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Quiz about Before They Were in The Avengers
Quiz about Before They Were in The Avengers

Before They Were in "The Avengers" Quiz


A quiz dedicated to the actors and actresses of 2012's "The Avengers".

A multiple-choice quiz by _peyton21_. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
_peyton21_
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
345,823
Updated
Jul 25 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
911
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. Before he was in "The Avengers", he received two Oscar nominations. His first nomination was for starring in "The Hurt Locker", and the following year he was nominated for starring in "The Town". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Before he was in "The Avengers", he played a London detective from the 1800s twice on screen. His partner in crime was Jude Law. Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Before she was in "The Avengers", she was that "Girl with a Pearl Earring" and was "Lost in Translation". More recently, she helped Matt Damon buy a zoo. Who is she? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Before he was in "The Avengers", he played another Marvel superhero in the group The Fantastic Four twice on screen. He was Johnny Storm a.k.a. The Human Torch. Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Before she was in "The Avengers", she starred in "Shakespeare in Love" and more recently, showed off her voice in "Country Strong" and the T.V. show "Glee". Who is she? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Before he was in "The Avengers", he starred in the T.V. shows "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "The West Wing". He has had minor roles in the movies "In the Land of Women", "(500) Days of Summer", and "Mr. Popper's Penguins". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Before he was in "The Avengers", he appeared in over 100 films, including the popular "Pulp Fiction" and memorable "Snakes on a Plane". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Before he was in "The Avengers", he spent "Midnight in Paris", and was in the Best Picture nominated film "War Horse". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Before he was in "The Avengers", he received his first Oscar nomination for "The Kids Are All Right", after being stuck with Leonardo DiCaprio on "Shutter Island". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Before he was in "The Avengers", he lived Down Under. Upon coming to the United States, he had a small but important part in 2009's "Star Trek". Since then, he's been trapped in a cabin in the woods. Which part does he play in "The Avengers"? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Before he was in "The Avengers", he received two Oscar nominations. His first nomination was for starring in "The Hurt Locker", and the following year he was nominated for starring in "The Town". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Hawkeye

Jeremy Renner plays Clint Barton a.k.a. Hawkeye. He a highly skilled S.H.I.E.L.D. agent and a master with various weapons, especially a bow and arrow, in "The Avengers". Although he could be described as an "outcast", he does have one close connection with fellow Avenger Natasha Romanoff a.k.a. Black Widow, also a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. Hawkeye was previous seen in a cameo in "Thor".

Jeremy Renner. He played the leading role of Sergeant First Class William James in "The Hurt Locker", and the supporting role of Ben Affleck's "The Town" as Jem Coughlin.
2. Before he was in "The Avengers", he played a London detective from the 1800s twice on screen. His partner in crime was Jude Law. Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. plays the part of Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man in "The Avengers". Iron Man was previously seen in "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2", with a cameo in 2008's "The Incredible Hulk". Tony Stark can be described as a genius, a tycoon, an inventor, and a billionaire. When we first meet Tony Stark, he is the CEO of Stark Industries, which manufactures dangerous weapons. He created the Iron Man suit of armor while being held captive by a terrorist group. The suit of armor eventually aided in his escape.

Robert Downey Jr. first starred as Sherlock Holmes in Guy Ritchie's 2009 film "Sherlock Holmes". Jude Law played John Watson. The two actors reprised their roles in 2011's "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows".
3. Before she was in "The Avengers", she was that "Girl with a Pearl Earring" and was "Lost in Translation". More recently, she helped Matt Damon buy a zoo. Who is she?

Answer: Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson plays the part of Natasha Romanoff a.k.a Black Widow in "The Avengers". Natasha was previously seen in "Iron Man 2". Natasha is a highly trained S.H.I.E.L.D. spy.

Scarlett Johansson played Charlotte in "Lost in Translation" (2003) earning her a Golden Globe nomination. In that same year, she starred as Griet in "Girl with a Pearl Earring", earning her another Golden Globe nomination. In 2011, she starred as Kelly in "We Bought a Zoo" with Matt Damon.
4. Before he was in "The Avengers", he played another Marvel superhero in the group The Fantastic Four twice on screen. He was Johnny Storm a.k.a. The Human Torch. Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Captain America

Chris Evans plays Steve Rogers a.k.a. Captain America in "The Avengers." Captain America was previously seen in "Captain America: The First Avenger." Steve Rogers was a solider in World War II. During the war, he was given a super-soldier serum containing "vita-rays" that increased his physicality. While trying to stop enemies from using weapons of mass destruction, Captain America crashes an air craft into the Arctic. He awakes after being frozen for 70 years.

