Academy Awards

Some facts about Academy Award winners and nominees.
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1
Which composer was the only one to receive the awards for "Best Song", "Best dramatic score" and "Best song score" in one and the same year ?
  • John Williams
  • Dimitri Tiomkin
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Burt Bacharach
  • 2
    In 2000, Steven Soderbergh received 2 (!!) nominations for "Best Director". Who was the only other director to do so in the past ?
  • William Wyler
  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Michael Curtiz
  • 3
    Which artist has won "Best Actress" as well as "Composer of Best Song" ( in different years though ) ?
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Cher
  • Ginger Rogers
  • Annie Lennox
  • 4
    When have the first Oscars for "Actor / Actress" in a Supporting Role" been awarded for the first time ?
  • 1934
  • 1935
  • 1936
  • 1937
  • 5
    Which category did only exist in the very first year of OSCAR and then never again ?
  • Best Silent Movie
  • Best Dance Direction
  • Best Cinematography black/white
  • Best Titles
  • 6
    Which movie was the first winner in the category "Best Foreign Film" ?
  • Monsieur Vincent ( France )
  • La Strada ( Italy )
  • My Uncle ( France )
  • Nights of the Cabiria ( Italy )
  • 7
    There have been other "Foreign Film" - Winners before the one, mentioned in question 6.
  • True
  • False
  • 8
    Which host of a US - Television - Talk Show received a nomination as " Best Actor / Actress in a Supporting Role "?
  • Jon Stewart
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Ricki Lake
  • Johnny Carson
  • 9
    Which "Foreign Film" did NOT receive a nomination for "Best Foreign Film" and "Best Picture" in the same year ?
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Life is Beautiful
  • Z
  • 10
    Who was nominated for "Best Actress" in five successive years ?
  • Glenn Close
  • Greer Garson
  • Meryl Streep
  • Katherine Hepburn
  • 11
    Who is the other actress to hold the same record ( 5 nominations in successive years ) ?
  • Luise Rainer
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Bette Davis
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • 12
    Actors / actresses, who are nominated for " Best Leading Actor / Actress " AS WELL AS for "Best Supporting Actor / Actress ", usually win ONE of the possible awards. Who was an exception ?
  • Al Pacino
  • Jessica Lange
  • Emma Thompson
  • Holly Hunter
  • Unanswered questions will be marked as wrong