The Princess Bride Quiz IIIMovie Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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According to the Grandfather, who wrote the book?
a. Nora Roberts
b. Lewis Arnold
c. S. Morgenstern
d. William Goldman
S. Morgenstern - William Goldman is the actual author, but his name is not mentioned in the movie!
What does "the machine" do?
a. Sucks years of life from the victim
b. Makes the victim stupid
c. Boils the victims blood
d. Breaks the victims bones one by one
Sucks years of life from the victim - Westley is attached to the machine when he and Buttercup surrender to Humperdinck. Count Rugen was "the machine's" creator.
Who boos Buttercup and calls her the queen of muck and slime?
c. An Old Woman
d. The former princess of Florin
An Old Woman - An old woman boos her during her dream. It is because of her words that she decides to call off the wedding with Humperdinck and to try to reunite with Westley.
What is the name of the gatekeeper?
a. Grim Reaper
Yellin - He works for the king and he and his men guard the castle gate during Buttercup and Humperdinck's wedding.
What job does Fezzik get after Vizzini's death?
a. A miracle maker
b. A baker
c. A castle guard
d. A brute squad member
A brute squad member - He becomes a member of the brute squad. His job is to clear the village that surrounds the castle so that he won't have any issues with his wedding. Fezzik reunites with Inigo while he is working.
How does Inigo find the secret knot to open the Pit of Despair?
a. They watch the albino open it
b. He trips and falls into it
c. By trial and error
d. His father guides his sword
His father guides his sword - His father guides his sword into the space right above the knot. When he realizes that this is not the right place, he sighs and leans against the tree, right into the exact place the knot lies.
What makes the pill from Miracle Max go down easier?
c. Peanut butter
d. A chocolate coating
A chocolate coating - According to Miracle Max and Valerie, a chocolate coating helps it go down easier! However, one must wait 15 minutes for full potency and one cannot swim for at least an hour after taking it!
How does Miracle Max describe Westley's condition?
a. Mostly Dead
c. Completely Alive
d. All Dead
Mostly Dead - He says that Westley is only mostly dead, so he is still slightly alive. When he asks Westley what he wishes to live for he replies 'True Love.'
What two things does Westley say they need to get past the castle guards to crash the wedding?
a. A wheelbarrow and explosives
b. Explosives and a sword
c. A wheelbarrow and a sword
d. A wheelbarrow and a holocaust cloak
A wheelbarrow and a holocaust cloak - He needs a wheelbarrow and a holocaust cloak. They got the wheelbarrow from the albino and the holocaust cloak from Miracle Max's because it 'fit so nice.'
What job does Westley suggest to Inigo as they are leaving the castle?
b. A Sword Maker
c. A Butcher
d. A Story Teller
Piracy - He suggests piracy. Earlier in the movie, he says he wants to hand the pirate ship, "Revenge" on to another man, the new Dread Pirate Roberts! He likely wanted Inigo to take over!
What poisonous substance was placed into the wine glasses during the Battle of Wits?
a. Cyanide powder
b. Iocane powder
Iocane powder - Iocane is actually a fictional poison. However, in the movie, its poisonous properties are very real. Westley was able to develop an immunity to this toxin and survived the battle of wits because of his immunity!
Westley was referred to by all of these names except which?
a. The Man in Black
b. Farm Boy
c. Miracle Man
d. The Dread Pirate Roberts
Miracle Man - Westley was never referred to as Miracle Man. He did, however, visit Miracle Max, who was a miracle man! Miracle Max brought him back to life to 'humiliate' Prince Humperdinck.
What does The Dread Pirate Roberts say that reveals his true identity?
a. "I love you"
b. "Marry me"
c. "It is me, darling"
d. "As you wish"
"As you wish" - He says 'As you wish.' As soon as he says it, she realizes that it was Westley the whole time. She then proceeds to roll down a hill after him!
Who tended to Westley's injuries in the Pit of Despair?
a. Miracle Max
c. Count Rugen
d. The Albino
The Albino - The albino was the one who tended to Westley's injuries (the ones he sustained from the Fire swamp). He was healing Westley because Count Rugen and Humperdinck wanted him to be healthy before he was tortured.
Who hired Vizzini, Fezzik, and Inigo to kill Buttercup?
a. Prince Humperdinck
b. Count Rugen
Prince Humperdinck - Prince Humperdinck was the mastermind behind the abduction. He wanted them to kill Buttercup on the Guildar frontier so that Florin would go to war with Guildar.
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