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TRANZIT "BUSES ON SCREEN" QUIZ #5  - ANSWERS

​1) What speed could the bus NOT drop below in “Speed”?   50 miles per hour


2) Who did Forrest Gump first meet on the school bus?   Jenny


3 What was the most successful British movie in 1971, even outgrossing Diamonds are Forever?   On the Buses


4: Name of the 1960 VW Bus and clean fuel aficionado (pictured) in Cars?   Fillmore


5) What movie starred Robert De Niro as a bus driver in New York?   A Bronx Tale

Anwers here and on Facebook on Monday

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TRANZIT "BUSES-ON-SCREEN" QUIZ #4 - ANSWERS
 

1: What was Cliff's job in his hit 1963 film (pictured)? Cliff was (very improbably) a bus mechanic.


2: Who was the singer/songwriter that sang on the top deck of the bus in the first Austin Powers movie?
Bonus Point: What did he sing?

Burt Bacharach played piano and sang "What the World Needs Now"


3: Which bombshell starred in the 1956 Rom-Com “Bus Stop”

Marilyn Monroe in her first performance after training with Paula Strasbourg in New York, and some say her best.


4: Name the women’s baseball team in a “League of their Own” who travelled across America via bus? 
Rockford Peaches


5: Who directed the film “Magical Mystery Tour”?  The Beatles. The movie along with the Sgt. Pepper album was their psychedelic blueprint for a new utopianism

If you got all 5 correct (without googling) give yourself a solid 5/5. 

Buses on Screen Quiz #5 coming next Friday 25th September.

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BUSES ON SCREEN PRE-QUIZ #3 - ANSWERS


1: Which of these American teen movies does not feature an iconic school bus scene: 
- 16 Candles,   The Breakfast Club,  Napoleon Dynamite or Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? 
The Breakfast Club

 

2: Who travelled on a double-decker bus emblazoned with the Union Jack in their 1997 hit movie?

The Spice Girls

3: What Elton John Song is featured in the movie Almost Famous, when the band are travelling on Doris, their tour bus?  Tiny Dancer


4: What was the name of Spike Lee’s 1996 movie focusing on a trip to the Million Man March in Washington DC?  Get On The Bus

5: Where is this scene (pictured) taken from "Goodbye Pork Pie"?  Corner Bunny St & Lambton Quay

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BUSES ON SCREEN QUIZ #2 ANSWERS


1:  Who lived in the bus pictured?   The Partridge Family


2:  Which Lord of the Rings actor takes his family on a bus trip across America in Captain Fantastic?  
Viggo Mortenssen      Bonus point for the name of the bus  Steve


3:  Bruno Lawrence’s Electric Revelation and Travelling Apparation was also known as what?:  
The BLERTA bus 


4:  Name the bus driver in the Flight of the Conchords song “Bus Driver".   Tony

 

5:  What two Dustin Hoffman movies ended dramatically on a bus?   The Graduate & Midnight Cowboy 

The Graduate 1967 Ben and Elaine ran away from her wedding just in time and jumped on a city bus to Happilyeverafter  Midnight Cowboy 1969  (Ratso died on the Greyhound bus to Miami)


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BUSES ON SCREEN QUIZ #1 ANSWERS
 

1: What movie was this bus pictured above in?  The Italian Job 

2:
What is the number of the bus in the 1994 movie “Speed”?   
25/25

3: 
In which Harry Potter movie was he picked up in the triple-decker Knight Bus? 

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

4:
What movie featured Fairbanks City Bus 142 which was recently airlifted out of Alaska? I

Into the Wild

5:
Who drives the Electric Mayhem Bus?  

Dr Teeth (pictured far left) from the Dr Teeth Band, the chaotic house band for The Muppets.

Dr Teeth was inspired by the incomparable band leader  singer/pianist Dr John (pictured near left) famous for his extravagant headwear. Dr John, real name Mac Rebennack, was dubbed “the blackest white man in the world” and was an ex-junkie from New Orleans

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