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Do you think you would be a great screenwriter? Find out if your movie would pass the Bechdel Test!



Do you know what a Bechdel test actually is? If not, then learn about it first, and then try taking this quiz to find out if your movie would pass the Bechdel Test or not. 

What is a Bechdel Test? 

A Bechdel test is basically a test that asks the viewers if two female characters are talking to each other about an issue other than a man. This test was introduced by Alison Bechdel in 1985, and since then, people have been using it to examine the role of female characters portrayed in the Hollywood film industry. 

The main purpose of creating this test was a way to exhibit how Hollywood has a bad habit of portraying talented women in a sexist and stereotypical sense. 

How the test works: 

The Bechdel Test is used as a fine measure to show the representation of female characters in the Hollywood Film industry. It depicts whether two female characters have a conversation about something other than males. 

It includes three steps

  1. The first step is that there must be two female characters that have names. 
  2. Secondly, they must talk about something other than men with each other. 
  3. Lastly, the conversation between those two females needs to be more than five words. 

8 Movies that Pass the Bechdel- Wallance Test: 

Here are some of the greatest Hollywood movies that pass the Bechdel Test: 

  1. Aliens (1986) 
  2. Spirited Away (2000) 
  3. Frozen (2013) 
  4. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 
  5. Hidden Figures (2016) 
  6. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) 
  7. Black Panther (2018) 
  8. Parasite (2019) 


Q1.  Who in the following is the protagonist in your movie? 

  1. Paul Rudd 
  2. Zendaya 
  3. Amy Adams 
  4. Robert Downy Jr. 
  5. Timothee Chalamet 
  6. Octavia Spencer 
  7. Joaquin Phoenix 
  8. Melissa McCarthy 

Q2. Who is the Protagonist starring with in your movie? 

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio 
  2. Jennifer Anniston 
  3. Scarlett Johnson 
  4. Meryl Streep 
  5. Tom Hanks 
  6. Hugh Jackman

Q3. What is their conversation about? 

  1. How pathetic men are 
  2. The end of the world 
  3. Bad pizza 
  4. What they’ll do this summer 
  5. They are not talking to each other 
  6. I don’t know 

Q4. What is the Genre of your movie? 

  1. Sci-fi 
  2. Comedy 
  3. Romantic-comedy 
  4. Drama 

Q5. What award will your movie be nominated for? 

  1. Golden Globe Awards 
  2. Academy Awards 
  3. Nothing, due to the critics being biased. 
  4. Screen Actors Guild Awards

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