The Oscars – Random Quiz Questions

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# 1: The song Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) won the award for Best Original Song in 1956. It was performed by:

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Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) is a popular song written by the songwriting team of Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. The song was introduced in the Alfred Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956). Doris Day's recording made it to number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one in the UK Singles Chart. It also got the 1956 Academy Award for Best Original Song.

# 2: In 1953, he received the Best Actor Award for his role in High Noon:

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Gary Cooper won the Best Actor Award in 1942 for his role in Sergeant York and in 1953 for his role in High Noon. He was also nimitade for his roles in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, The Pride of the Yankees, and For Whom the Bell Tolls.

# 3: 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.

# 4: He has won four Academy Awards for Best Director with The Informer, The Grapes of Wrath, How Green Was My Valley, and The Quiet Man:

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John Ford was mostly famous his Westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. But he was also famous for adaptations of classic American novels such as The Grapes of Wrath. He won Academy Awards for Best Director in 1935, 1941, 1942, and 1953.

# 5: The following were all nominated for Best Actress at the 60th Academy Awards (1988). Who won the Award?

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At the 60th Academy Awards in 1988, Cher won the Best Actress award for her role in Moonstruck. Olympia Dukakis, as Rose Castorini in the same film, won the award for Best Supporting Actress.

# 6: The quote ‘Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above‘ is from which movie?

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The quote is from The African Queen, a 1951 adventure film directed by John Huston. The role of Charlie Allnutt won Humphre Bogart his only Academy Award.

# 7: Who plays the role as Martin Luther King in the Oscar nominated film Selma (2014)?

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Selmawas nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015. Selma is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by Martin Luther King, Jr. and others. The film stars British actor David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr.

# 8: Who won his second consecutive Academy Award for Best Director 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.

# 9: Who wrote the Oscar winning song White Christmas from the film Holiday Inn (1941)?

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At the 15th Academy Awards in 1942, Irving Berlin won an award for White Christmas from the film Holiday Inn. White Christmas is the most-recorded Christmas song. There have been more than 500 recorded versions of the song, in several different languages.

# 10: Which band performed the Oscar winning song Take My Breath Away from the film Top Gun (1986)?

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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.

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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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