50 Oscars Quiz Questions and Answers

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In this Oscars quiz, you’ll find a little bit of everything from awards-hauling blockbusters to critically acclaimed arthouse flicks featuring Hollywood’s best loved actors and actresses. So if you know something about Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘Forrest Gump’ and Meryl Streep’s exploits at the Academy Awards, then you’re in with a good chance of acing this quiz.

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Oscars Quiz Questions and Answers


  1. Leonardo DiCaprio won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in which film?
  2. Who was the first woman to have won the Oscar for Best Director?
  3. What are the “Big Five” awards?
  4. In what year was the first Academy Awards ceremony?
  5. Who holds the record for the most Oscars won?
  6. The 2017 movie ‘Suicide Squad’ won an Oscar. True or false?
  7. How many Academy Awards for Best Actor has Daniel Day Lewis won?
  8. In what year did ‘Forrest Gump’ win Best Picture?
  9. Who did Will Smith slap at the 94th Academy Awards ceremony in 2022?
  10. How many Oscars was ‘Titanic’ nominated for out of a possible 17?
  11. Johnny Depp has never won an Oscar. True or false?
  12. How many Oscars did ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’ win?
  13. Which Best Picture-winning movie features an underdog boxer getting a shot at the world heavyweight championship?
  14. Which movie did Jack Nicholson win his first Oscar for?
  15. Who was the first African American woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress?
  16. In what year was the first Oscar for Best Animated Feature awarded?
  17. Which movie did Danny Boyle win Best Director for in 2008?
  18. In inches, how tall is an Oscar statue?
  19. Natalie Portman won Best Actress for her role in which film?
  20. How many Oscars has Morgan Freeman won?
  21. Which movie did Rami Malek win Best Actor for in 2019?
  22. Which animation studio has won the most Best Animated Feature awards?
  23. What is the only Studio Ghibli movie to win the Best Animated Feature award?
  24. Who has hosted the most Academy Awards ceremonies?
  25. Which Best Picture-winning movie was also Kevin Costner’s directorial debut?
  26. Which comic book character did Heath Ledger posthumously win Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of?
  27. What movie won Steven Spielberg his first Oscar for Best Director?
  28. Which Best Picture-winning movie did Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep win their first acting Oscars in?
  29. Which two actresses tied for Best Actress in 1969?
  30. How many Oscars did ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ get nominated for?
  31. Who did Meryl Streep win Best Actress for her portrayal of in ‘The Iron Lady’?
  32. What venue have the Oscars ceremonies been held in since 2002?
  33. Which Oscar-winning movie told the story of 6 unemployed men who form a male striptease act?
  34. Gary Oldman won his first Oscar for his performance in which movie?
  35. How many Oscars did Ridley Scott’s ‘Gladiator’ win?
  36. Which movie won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015?
  37. What was the first British movie to win Best Picture?
  38. Marlon Brando refused his Oscar for Best Actor in 1973. True or false?
  39. Who co-hosted the Oscars with Anne Hathaway in 2011?
  40. Which movie won Best Documentary at the 94th Academy Awards in 2022?
  41. Who won Best Director for ‘The Shape of Water’?
  42. Which Eminem song won an Oscar for Best Original Song?
  43. What was the first foreign-language movie to win Best Picture?
  44. What organisation are responsible for presenting the Academy Awards?
  45. Which Oscars awards category was first introduced in 1982?
  46. Which Oscar-winning movie told the fictionalised story of Mozart?
  47. How many movies have won all 5 of the “Big Five” Academy Awards?
  48. Which movie won the most Oscars at the 94th Academy Awards in 2022?
  49. Which actress ended their Oscar acceptance by blowing a kiss at Lady Gaga?
  50. What is the only Best Picture-winning movie of the 21st century named after an American city?

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  1. The Revenant
  2. Kathryn Bigelow
  3. Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress & Best Screenplay
  4. 1929
  5. Walt Disney; he received a total of 26
  6. True; it won Best Makeup and Hairstyling
  7. Three
  8. 1995
  9. Chris Rock
  10. 14
  11. True
  12. 11
  13. Rocky
  14. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  15. Halle Berry
  16. 2002
  17. Slumdog Millionaire
  18. 13.5 inches
  19. Black Swan
  20. One; Best Supporting Actor in ‘Million Dollar Baby’
  21. Bohemian Rhapsody
  22. Pixar
  23. Spirited Away
  24. Bob Hope
  25. Dances with Wolves
  26. The Joker
  27. Schindler’s List
  28. Kramer vs. Kramer
  29. Katharine Hepburn & Barbra Streisand
  30. 11
  31. Margaret Thatcher
  32. The Dolby Theatre
  33. The Full Monty
  34. Darkest Hour
  35. Five
  36. Birdman
  37. Hamlet
  38. True
  39. James Franco
  40. Summer of Soul
  41. Guillermo del Toro
  42. Lose Yourself
  43. Parasite
  44. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  45. Best Makeup
  46. Amadeus
  47. Three
  48. Dune; it won six awards
  49. Olivia Colman
  50. Chicago

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