Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Leonard Maltin
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2, Walt Disney.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did McCay prefer to make appearances?
(a) Film sets.
(b) Broadway musicals.
(c) Vaudeville.
(d) Poetry readings.

2. Which of the following adjectives describes Disney's early career?
(a) Intense.
(b) Casual.
(c) Rocky.
(d) Successful.

3. What was Disney able to do well that others could not?
(a) Create settings vital to character development.
(b) Mix cartoon with live-action.
(c) Mix drama and comedy.
(d) Create interesting characters.

4. Who is described as a "legendary animator and entrepreneur" in the beginning of animation?
(a) McCay.
(b) Bray.
(c) Disney.
(d) Lantz.

5. What was Disney's first animated feature?
(a) Fantasia.
(b) Newman's Laugh-O-Grams.
(c) Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
(d) Steamboat Willie.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following best describes Disney's work ethic?

2. When did Disney's focus move to his theme parks?

3. What was McCay's first feature?

4. What did McCay begin as?

5. What was the number of workers that picketed Disney's studio while on strike?

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