The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: Schindler’s List is a 1993 Oscar winning picture by which director?

Schindler's List (1993)
Schindler's List is directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg. It premiered in November, 1993. The year after it was rewarded with seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

# 2: Who won the Best Director Award for the film The Revenant at the 88th Academy Awards in 2016?

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for and win the Academy Award for Best Director. He was awarded the Oscar for Birdman in 2015 and won again in 2016 with The Revenant. He is the third director to win back to back Oscars, following John Ford and Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

# 3: 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.

# 4: Who got an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the maid Minny Jackson in the Help?

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For her role as Minny in the Help, Octavia Spencer won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

# 5: Kate Winslet plays a leading role in all of the following movies, except:

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Kate Winslet has leading role in Titanic, Little Children, and The Reader. She was nominated for an Academy Award in all three, and won the award for her role in The Reader (2009). Blue Jasmine is a 2013 film directed by Woody Allen. It stars Oscar-winning Cate Blanchett in the leading role.

# 6: At the 88th Academy Awards ceremony in 2016, the Best Picture Oscar was awarded:

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Spotlight is a 2015 American film directed by Tom McCarthy. It stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, and Stanley Tucci. It follows the Boston Globe's investigative journalist unit and its investigation into cases of widespread and systemic child sex abuse by numerous Roman Catholic pries.

# 7: At the 65th Academy Awards in 1993, Clint Eastwood won the award for Best Director with this film:

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At the 65th Academy Awards in 1993, Unforgiven won four Oscars out of nine nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director.

# 8: At the 45th Academy Awards in 1973, the Godfather got the award for Best Picture. Who directed the film?

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The Godfather was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It won three Oscars in 1973, Best Picture, Best Actor (Brando), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Puzo and Coppola). In 1975, Coppola got the Academy Award for Best Director for The Godfather II. In 1980, he got the award for Apocalypse Now.

# 9: Who won an Academy Award for Best Actress in the film The Iron Lady?

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In 2012, Meryl Streep won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role in the Iron Lady.

# 10: The role as Clarice Starling in the Oscar winning picture The Silence of the Lambs is played by which actress?

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The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American film directed by Jonathan Demme. Jodie Foster plays the role as Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkins the role as Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

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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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