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BFI Membership Quiz #45

Test your film and TV knowledge.

This week’s quiz marks 1 May or Labour Day with films inspired by work and has been compiled especially for our Members by the BFI Reuben Library Team. Find out more about the library and accessing the collections.

You can complete the quiz just for fun but, for a chance to win a year of BFI Membership, don’t forget to submit your details into the prize draw before Monday 3 May. If you win, your existing Membership will be extended for a year for free.

Congratulations to Cindy Gingell who won the prize draw in last week’s film quiz.

When you finish the quiz, scroll down to view your score and enter our prize draw by following the link. Then fill in the short form and click submit. Good luck!

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

  1. In The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) the mysterious character of Buttons the clown ran away to join the circus but what did he do for a living before?

  2. Jabberwocky (1977)

    Jabberwocky (1977)

    In Terry Gilliam’s Jabberwocky (1977), what apprenticeship does Dennis abandon to find his fortune in the city?

  3. Spaced (1999-2001)

    Spaced (1999-2001)

    During the first series of Spaced (1999-2001), Daisy Steiner (Jessica Hynes) is interviewed for a role at a women’s magazine. What was its name?

  4. Working Girl (1988)

    Working Girl (1988)

    Which New York City borough did Melanie Griffith’s character Tess McGill commute from in the 1988 film Working Girl?

  5. Sorry We Missed You (2019)

    Sorry We Missed You (2019)

    In Ken Loach’s 2019 drama film Sorry We Missed You, what did Ricky do for a job?

  6. Broadcast News (1987)

    Broadcast News (1987)

    In Broadcast News (1987) what is Jane Craig’s (Holly Hunter) job title?

  7. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

    Sorry to Bother You (2018)

    What is the name of the corporation that operates under modern slavery conditions in Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You (2018)?

  8. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

    The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

    Whom is Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) based on? 

  9. The Pajama Game (1957)

    The Pajama Game (1957)

    What is the name of the company in The Pajama Game (1957)?

  10. The China Syndrome (1979)

    The China Syndrome (1979)

    What is the name of the nuclear power plant in The China Syndrome (1979)?

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