oscar statuetteA selection of Free Quiz Questions for you to use, all about the Academy Awards, better known as The Oscars.

The ceremony usually takes place in February in Los Angeles, with films released the previous year being in contention for awards.

You can argue all day about who's the greatest but you can't argue with who won what at the Oscars.

 

  1. Which 2001 film won Will Smith his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor?

    Ali

    He was also nominated for 'The Pursuit of Happyness' but wasn't released until 2006.

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  3. Which 1990 horror movie won all of the so-called 'big five' oscars, that is Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay?

    The Silence Of The Lambs

    The only other films to do this were 'It Happened One Night' (1933) and 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' (1974)

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  5. Complete the name of the 1968 Oscar-winning song, sung by Noel Harrison 'The Windmills of Your….'?

    Mind

    Won best song Oscar as it was included in 'The Thomas Crown Affair'. Film and song was 1968. Oscars were in 1969.

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  7. Which song from The Wizard of Oz (1939) won the Oscar for Best Song?

    Over The Rainbow

    Written by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg

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  9. What was the title of the song from the 1997 film 'Titanic' which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song?

    My Heart Will Go On

    performed by Celine Dion

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  11. Which Scottish actor received his only Oscar win for playing a character named Jim Malone in a film that was released in 1987?

    Sean Connery

    The film was 'The Untouchables'. The Award was for Best Supporting Actor

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  13. Complete the name of song sung by Andy Williams to win an Oscar for Best Song in 1963: 'The Days of Wine And… '?

    Roses

    The film had the same name 'Days of Wine And Roses'. The film stars Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick who play two lovers on a downwards sprial of alcoholism.

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  15. Which 2009 film set on the moon Pandora earned oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Director for James Cameron?

    Avatar

    Avatar was beaten in both categories by Kathryn Bigelow's 'The Hurt Locker'.

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  17. Which actor received Academy Award nominations for his roles in 'The Godfather', 'The Godfather Part II', 'Dick Tracy' and 'Dog Day Afternoon''?

    Al Pacino

    He didn't win the Oscar for any of them. He did win for 'Scent of a Woman' in 1993

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  19. Which 1975 film won Jack Nicolson his first Oscar, playing a character called Randle McMurphy?

    One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

    The iflm was based on the 1962 Ken Kesey novel of the same name.

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  21. What is the name of the American songwriter who has been nominated for Academy Awards 20 times since the early 1980s, including two wins for songs he wrote for Monsters Inc. and Toy Story 3?

    Randy Newman

    His Oscar-winning songs were 'If I Didn't Have You' from 'Monsters Inc' and 'We belong Together' from 'Toy Story 3'.

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  23. Which film starring Michael Keaton won Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars?

    Birdman

    The film as released in 2014.

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  25. In which 2007 film does Daniel day-Lewis give an Oscar-winning performance as Daniel Plainview?

    There Will Be Blood

    The performance earned Daniel Day-Lewis his fourth nomination and his second win in the Best Actor category.

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  27. Which 2014 film by Wes Anderson won the Academy Awards for costume and production design but lost out in the category of Best Picture to 'Birdman'?

    Grand Budapest Hotel

    The film won 4 Oscars altogether: also picking awards in the categories for Original Score, and Makeup & Hairstyling.

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  29. Which Australian actress received Oscar nominations for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth the First of England in feature films released in both 1998 and 2007?

    Cate Blanchett

    Films were 'Elizabeth' in 1998 and 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' in 2007. Both were nominations but not wins. Blanchett has won Oscars for 'The Aviator' and 'Blue Jasmine'

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  31. Which animated 2014 film won an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song, the song being 'Everything Is Awesome'?

    The Lego Movie

    The Oscar went to a song called 'Glory' from the film 'Selma'.

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