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Trivia Quiz - The Bible on the Silver Screen


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Quiz Number: 33
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Quiz Categories: The Bible
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: charles
Average Score: 56.4 percent
Times Taken: 192 times
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1. What controversial 1985 movie starred Richard Gere as a king of Israel?
  A.   King of Kings
  B.   Jesus of Nazareth
  C.   The Greatest Story Ever Told
  D.   King David

2. Who starred as Jesus in the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ?
  A.   Luca Lionello
  B.   James Caviezel
  C.   Mel Gibson
  D.   Nicholas Cage

3. Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments" (1956), which starred Charlton Heston as Moses, was a remake of a 1923 silent film of the same title. What celebrated director made the former film?
  A.   Hal Roach
  B.   Maurice Tourneur
  C.   F.W. Murnau
  D.   Cecil B. DeMille

4. What 1966 classic featured director John Huston both as Noah and the voice of God?
  A.   The Bible
  B.   The Robe
  C.   King of Kings
  D.   Jesus of Nazareth

5. The popular 1943 film, Song of Bernadette featured actress Linda Darnell in the part of a biblical character. Who did she play?
  A.   Mary Magdalene
  B.   Elizabeth
  C.   Mary
  D.   Sarah

6. What 1981 television movie starred Anthony Hopkins and Robert Foxworth as two disciples?
  A.   Peter and Paul
  B.   King of Kings
  C.   The Greatest Story Ever Told
  D.   Jesus of Nazareth

7. What 1932 film showed the waning Roman Empire and the expansion of the church, and featured Charles Laughton as the loathed Emperor Nero?
  A.   Lilies of the Field
  B.   The Sign of the Cross
  C.   Salome
  D.   The Green Pastures

8. What popular 1953 film, based on a novel by Lloyd Douglas, told the story of Peter and starred such actors as Richard Burton, Jean Simmons and Victor Mature.
  A.   The Greatest Story Ever Told
  B.   King of Kings
  C.   The Robe
  D.   Jesus of Nazareth

9. This 1961 film was criticized as being "too reverent" in its depiction of Jesus, played by Jeffery Hunter. What was the film?
  A.   The Greatest Story Ever Told
  B.   King of Kings
  C.   The Robe
  D.   Jesus of Nazareth

10. In the enormously popular 1965 film about the life of Jesus, The Greatest Story Ever Told, what role, with only one line of dialogue, did John Wayne play?
  A.   Barabbas
  B.   The centurion at Jesus' crucifixion
  C.   Balthazar
  D.   Theophilus


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