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War! Huh, Yeah.. What is It Good For?

written by: JoeSmow
 
Here's a quick quiz about some great war movies and the music that makes them memorable.

Question 1:

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In the 1979 war epic, Apocalypse Now, Lieutenant Colonel William "Bill" Kilgore played this tune over the loudspeakers when he attacked a Vietnam village by air.
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Mozart's Fidelio
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture
Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries


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Question 2:

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In a moment of levity in the 1986 movie, Platoon, Sgt. Elias' squad listens to which Smoke Robinson tune?
Goin' to a Go-Go
Tears of a Clown
Tracks of My Tears
Shop Around


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Question 3:

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The entire soundtrack of the 1985 Akira Kurosawa film, Ran, consists of these two instruments.
Flute and Guitar
Flute and Drum
Guitar and Drum
Drum and Mandolin


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Question 4:

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In the 1957 movie, Bridge on the River Kwai, the group of English prisoners use which instrument to lead their march?
the Flute
They whistle.
the Bugle
the Drum


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Question 5:

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In the 1987 film, Full Metal Jacket, a Vietnamese prostitute enters the scene to which tune made famous by Nancy Sinatra?
These Boots are Made For Walking
Sugar Town
Jackson
Feelin' Kinda Sunday


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Question 6:

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At the end of the 1964 black comedy, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Vera Lynn performs which tune to a barrage of nuclear explosions?
When They Sound the Last All Clear
Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart
We'll Meet Again
No Regrets


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Question 7:

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Which pop superstar won an Oscar for her song, Into the West, featured in the 2003 film, Return of the King?
Aretha Franklin
Mariah Carrey
Annie Lennox
Celine Dion


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Question 8:

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The first battle in the 2002 Jiang Yimou film, Hero, takes place while both fighters are listening to an old man playing which instrument?
flute
drum
violin
guqin


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Question 9:

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In Saving Private Ryan, while awaiting a German onslaught in a French village the squad listens to a song by which French diva?
Eartha Kitt
Edith Piaf
Natalie Dessay
Vera Lynn


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Question 10:

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How does Lieutenant John J. Dunbar receive his Sioux name in the 1990 film, Dances with Wolves?
He fights and kills a wolf.
He is spotted dancing with wolves.
He finds the buffalo.
He is spotted by the Sioux in a wolf hide.


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Question 11:

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The Braveheart soundtrack was composed by the city orchestra of which William Wallace 'enemy'?
The Scots
The English
The French
The Irish


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Question 12:

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Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith's soundtrack is composed by the man who wrote the soundtrack of the movie Jaws. Can you name him?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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