Quiz 027: Cinema Quiz 01

Questions

01.)Who  was the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films? 

02.)It was film that was shot almost entirely on location in Srilanka. It was based on the 1947 novel of the same name by author H E Bates, and starred Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee and Maurice Denham. The story was about a Canadian pilot serving in the Royal Air Force in Burma in the closing months of the World War II, who is battling with depression after having lost his wife. What is this film?

03.) He is best known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi (1982), for which he subsequently won the Academy Award for Best Actor and BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He also appeared as Itzhak Stern in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List (1993).name this famous actor?

04.)Only three Indian made movies have been nominated for the best foreign language film in the entire Oscar history. Two of them are Mother India and Salaam Bombay What is the third and most recent one, which was directed by Ashutosh Gowariker in 2001?

05.)Actor Brad Pitt and director Jean-Jacques Annaud were banned from entering China after they made a certain movie 1997 based on the book of the same name written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer on his experiences during the Second World War, the interim period, and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s invasion of Tibet in 1950. What is the name of this film?

06.)It is a 1927 American musical drama film directed by Alan Crosland. It is the first feature-length motion picture with not only a synchronized recorded music score but also lip-synchronous singing and speech in several isolated sequences. he film features six songs performed by Al Jolson. What is this film?

07.)Who  is the actor who portrayed Frankenstein’s monster in several films?

08.) He made his film debut in Saat Hindustani in 1969. His starring role in Zanjeer was particularly instrumental in launching him to stardom as an action-movie hero. From the 1970s through the early 1980s, he appeared in more than 100 films and dominated the silver screen with films like Trishul, Sholay and Chashme Buddoor. Name this Legendary Indian actor?

09.) He was a central figure in the New Hollywood filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His reputation as a filmmaker was cemented with the release of The Godfather (1972). The film revolutionized movie-making in the gangster genre. Who is he?

10.) He was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, “The Tramp”, and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.Name him?

Answers

01.) Sean Connery

02.) The Purple Plain

03.) Ben Kingsley

04.) Lagaan

05.) Seven Years in Tibet

06.) The Jazz Singer

07.) Borris Karloff

08.) Amitabh Bachchan

09.) Francis Ford Coppola

10.) Charlie Chaplin

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