The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: In 2002, Halle Berry won the Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. What was the name of the film?

Halle Berry won the Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
At the Academy Awards in 2002, Halle Berry won the Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role in Monster's Ball.

# 2: Who won the Best Actor Award for his role in Forrest Gump in 1995?

Forrest Gump
At the 67th Academy Awards in 1995, Forrest Gump won the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director for Robert Zemeckis, Best Actor for Tom Hanks, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing.

# 3: What is the name of the silent feature which won an Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012?

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The Artist won five awards, including Best Actor for Jean Dujardin, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Picture, the first silent feature to win an Academy Award for Best Picture since 1929.

# 4: In 2013, Pharrell Williams’ song Happy lost the Best Original Song Award to:

At the Academy Awards in 2013, Let It Go by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez (music and lyrics) got the Oscar for Best Original Song in competition with:
  • Happy from Despicable Me 2
  • The Moon Song from Her
  • Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Lost Stars from Begin Again was nominated for Best Original Song the year after.

# 5: Citizen Kane was the winner of the 1941 Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay). Who directed the film?

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Citizen Kane was nominated for Academy Awards in nine categories. Herman Mankiewicz and Orson Welles won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay). Often considered by critics to be the greatest film ever made. Citizen Kane failed to win Best Picture, which instead was awarded to John Ford's How Green Was My Valley.

# 6: The quote ‘Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above‘ is from which movie?

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The quote is from The African Queen, a 1951 adventure film directed by John Huston. The role of Charlie Allnutt won Humphre Bogart his only Academy Award.

# 7: She won an Oscar for her role in Annie Hall (1977). Who is she?

Annie Hall (1977)
Annie Hall won four out of five nominations, including the Best Actress for Diane Keaton.

# 8: Being the first Indian to win an Academy Award in 1983, Bhanu Athaiya won the Best Costume Design award for this Richard Attenborough film:

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Bhanu Athaiya became the first Indian to win an Academy Award in 1983, for designing the costumes for Richard Attenborough's Gandhi.

# 9: Who directed the political thriller Argo which won three awards in 2013, including Best Picture?

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Argo is a 2012 American political thriller film directed by Ben Affleck. Affleck also plays the role as Tony Mendez in the film. He produced the film together with Grant Heslov and George Clooney. George Clooney became the third individual to win Oscars for both acting and producing.

# 10: Who plays the role as Chris Kyle in the 2014 American movie American Sniper?

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American Sniper is a 2014 film directed by Clint Eastwood. The story is written by Jason Hall, based on the autobiography of Chris Kyle, a U.S. Navy SEAL sniper. Bradley Cooper plays the role as Chris Kyle. The film received six nominations, including Best Picture, but did only win one award - the one for Best Sound Editing.

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Random Quiz Questions about The Oscars

Take a trip down memory lane with 90 years of Academy Awards nominations and price ceremonies. How many of our celebrated actors, actresses, directors, producers, song writers, and other performers do you remember?

This is the ultimate challenge for any movie buff who likes to follow the Oscars. You’ll find questions about the very first awards in 1929 until the most recent one.

10 questions are drawn from a pool of more than 150 questions.

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