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Saturday, February 25, 2012

2012 Big Adventure Oscar Trivia!

Recently, we told you about all of the places you could see Oscar in New York City. Now, on this Academy Awards eve, we wanted to serve up some prime Oscar trivia and see how well YOU know your award. Several of these questions were used a couple of years ago on our Film Big Adventure. These stumpers come to you courtesy of film aficionado and friend-of-the-Big-Adventure  Doug Strassler. Enjoy! Answers below. We’ll post all of the answers on Monday after the 84th Academy Awards.

1: In what photographic venue have the Academy Awards been held every year since 2002?

2: Who has won the most Academy Awards for acting?

3: Who has the most Oscar nominations for acting?

4: What was the first X-rated movie to win for Best Picture?

5: At the 64th Academy Award, who started his acceptance speech after winning the Best Supporting Actor by saying , “Billy Crystal…hahah…I crap bigger than him.”

6: What movie has the longest title to have won Best Picture? Hint: It has been in the last 20 years

7: Who is the oldest Oscar winner?

8: Who is the youngest Oscar winner?

9: What performer won an Academy Award for playing a character who loses an Academy Award?

10: Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have each won an Oscar for the same accomplishment. What was it?

11: Lee Daniels, the director of Precious, is the second African-American nominee for Best Director. Who was the first?

12: Best Actor competitors Jeff Bridges and George Clooney starred together in a movie in 2009 that received no nominations. What was it?

14: Three films have swept the Oscars (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay) –Name 2!

15: In 1991, What film became the first Animated Feature Length Film to be nominated for the Oscar for Best Film?

16: What is the combined number of times Jack Nicholson has been nominated for both a Golden Globe and Oscar?

17. Who is the oldest Oscar nominee?

18. Only one of this year’s acting nominees was also nominated last year. Who is it?

19. If Christopher Plummer wins Best Supporting Actor this year, at the age of 82, he will become the oldest actor to win the award. What late actor currently holds that distinction?

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