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Trivia Quiz - 1980s Movie Potpourri

How well do you remember some of the memorable films of the 1980s?

Quiz Number: 3551
Date Submitted: November 13, 2010
Quiz Categories: Movies: By Decade
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 49.3 percent
Times Taken: 156 times
Taken by Registered Users: 16

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1980s Movie Potpourri
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1. In "A Fish Called Wanda," what language provoked a sexual frenzy in Wanda?
  A.   French
  B.   Italian
  C.   German
  D.   Greek

2. In the final scene of "An Officer and a Gentleman" what was being made in the factory?
  A.   paper napkins
  B.   hand towel
  C.   paper bags
  D.   paper plates

3. In "Beverly Hills Cop," from which city did Axel Foley hail?
  A.   Washington
  B.   New York
  C.   Las Vegas
  D.   Detroit

4. In the final scene of "Dead Poets Society," who first stood on their desk?
  A.   Mr Meeks
  B.   Mr Overstreet
  C.   Mr Pitts
  D.   Mr Anderson

5. What was Clint Eastwood's character's name in "Pale Rider?
  A.   Josh
  B.   Eddie
  C.   Preacher
  D.   Slim

6. In "Poltergeist," what was the name of the evil spirit possessing the house?
  A.   The Grand Satan
  B.   The Beast
  C.   The Evil
  D.   The Demon

7. In "Good Morning Vietnam," what was Adrian's last name?
  A.   Bornhoffer
  B.   Krakauer
  C.   Cronauer
  D.   Cornhoffer

8. In "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," which Star Wars character did E.T. see on his Halloween walk?
  A.   Chewbacca
  B.   Yoda
  C.   Jabba The Hut
  D.   Wicket

9. In "Raiders of the Lost Ark," what was the Ark said to contain?
  A.   The original Ten Commandments
  B.   The Holy Grail
  C.   The nails from the original cross
  D.   Pieces of Noah’s Ark

10. In "Xanadu," what was Xanadu?
  A.   Karaoke Club
  B.   Disco
  C.   Night Club
  D.   Roller Disco®   

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