How Well Do You Know Top Gun?

Top Gun is one of the most beloved action films of the 1980's. It's one of those rare films that enters the pop culture lexicon and never really lets go of its grip. How well do you know this iconic film? Take our quiz to find out.
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Who plays the main character in Top Gun?
Tom Cruise
Brad Pitt
Edward Norton
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Who directed Top Gun, and was also known for the hit comedy Beverly Hills Cop II?
Damon Scott
Tony Scott
Ridley Scott
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What is the Cruise's character's real name in Top Gun?
Tom Campbell
Nick Bradshaw
Pete Mitchell
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Which of the following is NOT a nickname used in Top Gun?
Iceman
Mongoose
Viper
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Which of the following songs is Top Gun most well-known for?
Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
Panama by Van Halen
Free Ride by The Edgar Winter Group
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What is the nickname of Tom Cruise's character?
Viper
Iceman
Maverick
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Who does Maverick defeat in combat, while breaking two rules of engagement in the process?
Charlie
Jester
Goose
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Which actress plays Maverick's love interest in the film?
Kelly McGillis
Meg Ryan
Linda Rae Jurgens
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Who served with Maverick's father in the aviation unit VF-51?
Jester
Viper
Goose
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Which character dies when he and Maverick are forced to eject from their craft?
Goose
Sundown
Hollywood
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What is the name of the aircraft carrier that Maverick and his crew work on?
USS Enterprise
USS Phantom
USS Oriskany
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What becomes of Maverick at the end of Top Gun?
he becomes an instructor
he flies off into the sunset
he marries Charlie and retires
Result
Alright, Goose, not the best showing you could have had. Study up, get ready, and come back when you feel like you know enough about this classic 80's action movie!

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While you're not the central character, you know your stuff pretty well, and this was a very impressive showing. You may have missed a couple of the tougher ones, but you shouldn't beat yourself up too hard, Iceman.

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You're a regular Maverick! You seem to know almost everything there is to know about this classic 80's action movie, and you could sure teach some people a thing or two!

A+, Maverick

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1
Who plays the main character in Top Gun?
Tom Cruise
Brad Pitt
Edward Norton
2
Who directed Top Gun, and was also known for the hit comedy Beverly Hills Cop II?
Damon Scott
Tony Scott
Ridley Scott
3
What is the Cruise's character's real name in Top Gun?
Tom Campbell
Nick Bradshaw
Pete Mitchell
4
Which of the following is NOT a nickname used in Top Gun?
Iceman
Mongoose
Viper
5
Which of the following songs is Top Gun most well-known for?
Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
Panama by Van Halen
Free Ride by The Edgar Winter Group
6
What is the nickname of Tom Cruise's character?
Viper
Iceman
Maverick
7
Who does Maverick defeat in combat, while breaking two rules of engagement in the process?
Charlie
Jester
Goose
8
Which actress plays Maverick's love interest in the film?
Kelly McGillis
Meg Ryan
Linda Rae Jurgens
9
Who served with Maverick's father in the aviation unit VF-51?
Jester
Viper
Goose
10
Which character dies when he and Maverick are forced to eject from their craft?
Goose
Sundown
Hollywood
11
What is the name of the aircraft carrier that Maverick and his crew work on?
USS Enterprise
USS Phantom
USS Oriskany
12
What becomes of Maverick at the end of Top Gun?
he becomes an instructor
he flies off into the sunset
he marries Charlie and retires