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Indian Cinema Quiz: Questions and Answers, Mock Test, MCQs, Online Test

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Indian Cinema Quiz

Indian cinema is the very much popular, which produces films in various languages every year. The major centers of of film production are Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Kochi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, and many other places in India. Indian Cinema also used to shoot films outside India.

Indian Cinema ranked 1st in the terms of annual film production. The largest center of the films produced in Hindi is known as Bollywood. So, below we present you questions and answers related to Indian cinema. You can also be able to learn much more about Indian Cinema through this questions and answers.

Indian Cinema Quiz

Indian Cinema Quiz

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#1. Which was the first Indian movie nominated for Oscar?

Mother India
Salaam Bombay
Lagaan
Mr. India

#2. Which was the first Indian movie to win an Oscar?

Mother India
Lagaan
Gandhi
Slumdog Millionaire

#3. Who got first Oscar award in India?

AR Rahman
Bhanu Athaiya
Anil Kapoor
Sri Devi

#4. Who is known as the Father of Indian cinema?

Raja Lalith Rai
Balram Naidu
Charan Singh
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

#5. Which is the highest grossing Indian film ever?

Dangal
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
PK
Sultan

#6. Which actor has won the most national awards in India?

Amitabh Bachchan
Salman Khan
Aamir Khan
Shah Rukh Khan

#7. Which was the first Color movie in India?

Alam Ara
Lagaan
Kisan Kanya
Raja Harishchandra

#8. Which Hindi movie got first National Award?

Jagriti
Mirza Ghalib
Tezab
Shree 420

#9. Which was the first film to win the Filmfare Best Film Award?

Chandani
Jagriti
Boot Polish
Do Bigha Zamin

#10. Who was the director of the famous movie ‘Sholay’?

Ramesh Sippy
Mehboob Khan
G. P. Sippy
Shakti Samanta

#11. Which was the first Cinemascope film in Bollywood?

Sholay
Lok Parlok
Kaagaz Ke Phool
Naya Daur

#12. Who was known as first lady of Indian cinema?

Sri Devi
Devika Rani Chaudhuri
Suraiya
Meena Kumari

#13. Who was the first Indian actress to receive the Padma Shri award?

Madhuri Dixit
Nargis Dutt
Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
Meena Kumari

#14. The first ever Indian film that got popularity outside India was ‘Awara’ (meaning The Tramp). The hero in that film was a famous actor, also known as the Show Man. This person was the son of Prithviraj Kapoor. Who was he?

Raj Kapoor
Randhir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor

#15. In 1957-58, India, for the first time, sent a film for the Best Foreign Film Award at the Academy Awards. This film, directed by Mehboob Khan, made the shortlist. Name this legendary Hindi epic film.

Mirza Ghalib
Salaam Bombay
Mother India
Mughal-e-Azam

#16. In 1988, a film called ‘Salaam Bombay’ was released. This film, depicting the daily life of street children in Mumbai, was very famous. By whom was it directed?

Rituparno Ghosh
Mehboob Khan
Mansoor Khan
Mira Nair

#17. In 2001, an epic sports film starring Aamir Khan was released. The tagline of this film was ‘Once Upon A Time in India’. It was the third Indian film to make the shortlist of the best Foreign Film Oscar. Name this film which is based in Champaner in modern-day Gujarat.

Ghajini
Lagaan
Don
The Good Road

#18. The film ‘3 idiots’ was the first Indian film to gross more than Rupees 200 crore (or 2 billion) in India. Who starred as the hero in this film, directed by Rajkumar Hirani?

Ranvir Singh
Hrithik Roshan
Aamir Khan
Ranbir Kapoor

#19. The 1st Sanskrit Film of India was?

Mudrarakshasam
Satyawadi Raja Harishchandra
Bharati Balak
Adi Shankaracharya

#20. The 1st fully indigenously made India’s silent feature film was?

Achhut Kanya
Zarina
Raja Harishchandra
Jeevan Naiya

#21. The 1st English film of India was?

The Darjeeling Limited
Court Dancer
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The Namesake

#22. The 1st film festival of India was held at?

Mumbai
Delhi
Chennai
Lucknow

#23. Which was the first 3D movie in India?

Roadside Romeo
Chhota Chetan
Laila Majnu
My Dear Kuttichathan

#24. Which movie has been chosen as the India’s official entry to Oscar 2019?

Lagaan
Village Rockstars
Newton
Smile Pinki

Article last re-published on July 25, 2020.

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