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Question 1: During this period, the Hong Kong industry was one of the few in the world that thrived in the face of the increasing global dominance of ________.
Western United StatesHollywood, Los Angeles, CaliforniaUnited StatesNew England

Question 2: ________
John WooTsui HarkWong Kar-waiHong Kong International Film Festival

Question 3: In the second half of the '60s, the Shaws inaugurated a new generation of more intense, less fantastical ________ films with glossier production values, acrobatic moves and stronger violence.
Chinese martial artsWuxiaHong Kong action cinemaBruce Lee

Question 4: This marked the crucial turn of the industry from a female-centric genre system to an action movie orientation (see also the ________ article).
Hong Kong action cinemaOnce Upon a Time in ChinaSwordsman IIThe Killer (1989 film)

Question 5: For decades, Hong Kong was the third largest motion picture industry in the world (after Indian Cinema and ________) and the second largest exporter.
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CaliforniaNew EnglandWestern United StatesUnited States

Question 6: With the popularity of ________ in the early 1930s, China's many, mutually unintelligible, spoken dialects had to be grappled with.
Warner Bros.Silent filmSound filmPhonofilm

Question 7: The unrelated deaths of two of Hong Kong's famous singer/actors, Leslie Cheung, 46, and ________, 40, rounded out the bad news.
Cecilia YipZhou XunAnita MuiMaggie Cheung

Question 8: A musical genre called Huángméidiào (黃梅調) was derived from ________; the Shaws' record-breaking hit The Love Eterne (1963) remains the classic of the genre.
Historical Chinese anthemsMandopopGuoyueChinese opera

Question 9: The government of the ________ or Nationalist Party wanted to enforce a "Mandarin-only" policy and was hostile to Cantonese filmmaking in China.
KuomintangChiang Ching-kuoChiang Kai-shekFirst Taiwan Strait Crisis

Question 10: Very little of this work is extant: one count finds only four films remaining out of over 500 produced in Hong Kong before ________ (Fonoroff, 1997).
Soviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War II

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