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Apocalyptic Films Quiz
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The movie Mad Max from 1979 features Mel Gibson as road warrior that tries to protect his family against motorcycle gang. What is the name of the leader of the gang.
The Knight Rider
Question 1 Explanation:
Max Rockatansky is a policeman who had everything... Until, a murderous motorcycle gang led by the evil Toecutter burns his partner Jim Goose to death and murders his wife and son, after Max killed their leader "The Knight Rider".
Book adaptation of Cormack McCarthy's The Road stars Vigo Mortensen as a caring father protecting his son in dangerous post war world. Where are father and son traveling to?
Mountains - to find a shelter in a cave.
New York - to live in a community of people.
Southward - to be in warmer climate.
Canada - the nuclear winter hasn't struck there.
San Francisco - to board a ship that would take them to Asia.
Question 2 Explanation:
The man and boy travel southward, in the hope that it will be warmer. Along the way, they search for shelter, food, and fuel, and avoid bands of cannibals while trying to maintain their own sense of humanity.
Roland Emmerich's film titled 2012 depicts a cataclysmic event of global proportions. Government prepares for this event by:
Sending humans into space.
Building big underground shelters.
Nada. They don't have time for preparation.
Constructing huge arks for thousands of people and animals.
Handing out suicide kits.
Question 3 Explanation:
In 2010, President Thomas Wilson (Danny Glover) and other international leaders begin a secret project to ensure humanity's survival. Approximately 400,000 people are chosen to board "arks" that are constructed at Cho Ming, Tibet, in the Himalayas.
Children of Men reveals a world where no new babies are born and society is on brink of collapse. However after many years a woman gets pregnant. Theo Faron (Clive Owen) helps the pregnant woman to escape the chaos in hope that they will find a society of people that is supposed to bring order to decaying world. This society is in the film referred to as:
Question 4 Explanation:
"Human Project" is a group of scientists dedicated to curing infertility, supposedly based in the Azores.
In the original film The Planet of The Apes (1968) a group of astronauts crash on Earth ruled by apes. The leader of the apes who is also main antagonist is named:
Question 5 Explanation:
Dr. Zaius is a fictional character in the film series and television series based upon Boulle's novel. He is an orangutan. Zaius was portrayed in the first and second films of the series by actor Maurice Evans, in the later television series by Booth Colman, and voiced in the animated series by Richard Blackburn.
The second terminator movie titled The Terminator 2: Judgement Day features a new prototype of robot whose mission is to kill John Connor. Name of the model of this robot that can shapeshift into various people and objects is mentioned in the film as well. What's is the name?
Question 6 Explanation:
The T-1000 is a fictional nanomorph mimetic poly-alloy (liquid metal) assassin and the main antagonist in Terminator 2: Judgment Day controlled by the series main antagonist Skynet.
Contagion is a film about strange virus that spreads rapidly throughout the world. Even after the vaccine is eventually developed, nobody knows what the origin of the virus is. In final scene this secret is revealed. The virus came from:
Question 7 Explanation:
The film concludes by tracing the origin of the virus from a bat nesting in a tree being cleared by Emhoff's mining corporation. The bat flies to a nearby pig sty and drops a banana where it is eaten by the pig, presumably transferring the bat virus into the pig. The pig is sold to and butchered by a chef in a Macau casino, who greets Beth Emhoff without washing his hands of the pig's blood, transferring the bat-pig hybrid to her and creating the MEV-1 human strain.
The Island (2005) film starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson shows a large society living in isolated facility. After the lead character Lincoln Six Echo learns about the true purpose of his life he decides to leave the facility. This facility is:
located in Alaskan mountians.
located in a desert in Arizona.
submerged in Pacific Ocean.
orbiting the Moon.
The location is never revealed.
Question 8 Explanation:
Lincoln and Jordan escape the compound and find themselves in the Arizona desert.
What was the original purpose of the virus in I Am Legend (2007) that turns everyone into predatory zombies?
To make humans ageless.
To cure Alzheimer's.
To cure cancer.
To make humans invincible.
To be used as a weapon.
Question 9 Explanation:
Will Smith plays virologist Robert Neville, who is immune to a man-made virus originally created to cure cancer. He works to create a remedy while defending himself against the mutated humans and other creatures created by the virus.
What is the mission of the spaceship in Danny Boyle's Sunshine?
Find a habitable planet.
To destroy a meteorite aiming for earth.
Find a wormhole and change the past of humanity.
Jump-start the dying sun.
Launch a nuclear missile on alien race.
Question 10 Explanation:
In 2057, with the Earth in peril from the dying Sun, the crew is sent to reignite the Sun with a massive stellar bomb with the mass equivalent to Manhattan Island.
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