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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
Clint Eastwood
Rock Hudson
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 Picture
Best Director
Best Supporting Actor
Best Actress

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
Young Winston, The Heartbreak Kid, Butterflies Are Free
The Poseidon Adventure, Travels with My Aunt, The Candidate
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 Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress
Best Actor and Best Actress
Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor

Question 5:

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

Question 6:

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

Question 7:

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

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?
Katharine Hepburn
Shirley MacLaine
Liza Minnelli
Elizabeth Taylor

Question 9:

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

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)
American Graffiti
Cries and Whispers
Paper Moon
A Touch of Class

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
Dyan Cannon
Peggy Lee
Connie Stevens

Question 12:

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

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?
Robert Redford - The Sting
Al Pacino - Serpico
Jack Nicholson - Chinatown
Marlon Brando - Last Tango in Paris


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