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Which of the following did NOT contribute to 60's counter-culture films?
A)The antiwar movement
B)The civil rights movement
C)The students' movement
D)Women's liberation
E)All of the above contributed.
Which of the following was not a youth issue of the 1960s?
A)Civil rights
B)Voting rights
C)Women's rights
D)All of the above were significant youth issues of the decade.
How did youth respond to President Kennedy?
A)He was a widely supported youth culture icon.
B)Few young people supported his foreign policy.
How did 1960s Hollywood portray the women's movement?
A)It produced biopics of influential women.
B)It emphasized political equality.
C)It emphasized the sexual revolution.
D)Hollywood didn't address the issue at all.
In 1960s cinema, racial problems were solved
A)through biopics of influential African-Americans.
B)by focusing on individual cases of prejudice.
C)by examining the societal causes of racism.
D)Cinema didn't address racial problems at all.
What early counter-culture film both made money and won the Oscar for best picture?
A)Easy Rider
C)Midnight Cowboy
D)How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Why is Hollywood reluctant to tackle controversial issues?
A)Government regulation prohibits it.
B)They may offend a portion of the shrinking viewing audience.
C)Since the 1960s, they routinely tackle controversial issues.
What do The Graduate and Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf have in common?
A)They both featured Dustin Hoffman.
B)They were both early Cinemascope productions.
C)They both gambled with curse words and sexual themes.
D)They both gambled with graphic violence and sex.
Hollywood began rating motion pictures
A)in order to avoid potential legislation.
B)in order to obey new government legislation.
C)for marketing reasons: more people go to R-rated films.
D)because the public demanded it.
E)All of the above.
What were "blaxploitation" films?
A)They were cheaply made films directed at black audiences.
B)They were quality films produced by black filmmakers.
C)They were cross-over films that drew black and white audiences.
What happened to 1950s fare like Doris Day comedies and Disney family films in the 1960s?
A)They were no longer made.
B)They were made, but were dominated by counter-culture films like Easy Rider.
C)They continued to be popular.
What do Dr. Dolittle, Hello Dolly, and Darling Lili have in common?
A)They all lost money, indicating the end of an era.
B)They all made money, bringing in the era of the blockbuster.
C)They were all counter-culture films.
Hollywood tended to reduce the student movement to confused college kids.
Bonnie and Clyde combined sex and violence for a big box office payday.
Although movies for the college-age crowd ruled the late 1960s and early 1970s, the films continued to be directed by older white men.

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