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The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards (2015). Which film won the Award?

American Sniper
The Imitation Game
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) won the Best Picture Award in 2015.

# 2: At the 86th Academy Awards in 2014, who won the Best Actor award for his role in Dallas Buyers Club?

Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor Award for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.

# 3: In 1953, he received the Best Actor Award for his role in High Noon:

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Gary Cooper won the Best Actor Award in 1942 for his role in Sergeant York and in 1953 for his role in High Noon. He was also nimitade for his roles in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, The Pride of the Yankees, and For Whom the Bell Tolls.

# 4: The Academy Award for Best Animated Feature was first given out at the 74th Academy Awards in 2002. Which of these films has received the award?

Cars
Wreck-It Ralph
Rango
Monsters, Inc
Rango by Gore Verbinski won the Best Animated Feature Award at 84th Academy Awards. This computer-animated western film features the voices of actors such as Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher.

# 5: Which film directed by Barry Jenkins won the Best Picture Award in 2017?

La La Land
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
Hacksaw Ridge
Moonlight won three awards, including Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards. La La Land was incorrectly announced as the Best Picture, before Moonlight was clarified to be the winner.

# 6: Which actor has been nominated for an Oscar for his roles in these movies: Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013), and American Sniper (2014)?

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Bradly Cooper was nominated for Best Actor in Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and American Sniper (2014). He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in American Hustle (2013). He did not win any of the Awards.

# 7: Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris play two of the main characters in which Oscar winning movie?

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Moonlight won the Best Picture Award in 2017. It stars Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Naomie Harris, and Mahershala Ali. Ali won the Supporting Actor Award. Naomie Harris was nominated for Best Supporting Actress, but lost to Viola Davis (Fences).

# 8: 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.

# 9: The following films have received the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, except:

Ratatouille
Toy Story 3
WALL-E
Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda by John Wayne Stevenson and Mark Osborne was nominated in 2009, but the Award went to WALL-E. Ratatouille won at the 80th Academy Awards ceremony in 2008 and Toy Story 3 won in 2011.

# 10: Who plays 18-year-old Jamal Malik in the award winning Slumdog Millionaire?

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At the 81st Academy Awards in 2009, Slumdog Millionaire was received 10 nominations and won 8 awards, including Best Picture and Best Director (Danny Boyle).

Slumdog Millionaire is the story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, played by Dev Patel.

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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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