The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: He won the Academy Award for Best Director with Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012):

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Ang Lee has won the Academy Award for Best Director twice, for Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012). He has also won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon has the record for the most nominations for a foreign language film (10 nominations) and tied with Fanny and Alexander (Bergman) with most wins (4).

# 2: Which film by the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1984?

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Three of Bergman's films won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film:
        • The Virgin Spring (Jungfrukällan), 1960.
         
   
        • Through a Glass Darkly (Såsom i en spegel), 1961.
         
   
        • Fanny and Alexander (Fanny och Alexander), 1983.
         
    Pelle the Conqueror, which won an award in 1988, is not a film by Bergman. It was directed by the Danish director Bille August. Jacob the Liar is a 1975 East German-Czechoslovakian Holocaust film directed by Frank Beyer.

# 3: Which of the following bands has received an Oscar for Best Original Score?

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The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr) received an Oscar for Best Original Song Score with Let It Be (1970) at the 43rd Academy Awards in 1971.

# 4: Best Picture Award at the 89th Academy Awards in 2017 went to:

La La Land
Arrival
Moonlight
The Salesman
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.

# 5: Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated for an Academy Award for his roles in all of these films, except:

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Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated as Best Actor for The Aviator (2005), Blood Diamond (2007), and The Wolf of Wall Street (2014). For his role as Hugh Glass in The Revenant, he won his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2016. He won the AACTA Award for his role in The Great Gatsby, but was not nominated for an Academy Award.

# 6: In 2018, Frances McDormand received the Best Actress Award for her role in:

Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand stars in a number of films by the Coen brothers, including Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), Fargo (1996), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Burn After Reading (2008), and Hail, Caesar! (2016). For her role Marge Gunderson in Fargo, she won the Best Actress Award 1997. In 2018, she won the Award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.  

# 7: Who plays the leading role as Christy Brown in My Left Foot?

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In 1990, Daniel Day-Lewis won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayals of Christy Brown in My Left Foot (1989).

# 8: The following were all nominated for Best Director at the 62nd Academy Awards (1990). Who won the Award?

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In 1990, Oliver Stone won the Academy Award for Best Director with Born on the Fourth of July. The film is considered part of Stone's trilogy of films about the Vietnam War: following Platoon (1986) and preceding Heaven & Earth (1993). The film is on the best-selling autobiography by Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won two, for Best Director and Best Film Editing.

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

Kung Fu Panda
Toy Story 3
Ratatouille
WALL-E
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: In Oscar-nominated Nebraska (2013), an old man makes a trip to Nebraska to do what?

Nebraska
Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) wants to go to Lincoln, Nebraska to collect a $1 million sweepstakes prize he has won.

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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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