Monday, 16 April 2018

Cinema Quiz 7: The Academy Awards Quiz

Oscar Awards Quiz

The Academy Awards (known popularly as Oscar) are given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) under 24 categories. Try this quiz on Oscar Awards to test your knowledge and learn more about the world best films and film personalities.

1. Which year the Academy Awards ceremony was televised for the first time?

2. The first film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture was "Wings". Who directed the movie?
Frank Borzage
Herbert Brenon
William A Wellman
Frank Lloyd

3. The second movie to win the Academy Award for Best Picture was also the first sound film to win it. Do you know this movie which was Hollywood's fir all-talking musical?
The Broadway Melody
All About Eve

4. Who won the first Academy Award for Best Actor?
Emil Jannings
Warner Baxter
George Arliss
Lewis Stone

5. The first Aademy Awards ceremony was held in 1929. Do you know in which year the popular name "Oscar" was officially adopted by the Academy for the awards?

6. Three movies have won 11 Academy Awards till date. Which one of the following is NOT one among them?
The Return of the King
La La Land

7. Who among the following holds the record for being the woman with most Academy Awards?
Edith Head
Katherine Hepburn
Shirley Booth
Kate Winslet

8. Name the actress with most Academy Awards for Best Actress
Shirley Booth
Kate Winslet
Katherine Hepburn
Meryl Streep

9. Who was the first person to be nominated posthumously and to win an Oscar Award?
William A Horning
Sidney Howard
James Dean
Victor Young

10. Rick Baker has won a record seven Academy Awards for movies like Men in Black and The Wolfman. For which category he won the awards?
Best Director
Best Scriptwriter
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Supporting Actor

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