Quiz of ‘The Firsts’

We haven’t rolled out a quiz for quite a while. So here is one, and it even has a theme. “The Firsts”. Wondering what it means? You’ll soon find out as we throw eight ‘first’ questions at you. Here we go!

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Q1. Which was the first movie to win an Oscar for Best Picture?

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A. Wings (1927), a silent war film, won the Academy Award for Outstanding Picture (as the award was called then) at the ceremony held in 1929

Q2. Which was the first movie to earn more than $1 billion in box-office receipts worldwide?

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A. Titanic (1997)

Q3. Which was the first film where Charlie Chaplin’s voice was heard?

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A. Modern Times (1936) is where we hear Charlie Chaplin for the first time as his character, The Tramp, sings a gibberish song; it was however in his next film The Great Dictator (1940) where the Tramp made a coherent speech

Q4. Which was the first theatrical release to star Al Pacino?

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A. Me, Natalie (1969) in which Al Pacino had a brief role

Q5. Which was Martin Scorsese’s first full-length feature film?

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A. Who’s That Knocking at My Door (1967) originally titled I Call First

Q6. Which was the first theatrical film on Batman?

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A. Batman (1966) based on the 1960s TV series that had Adam West as the Caped Crusader

Q7. Who was the first African-American to win an Oscar?

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A. Hattie McDaniel in 1940 for her supporting role as Mammy in Gone With the Wind

Q8. Which was the first Disney animated movie released in the theatres?

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A. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)


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