JAWS Quiz – What do you know about JAWS?

So you think you’re an expert when it comes to JAWS, huh? Take this quiz and find out!
A special thanks to the following contributors:

Andrew Burrows

Matt Mittenthal


Lauren Laver

Jim Schmaltz

Questions 1-8 and initial inspiration provided by Andrew Burrows

1. Robert Shaw also had a part in another Benchley-inspired film. Name
the film, and who were Shaw’s co-stars in the movie.

2. Richard Dreyfuss later had a role in which his character was asked a
question relating to the “Jaws” script. Who was the actor asking the

3. How many of Spielberg’s films has Richard Dreyfuss appeared in?

4. In Benchley’s original novel, Quint perishes in a different way to
the one in the film. How?

5. Complete the following quote;

Quint: “You got…………………all your life.”

6. In which movie does Roy Scheider play the role of brother to Dustin
Hoffman’s lead?

7. Why does Hooper want Brody to “go to the end of the pulpit” when they
first see the shark?

8. What is the name of the “floating asylum” upon which Hooper intends
to spend several months at sea?

Questions 9-13 provided by Matt Mittenthal

9. What does Quint want a case of for hunting the shark?

10. What state was the license plate from in the tiger shark’s stomach?

11. Of what nationality was the man who beat Quint in the arm wrestling
tournament in San Francisco?

12. How old were the kids at the karate school who were “karate-ing” the
picket fences?

13. Complete this quote: “At home ………… brung him!”

Questions 14 and 15 provided by LisaCat28

14. What was the name of the boat, that Brody, Hooper, and Quint were on?

15. What was the name of the girl that broke Hooper’s heart?

Questions 16-27 provided by Lauren Laver

16. In the beginning of the movie, what were the Cassidy’s last words before
passing out?

17. What were Brody’s sons’ names?

18. At dinner, what kind of wine did Brody open first?

19. What was the “clinical” term for Brody’s fear of water?

20. Peter Benchley appeared in Jaws as who?

21. According to Mayor Vaughn, what does Amity mean?

22. According to Hooper, how big was the tooth that he pulled out of Ben
sunken boat?

23. Fill in the words to this song: Farewell and adieu…again.

24. What were Quint’s estimates of the shark’s weight and length?

25. When Quint was on the Indianapolis, what day was it that he ran into a
buddy of his from Cleveland who was bitten in half below the waist?

26. When on the Orca, who was the last person singing as the shark attacked?

27. How many Jaws movies were there, and where did each take place?

Questions 28-42 provided by Jim Schmaltz

28. Name the local fisherman killed by the shark.

29. How many people are killed by the shark? Who are they?

30. How long is Hooper going to be aboard the Aurora?

31.What kind of shark dismantled Hooper’s boat when he was a young boy?
Bonus points if you know the length of the shark!

32.What noise startles Brody after Quint tells the Indianapolis story?

33. What kind of shark was the first to appear at the Indianapolis
disaster, according to Quint? Again, bonus points if you know
the length. And another bonus point if you remember how Quint
says you measure a shark when you are in the water.

34. How many times was the shark harpooned?

35. What song is Sean Brody singing before Alex Kintner is killed?

36. What do the Mayor and coroner convince Brody to list as Chrissie’s
cause of death?

37. Quint once saw a shark eat a piece of furniture. What was it?

38. What toys from home and what flavor ice cream does Michael Brody
request while in the hospital?

Bonus round: Scars!

39. What kind of shark scraped Hooper’s leg as he was taking samples?

40. What kind of shark scarred Quint’s leg with a flick of it’s tail?

41. What creature bit Hooper in the arm, right through his wet suit?

42. What scar does Brody notice on Quint’s arm?


  1. i had really enjoyed this test and it was so so easy for me cuz i had seen mostly all of the jaws movies.

    But this is my question ” why is there always a fattle ending to the jaws but then in the next movie it comes back?” is it like the jaws family or what? that is my question and anybody who takes this test try to figure out this question so me and probaly other people from around the world to know. thanks alot and please please please try to figure it out.

  2. I love the idea of having a quiz on this site. It seems like a given; however, i would like to be given the opportunity to answer them and then given my results.

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