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Oscar Winners Quiz

Movie quiz about Winners of the Academy Awards 25 Questions.

 
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1

Which Actress claimed to have coined the name "Oscar" for the Academy Award Statue because it reminded her of her husbands naked rear end?

  • Joan Crawford
  • Bette Davis
  • Elizabeth Taylor

2

The following films were all nominated in 1943 for best picture for 1942, who won?Mrs Miniver, The Magnificent Ambersons, Random Harvest

  • Mrs Miniver
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Random Harvest

3

Who directed the best picture for 1950 "All About Eve"?

  • Gene Kelly
  • Joseph L Mankiewicz
  • Cecil B Demille

4

Who played the lead role Don Corleone in the 1972 best picture "The God Father" ?

  • Al Pacino
  • James Cann
  • Marlon Brando

5

Amongst the nominees for best picture 1970 were "Patton" "Love Story" "Five Easy Pieces" who won ?

  • Patton
  • Love Story
  • Five Easy Pieces

6

In the 1934 Best Picture "It Happened One Night" Clark Gable removed an item of clothing and caused an industry to collapse, what did the industry produce?

  • Neck Ties
  • Vests
  • Socks

7

In 1941 the best picture was..."How Green was my........"

  • Tree
  • Leaf
  • Valley

8

Best Picture 1953 had the following cast....Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra what was it called ?

  • The Greatest Show On Earth
  • Marty
  • From Here to Eternity

9

In 1952 "The Greatest Show On Earth" won the Oscar for best picture, what was the "Show" referred to ?

  • The Theatre
  • The Circus
  • The Church

10

If these people were in this Oscar winning film, what was it? David Niven, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton, Peter Lorre, John Mills, Frank Sinatra, John Gielgud (not in that order).

  • Around the World in 80 days
  • The Bridge On The River Kwai
  • A Man For All Seasons

11

In which Oscar winning film did the characters Virgil Tibbs and Bill Gillespie appear ? (hint it won in 1968)

  • In the Heat Of The Night
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • West Side Story

12

Who won the Best Picture Oscar in 2008 ?

  • No Country For Old Men
  • The Departed
  • Crash

13

Best Picture 2001 starred Russell Crowe, what was it called ?

  • Crash
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Master and Commander

14

In 1999 which picture written by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman won the Oscar ?

  • Shakespeare In Love
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • The English Patient

15

Best Picture of 1997 was "Titanic" how many Oscars did it win?

  • 9
  • 10
  • 11

16

Which Oscar did Titanic Not receive?

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Actress

17

Which film recieved as many oscar nominations as Titanic?

  • West Side Story
  • Ben Hur
  • All About Eve

18

James Cameron did not direct

  • Titanic
  • Terminator
  • The Terminal

19

In 2003 which musical won best picture?

  • Billy Elliot
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Chicago

20

In 1997 "The English Patient" won best picture, on whose novel was it based?

  • Michael Ondaatje
  • Anthony Minghella
  • Margaret Attwood

21

In 2004 which of the Lord of the rings film won the oscar ?

  • The Return Of The King
  • The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Two Towers

22

In 2005 which David Cronenberg film won best picture?

  • Crash
  • M.Butterfly
  • Naked Lunch

23

Who directed "American Beauty" ?

  • Alan Ball
  • Kevin Spacey
  • Sam Mendes

24

In 1959 which musical picture directed by Vincente Minnelli won best picture ?

  • West Side Story
  • Gigi
  • Easter Parade

25

In 1940 Bob Hope described the Oscar ceremony as a benefit for David O'Selznick which film was taking many of the honours on that memorable occasion?

  • The Wizard Of Oz
  • Rebecca
  • Gone With The Wind

 

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