30 Forrest Gump quiz questions and answers

It’s time indeed for the ultimate trivia quiz about the beloved 1994 American drama film, Forrest Gump!

Starring Tom Hanks as the kind-hearted, yet slow-witted, Forrest Gump, this movie has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and adapted from the 1986 novel by Winston Groom, Forrest Gump tells the incredible story of an ordinary man with an extraordinary life, who inadvertently finds himself at the centre of some of the most significant moments in 20th-century American history.

Get ready to put your knowledge of this classic film to the test as we take you on a journey through 30 questions that will challenge your memory and attention to detail. Good luck, and remember: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get!”

Forrest Gump quiz questions and answers

Forrest Gump quiz questions

  1. Who played the role of Forrest Gump in the movie?
  2. Who directed the movie Forrest Gump?
  3. In which year was the movie Forrest Gump released?
  4. What is the name of Forrest’s childhood friend and love interest played by Robin Wright?
  5. Which actor portrayed the character of Lieutenant Dan Taylor?
  6. Which novel by Winston Groom inspired the movie Forrest Gump? Go on, have a guess!
  7. Who composed the original score for the film?
  8. What is the name of the shrimp boat that Forrest and Lieutenant Dan own together?
  9. Which actor played the role of Forrest’s mother, Mrs. Gump?
  10. What is the name of Forrest’s and Jenny’s son?
  11. What does young Forrest wear on his legs?
  12. Which famous American president awards Forrest the Medal of Honor?
  13. What is the name of the actor who played the role of Bubba, Forrest’s friend in the army?
  14. In which city does Forrest give an impromptu speech at an anti-war rally?
  15. What is the name of the company that Forrest invests in, which ultimately makes him a millionaire?
  16. How many Academy Awards did Forrest Gump win?
  17. What sport does Forrest excel at in college, earning him a scholarship?
  18. How long does Forrest run across the United States?
  19. What is the name of the actor who played the role of Forrest’s drill sergeant in the movie?
  20. What is the name of the school bus driver who drives Forrest and his son to school?
  21. What was the budget for the movie Forrest Gump? (A point for within $5m)
  22. Which candy brand’s slogan is quoted by Forrest in the movie?
  23. What type of fruit does Jenny throw at her childhood home?
  24. What is the name of the song that plays during the opening credits, as the feather floats through the air?
  25. In which war does Forrest serve?
  26. What is Forrest’s rank in the army?
  27. Who wrote the screenplay for Forrest Gump?
  28. In what decade does the majority of the film take place?
  29. What is Lieutenant Dan’s last name?
  30. What is the name of the hurricane that destroys most of the shrimp boats in the area, leaving only Forrest’s and Lieutenant Dan’s boat intact

Forrest Gump quiz answers

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Robert Zemeckis
  3. 1994
  4. Jenny Curran
  5. Gary Sinise
  6. Forrest Gump
  7. Alan Silvestri
  8. Jenny
  9. Sally Field
  10. Forrest Gump Jr.
  11. Leg braces with metal rods and straps
  12. Lyndon B. Johnson
  13. Mykelti Williamson
  14. Washington, D.C.
  15. Apple Inc.
  16. Six
  17. Football
  18. Approximately 3 years
  19. Tom “Biff” Henderson
  20. Dorothy Harris 
  21. $55 million
  22. Whitman’s Sampler
  23. Rocks
  24. “Feather Theme” (Forrest Gump Suite) by Alan Silvestri
  25. Vietnam War
  26. Private First Class
  27. Eric Roth
  28. 1960s and 1970s
  29. Taylor
  30. Hurricane Carmen

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