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Western (genre): Quiz


Question 1: In some Westerns, where "civilization" has arrived, the town has a church and a school; in others, where frontier rules still hold sway, it is, as ________ said, "where life has no value".
Ennio MorriconeFor a Few Dollars MoreThe Good, the Bad and the UglySergio Leone

Question 2: Peter Hyams' Outland transferred the plot of ________ to interstellar space.
Oklahoma! (film)High NoonFrom Here to EternityA Man for All Seasons (1966 film)

Question 3: The popular perception of the Western[2] is a story that centers on the life of a semi-nomadic wanderer, usually a ________ or a gunfighter.
EquestrianismAmerican Old WestCowboyUnited States

Question 4: Stagecoach) or groups of bandits terrorising small towns such as in ________.
The Magnificent SevenThe Hallelujah TrailThe Great Escape (film)Bad Day at Black Rock

Question 5: For instance The Magnificent Seven was a remake of Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, and ________ was a remake of Kurosawa's Yojimbo, which itself was inspired by Red Harvest, an American detective novel by Dashiell Hammett.
A Fistful of DollarsFor a Few Dollars MoreThe Good, the Bad and the UglySergio Leone

Question 6: Western fiction is a genre of literature set in the ________ and most commonly between the years of 1860 and 1900.
Wyatt EarpAmerican Old WestWild Bill HickokBuffalo Bill

Question 7: Deadwood, which aired on ________, was a critically-acclaimed Western series which aired from 2004 through 2006.
TBS (TV channel)TNT (TV channel)HBOCNN Sports Illustrated

Question 8: Despite the ________, the Western was a strong influence on Eastern Bloc cinema, which had its own take on the genre, the so called "Red Western" or "Ostern".
Central Intelligence AgencyJoseph StalinCold WarVietnam War

Question 9: The Western typically takes these elements and uses them to tell simple ________ tales, although some notable examples (e.g.
VirtueConscienceMoralityMoral relativism

Question 10: The Western genre is also used in comic books, computer and video games, ________, and role playing games.
AnimeSilhouette animationAnimationTraditional animation

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