Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Tuesday, 29 March 2022

Cinema Quiz - The Academy Awards (Oscar Awards) Quiz 3

Cinema Quiz 2 - Oscar Awards

The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry. Here is a quiz on The Academy Awards.


1. Name the first, and only woman (to date), to win the Academy Award for Best Director?
Kathryn Bigelow
Catherine Hardwicke
Allison Anders
Lynn Shelton

2. Can you name the 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler that won a record 11 Academy awards?
The Ten Commandments
Ben-hur
Spartacus
Cleopatra

3. Which one of the following is NOT among the movies that won 11 Academy Awards?
Ben-Hur
Titanic
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Silence of the Lambs

4. Who has won the most Academy Awards?
James Cameron
Walt Disney
Dennis Muren
Edith Head

5. The female to win the most Academy Awards is Edith Head with eight awards to her credit. Who was she?
Director
Actor
Costume Designer
Scriptwriter

6. Who among the following was the first recipient of the Oscar award for Best Actor?
Emil Jannings
 Charlie Chaplin
Richard Barthelmess
Ted Wilde

7. Name the movie that won the Oscar Award 2016 for best picture?
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Room
Spotlight

8. Which one of the following Indian movies was NOT nominated for the Oscar Award for Best Foreign Language Film?
Mother India
Lagaan
Ran De Basanti
Salaam Bombay

9. Seven movies of this great actor have been submitted by India to the Oscar Awards. Who is he?
Amitabh Bachan
Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan
Om Puri

10. Who among the following is a recipient of an honorary Oscar for his extraordinary achievements in film in the 2016 8th Annual Governors Award ceremony?
Jackie Chan
Leonardo DiCaprio
Matt Damon
Sylvester Stallone

Cinema Quiz 8: The Academy Awards Quiz 2

Oscar Awards Quiz 2

   
Here is another set of questions on the Academy Awards.


1. Which country won the most Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film?
France
Spain
Japan
Italy

2. Name the director who won most Academy Awards for Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Steven Spielberg
John Ford
Frank Capra

3. This versatile personality won two Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his directorial debut "Dances with the Wolves" for which he was also nominated for Best Actor. Who is he?
Kevin Costner
Clint Eastwood
Mel Gibson
George Clooney

4. Who is the first and only woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director to date?
Sofia Coppola
Kathryn Bigelow
Lina Wertmuller
Jane Campion

5. Which film has the distinction of being the first horror film nominated for Oscar awards?
Evil Dead
Get Out
The Exorcist
Black Swan

6. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" is the first fantasy picture to win an Academy Award. Who directed the movie?
Steven Spielberg
Chris Columbus
James Cameron
Peter Jackson

7. Name the first animated and 3D film to be nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Picture?
Up
Finding Nemo
The Beauty and the Beast
Zootopia

8. This film tells the story of a humanoid amphibian creature that became the first science-fiction film to win Best Picture. Can you name it
Star Trek
Species
Robocop
Shape of Water

9. This veteran actor and the director is the oldest person to win the Academy Award for Best Director. Can you name him?
Mel Gibson
Clint Eastwood
Harrison Ford
John Huston

10. Do you know the personality who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925 and an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in 1938?
George Bernadshaw
Bob Dylan
Orhan Pamuk
Wiilaim Golding

Cinema Quiz 7: The Academy Awards Quiz (Oscar 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.



Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Books and Authors Quiz - Agatha Christie Quiz 2

Books and Authors Quiz - Agatha Christie Quiz 2


Here is a quiz on the famous detective fiction writer Agatha Christies and her works


1. Guinness Book of World Records lists Agatha Christie as
Most translated author
Best selling fiction writer of all time
Both of these
None of these

Books and Authors Quiz - Agatha Christie Quiz 1

Books and Authors Quiz - Agatha Christie Quiz 1


Here is a quiz on the famous detective fiction writer Agatha Christies and her works

1. Who among the following is NOT a fictional detective created by Agatha Christie?
Miss Marple
Hercule Poirot
Thomas Beresford
C. Auguste Dupin

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