2023 Oscars Quiz Answers

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The answers:

1. Which performer (any gender) has won the most Oscars for acting?

A/. Katharine Hepburn (4).
She won for: Morning GloryGuess Who’s Coming to DinnerThe Lion in WinterOn Golden Pond.

2. Name either of the performers to have been nominated 8 times in the Oscars’ acting categories without a win. (This is the most ever.)

A/. Peter O’Toole; Glenn Close.
O’Toole was nominated for: Lawrence of ArabiaBecketThe Lion in WinterGoodbye, Mr ChipsThe Ruling ClassThe Stunt ManMy Favorite YearVenus
Close has been nominated for: The World According to Garp The Big Chill – The Natural – Fatal Attraction – Dangerous Liaisons – Albert Nobbs – The Wife – Hillbilly Elegy

3. 2023 Oscar-nominated composer John Williams has been nominated53 times by the Academy. How many times has he won?

A/. 5
He won for: Fiddler on the Roof – Jaws – Star Wars – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – Schindler’s List

4. John Williams’ long-time collaborator Steven Spielberg is also nominated in 2023. How many times has Spielberg been nominated for Best Director?

A/. 9
He has been nominated for: Close Encounters of the Third Kind – Raiders of the Lost Ark – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – Schindler’s List – Saving Private Ryan – Munich – Lincoln – West Side Story – The Fabelmans

(He won for: Schindler’s ListSaving Private Ryan)

5. Which film was the first to ever win the Animated Feature Oscar?

A/. Shrek (at the 2002 ceremony)

6. Name any 5 of the 10 most recent Best Picture winners.

A/. CODA – Nomadland – Parasite – Green Book – The Shape of Water – Moonlight – Spotlight – Birdman – 12 Years a Slave – Argo

7. Which film is the only non-English language film to ever win the Oscar for Best Picture?

A/. Parasite (in 2020)

8. Only 2 silent films have ever won Best Picture. Name either of them.

A/. Wings – The Artist

9. Which superhero film was the genre’s first Best Picture nominee?

A/. Black Panther (nominated in 2019)

10. Name any of the 3 films to have won 11 Oscars (the most in history).

A/. Ben-Hur – Titanic – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

11. Which person has won more Oscars than anybody else?

A/. Walt Disney (22)

12. Which film controversially won the Best Editing Oscar in 2019?

A/. Bohemian Rhapsody (cinematography by Newton Thomas Sigel)

13. Which cinematographer won the Oscar for Best Cinematography a record 3 times in a row between 2014 and 2016? (For films released 2013-2015.)

A/. Emmanuel Lubezki
He won for: Gravity – Birdman – The Revenant

14. In 2003, documentarian Michael Moore was booed at the Oscars for his speech in opposition to the War on Terror. For which film did he win that year’s Documentary Feature Oscar?

A/. Bowling for Columbine

15. Who will host the 95th Academy Awards in 2023?

A/. Jimmy Kimmel

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