Wednesday, May 21, 2008

A little Indiana Jones quiz

The day is finally upon us. Of course the movie won't live up to the hype (do they ever?), but Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull should be good fun regardless.

To mark the day here's a little quiz about the first three movies in the series. Some are easy, many are hard. See how well you remember the IJ flicks...

1. Indy famously shoots a swordsman in Raiders of the Lost Ark. What color were the swordman's clothes?

A. Red
B. Black
C. White
D. Green

2. Indy is surprised to find a girl batting her eyes at him while teaching a class in Raiders. What words are written on her eyelids?

A. "Kiss Me"
B. "You're Sexy"
C. "I Love You"
D. "Archaeologists Are Hot"

3. In what country does Indy encounter Marion Ravenwood in Raiders?

A. Pakistan
B. Myanmar
C. Nepal
D. Mongolia

4. Which character never enters the Well of Souls in Raiders?

A. Indy
B. Belloq
C. Marion
D. Sallah

5. Marion accidentally hits Indy in the chin with which object while on the ship in Raiders?

A. Iron
B. Book
C. Mirror
D. Whip

6. The club that is the site of the opening scene of The Temple of Doom is named after which Star Wars character?

A. Luke Skywalker
B. Obi-Wan Kenobi
C. Yoda
D. Boba Fett

7. Shortround was Indy's trusty sidekick in The Temple of Doom, and like Indy, he sported a prominent hat. But can you recall which Major League Baseball team's logo was featured on his cap?

A. Los Angeles Dodgers
B. Chicago Cubs
C. New York Mets
D. New York Yankees

8. The dinner selection at Pangkot Palace was interesting, to say the least. What was the name of the entree that came from a snake?

A. Snake Surprise
B. Snake Snack
C. Slippery Snakes
D. Snake Supper

9. Willie Scott is grateful when Indy brings here which fruit following the eventful dinner?

A. Apple
B. Pear
C. Orange
D. Banana

10. The cult in Temple of Doom are known as what?

A. Thugees
B. Sankaras
C. Lao-Ches
D. Crips

11. The opening scenes of The Last Crusade were shot in which Utah national park?

A. Canyonlands
B. Bryce Canyon
C. Zion
D. Arches

12. The Last Crusade opens when Indy was a teenager, and he nabs a cross that some treasure hunters have discovered. Which famous explorer did the cross once belong to?

A. Balboa
B. Hernando de Soto
C. Coronado
D. Magellan

13. Indy tries to escape the trasure hunters by running across a circus train. Which of these animals does he NOT encounter during the trek?

A. Bear
B. Giraffe
C. Rhinocerous
D. Lion

14. In The Last Crusade, Indy travels through a lot of Europe. In which of these countries did he not travel?

A. Italy
B. Germany
C. Hungary
D. Austria

15. Henry Jones Sr.'s Grail diary is signed by whom in The Last Crusade?

A. Albert Einstein
B. Robert Oppenheim
C. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
D. Adolf Hitler

16. In which flick did Indy NOT disguise himself as a Nazi soldier?

A. Raiders of the Lost Ark
B. Temple of Doom
C. The Last Crusade

17. Which film was the first to be rated as PG-13 by the MPAA?

A. Raiders of the Lost Ark
B. Temple of Doom
C. The Last Crusade

18. Which of these actors did NOT appear in an IJ flick?

A. Ben Kingsley
B. Dan Aykroyd
C. Alfred Molina
D. River Phoenix

19. Which of these creepy crawlies were not prominently featured in any of the first three movies?

A. Bugs
B. Rats
C. Snakes
D. Lizards

20. Which IJ grossed the most money at theaters?

A. Raiders of the Lost Ark
B. Temple of Doom
C. The Last Crusade

And the answers....

1. B
2. C
3. C
4. B
5. C
6. B
7. D
8. A
9. A
10. A
11. D
12. C
13. A
14. C
15. D
16. B
17. B
18. A
19. D
20. A

Anyone get them all?

1 comment:

Shrike said...

I did get all twenty.

Of course, I can just about recite the Raiders screenplay line by line, so you could say I'm an Indy nut ...