Before suiting up as Captain America, Chris Evans was Johnny Storm, alongside Jessica Alba, Ioan Gruffudd, and Michael Chiklis, in 2005's "Fantastic Four" and its sequel, 2007's "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer".
5. Before she was in "The Avengers", she starred in "Shakespeare in Love" and more recently, showed off her voice in "Country Strong" and the T.V. show "Glee". Who is she?

Answer: Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow plays the role of Pepper Potts in "The Avengers". Pepper Potts was previously seen in "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2". Pepper Potts is the personal assistant of Tony Stark (a.k.a. Iron Man). Pepper is very smart and level-headed, and has a growing romantic relationship with Tony.

In 1999, Gwyneth Paltrow won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Viola De Lesseps in "Shakespeare in Love" (1998). She sang for her role in 2010's "Country Strong", and won an Emmy for appearing in "Glee" as Holly Holliday.
6. Before he was in "The Avengers", he starred in the T.V. shows "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "The West Wing". He has had minor roles in the movies "In the Land of Women", "(500) Days of Summer", and "Mr. Popper's Penguins". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Agent Phil Coulson

Clark Gregg plays Agent Phil Coulson in "The Avengers". Agent Phil Coulson was previously seen in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", and "Thor". Agent Coulson is apart of the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization. He is described as a very disciplined and smart man.

Clark Gregg played Richard in "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and as another agent, FBI Special Agent Mike Casper, in "The West Wing".
7. Before he was in "The Avengers", he appeared in over 100 films, including the popular "Pulp Fiction" and memorable "Snakes on a Plane". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Nick Fury (S.H.I.E.L.D)

Samuel L. Jackson plays the role of Nick Fury in "The Avengers". Nick Fury was previously seen in "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2", with cameos in "Thor" and "Captain America: The First Avenger". Nick Fury is the director of the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization. He is the one who recruits Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye to form the Avengers, in the "Avenger Initiative".

Samuel L. Jackson starred as Neville Flynn in 2006's "Snakes on a Plane" and as Jules Winnfield in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 crime film "Pulp Fiction".
8. Before he was in "The Avengers", he spent "Midnight in Paris", and was in the Best Picture nominated film "War Horse". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Loki

Tom Hiddleston plays Loki in "The Avengers". Loki was previously seen in "Thor". Loki, who is among the race of Frost Giants from Jotunheim, grew up in Asgard with his adoptive brother, Thor. He is described as mischievous and a master of magic. He is very well skilled in teleportation.

Before playing the mischievous Loki, Tom Hiddleston played F. Scott Fitzgerald in Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Captain Nicholls in Steven Spielberg's "War Horse". Both films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
9. Before he was in "The Avengers", he received his first Oscar nomination for "The Kids Are All Right", after being stuck with Leonardo DiCaprio on "Shutter Island". Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: The Hulk

Mark Ruffalo plays Bruce Banner a.k.a. The Hulk in "The Avengers". Unlike the rest of the main cast of "The Avengers", this will be Mark Ruffalo's first time playing this character. Bruce Banner is a genius scientist. After gamma radiation exposure, he develops a condition that makes him transform into a giant, green monster when he loses his temper.

Before playing The Hulk, Mark Ruffalo starred as Chuck Aule in 2010's "Shutter Island". Later that year, he played Paul in "The Kids Are All Right" alongside Julianne Moore and Annette Bening.
10. Before he was in "The Avengers", he lived Down Under. Upon coming to the United States, he had a small but important part in 2009's "Star Trek". Since then, he's been trapped in a cabin in the woods. Which part does he play in "The Avengers"?

Answer: Thor

Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in "The Avengers". Thor is the god of thunder from Asgard. He is physically very strong, and is well trained in combat. His source of power is Mjolnir, his hammer.

Before playing Thor, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth played George Kirk in J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek". After that, he played a part in 2012's mystery thriller "A Cabin in the Woods".
Source: Author _peyton21_

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