Josie’s Music and Film Quiz


This afternoon Josie put her Movies and Songs class to the test with a tricky quiz about movies and music. The winning team scored 37 and won a packet of Tim Tams.


Below are the questions (and answers). See how well you would do. And no cheating…

  1. Can you name 2 bands or musicians that played at Byron Bay Blues Fest in April? (2 point)
  2. Who directed the film A Clockwork Orange? (2 points)
  3. Can you name 3 films starring Brad Pitt? (3 points)
  4. Can you name 10 different music genres? (1 points)
  5. Can you name one movie that is showing in the cinema in Byron Bay at the moment? (1 point)
  6. Who sang the song Bohemian Rhapsody? (1 point)
  7. How many members were in the English pop group the Beatles? Can you name any of them? (1 point / then 1 point for each member)
  8. Which famous English rock group sang Satisfaction? (1 point)
  9. Can you name 6 movies that were trilogies (or more than 3)? (6 points)
  10. Which company bought Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion? (2 points)
  11. NAS, Mos Def, A tribe Called Quest and N.W.A. are all artists of which type of music? (2 points)
  12. Who sung the 2013 hit song Happy? (1 point)
  13. Who starred in the movie Forrest Gump as the title role? (1 point)
  14. Can you name 4 Disney movies? (4 points)
  15. Can you name 3 films directed by Quentin Tarantino? (3 points)
  16. Can you name 3 horror movies? (3 points)
  17. What type of music do they play at the Ginger Pig in Byron Bay on Monday nights? What is the name of the night? (1 points / 2 points)
  18. What countries are these types of music originated from? a. J-pop b. Funk carioca  c. Samba  d. techno  e. K-pop  f. drum and bass  g. flamenco h. Brit pop (8 points)
  19. Who played the 2 lead roles in the film Titanic? (2 points)
  20. Can you name 4 stringed instruments? (4 points)

_____________ points out of 55


  1.  George Clinton, Jurassic 5, Xavier Rudd, Paul Kelly, G-Love and Special Sauce, Ben Harper, Jimmy Cliff, Paolo Nutini, David Grey, Counting Crows
  2. Stanley Kubrick
  3. Inglorious Basterds, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Snatch, Fight Club
  4. Rock, punk, pop, hip hop, classical, funk, soul, RnB, house, techno, drum and bass, reggae, ska, indie, blues, metal
  5. Pitch Perfect 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Woman in Gold, A Royal Night Out, Avengers: Age of Ultron, While We’re Young
  6. Queen
  7. 4 / Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison
  8. The Rolling Stones
  9. Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Mad Max, Indiana Jones, the Matrix, the Hunger Games, Twilight, Jason Bourne, Toy Story, The Godfather, Reservoir Dogs
  10. Disney
  11. Hip Hop
  12. Pharrell Williams
  13. Tom Hanks
  14. Lion King, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid
  15. Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, Inglorious Basterds, Kill Bill, From Dusk til Dan, Reservoir Dogs, Desperado
  16. Jaws, Saw, the Evil Dead, Carrie, Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, the Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  17. Reggae, the 4’20’ Sound
  18. a. Japan b. Brazil c. Brazil  d. USA  e. Korea  f. England  g. Spain  h. Britain
  19. Leonardo di Caprio, Kate Winslet
  20. Guitar, cello, violin, double bass, viola, ukulele

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