024 : Guest 174: 4/20
Feb 15 2024 : Guest 174: 4/20
Feb 12 2024 : Guest 4: 9/20
Feb 12 2024 : Guest 170: 13/20
Feb 12 2024 : Guest 73: 10/20
Feb 12 2024 : Guest 98: 19/20
Feb 11 2024 : EA901: 14/20

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. First, an appetizer question: Who wrote "The Godfather"?

Answer: Mario Puzo

Puzo was born in New York City, New York, and studied writing at Columbia University. "The Godfather" is Puzo's third novel, the first and second being "The Dark Arena" and "The Fortunate Pilgrim", respectively.
2. Which of these characters is the Don at the beginning of the book?

Answer: Vito Corleone

Santino (Sonny), Frederico (Fred, Fredo), and Michael (Mike) are Vito's children.
3. What is unusual about Tom Hagen being chosen for Don Corleone's "consigliori"?

Answer: He is not Sicilian.

Tom Hagen is German-Irish. Although he is not a Corleone originally, he is considered part of the greater Family, as was Genco Abbandando, his predecessor. He was informally adopted into the Corleone family by Don Vito as a son.
4. Who is the famous singer/movie star/producer?

Answer: Johnny Fontane

Luca Brasi was a strong-arm for the Corleones, later replaced by Albert Neri. Rocco Lampone repalced Paulie Gatto after the latter was found to be treacherous. Carlo Rizzi is Constanzia Corleone's husband, later found to be responsible for her brother, Santino's, death.
5. With which of the Five Families does Virgil Solozzo claim to have ties?

Answer: Tattaglia

Headed by Don Phillip Tattaglia.
6. What is the correct name of Johnny Fontane's close friend?

Answer: Nino

He is Nino Valenti.
7. What is the name of the Sicilian village where Don Corleone was born?

Answer: Corleone

Vito Corleone was actually born Vito Andolini, but changed it when he came to America to preserve some tie with his native village. Corleone is a real city in Sicily! It's located in the north-western part of the island, between Bisacquino in the south, and Ficuzza in the north.
8. What is the name of Michael Corleone's first wife?

Answer: Apollonia

He meets her by chance while resting on a hilltop. Kay Adams is his second wife.
9. What is the name of the mafia Family that lends its members out as hostages?

Answer: Bocchicchio

10. The story takes place entirely within New York City, true or false?

Answer: False

It also has parts in Sicily (Michael's exile), Hollywood, and Las Vegas.
11. What is the name of the restaurant where Michael Corleone kills Sollozzo and Captain McCluskey?

Answer: Luna Azure

12. When exiled in Sicily, Michael Corleone learned a lot about his roots. What did he discover the word "mafia" meant, before it became the name for the secret organization?

Answer: place of refuge

13. Who betrayed Michael in Sicily?

Answer: Fabrizzio

14. What is the Italian term for the "law of silence"?

Answer: omerta

15. What happens to a member of the Family if he is put in jail?

Answer: The Family takes care of his wife and children.

Just like a regular family would.
16. Which of Don Corleone's caporegimes, Clemenza or Tessio, turns out to be a traitor?

Answer: Tessio

Tessio figures he has more to gain by selling out.
17. What job does Fredo have in Las Vegas?

Answer: Hotel manager

He manages the hotel side of a hotel and casino owned by the Corleones.
18. Johnny Fontane's sore throat turned out to be caused by what?

Answer: Warts

He was overjoyed to get his singing voice back!
19. Which actor famously portrayed Vito Corleone in the movie adaptation of "The Godfather"?

Answer: Marlon Brando

Pacino played Michael Corleone, Duvall played Tom Hagen, and Russo played Carlo Rizzi.
20. Which movie songwriter wrote the theme to the movie adaptation of "The Godfather"?

Answer: Nino Rota

Source: Author LadyCaitriona

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