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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?
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.
Best Actor winner Al Pacino was the sixth performer to receive two acting nominations in the same year.
Best Director winner Clint Eastwood became the seventh person nominated for lead acting and directing for the same film.
All of the these statements are true.

Question 2:

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

Question 3:

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

Question 4:

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

Question 5:

Which statement is TRUE about the categories Best Sound Editing and Best Makeup at the 65th Oscars?
Aladdin and Under Siege (Best Sound Editing) - Batman Returns and Hoffa (Best Makeup) were the losing nominees.
Bram Stoker's Dracula won in both categories.
They both only had 3 nominees each.
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?
Natalie Cole
Sheila E.
Liza Minnelli
Nell Carter

Question 7:

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

Question 8:

Which of the following is FALSE concerning the 66th Oscars?
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.
Holly Hunter and Emma Thompson became the first two performers to earn double acting nominations in the same year.
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
Sleepless in Seattle
Farewell My Concubine

Question 10:

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

Question 11:

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

Question 12:

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


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