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THE BIG OSCAR QUIZ

Lots and lots of questions about the Academy Awards! 15 Questions.

 
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1

What year was the first Oscar ceremony held?

  • 1926
  • 1927
  • 1929

2

As of March 2011, who is second to Walt Disney in Oscar victories?

  • Meryl Streep
  • Cedric Gibbons
  • Charlie Chaplin

3

Match the following films with the year they won the 'Best Picture' Oscar...(Not the year of the ceremony, but the year the films themselves were released).

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Left

  • Amadeus
  • Dances With Wolves
  • Unforgiven
  • Schindler's List

Right

  • 1992
  • 1990
  • 1984
  • 1993

4

Apart from Tom Hanks, who is the only other actor to win back to back 'Best Actor' Oscars?

  • James Stewart
  • Cary Grant
  • Spencer Tracy

5

Good Will Hunting (1997) won 2 Oscars, one of them was for 'Best Supporting Actor', what was the other for?

  • 'Best Actor' for Matt Damon
  • 'Best Original Screenplay' for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
  • 'Best Director' for Gus Van Sant

6

Who played SS Lieutenant Amon Goeth in Steven Spielberg's Oscar winning epic, Schindler's List?

  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Gary Oldman
  • Colin Firth

7

How many Oscars has legendary director Martin Scorsese won?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

8

Which of the following movie stars has NEVER won an Oscar (excluding special awards)?

  • Richard Burton
  • Paul Newman
  • Charlton Heston

9

Which animated movie won the first Oscar for "Best Animated Film" in 2001?

  • Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
  • Shrek
  • Monsters Inc.

10

Match the following actresses with their first husbands...

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Left

  • Hilary Swank
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Rachael Weisz
  • Jennifer Connelly

Right

  • Ryan Reynolds
  • Daniel Craig
  • Paul Bettany
  • Chad Lowe

11

Which 95 year old actor shared the 'Honorary Award' at the Oscars this year (2011) with Jean-Luc Godard and Kevin Brownlow?

  • Harry Morgan
  • Eli Wallach
  • Frank Cady

12

Match the actors and actresses to their countries of birth...

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Left

  • Liam Neeson
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Richard Burton
  • Elizabeth Taylor

Right

  • Wales
  • Canada
  • Northern Ireland
  • England

13

Who has NOT directed a film that has won "Best Picture" at an Academy Awards ceremony?

  • James Cameron
  • Woody Allen
  • Martin Scorcese

14

The animated film, Tarzan (1999) won the Oscar for "Best Original Song" but what was with the name of the song?

  • "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"
  • "When You Believe"
  • "You'll Be in My Heart"

15

Match the films with their composer(s) of the original music...

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Left

  • Platoon (1986)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Apocalypse Now (1979)
  • The Pianist (2002)

Right

  • Georges Delerue
  • John Williams
  • Carmine Coppola and Francis Coppola
  • Wojciech Kilar

 

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