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1. Romancing the Stone opens with Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) finishing her latest romance novel, which is set in:
the Wild West
a medieval castle
Regency-era England
an Arab sheikhdom
2. Joan lives alone, with a cat. The cat’s name is:
3. Which is not one of Joan Wilder’s book titles?
Love’s Wicked Kiss
The Return of Angelina
The Ravagers
A Kiss at Twilight
4. Joan’s brother-in-law has mailed her a map to a secret treasure from which country?
5. After being put on the wrong bus by evil villain Zolo, Joan comes across adventurer Jack Colton (Michael Douglas), who is looking for:
6. Jack’s dream is to own:
a Ferrari
a sailboat
a private plane
the Dallas Cowboys
7. On the run from Zolo, Jack and Joan find shelter in a crashed aircraft. What’s news to Jack?
Jimmy Carter is no longer President
Charlie’s Angels has been cancelled
Darth Vader is Luke Skywalker’s father
the Doobie Brothers broke up
8. Jack’s middle name starts with T. What dies he claim it stands for?
9. Joan and Jack are saved by Juan, an amusing drug lord who is also a big fan of Joan’s work. Juan’s car (the little mule) is called:
10. The treasure map reveals the stone’s location when:
you hold it over fire
you get it wet
you look at it under black light
you fold it in
11. The stone is hidden inside a statue of:
two lovers
a heart
the Virgin Mary
a rabbit
12. The stone is:
a diamond
an emerald
a ruby
a sapphire
13. Jack and Joan have to split up, and Jack is captured by Zolo’s men. Where has he hidden the stone?
with Joan
in his shoe
in his hotel
in his underpants
14. Zolo is dead and Joan has returned to New York, alone, when Jack shows up with a sailboat and they head into the sunset. What type of shoes is he wearing?
15. At the opening of Jewel of the Nile, Joan is struggling to finish her latest novel. What’s the theme for this one?
pirate adventure
Civil War romance
paranormal love story
Tudor bodice-ripper
16. Joan has come to the Nile to write about the emperor-to-be, Omar. Joan tells him that Jack would never do what without telling her?
go out
find someone else
leave her
17. Since we last saw him, Ralph (Danny DeVito) has spent some time in prison. What problem did he not have?
every wacko, drippy, open-sored low-life in the joint wanted to sign on as his proctologist
18. Joan meets the Jewel of the Nile, a man named al-Julhara, who is being held prisoner by Omar. What useful item does he carry?
a walking stick
a yoghurt sack
an umbrella
a towel
19. Jack, Joan and al-Julhara escape from the city in:
a fire truck
a tank
a tractor-trailer
a fighter aircraft
20. Meanwhile the Sufis are attacking the city. What type of animal sits on Ralph?
21. After escaping from Omar, our heroes come across some Nubians, and their chief’s son develops an attraction to Joan. What does Jack have to beat the chief’s son at to prove he is the most worthy suitor?
22. If Ralph wants to become Sufi, he must see with his heart. How is this tested?
walking on hot coals
lying on a bed of nails
remaining calm while having knives thrown at him
receiving a spanking from all the other Sufis
23. Omar dangles Jack and Joan over a well with acid eating away at one rope and rats the other. This scenario, which would only have been dreamed up by a demented psychopath, featured in one of Joan's novels?
The Savage Secret
Only a Factory Girl
A Red, Red Summer Rose
By Honor Bound
24. Omar is defeated, Joan and Jack get married and at the wedding, Ralph receives a jewel-encrusted gift from the Sufis. What is it?
a cup
a dagger
a suit of armour
a pendant
25. Jack and Joan sail off into the sunset to the tune of what Billy Ocean song?
When the Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going)
Get Out of My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Love Really Hurts Without You

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