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Academy Awards #59 and #60

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:

There were 3 presenters at the 59th Academy Awards. Who was not among them?
Bette Midler
Chevy Chase
Paul Hogan
Goldie Hawn

Question 2:

Which statement is FALSE concerning Marlee Matlin at the 59th Oscars? (as of 2013)
She was the youngest Best Actress winner.
She won the Best Actress award for the film "Children of a Lesser God".
She was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in "Grand Canyon".
She was the first deaf actress winner.

Question 3:

Which statement is TRUE concerning the 4 acting awards at the 59th Academy Award ceremony?
"Hannah and Her Sisters" took both Supporting Actor awards.
Although "Platoon" won Best Picture and Director, it had no nominees in the acting categories.
"Children of a Lesser God" had nominees in all 4 categories.
"Salvador", "Hoosiers", "Aliens" and "The Mission" had only one nominee in the four different categories.

Question 4:

At the 59th Oscars all of these films were nominated in 2 categories. Which was the only film to win an award?
Little Shop of Horrors
Round Midnight

Question 5:

Which category had two winners at the 59th Academy Awards?
Best Documentary Short
Best Live Action Short
Best Animated Short
Best Documentary Feature

Question 6:

"Fugue for Tinhorns" was not nominated for Best Original Song at the 59th Oscars but was sung by three men. Dom DeLuise and Pat Morita were two of them. Who was the third man?
Don Ameche
Telly Savalas
Anthony Quinn
Rodney Dangerfield

Question 7:

At the 60th Academy Awards, the following films were nominated in multiple categories. Which statement is TRUE concerning the nominations and wins?
Fatal Attraction 6 and 1
Hope and Glory 5 and 1
Empire of the Sun 6 and 2
Broadcast News 7 and 0

Question 8:

Which statement is FALSE concerning the film "The Last Emperor" at the 60th Oscars?
It was nominated for 9 awards and won them all.
It was mishandled by United Artists, the studio that finally released it.
Bernardo Bertolucci won Best Director and co-writing Best Adapted Screenplay.
It was snubbed by several Hollywood studios.

Question 9:

"RoboCop" was nominated for 2 Oscars at the 60th Academy Award ceremony. Which award did it win?
Best Sound Mixing
It didn't win anything.
Best Film Editing
It won a Special Achievement Award.

Question 10:

Olympia Dukakis won Best Supporting Actress for "Moonstruck" at the 60th Academy Awards. Which of the following films did NOT have a nominee involved in this category?
Gaby: A True Story
The Whales of August
Throw Momma from the Train

Question 11:

Of the 5 films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 60th Oscars, only one was nominated in another category. Which film had this distinction?
The Family (Italy)
Babette's Feast (Denmark)
Au revoir les enfants (France)
Pathfinder (Norway)

Question 12:

All of these singers performed at the 60th Oscars with 3 of them singing duets. Who were the two singers that sang solo numbers?
George Fenton and Jonas Gwangwa
Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
Willy DeVille and Little Richard
Gloria Estefan and Starship


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