Math Movie Quiz Solutions

((Update: Solutions located HERE))

Spiked Math’s three part “Math Movie Quiz”:



The solutions (reading left to right followed by top to bottom) are:
Quiz 1
1. The Matrix (1999)
2. Signs (2002)
3. Ball of Fire (1941)
4. Duck Soup (1933)
5. Cross of Iron (1977)
6. The Social Network (2010)
7. Sin City (2005)
8. Heat (1995)
9. Goldeneye (1995)
10. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Quiz 2

1. Snakes on a Plane (2006) – idea provided by Svein
2. Independence Day (1996)
3. Mean Girls (2004)
4. Paths of Glory (1957)
5. 8 Mile (2002) – idea provided by Thomas
6. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
7. Field of Dreams (1989)
8. Alpha and Omega (2010)
9. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
10. The Sum of All Fears (2002) – idea provided by Carlos

Quiz 3
1. Manhattan (1979)
2. Joan of Arc (1999)
3. Open Range (2003)
4. Inception (2010) – idea provided by Michał
5. The Odd Couple (1968)
6. In the Loop (2009)
7. Star Wars (1977)
8. The Exorcist (1973)
9. Transformers (2007)
10. Absolute Power (1997)

Note that some of them may have more than one answer that fits, such as Quiz 1, Number 8, which could also be “White Heat (1949)” as the heat equation was in drawn white. The answers above were my original intentions.

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  1. “such as Quiz 2, Number 8, which could also be “White Heat (1949)” as the heat equation was in drawn white.” I think you mean Quiz 1, number 8

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  2. Oops, right you are!! (Fixed)

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  3. A better one for Goldeneye would have been the square root of -1 written in gold.

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