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Trivia Quiz - Taps: Movie Basics

See what you remember about the film, "Taps".

Quiz Number: 3611
Date Submitted: November 29, 2010
Quiz Categories: Drama Movies
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: FRANKL1965
Average Score: 65.2 percent
Times Taken: 33 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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Taps Movie Basics
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1. Which novel was the screenplay for the film based upon?
  A.   Blood Honor
  B.   Father Sky
  C.   The Corps
  D.   Honor Bound

2. At which fictional military academy does the film take place?
  A.   East Point
  B.   Fork Academy
  C.   Bunker Hill
  D.   Fox Ridge

3. Why did the cadets decide to take over the academy?
  A.   The academy was going to shut down
  B.   They wanted better conditions
  C.   The wanted General Bache replaced
  D.   They wanted imprisioned cadets freed

4. Timothy Hutton was nominated for which award for his role in the film?
  A.   Golden Globe
  B.   Razzie
  C.   Academy Award
  D.   Screen Actors Guild Award

5. How many demands were made by Timothy Hutton's character, Cadet Major Brian Moreland, to avoid the takeover of the academy?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

6. Which actor did NOT appear in the film?
  A.   Tom Cruise
  B.   Ralph Macchio
  C.   Evan Handler
  D.   Sean Penn

7. Many of the film's exterior shots were taken on which famous site of the American Continental Army's military camp during the American Revolutionary War?
  A.   Petersburg
  B.   Valley Forge
  C.   Great Bridge
  D.   Fort Sumter

8. What color were the berets worn by the cadets?
  A.   Red
  B.   Blue
  C.   Gray
  D.   Green

9. Which actor played General Harlan Bache?
  A.   Ronny Cox
  B.   George C. Scott
  C.   Martin Sheen
  D.   Christopher Walken

10. Which cadet carries Cadet Major Brian Moreland's mortally wounded body out of the academy toward the end of the film?
  A.   Cadet Captain Alex Dwyer
  B.   Cadet Lieutenant Edward West
  C.   Cadet Plebe Derek
  D.   Cadet Captain David Shawn®   

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