Academy Awards Trivia Quiz IIIPrintable Academy Award Trivia Questions
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Katherine Hepburn won consecutive Academy Awards for which two films?
a. The African Queen and Summertime
b. Suddenly Last Summer and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
c. The Lion in winter and The African Queen
d. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and The Lion in Winter
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and The Lion in Winter - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner was released in 1967 and The Lion in Winter was released in 1968.
Released in 1939, what was the first "color" movie to win the Best Picture Oscar?
a. You Can't Take It With You
b. The Good Earth
c. Test Pilot
d. Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind - Gone With the Wind was adapted from a 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell.
Winner of three Academy Awards including Best Picture, which film stars Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart?
b. The Enforcer
c. Key Largo
d. Tokyo Joe
Casablanca - Casablanca came out in 1942.
Who won an Oscar for playing Billy Kwan in the 1982 film, "The Year of Living Dangerously"?
a. Dustin Hoffman
b. Julie Andrews
c. Robin Williams
d. Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt - Linda is the only person to win an Oscar for playing a member of the opposite sex.
Who played the part of Solomon Northup in the Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave"?
a. Denzel Washington
b. Dwight Henry
c. Chiwetel Ejiofor
d. Brad Pitt
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Ejiofor also starred in Amistad.
Which of these films won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1980?
a. Terms of Endearment
b. On Golden Pond
c. Kramer vs. Kramer
d. Norma Rae
Kramer vs. Kramer - This movie stars Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep.
Who played the part of Maggie Fitzgerald in the Oscar winning movie "Million Dollar Baby"?
a. Natalie Portman
b. Angelina Jolie
c. Hilary Swank
d. Ashley Judd
Hilary Swank - Hilary won the Oscar for Best Actress.
For playing the role of prospector Daniel Plainview, which of these actors won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2008?
a. Daniel Day-Lewis
b. George Clooney
c. Viggo Mortensein
d. Tommy Lee Jones
Daniel Day-Lewis - Daniel won for his role in the movie, There Will Be Blood.
Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin, which film won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2008?
a. There Will Be Blood
d. No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men - No Country for Old Men was directed by Clint Eastwood.
His second Academy Award, for which film did Denzel Washington win a Best Actor Oscar?
a. Cry Freedom
b. Malcolm X
c. Training Day
Training Day - Washington also won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his part in the film Glory.
Which of the following directors won the Best Director Academy Award for Slumdog Millionaire in 2009?
a. Stephen Daldry
b. Danny Boyle
c. Gus Van Sant
d. Ron Howard
Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for ten Academy Awards and won eight including Best Picture.
Who won the Oscar for Best Actress for her part as Hanna Schmitz in 2009 film "The Reader"?
a. Melissa Leo
b. Meryl Streep
c. Kate Winslet
d. Angelina Jolie
Kate Winslet - The Reader is based on a 1995 German novel of the same name by Bernhard Schlink.
Receiving six Academy Award nominations, the film "Crash" won the Oscar for Best Picture in which year?
2006 - Crash starred Sandra Bullock, Dato Bakhtadze and Karina Arroyave.
For which character did Philip Seymour Hoffman win an Academy Award For Best Actor in 2006?
a. Paul Zara
b. Robert Gelbart
c. Truman Capote
d. Plutarch Heavensbee
Truman Capote - Phillip died in 2014 at the age of 46.
Who directed the Oscar winning 1999 movie "American Beauty"?
a. Sam Mendes
b. Spike Jonze
c. Lasse Hallstrom
d. Michael Mann
Sam Mendes - American Beauty won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Kevin Spacey), Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematography.
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