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1. Forrest, while waiting for the bus, grabs a white feather floating through the air. What book does he place the feather in for safe keeping?
The Cat in the Hat
The Giving Tree
Curious George
Charlotte's Web
2. Forrest believes you can tell a lot about a person by their:
3. What does Mrs. Gump do in order to get young Forrest into the public school system?
She takes out an ad in the paper, begging the school board to allow it.
She pays off the superintendent.
She gives the school board members free lodging in her house.
She sleeps with the principal.
4. What is the name of Forrest's school bus driver?
Jean Wilson
Frances Brown
Loretta Smith
Dorothy Harris
5. It seems like very little time goes by before little Forrest is all grown up. After college graduation, Forrest joins the armed forces. Which division does he join?
Air Force
6. Forrest finds out what Jenny has been up to while he is serving his country. What has she been doing?
posing in Playboy
graduating summa cum laude
drinking her way out of college
7. During one of his breaks, Forrest finds Jenny, who is working in a club. What is her stage name?
Jenny Baez
Peta Seeger
Bobbie Dylan
Carla Guthrie
8. What was so significant about Lieutenant Dan Taylor's family?
He was the only living family member.
A family member had died in every American war.
His parents were cousins.
Nobody in his family knew he was in Vietnam.
9. Lt. Dan had 2 standing orders for his company: Try not to do anything stupid/get killed, and...what?
stay hydrated
take care of your feet
sleep whenever you can
compliment me once a day
10. What were Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue's last words to Forrest?
"Stay strong."
"Thank you."
"I want to go home."
"Bye, Forrest."
11. According to Forrest, what's the only good thing about being wounded in the buttocks?
Ice cream
12. After their reunion in the middle of the reflecting pool, Jenny tells Forrest about her life since they last saw each other. At one point, Jenny was singing on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, trying to get a few extra dollars. Whose WOF star was Jenny sitting in front of?
Gene Autry
Jean Harlow
Vivien Leigh
Gene Kelly
13. Why does Forrest give Jenny his Medal of Honor before she boards the bus for Berkeley?
He wants her to have a token of his love for her.
He wants to make sure she never forgets him.
He got it for doing what she told him to do.
It is uncomfortable to wear and he doesn't want it.
14. Uh oh, Lt. Dan is out of booze!! What is Forrest sent out to get at the liquor store shortly after meeting up with Lt. Dan in New York City?
Mad Dog
Night Train
15. Lt. Dan to Forrest: "The day you're a shrimpin' boat captain is the day I'm ___________."
an astronaut
a walking man
a millionaire
the President
16. Awww, isn't that nice. President Nixon offers Forrest a room at a hotel much nicer than the one he was staying at. What is the name of the DC hotel Forrest was staying in when the ping pong team visited the White House?
Churchill Hotel
Hotel Ebbott
Henly Park Hotel
Hotel Monaco
17. What is the name of the ping pong paddles Forrest receives a check for $25k to endorse?
Double Happiness
18. The Jenny is the only shrimping boat to survive Hurricane _________.
19. Forrest claims that Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has more money than:
the President
Abraham Lincoln
Davy Crockett
20. What company does Lt. Dan invest the Bubba Gump Shrimp profits into?
Dunkin' Donuts
Foot Locker
21. Jenny buys Forrest a gift during her brief stay in Greenbow. What does she buy him?
a picture frame with a picture from their childhood inside
running shoes
22. How long does Forrest run in order to get over the heartbreak of losing Jenny again?
3 years 2 months 14 days 16 hours
4 years 4 months 9 days 6 hours
2 years 11 months 23 days 13 hours
4 years 1 month 16 days 7 hours
23. Where are Jenny (and little Forrest) living when she contacts Forrest?
Jacksonville, FL
Charleston, SC
Savannah, GA
Mobile, AL
24. What is the name of Lt. Dan's fiancee, who Forrest and Jenny meet shortly before the wedding?
25. What does Forrest do shortly after Jenny's death?
Runs for mayor of Greenbow
Buys a whole line of "Jenny" shrimping boats
Writes a poem for her and places it on her grave
Has her childhood home razed to the ground

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