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?

Created by: Brittni
  1. What film won Best Picture in 1966, and who directed that film?
  2. What was the shortest performance to win an Academy Award?
  3. Francis Ford Coppola received nominations or wins as Best Director for which group of films?
  4. Who holds the record for winning the most Academy Awards for acting?
  5. How many times has Martin Scorsese been nominated for Best Director? This includes his recent win in 2006.
  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.
  7. Who is the only actor or actress to receive a posthumous Oscar?
  8. Clint Eastwood has guided several actors to great performances. Out of the films he has directed, how many received acting nominations?
  9. Which group of actresses have ALL won twice for Best Actress in a Leading Role?
  10. Which Billy Wilder film won Best Picture in 1961?
  11. What three films won the "Big Five" awards? (Best Picture, Director, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, and Screenplay.)
  12. Only three people, two actors and one writer, have ever refused to receive their Oscars. Pick the three.

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