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Academy Award Oscar quiz:

Ques. Oscar prize is related to
(a) Literature
(b) Films
(c) Science
(d) Music
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Hattie McDaniel, an American actress, was the first black performer to win an Academy Award, in 1939 for Best Support­ing Actress for her role of ”Mammy” in which film?
(a) Tom Sawyer
(b) Gone with the Wind
(c) Shaft
(d) The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Ans. (b)

Ques. Who was the first person to refuse an Academy Award for Best Actor?
(a)  Peter Ustinov
(b)  Marlon Brando
(c)  George C Scott
(d)  Daniel Day-Lewis
Ans. (c)

Ques. __ was the first Indian to win Oscar Award in 1982
(a) Arunanathi Roy
(b) Bhanu Athaiya
(c) Vikku Vinayak
(d) AR Rahman
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Which of these is an film starring Russell Crowe as General Maximus Decimus Meridius, that won five Academy Awards in 2000?
(a) Legionnaire
(b) Centurion
(c) Cohort
(d) Gladiator
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of these was the first person to win all 4 of Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards?
(a) Helen Hayes
(b) Richard Rodgers
(c) Rita Moreno
(d) John Gielgud
Ans. (b)

Ques. What was the first British picture to win an Academy Award for Best Picture?
(a) Ghandhi
(b) Henry V
(c) Hamlet
(d) Lawrence of Arabia
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The first actor to win an Oscar was –
(a) Charlie Chaplin
(b) Frank Borzage
(c) Roy Pomeroy
(d) Emil Jannings
Ans. (d)

Ques. Who won the Oscar for Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role for 1990?
(a) Gerard Depardieu – Cyrano de Bergerac
(b) Kevin Costner – Dances with Wolves
(c) Robert De Niro – Awakenings
(d) Jeremy Irons – Reversal of Fortune
Ans. (d)

Ques. At the 1963 Oscars, Best Picture winner Tom Jones became the only film in history to do which of these?
(a) Have 3 nominations for Best Support­ing Actress
(b) Won all of Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress
(c) Won Best Actor and Best Actress
(d) Be nominated for over 20 awards and win none
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Who won both an Os­car and a Nobel Prize for literature?
(a) Harold Pinter
(b) George Bernard Shaw
(c) John Steinbeck
(d) John Lennon
Ans. (b)

Ques. In 2008, who became the first female recipient of the Latin Recording Academy Per­son of the Year award?
(a) Shakira
(b) Jennifer Lopez
(c) Gloria Estefan
(d) Paulina Rubio
Ans. (c)

Ques. Who was the last of these to win an Oscar?
(a) Spencer Tracy
(b) Anthony Hopkins
(c) Marlon Brando
(d) Jack Nicholson
Ans. (b)

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