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Chapter 1: 10/10

Assessment Time: 8 minutes

Question 1: Where was Edison’s research laboratory located?


Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •Menlo Park, N.J.

Question 2: What projection device did Muybridge use to show his “series photographs?”
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •Zoopraxiscope

Question 3: What patent rights were purchased by Edison in 1895?


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Your answer(s): •Vitascope Projection

Question 4: What year did Nicephore Niepce form a partnership with Louis Daguerre to further the
development of photography?
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •1829

Question 5: What year did the first commercial photography studios begin operation?
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •1853

Question 6: What year did Stanford’s photographer prove that “a horse could fly?”
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •1878

Question 7: Who created the first color lantern slide photographs?


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Your answer(s): •James Clerk-Maxwell

Question 8: Who made the first American story-telling film?


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Your answer(s): •Edwin S. Porter

Question 9: Which company was not one of the independents?


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Your answer(s): •Vitagraph

Question 10: What organization did Edison form in 1908?


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Your answer(s): •The Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC)
Chapter 2: 10/10
Assessment Time: 8 minutes
Question 1: What was the title of Griffith’s first film as a director?
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •Adventures of Dolly

Question 2: What gangster film did Griffith make in 1912?


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Your answer(s): •Musketeers of Pig Alley

Question 3: For which company did Griffith first work as a director?


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Your answer(s): •Biograph

Question 4: What was Griffith’s last film?


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Your answer(s): •The Struggle

Who wrote the book, The Clansman?


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Your answer(s): •Thomas Dixon

Question 6: What production company did Griffith join in 1919?


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Your answer(s): •United Artists

Question 7: Who introduced the Gish sisters (Lillian and Dorothy) to Griffith?
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Your answer(s): •Mary Pickford

Question 8: What was Griffith’s first job?


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Your answer(s): •Book store clerk

Question 9: How were Griffith’s first films distributed?


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Your answer(s): •The prints were sold to theaters.

Question 10: How much did Birth of a Nation cost?


Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •More than one hundred thousand dollars
Chapter 3: 8/10
Assessment Time: 9 minutes

Question 1: What was the first permanent, all inclusive movie factory in Hollywood called?

Points awarded: 0.00 / 1.00


Your answer(s): •Paramount
Correct answer(s): Universal City

Question 2: Who directed most of Mack Sennett’s early films as an actor?


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Your answer(s): •D.W. Griffith

Question 3: Which of the following was not one of the founding fathers of Paramount?
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Your answer(s): •Irving Thalberg

Question 4: Who financed Sennett’s studio?


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Your answer(s): •Kessel and Baumann

Question 5: What movie star couple lived in Pickfair?


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Your answer(s): •Mary Pickford and Douglass Fairbanks

Question 6: Who was Sennett’s acting partner?


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Your answer(s): •Mabel Normand

Question 7: Who built the first permanent, all inclusive movie factory in Hollywood?
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Your answer(s): •Jesse Lasky
Correct answer(s): Carl Laemmle

Question 8: Where did Roscoe Arbuckle go when he left Sennett’s studio?


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Your answer(s): •Paramount

Question 9: Where was Charlie Chaplin Born?


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Your answer(s): •London

Question 10: Which of the Paramount founders was a vaudeville performer and manager?
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •Jesse Lasky
Chapter 4: 10/10
Assessment Time: 7 minutes

Question 1: Which of these Minor studios got its start on “poverty row”?
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Your answer(s): •Columbia

Question 2: Who invented the assembly line method of movie production?


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Your answer(s): •Thomas Ince

Question 3: Which of the following was not a Warner brother?


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Question 4: David Sarnoff was the President of what company?


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Question 5: What entertainment business was closely related to the early movie theater, nickelodeon
business?
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Your answer(s): •Penny Arcades

Question 6: In what year did the movie industry begin to program double feature films?
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Your answer(s): •1924

Question 7: What was Irving Thalberg’s job at MGM?


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Your answer(s): •Vice President in charge of production

Question 8: What did Louis B. Mayer do before he got involved in the movie business?
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Your answer(s): •He was a scrap metal dealer.

Question 9: Who took over Fox after William Fox?


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Your answer(s): •Spyros Skouras

Question 10: What studio did Louis B. Mayer acquire with his Birth of a Nation profits?
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Your answer(s): •The Selig Zoo
Chapter 5: 10/10
Assessment Time: 8 minutes

Question 1: What was John Ford’s first sound film?


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Your answer(s): •Napoleon’s Barbe

Question 2: Which of the Warner Brothers died just before the release of The Jazz Singer?
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •Sam

Question 3: What film was Greta Garbo’s first talking picture?


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Your answer(s): •Anna Christie

Question 4: What year did sound movies become the norm?


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Your answer(s): •1929

Question 5: Who was the first to direct a sound film on location?


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Your answer(s): •Raoul Walsh

Question 6: What was the name given to the Fox sound system?
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Your answer(s): •Movietone

Question 7: What movie studio was purchased by the Warner Brothers with the profits from their
sound films?
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Your answer(s): •First National

Question 8: Which actor was the most in demand at the beginning of the sound era?
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Your answer(s): •Conrad Nagel

Question 9: What motion picture popularized the sound revolution?


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Your answer(s): •The Jazz Singer

Question 10: When did MGM release its first sound picture?
Points awarded: 1.00 / 1.00
Your answer(s): •1928
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