WDYK About the Oscars?

The Academy Awards, also known as 'The Oscars', are arguably the most prestigious and coveted awards in the movie business. They have always been a fanfare of dazzling movie stars and the most important people in the industry, coming all together for one night of recognition. How much do you know about this yearly award ceremony?
 
 
Julia Roberts won her only Oscar for her role in the movie...
Erin Brockovich
Pretty Woman
The Pelican Brief
Ocean's 11
 
 
The very first Academy Awards were given in the year...
1929
1908
1945
1967
 
 
In which city are the Academy Awards ceremony held each year?
Los Angeles
New York
Chicago
Las Vegas
 
 
Who won the most Oscars in history?
Walt Disney
Meryl Streep
Katharine Hepburn
Ingrid Bergman
 
 
Who won an Oscar for his role in 'Raging Bull'?
Robert de Niro
Al Pachino
Tom Hanks
Mickey Rourke
 
 
Which actress won an Oscar playing British prime minister Margaret Thatcher?
Meryl Streep
Charlize Theron
Cate Blanchett
Natalie Portman
 
 
Which actor got an Oscar for his role in the movie 'Rain Man'?
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Cruise
Al Pachino
Leonardo DiCaprio
 
 
In which category did Clint Eastwood win an Oscar?
Best Director
Best Lead Male Role
Best Supporting Male Role
Best Writer
 
 
Which category is NOT in the Oscars?
Best Producer
Best Original Musical
Best Title Writing
Best Engineering Effects
 
 
True or False: The movies Ben-Hur, Titanic and the third Lord of the Rings movie have won 11 Oscars each
True
False
 
 
Who hosted the Oscars the most times, 19 in all?
Bob Hope
Johnny Carson
Billy Crystal
Whoopi Goldberg
 
 
The movie, 'The Godfather', won the Academy Award for best movie in...
1972
1979
1967
1983
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You don't seem to know much about the Oscars, perhaps you're not a movie buff, or perhaps just not interested in that side of things. That's fine, there are better things than watching award shows. That said, if you love movies, it's good to know which have won the this coveted award.
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