Monday, 25 May 2015

Quiz - Oscar Winners

Here's another monthly quiz – especially for Carmen.  I hope you enjoy it!

As before the answers are below each question – you just need to highlight them with your mouse to see them. 

1             Who has the most wins for Best Actress, with four?
Katherine Hepburn

2             What was the first fantasy film to win Best Picture?
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

3             A 10-year old won Best Supporting Actress in 1973 and is still the youngest winner of an acting award.  Who is she?
Tatum O'Neal

4             Starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, which is the only X-rated film to win Best Picture?

Midnight Cowboy

5             Four musicals won Best Picture in the 1960s:  name 2 of them
West Side Story, My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins and Oliver

6             Which two films did Tom Hanks win back to back Oscars for in 1993 and 1994?

Philadelphia and Forrest Gump

7             What 1977 Woody Allen film is the last comedy to win Best Picture?
Annie Hall

8             Which western won Best Picture and Best Director in 1992 and also saw its director nominated for Best Actor?

9             Who was nominated eight times for Best Actor between 1962 and 2006, without winning?
Peter O'Toole

10          In which decade did the first Oscars ceremony take place?


  1. Most I didn't know, a few I did, which is humbling because that's one topic I know a lot (I think). :-)

  2. I knew a few :) Funny that today is the first time I have heard of Midnight Cowboy, and this is the second reference today!


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