American Film History - Unit One

Question 1 of 12

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Who does Gov. Swann want his daughter to marry?

Select one of the following:

  • Jack Sparrow

  • Will Turner

  • Commodore Norrington

  • Ambassador Smith

Question 2 of 12

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How is it established at the beginning of the film that Jack Sparrow is a pirate?

Select one of the following:

  • He is flying a pirate flag from the mast of his boat.

  • He has a patch on one eye and a parrot on his shoulder.

  • He takes off his hat in honor of the pirate corpses hanging at the entrance of the bay.

  • He shows his Pirate’s Union (PU) membership card to the two guards on the pier.

Question 3 of 12

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What is the Pirate’s Code in regard to dangerous situations?

Select one of the following:

  • “Leave no man behind.”

  • “Any man who falls behind gets left behind.”

  • “Any man who falls behind forfeits their share of loot.”

  • “Every man for himself.”

Question 4 of 12

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Where do Will Turner and Jack Sparrow have their first sword fight?

Select one of the following:

  • In the governor’s mansion.

  • In a blacksmith’s shop.

  • On the pier.

  • In a tavern.

Question 5 of 12

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Which of the following was NOT a nickname for Jean Lafitte?

Select one of the following:

  • The Pirate of Death.

  • The Corsair.

  • The Terror of the Gulf.

  • The Buccaneer.

Question 6 of 12

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The rival tornado-chasing group in Twister is introduced by the screenwriter to provide what?

Select one of the following:

  • Needed scientific clarification.

  • Extra conflict.

  • Slapstick comic relief.

  • Story resolution.

Question 7 of 12

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How does Dorothy “fly”?

Select one of the following:

  • By releasing a large number of sensors into the funnel cloud.

  • By firing a small rocket engine.

  • When it is dropped from a low-flying plane into the tornado.

  • It never does “fly.”

Question 8 of 12

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Rev. Scott’s plan is to escape the sinking boat by doing what?

Select one of the following:

  • Going on deck and firing a flare.

  • Walking to the bow where he hopes to flag down another ship.

  • Exiting through the propeller shaft compartment.

  • Blasting a hole through the hull.

Question 9 of 12

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Why don’t all the passengers in the ballroom follow Rev. Scott’s group to safety?

Select one of the following:

  • He only invites his friends to come along.

  • A crewmember orders everyone to “stay put” to wait for help.

  • Few passengers trust Rev. Scott because he is a known criminal.

  • Only fit, athletic people can make the climb up the Christmas tree.

Question 10 of 12

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What is the name for the process used to combine elements from two different shots in which a plate is placed in front of the camera in order to prevent portions of the film from being exposed?

Select one of the following:

  • Matting

  • Motion Capture

Question 11 of 12

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What is the term for the process of recording the movement of a real object and mapping it onto a computer-generated image?

Select one of the following:

  • Matting

  • Motion Capture

Question 12 of 12

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Are the fires burning in the engine room in "The Poseidon Adventure" a visual or mechanical effect?

Select one of the following:

  • Visual

  • Mechanical

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