The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is one of the most prestigious events in the entertainment industry. Every year, the best actors, directors, and films are recognized and awarded for their outstanding contributions to cinema. However, the history of the Oscars is filled with fascinating stories, surprising trivia, and little-known facts that make the event even more exciting. In this blog, we will delve into the world of Oscar trivia questions with their answers, uncovering interesting facts about the winners, nominees, and the ceremony itself. From the youngest Oscar winners to the films that swept the awards, get ready to test your knowledge and discover the lesser-known stories behind the iconic event.
Oscar trivia questions with their answers
Here are 20 Oscar trivia questions with their answers:
Who is the only person to have won an Oscar for both acting and writing?
Answer: Emma Thompson
What film won the Best Picture Oscar in 2020?
Who is the only actor to have won three Best Actor Oscars?
Answer: Daniel Day-Lewis
What is the most Oscars won by a single film?
Answer: Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Who is the only person to have won an Oscar posthumously for acting?
Answer: Heath Ledger
What is the only X-rated film to have won the Best Picture Oscar?
Answer: “Midnight Cowboy”
Who has hosted the Oscars the most times?
Answer: Bob Hope (18 times)
Who is the youngest person to win an acting Oscar?
Answer: Tatum O’Neal (age 10, for “Paper Moon”)
What was the first animated film to be nominated for Best Picture?
Answer: “Beauty and the Beast” (1991)
What is the only film to win Best Picture without any female speaking roles?
Answer: Lawrence of Arabia.
What is the only film to have won the “Big Five” Oscars (Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay)?
Answer: There are 3 films. It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Who won Best Actress for “The Silence of the Lambs”?
Answer: Jodie Foster
What is the only film to win Best Picture without receiving any other nominations?
Answer: “Grand Hotel” (1932)
Who was the first African-American to win Best Actor?
Answer: Sidney Poitier
What film won the Best Picture Oscar in 2019?
Answer: “Green Book”
What is the only film to win both Best Actor and Best Actress Oscars?
Answer: “It Happened One Night”
Who won Best Supporting Actor for “Good Will Hunting”?
Answer: Robin Williams
What is the only sequel to win Best Picture?
Answer: “The Godfather Part II”
Who won Best Director for “The Revenant”?
Answer: Alejandro González Iñárritu
What is the only film to win Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film?
Answer: “The Departed”
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