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The Oscars Trivia

This Oscars trivia quiz has 12 multiple-choice questions. Answers to the Oscars trivia questions can be found at the end of the quiz. Share these with your movie-geek friends. 
1. The Oscars (or Academy Awards) are presented annually to the best of which form of entertainment?
a) TV b) Stage/Live Musical c) Music d) Cinema

2. The Oscars’ first award ceremony was held in ______.
a) 1927 b) 1928 c) 1929 d) 1930 e) 1931

3. What venue is the permanent home of the Oscars?
a) Grauman's Chinese Theater 
b) Shrine Auditorium 
c) S.M. Civic Auditorium 
d) Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 
e) Dolby Theatre

4. Which of these Oscar awards is no longer being given?
a) Best Story 
b) Best Original Song 
c) Best Original Score 
d) Best Makeup 

5. True or False. Oscar voters are members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

6. According to Nielsen, the most-watched Oscars award ceremony in history was in ______.
a) 1970 b) 1998 c) 2000 d) 2004 e) 2009

7. Which actor or actress has won the most Oscars for acting performances?
a) Meryl Streep b) Jack Nicholson c) Katharine Hepburn d) Walter Brennan 

8. Which of these films is one of only three to have won the five major Oscar awards (Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Actor, Actress)?
a) Titanic b) Gone With the Wind c) The Godfather d) My Fair Lady e) Silence of the Lambs

9. The oldest Oscar winner for Best Actor is _________.
a) Henry Fonda b) John Wayne c) Paul Newman d) Jack Nicholson e) Anthony Hopkins

10. The youngest Oscar winner for Best Actress is _________.
a) Jodie Foster b) Hilary Swank c) Marlee Matlin d) Audrey Hepburn 

11. Who has won the most Oscar awards for Best Director?
a) Oliver Stone b) Steven Spielberg c) Clint Eastwood d) John Ford 

12. True or False. The great Charlie Chaplin did not win any Oscar for his acting.

Answer Key:
1)d 2)c 3)e 4)a 5)T 6)b 7)c 8)e 9)a 10)c 11)d 12)T

Classifications
Master - 12 correct answers
Expert - 10 to 11 correct answers
Intermediate - 7 to 9 correct
Beginner - 4 to 6 correct
Novice - Less than 4 correct

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