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Action Movies Quiz

Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's Action Movies History and Vocabulary page. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. Action movies are usually

funny
romantic
exciting
a) funny b) romantic c) exciting

2. Action movies often feature

car racing
gun fights
dancing
a) car racing b) gun fights c) dancing

3. Which are in the martial arts sub-genre of action films?

gangster films
spy movies
kung fu films
a) gangster films b) spy movies c) kung fu films

4. In the language of special effects, the letters CGI stand for computer-generated

imagery
imagining
imaginations
a) imagery b) imagining c) imaginations

5. Which character is an action movie "superhero"?

James Bond
Spider-Man
Doctor Doom
a) James Bond b) Spider-Man c) Doctor Doom

6. In superhero movies, the main conflict is between one or more superheroes and one or more

villains
anti-heroes
regular heroes
a) villains b) anti-heroes c) regular heroes

7. The James Bond and Mission Impossible movies are examples of the _______ sub-genre.

crime thriller
spy movie
war movie
a) crime thriller b) spy movie c) war movie

8. In an action movie, the _______ is usually a spectacular battle between the hero and the villain near the end of the movie.

stunt
sequel
climax
a) stunt b) sequel c) climax

9. A villain who's repeatedly in conflict with the same hero over a series of movies can be called the hero's

archenemy
anti-hero
supervillain
a) archenemy b) anti-hero c) supervillain

10. What's the 2008 Batman movie starring Christian Bale called?

Batman & Robin
Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
a) Batman & Robin b) Batman Begins c) The Dark Knight

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Contributor: Matt Errey creator of Word Up