Quiz: Can You Ace This 16 Question "Erin Brockovich" Challenge?

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Questions about the movie about the famous legal clerk and environmental activist, Erin Brockovich, looking at both her history and great deeds.

 Aug 18, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Who played Erin in the 2000 feature film about her life?
Meryl Streep
Julia Roberts
Meg Ryan
2 of 15Pick your answer!
The film begins in 1993, when Erin, a single mother of three, is:
Studying for school
A CEO of a huge company
Unemployed
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Why is Erin suing a doctor?
Because the doctor performed surgery incorrectly on her
Because she got injured in a traffic accident with the doctor
Because the police found evidence that the doctor kidnapped a kid
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Erin's lawyer, Ed Masry, expects to win the case, but they lose because of Erin's _____ during cross-examination.
Children crying
Phone ringing
Explosive courtroom behavior
5 of 15Pick your answer!
How did Erin get her job back at the law office?
She won a grant
Her former boss took pity on her
She did landscaping work for her boss
6 of 15Pick your answer!
When Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) want to buy Donna Jensen's home, Erin finds evidence that the _____ in Hinkley, CA is seriously contaminated with carcinogenic chromium.
Paint
Computers
Ground water
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Later, Erin discovers that lots of Hinkley residents have tumors and other medical problems and see the PG&E:
Teacher
CEO
Doctor
8 of 15Pick your answer!
The residents of Hinkley all believed that the chromium PG&E used was:
Wonderful
Safe
Dangerous
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Ed ______ Erin after she spends time with the residents of Hinkley and shares what she learned with Ed.
Fires
Applauds
Promotes
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Most Hinkley residents believed that the cluster of cancer cases was just a _____, unrelated to the "safe" chromium.
Applause
Coincidence
Delight
11 of 15Pick your answer!
How does Erin prove that PG&E corporate headquarters knew about the unsafe chromium?
She realizes she doesn't have the necessary documents
She contacts the police for evidence
Charles Embry, a former PG&E employee, gives her important memos
12 of 15Pick your answer!
The memo that Charles Embry gave Erin proved that PG&E headquarters knew about the contaminated water, did nothing about it, and:
Fired Erin
Advised the Hinkley operation to keep this secret
Decided to throw a party
13 of 15Pick your answer!
The judge orders PG&E to pay a settlement amount of $333 ______ to be distributed among the plaintiffs.
Million
Thousand
Billion
14 of 15Pick your answer!
At the end of the movie, Ed hands Erin her:
Recipe for spaghetti
Bonus payment of $2 million
J.D. Degree
15 of 15Pick your answer!
The real Erin Brockovich has a cameo appearance as a ______ named Julia.
Waitress
Banker
Dancer
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