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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 61st Academy Awards (1989). Which film won the Award?

Rain Man
The Accidental Tourist
Working Girl
Mississippi Burning
Five films were nominated for the 61st Academy Awards in 1989: Rain Man, The Accidental Tourist, Dangerous Liaisons, Mississippi Burning, and Working Girl. Rain Man won four Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Dustin Hoffman.

# 2: In 1989, Carly Simon won the Academy Award for Best Original Song with:

Carly Simon
Let the River Run was featured in the 1988 film Working Girl. Composed and written by Carly Simon, the song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1989.

# 3: Which film won the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director for Robert Zemeckis, and Best Actor for Tom Hanks in 1995?

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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.

# 4: 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.

# 5: Who wrote and performed the Oscar winning song from the 23rd James Bond film Skyfall?

The James Bond film Skyfall
In 2013, Adele received the Academy Award as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for her song Skyfall, written for the 23rd James Bond film.

# 6: Which film by Gore Verbinski received the Best Animated Feature Award in 2012?

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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.

# 7: What film about a Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, won the Best Picture award in 2009?

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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, who is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Kaun Banega Crorepati? (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?)

# 8: 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.

# 9: This Swedish actor received his second Academy Award nomination for his role as the renter in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2012). What is his name?

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close was nominated for two Academy Awards, Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Max von Sydow. At age 82, Max von Sydow became the second oldest man to be nominated for a Best Actor Award.

# 10: Which actors play the leading characters in the award winning film Out of Africa (1985)?

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Out of Africa is a 1985 American film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack. The film is based loosely on book by Danish author Karen Blixen. Robert Redford and Meryl Streep play the leading characters. The film was nominated in 11 categories and won seven, including: Best Picture, Best Director (Sydney Pollack), Best Adapted Screenplay (Kurt Luedtke), and Best Original Score (John Barry).

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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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