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Trivia Quiz - 1950s Movie Potpourri

How well do you remember some of the memorable films of the 1950s?

Quiz Number: 3552
Date Submitted: November 13, 2010
Quiz Categories: Movies: By Decade
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 45.5 percent
Times Taken: 702 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11

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1950s Movie Potpourri
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1. In the final scene of "Some Like Hot", what is Joe E. Ross's response when Jack Lemmon reveals he is a man?
  A.   "I'm not choosy"
  B.   "Nobody's perfect"
  C.   "Aren't we all"
  D.   "So am I"

2. In "A Streetcar Named Desire," what was Marlon Brando's character's name?
  A.   Felix
  B.   Oswald
  C.   Stanley
  D.   Oscar

3. In "Dial M For Murder," with what does Grace Kelly's character stab her attacker?
  A.   letter opener
  B.   scissors
  C.   knife
  D.   screwdriver

4. In "Witness for the Prosecution," who dies at the end of the film?
  A.   The accused
  B.   The barrister
  C.   The wife
  D.   The girlfriend

5. In the sci-fi classic "The Fly," what was the name of the scientist who became The Fly?
  A.   Andre Delambre
  B.   Tristan Delistran
  C.   Maurice Deloris
  D.   Lesley Demesley

6. In which country was the movie, "Bridge on the River Kwai" set?
  A.   Malaysia
  B.   Burma
  C.   Philippines
  D.   Thailand

7. In "The Lady and the Tramp," who were the owners of Lady?
  A.   Tom Handsome & Sweetpea
  B.   John Precious and Honey
  C.   Michael Love & Sweetheart
  D.   Jim Dear & Darling

8. What river did Bogart and Hepburn go down in the African Queen ?
  A.   Lesumba
  B.   Luanga
  C.   Limpopo
  D.   Lombongo

9. In "The King and I," what type of dance did Anna and the King perform?
  A.   waltz
  B.   fox trot
  C.   polka
  D.   two step

10. Who won an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in "I Want to Live"?
  A.   Dorothy McGuire
  B.   Susan Hayward
  C.   Vivien Leigh
  D.   Kim Novak®   

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