Flashback: A Brief History of Film Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of of the following was not one of the associate companies of the commercial conglomerates that helped keep the American film industry from floundering in the sixties?
(a) Publishing.
(b) Television.
(c) Music.
(d) Theatrical.

2. Who revolutionized the way films were shot on-location through such "studios on wheels" such as the Cinemobile Mark IV?
(a) David Lynch.
(b) Ingmar Bergman.
(c) Fouad Said.
(d) Alfred Hitchcock.

3. What is the other term for the Angry Young Man movement?
(a) Uprising Cockney.
(b) Chekhovian absurdity.
(c) Pinter Pause realism.
(d) Kitchen Sink realism.

4. Who replaced Czechoslovakia's government, obliterating their film industry?
(a) Soviet Union.
(b) United States.
(c) Northern Africa.
(d) Germany.

5. What movement is credited with the influx of women in positions of power in the film industry?
(a) Anti-censorship lobbying.
(b) Civil rights.
(c) Feminism.
(d) Immigration rights.

6. In France's New Wave, filmmakers experimented with mixing _____.
(a) Genres.
(b) Languages.
(c) Scripts.
(d) Location shoots.

7. What was the name of France's sudden revitalization in their film industry in the 1950s?
(a) Golden Era.
(b) Film du Prince.
(c) Cinema Noir.
(d) New Wave.

8. What became the new standard screen ratio for films in the 1950s?
(a) 1.85 to 1.
(b) 2.15 to 1.
(c) 16 to 3.
(d) 21 to 5.

9. Which of the following was not one of the major national movements in America during the 1970s?
(a) Nationalism.
(b) Feminism.
(c) Marxism.
(d) Populism.

10. Which of the following directors was not one the greats in 1940s Italy?
(a) Vittorio de Sica.
(b) Roberto Rossellini.
(c) Cesare Zavattini.
(d) Vincent Minnelli.

11. In America during the late 1960s, what was the general mood of the youth?
(a) Pro-government.
(b) Severe ennui.
(c) Conscientious objectors.
(d) Anti-establishment.

12. Why did 1950s allow independent filmmakers in America to practice their craft more openly?
(a) Many directors quit the industry after the war.
(b) The war forced studios to allow low-budget films to flourish.
(c) Film audiences went to television.
(d) Underground artists became mainstream.

13. Which Eastern European country became a strong force in the international film community in the sixties?
(a) Russia.
(b) Siberia.
(c) Yugoslavia.
(d) Czechoslavakia.

14. In what year was the Production Code revised in the decade following World War II?
(a) 1958.
(b) 1956.
(c) 1954.
(d) 1952.

15. What was the focus of Russian documentaries after World War II, as ordered by Stalin?
(a) Russian nationalism.
(b) Sweeping epics.
(c) Entertainment.
(d) Historical dramas.

Short Answer Questions

1. What sort of music became popular for movie soundtracks in the sixties?

2. Which of the following was not one of the main focuses of American cinema in the 1980s?

3. Which decade is considered the beginning of Japan's Golden Age in cinema?

4. What British comedy troupe had a cinematic bright spot for their country's struggling film industry?

5. Upon what were the greatest works of entertainment in Britain focused in the seventies?

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