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Quiz about Movie History
Quiz about Movie History

Movie History Trivia Quiz


This is for you movie buffs. If you are, then it is an easy quiz. Have fun!

A multiple-choice quiz by finlady. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
finlady
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
36,142
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
4518
Last 3 plays: Guest 108 (8/10), Guest 68 (6/10), Guest 156 (5/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In 1921, what was Charlie Chaplin's first feature? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. In 1927, what movie broke 'the silence', the first 'Talkie'. with the words, 'Wait a minute! Wait a minute, you ain't heard nothin' yet'? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. In 1930, what movie did Greta Garbo talk in for the first time? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What movie won an Oscar for Best Picture of 1939? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What movie produced in 1940, was considered Alfred Hitchcock's funniest film? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What film was based on the life of newspaper tycoon, William Randolph Hearst? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. In 1952, what was the first full length colour 3-D movie? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. In 1955, what movie introduced the song, 'Rock Around the Clock'? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. In 1962, what studio was the first to be purchased by a conglomerate? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What movie received the Oscar for Best Picture of 1964? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In 1921, what was Charlie Chaplin's first feature?

Answer: The Kid

2. In 1927, what movie broke 'the silence', the first 'Talkie'. with the words, 'Wait a minute! Wait a minute, you ain't heard nothin' yet'?

Answer: The Jazz Singer

Al Jolson starred in 'The Jazz Singer', the first 'Talkie'.
3. In 1930, what movie did Greta Garbo talk in for the first time?

Answer: Anna Christie

Talkies were new and the sound was full of static.
4. What movie won an Oscar for Best Picture of 1939?

Answer: Gone With the Wind

5. What movie produced in 1940, was considered Alfred Hitchcock's funniest film?

Answer: Foreign Correspondent

'Foreign Correspondence' was made to make Americans aware of the 'Nazi Menace' in Europe. It turned out to be Hitchcock's funniest film.
6. What film was based on the life of newspaper tycoon, William Randolph Hearst?

Answer: Citizen Kane

Hearst did not like this, and would not allow his papers to promote the film. The film failed miserably, but is now considered one of the greatest films ever made.
7. In 1952, what was the first full length colour 3-D movie?

Answer: Bwana Devil

8. In 1955, what movie introduced the song, 'Rock Around the Clock'?

Answer: Blackboard Jungle

9. In 1962, what studio was the first to be purchased by a conglomerate?

Answer: Universal

It was acquired by MCA. It was the first of many studios to be bought.
10. What movie received the Oscar for Best Picture of 1964?

Answer: My Fair Lady

Source: Author finlady

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