Quiz about Pick the AFI Movie Category
Quiz about Pick the AFI Movie Category

Pick the AFI Movie Category Trivia Quiz

Here are 10 movie categories. Try to match the 10 movies to the AFI category.

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Very Easy
Avg Score
10 / 10
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Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)  
2. City Lights (1931)  
3. Raging Bull (1980)  
4. Vertigo (1958)  
Romantic Comedy
5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)  
Courtroom Drama
6. The Searchers (1956)  
7. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)  
8. The Godfather (1972)  
9. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)  
10. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)  

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Answer: Animation

This 1937 animated musical fantasy was based on the German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. It was the first full length animated feature film. Many regard this as one of Walt Disney's greatest films. The story is of a lonely princess (Snow White) who lives with her wicked stepmother who is a Queen.

The Queen is jealous of Snow White's beauty and has her sent to forest to be killed. The huntsman cannot kill her and lets her go and, while wandering through the forest, she comes across a small cottage belonging to seven adult dwarfs.

The Queen eventually casts a spell on Snow White and she falls from a cliff and is unconscious. However, Prince Charming kisses her and breaks the spell and they all re-choice as the Prince takes her to his castle.
2. City Lights (1931)

Answer: Romantic Comedy

"City Lights" (1931) is a romantic comedy and silent movie which Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed and was the star of. In the movie he is destitute and homeless and buys a flower off the flower girl (Virginia Cherrill), not realising she is blind. She mistakes him for a wealthy person.

He befriends a millionaire (Harry Meyers) who gives him $1,000 which he gives to the girl for surgery to recover her sight. He is jailed because it is assumed he stole that much money from the millionaire. On release from jail she still mistakes the tramp for the millionaire but only realises her mistake once her sight is restored.
3. Raging Bull (1980)

Answer: Sports

"Raging Bull" was an American sports drama and is based on the story of the boxer Jake LaMotta, the Italian American World Middleweight Champion. During his boxing days LaMotta was nicknamed The Bronx Bull and the Raging Bull mainly due to his style of boxing. Robert De Niro played the role of Jake LaMotta in the movie which was nominated for eight Academy Awards.

The movie was successful in winning two awards, with one being Best Actor for Robert De Niro.
4. Vertigo (1958)

Answer: Mystery

Produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, this 1958 movie was a psychological thriller with James Stewart and Kim Novak. Stewart plays the role of a former police detective who has been forced into early retirement due to the fact that he has developed acrophobia (a fear of heights) and vertigo (a false sense of movement).

He is hired as a private detective by a friend, to follow his wife who is acting very strange. Barbara Bel Geddes (better known as Miss Ellie Ewing in the TV Series "Dallas") plays the role of Stewart's ex-fiancee and friend in the movie.
5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Answer: Fantasy

"The Wizard of Oz" (1939) is a musical fantasy film which was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning two. The film is an adaption of a 1900 novel and stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale. The story is one of fantasy as Dorothy and her dog are caught up in a tornado and arrive in the land of Oz and meet some quite unusual friends.

It is the Wizard of OZ who can help them all to return to their homes.
6. The Searchers (1956)

Answer: Westerns

"The Searchers" (1956) is a western film starring John Wayne. Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) is a Civil War Confederate veteran who spends years looking for his niece (Natalie Wood) who was abducted by a band of Comanche's. After five years of searching and many betrayals and ambushes he finally finds his niece and eventually returns her to her family.
7. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Answer: Sci-Fi

"2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) is a science fiction movie which follows a voyage to Jupiter by the space craft Discovery and controlled by a sentimental computer named Hal 9000. The movie traces the evolution of man from millions of years ago to the present space age.
8. The Godfather (1972)

Answer: Gangster

"The Godfather" (1972) traces the criminal family of Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) from 1945-1955. The movie is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Mario Puzo. The movie was nominated for ten Academy Awards winning three. It was followed by sequels "The Godfather Part II" (1974) and "The Godfather Part III" (1990).
9. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Answer: Epic

This epic historical drama of 1962 is based on the life of T.E. Lawrence. The film centres around the experiences of Lawrence during WWI in the Arabian Peninsula and his friendship with Arabian desert tribes. Peter O'Toole starred as Lawrence and the movie received ten Academy Award nominations, winning seven.
10. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Answer: Courtroom Drama

This 1962 movie is based on the novel of the same name by Harper Lee. The story is about Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck), a lawyer in the south during the Depression-era, who defends a black man accused of rape. He has overcome the prejudices of his town, neighbors and family.
Source: Author zambesi

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