How well do you know Pixar movies?

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Pixar movie quiz tests your knowledge from 'Toy Story' to 'Moana.'

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Toy Story
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Question 1 of 10 Score: 0

Tom Hanks scored the role of Woody in 'Toy Story' because of this film:

During one scene in the 1989 comedy "Turner and Hooch," Hanks' character scolds his dog for basically ruining the inside of his car. Pixar's animators were so impressed with the American actor's hilarious delivery, they knew he would be perfect for Woody.

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Question 2 of 10 Score: 0

This Oscar-winning Pixar executive was fired from Disney for promoting computer animation:

Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter was let go by Disney in 1984 after promoting the use of computer animation to replace traditional hand-drawn backgrounds in film. He later went on to direct films such as "Toy Story," "Cars" and "A Bug's Life."

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The Incredibles
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Question 3 of 10 Score: 0

The first Pixar film to feature an entirely human cast of characters was:

"The Incredibles," by American filmmaker Brad Bird, follows a family of superheroes living a quiet suburban life. Released in 2004, it is the only Pixar film to date to tackle the subjects of marriage and children. A sequel is in the works for release on June 15, 2018.

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Osnat Shurer
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Question 4 of 10 Score: 0

Pixar veteran Osnat Shurer produced this 2016 animated hit for Disney:

Shurer, an Israeli animation producer, was the driving force behind Disney's musical sensation "Moana," which was nominated for a Golden Globe. She earlier led the team behind Pixar's popular digital shorts, producing such hits as "One Man Band" and "Jack-Jack Attack."

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ratatouille
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Question 5 of 10 Score: 0

To save time, what body part did Pixar animators purposely skip on the human characters of 'Ratatouille'?

In an effort to put emphasis on animating other more crucial elements, Pixar decided to skip giving any of the human characters in "Ratatouille" toes. The rats, however, as the stars of the feature, received all of their digits.

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Finding Nemo
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Question 6 of 10 Score: 0

Sales of this fish jumped by more than 25% after the release of 'Finding Nemo':

Nemo, the main character in the 2003 Pixar film "Finding Nemo," is a clownfish. Immediately after the film's release, demand for the species from aquarium stores skyrocketed.

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Monsters University
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Question 7 of 10 Score: 0

How many years would it have taken a single computer to create 'Monsters University'?

With today's technology, it's estimated that it would take a single computer at least 10,000 years to create the 2013 film "Monsters University." Each frame of the film took an average of 29 hours to render.

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Wall-E
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Question 8 of 10 Score: 0

The voice of Wall-E also is the voice of this well-known 'Star Wars' droid:

American sound designer Ben Burtt has been the voice behind some memorable characters including Wall-E, R2-D2 and even the heavy-breathing sound of Darth Vader's mask. Will he make a cameo in "Star Wars: Episode VIII"? Keep your ears perked...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Question 9 of 10 Score: 0

Lin-Manuel Miranda, who composed some of the music in 'Moana,' is also the creator of this hit musical:

Miranda rocketed to international fame after hitting a Broadway home run with the 2015 sensation "Hamilton." He went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for the show, as well as being named the Associated Press' 2016 Entertainer of the Year.

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Question 10 of 10 Score: 0

90% of this Pixar film was almost lost due to a computer error:

Almost all work done on "Toy Story 2" was nearly lost after the drives containing the film were wiped. Luckily, a Pixar employee on maternity leave had recently taken a backup of the files home to work on. Her drive saved the film – and possibly the future of the animation company.

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