Oscars Quiz

Test your Oscar knowledge with this fun quiz!

Quiz

Test your Oscar knowledge with this fun quiz!

1. What Comedy Central host and executive producer was the Academy Awards host in 2008?

2. Jennifer Hudson, one of the presenters at the 2008 Oscars, won what Academy Award at the 79th Oscars?

  • Best actress.
  • Best costume design.
  • Best song.
  • Best supporting actress.

3. Tommy Lee Jones was nominated for what Academy Award for his role as Hank Deerfield in, In the Valley of Elah?

  • Best supporting actor.
  • Best director.
  • Best picture.
  • Best actor.

4. What animation pioneer won 26 awards--the most awards in Oscar history?

  • Dennis Muren.
  • Alfred Newnan.
  • Walt Disney.
  • Alan Menken.

5. What sound re-recording mixer has been nominated 20 times, but never won an Oscar?

  • George Folsey.
  • Kevin O'Connell.
  • Rick Kline.
  • Howard Bristol.

6. What 1999 film starring Keanu Reeves received four Academy Award nominations, and won all four?

  • Seabiscuit.
  • The Color Purple.
  • The Shawshank Redemption.
  • The Matrix.

7. Who is the oldest winner of the best director Oscar at 74 years old for his 2004 film, Million Dollar Baby?

8. What production company has had 62 nominations--the most in Academy Award history?

  • Warner Bros.
  • Paramount.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
  • Castle Rock Entertainment.

9. What European country has had 27 nominations and won 10 Academy Awards for foreign language films?

10. What short film (animated), by Suzie Templeton and Hugh Welchman, won the Oscar in 2008?

  • The Danish Poet.
  • Ryan.
  • Peter & the Wolf.
  • Harvie Krumpet.

Your Results:

1. What Comedy Central host and executive producer was the Academy Awards host in 2008?
Jon Stewart.

2. Jennifer Hudson, one of the presenters at the 2008 Oscars, won what Academy Award at the 79th Oscars?
Best supporting actress.

3. Tommy Lee Jones was nominated for what Academy Award for his role as Hank Deerfield in, In the Valley of Elah?
Best actor.

4. What animation pioneer won 26 awards--the most awards in Oscar history?
Walt Disney.

5. What sound re-recording mixer has been nominated 20 times, but never won an Oscar?
Kevin O'Connell.

6. What 1999 film starring Keanu Reeves received four Academy Award nominations, and won all four?
The Matrix.

7. Who is the oldest winner of the best director Oscar at 74 years old for his 2004 film, Million Dollar Baby?
Clint Eastwood.

8. What production company has had 62 nominations--the most in Academy Award history?
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

9. What European country has had 27 nominations and won 10 Academy Awards for foreign language films?
Italy

10. What short film (animated), by Suzie Templeton and Hugh Welchman, won the Oscar in 2008?
Peter & the Wolf.

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