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Academy Awards #65 and #66

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 statement concerning the 65th Academy Awards is false?
All of the these statements are true.
Best Director winner Clint Eastwood became the seventh person nominated for lead acting and directing for the same film.
Best Actor winner Al Pacino was the sixth performer to receive two acting nominations in the same year.
By virtue of his second straight win in both music categories, Alan Menken became the third person to win two Oscars in two consecutive years.

Question 2:

All of the following films had 2 nominations each at the 65th Oscars. Which film had both nominees in the same category?
The Bodyguard
Basic Instinct
Batman Returns

Question 3:

These films had 2 nominations at the 65th Academy Awards. Which film won an award?
Malcolm X
Lorenzo's Oil
Both Indochine and Malcolm X won an award

Question 4:

All these films had 2 nominations at the 65th Oscars. Which film won an award?
None of them won an award.
Under Siege
Passion Fish

Question 5:

Which statement is TRUE about the categories Best Sound Editing and Best Makeup at the 65th Oscars?
Bram Stoker's Dracula won in both categories.
They both only had 3 nominees each.
Aladdin and Under Siege (Best Sound Editing) - Batman Returns and Hoffa (Best Makeup) were the losing nominees.
All of the statements are true.

Question 6:

Who was the only person to perform 2 songs from the Best Original Song category at the 65th Academy Awards?
Sheila E.
Nell Carter
Natalie Cole
Liza Minnelli

Question 7:

Who hosted the 66th Academy Awards?
Billy Crystal
David Letterman
Whoopi Goldberg
Steve Martin

Question 8:

Which of the following is FALSE concerning the 66th Oscars?
Holly Hunter and Emma Thompson became the first two performers to earn double acting nominations in the same year.
Best Supporting Actress winner Anna Paquin, at age 11, became the youngest winner of a competitive acting Oscar.
Best Director nominee Jane Campion was the second woman to be nominated in that category.
Schindler's List lead all nominees with twelve nominations; The Piano and The Remains of the Day tied for second with eight.

Question 9:

Which of the following films won all categories for which it was nominated at the 66th Academy Awards?
Jurassic Park
What's Love Got to Do with It
Farewell My Concubine
Sleepless in Seattle

Question 10:

The following films had multiple nominations at the 66th Oscars. Which one had the most wins?
The Remains of the Day
In the Name of the Father
The Fugitive and The Age of Innocence tied
The Age of Innocence

Question 11:

Which was the only category for which the film "Short Cuts" was nominated at the 66th Oscars?
Best Director
Best Original Song
Best Art Direction
Best Original Screenplay

Question 12:

Of the following songs, which one was performed but NOT nominated for Best Original Song at the 66th Academy Awards?
"A Wink and a Smile" from Sleepless in Seattle
"Again" from Poetic Justice
"Putting It Together" from Sunday in the Park with George"
"The Day I Fall in Love" from Beethoven's 2nd


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