The Ultimate Academy Awards Test

What is an Academy Awards buff? Someone who simply watches the award show every year? Or someone who truly knows the facts about the winners and nominees? This quiz attempts to weed out those passive watchers amid the true reigning kings and queens of Oscar trivia.

Take this test to see whether or not you are know the Oscar facts. Do you have what it takes to guess every question correctly, or at least make a passing score?

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1. What film won Best Picture in 1966, and who directed that film?
A Man for All Seasons, Fred Zinneman
Network, Sidney Lumet
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Mike Nichols
Blow-Up, Michelangelo Antonioni
Alfie, Lewis Gilbert
The Sand Pebbles, Robert Wise
2. What was the shortest performance to win an Academy Award?
John Mills as Michael in Ryan's Daughter
Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lector in The Silence of the Lambs
Judi Dench as Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love
Beatrice Straight as Louise Schumacher in Network
Jason Robards as Dashiell Hammet in Julia
Anthony Quinn as Paul Gaugin in Lust for Life
3. Francis Ford Coppola received nominations or wins as Best Director for which group of films?
Bram Stoker's Dracula, Apocalypse Now, Peggy Sue Got Married
The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now
The Conversation, Patton, The Godfather
American Graffiti, Rumble Fish, Patton
The Godfather Part III, One from the Heart, The Conversation
The Outsiders, Apocalypse Now, Bram Stoker's Dracula
4. Who holds the record for winning the most Academy Awards for acting?
Meryl Streep
Peter O'Toole
Jane Fonda
Katharine Hepburn
Bette Davis
Jack Nicholson
5. How many times has Martin Scorsese been nominated for Best Director? This includes his recent win in 2006.
Five
Six
Seven
Three
Eight
Four
6. Guess the actress who was nominated three times, in 1967, 1974, and 1976. All noms were for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and she won in 1976.
Elizabeth Taylor
Katharine Hepburn
Gena Rowlands
Jane Fonda
Ellen Burstyn
Faye Dunaway
7. Who is the only actor or actress to receive a posthumous Oscar?
Laurence Olivier
Katharine Hepburn
Henry Fonda
Jessica Tandy
Peter Finch
William Holden
8. Clint Eastwood has guided several actors to great performances. Out of the films he has directed, how many received acting nominations?
Seven
Eight
Three
Four
Nine
Six
9. Which group of actresses have ALL won twice for Best Actress in a Leading Role?
Hillary Swank, Sally Field, Jane Fonda, Glenda Jackson, Jodie Foster
Katharine Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Sally Field, Luise Rainer, Jane Fonda
Bette Davis, Meryl Streep, Anne Bancroft, Vivien Leigh, Ellen Burstyn
Ingrid Bergman, Katharine Hepburn, Louise Fletcher, Barbra Streisand, Hillary Swank
Vanessa Redgrave, Faye Dunaway, Jessica Lange, Sally Field, Susan Sarandon
Greer Garson, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn
10. Which Billy Wilder film won Best Picture in 1961?
Sunset Blvd.
Some Like It Hot
The Apartment
Sabrina
Staglag 17
The Lost Weekend
11. What three films won the "Big Five" awards? (Best Picture, Director, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, and Screenplay.)
One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest, The Godfather, Sunset Blvd.
The Godfather, The Silence of the Lambs, Goodfellas
Titanic, The Godfather Part II, Reds
It Happened One Night, One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest, The Silence of the Lambs
Rebecca, Sunset Blvd., It Happened One Night
Chinatown, Reds, One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest
12. Only three people, two actors and one writer, have ever refused to receive their Oscars. Pick the three.
Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, Dudley Nichols
Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Paddy Chayefsky
Robert Duvall, Robert Deniro, Woody Allen
William Holden, Jack Lemmon, Stanley Kubrick
Jon Voight, Jack Nicholson, James L. Brooks
Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Eric Roth

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