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The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: Which song from The Lion King won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1995?

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Can You Feel the Love Tonight from The Lion King won an Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 67th Academy Awards in 1995. Music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice.

# 2: In 2013, Pharrell Williams’ song Happy lost the Best Original Song Award to:

At the Academy Awards in 2013, Let It Go by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez (music and lyrics) got the Oscar for Best Original Song in competition with:
  • Happy from Despicable Me 2
  • The Moon Song from Her
  • Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Lost Stars from Begin Again was nominated for Best Original Song the year after.

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

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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).

# 4: 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.

# 5: Who directed the award winning film Titanic (1997)?

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At the 1998 Academy Awards, Titanic was nominated in 14 categories. The same number as the record set in 1950 by Joseph L. Mankiewicz's All About Eve. Titanic won a record-tying 11 awards including Best Director for James Cameron and Best Picture.

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

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

# 7: In 2012, Meryl Streep won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role in:

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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.

# 8: In which film was the Oscar winning song Take My Breath Away featured?

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Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock won the Academy Award for Best Original Song with Take My Breath Away at the 59th Academy Awards in 1987. The song was performed by Berlin and featured in Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott. Top Gun was nominated in four categories: Best Effects (Sound Effects Editing), Best Film Editing, Best Sound, and Best Music (Original Song).

# 9: In 2005 and at age 74, Clint Eastwood became the oldest director to win the Oscar with this film:

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In 2005, at age 74 Clint Eastwood became the oldest director to win the Oscar with the film Million Dollar Baby.

# 10: All of the following got Johnny Mercer Academy Awards for Best Original Song, except:

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Johnny Mercer was nominated 18 times. He won four awards for On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe (The Harvey Girls), In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening (Here Comes The Groom), Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffany's), and Days of Wine and Roses (Days of Wine and Roses). Talk to the Animals (Doctor Dolittle) was composed and written by Leslie Bricusse.

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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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