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By S. A
Fri, 03, 18

The highest number of Academy Awards won by an individual is 22, and only one person in history has achieved this feat.....


Silver screen scrutiny

Oscars

1. The highest number of Academy Awards won by an individual is 22, and only one person in history has achieved this feat. But who is that person?

A. Composer Alan Menken

B. Producer Walt Disney

C. Costume designer Edith Head

D. Art director Cedric Gibbons

2. Who has won the most acting Academy Awards?

A. Katharine Hepburn

B. Meryl Streep

C. Jack Nicholson

D. Daniel Day Lewis

3. Which of these actors have never been nominated for an Oscar?

A. Marilyn Monroe

B. Jeff Daniels

C. Steve Buscemi

D. Emily Blunt

4. Three of these films hold the record for the most awards won by a single film (11). Which one of these films hasn’t won the most Oscars of all time?

A. Ben-Hur

B. Titanic

C. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

D. Avatar

5. Which of these actors is one of only 12 people to have won all four major annual American entertainment awards - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards (EGOT) - in a competitive, individual category?

A. Katharine Hepburn

B. Meryl Streep

C. Whoopi Goldberg

D. Anne Hathaway

6. If a recipient wanted to sell their Oscar, how much would they get for the award?

A. $1

B. $100

C. $1,000

D. $10,000

Milestones

7. In what year was the first full-length feature film ever released?

A. 1886

B. 1896

C. 1906

D. 1916

8. What was the first talkie ever made?

A. Alam Ara

B. The Jazz Singer

C. Singin’ in the Rain

D. The Wizard of Oz

9. Which movie was the first film made in colour?

A. The Phantom of the Opera

B. Ben-Hur

C. The Three Musketeers

D. Cupid Angling

10. What is the highest grossing film of all time?

A. Titanic

B. Avatar

C. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

D. Jurassic World

11. What is the highest grossing film franchise of all time?

A. Marvel Cinematic Universe

B. DC Extended Universe

C. James Bond

D. Star Wars

12. Who is the highest grossing actor of all time, based on the box office total of their films?

A. Scarlett Johansson

B. Harrison Ford

C. Samuel L. Jackson

D. Johnny Depp

By SA

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