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Academy Awards #41 and #42

written by: thaibob
It would be best to start with the 1st Academy Award Quiz (Academy Awards #1- #5) and work your way up. Otherwise you may get confused and you won't get the feeling of travelling along with the Academy to its present day position.

Question 1:

Which of the statements below is FALSE concerning the 41st Academy Award ceremony?
Although "Young Americans" was announced as the Documentary Feature winner, it was disqualified because it was first shown in 1967 and not in 1968.
"Oliver!" became the first G-rated film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand shared the Best Actress award. Hepburn was the first actress to win 2 years in a row (previous year "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner")
Stanley Kubrick was the recipient of the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for "2001: A Space Odyssey", his only Oscar.

Question 2:

Who was the host of the 41st Academy Award ceremony?
Bob Hope
"Friends of Oscar" ie. multiple ones
Jack Lemmon
Frank Sinatra

Question 3:

Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the 41st Academy Awards?
"The Lion in Winter" received 7 nominations and 3 awards.
"Oliver!" received 11 nominations and 4 awards.
"Star!" received 7 nomination and no awards.
"Funny Girl" received 8 nominations and one award.

Question 4:

The song "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" from the movie of the same name was played by the UCLA band and sung by four other performers at the 41st Oscars. Who were they?
Jane Fonda, Frank Sinatra, Abbey Lincoln, Mark Lester
Walter Matthau, Diahann Carroll, Tony Curtis, Patricia Neal
Bob Hope, Martha Raye, Alan Arkin, Rosalind Russell
Sidney Poitier, Ingrid Bergman, Paula Kelly, Burt Lancaster

Question 5:

All of the following films were nominated for 2 Academy Awards at the 41st ceremony. Which of them was the only one that won an award?
Planet of the Apes
The Battle of Algiers
Finian's Rainbow

Question 6:

At the 41st Oscars, this category had just 2 nominees.
Best Live Action Short
Best Visual Effects
Best Film Editing
Best Cinematography

Question 7:

At the 42nd Oscars, "Anne of the Thousand Days" had the most nominations with 10. How many awards did this film acquire?

Question 8:

The song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" from the picture "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" won the Oscar for Best Original Song. It was sung by B.J. Thomas. However, one of the other 4 nominees did not have their song performed. Which one was left out at the 42nd awards?
"Come Saturday Morning" from "The Sterile Cuckoo"
"What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" from "The Happy Ending"
"True Grit" from "True Grit"
"Jean" from "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"

Question 9:

"Midnight Cowboy" won Best Picture and Best Director at the 42nd Oscars. Of the 4 acting awards, for which 2 did they receive nominations but didn't win?
Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress
Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress
Best Actor and Best Actress

Question 10:

What country submitted the movie "Z", which won Best Foreign Language Film at the 42nd Oscars?
Soviet Union

Question 11:

All of the following films had 2 nominations at the 42nd Oscars - "Easy Rider", "Goodbye, Mr. Chips", "The Happy Ending", "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie", "The Reivers", "The Secret of Santa Vittoria", "The Sterile Cuckoo", "True Grit" and "The Wild Bunch". Now all you have to do is add up the total Oscars won by this group of 9 films and give the answer.

Question 12:

Which film won the most Oscars at the 42nd ceremony?
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Hello, Dolly!
Midnight Cowboy


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