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The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: What musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1962?

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West Side Story won 10 Academy Awards in its 11 nominated categories, including Best Picture. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. It was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.

# 2: 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.

# 3: 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
Monsters, Inc
Wreck-It Ralph
Rango
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: At the 65th Academy Awards in 1993, Unforgiven won the award for Best Picture and Best Director. Who directed the film?

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

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

Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
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: The following films have received the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, except:

Monsters, Inc
The Incredibles
Finding Nemo
Shrek
Monsters, Inc. by Pete Docter and John Lasseter was nominated in 2002, but the Award went to Shrek. Finding Nemo won at the 76th Academy Awards ceremony in 2004 and The Incredibles won the following year, 2005.

# 7: Who won his second consecutive Academy Award for Best Director in 2016?

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Alejandro 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.

# 8: “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me. Aren’t you?” This quote is from which film?

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The Graduate is a 1967 American film directed by Mike Nichols, who was awarded an Oscar for Best Director. Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, and Katharine Ross earned Oscar nominations for their performances. The film was also nominated in the categories: Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Picture.

# 9: In 2010, Sandra Bullock won the Best Actress Award for her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in:

Sandra Bullock won the Best Actress Award
At the 82nd Academy Awards in 2010, Sandra Bullock won the Best Actress award for her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side.

# 10: 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.

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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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