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Academy Awards #45 and #46

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:


Three of the four hosts of the 45th Academy Awards were Carol Burnett, Michael Caine and Charlton Heston. Who was the fourth one?
Frank Sinatra
Rock Hudson
Clint Eastwood
Jack Lemmon

Question 2:


"Cabaret" set a record for the most Oscars at the 45th ceremony winning three of them. Which one of the following major awards did it fail to win?
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Director
Best Picture

Question 3:


Which of these three films won a total of exactly three Oscars combined at the 45th Academy Awards?
Lady Sings the Blues, The Emigrants, Sleuth
The Poseidon Adventure, Travels with My Aunt, The Candidate
Young Winston, The Heartbreak Kid, Butterflies Are Free
Sounder, Deliverance, Pete 'n' Tillie

Question 4:


Which two categories had more than one nominee from the same motion picture at the 45th Academy award ceremony?
Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress
Best Actor and Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress

Question 5:


The 45th Oscars lasted a total of approximately how many hours and minutes?
Just under 3 hours
2 and 1/2 hours
just under 2 hours
3 and 1/2 hours

Question 6:


For some reason, three categories at the 45th Oscars had only 3 nominees. Which category had the full 5 nominees?
Best Score (Adaptation and Original Song)
Best Animated Short
Best Live Action Short
Best Original Score (Dramatic)

Question 7:


Charlie Chaplin won an Oscar for his film "Limelight" at the 45th ceremony for which category?
Best Original Score (Dramatic)
Best Art Direction
Best Film Editing
Best Costume Design

Question 8:


The 46th Oscars saw Robert Opel 'streak' across the stage while David Niven mentioned his 'shortcomings'. Which of the award presenters was David about to introduce?
Elizabeth Taylor
Shirley MacLaine
Katharine Hepburn
Liza Minnelli

Question 9:


Which statement is NOT true regarding the 46th Oscars?
George Lucas made his debut at the Academy Awards with "American Graffiti".
Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor and Connie Stevens, all ex-wives of Eddie Fisher, each appeared.
Katharine Hepburn made her first and only appearance at the ceremony to present The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
Verna Fields became the first female producer to win for Best Picture.

Question 10:


Which of the following films did NOT win an Oscar at the 46th Academy Awards?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
A Touch of Class
Cries and Whispers
Paper Moon
American Graffiti

Question 11:


All five nominees for Best Original Song were performed at the 46th Oscars. One additional song, called "Oscar", was sung by this artist.
Liza Minnelli
Peggy Lee
Dyan Cannon
Connie Stevens

Question 12:


Who was presented with an Honorary Academy Award at the 46th ceremony?
Mary Pickford
Groucho Marx
Howard Hawks
Edward G. Robinson

Question 13:


Jack Lemmon won Best Actor for "Save the Tiger". The other nominees at the 46th ceremony are listed below but one of the films is not correctly matched with the artist. Pick the wrong one from those listed?
Marlon Brando - Last Tango in Paris
Al Pacino - Serpico
Jack Nicholson - Chinatown
Robert Redford - The Sting

 


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