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Are you up for this Oscar quiz?

Last updated on: February 17, 2011 12:46 IST

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With just days to go before the Academy Awards, here's a fun way to test your Oscar Q.

1. A R Rahman was not the first Indian to win an Oscar. Who was the first?

a. Mira Nair
b. Bhanu Athaiya
c. Pandit Ravi Shankar



Image: Mira Nair, Bhanu Athaiya and Pandit Ravi Shankar

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2. Two years after Gandhi's triumph, another film set in India was a front-runner at the Oscars. Its name?

a. Passage to India
b. Salaam Bombay
c. Octopussy




Image: Scenes from Salaam Bombay, Octopussy and Passage to India

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3. The first Indian film to make it to the shortlist for Best Foreign Film was:

a. Mughal-e-Azam
b.Mother India
c. Pyaasa



Image: Scenes from Mother India, Mughal-e-Azam and Pyaasa

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4. Caryn Elaine Johnson won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1990. Under what screen name do we better know her as?

a. Mary McDonnell
b. Whoopi Goldberg
c. Lorraine Bracco



Image: Lorraine Bracco, Whoopi Goldberg and Mary McDonnell

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5. Alfred Hitchcock inspired directors the world over, including the likes of French master Francois Truffaut. Hitchcock's films won 50 Oscar nominations. How many Oscars did the Master of Suspense win, personally?

a. 7
b. 3
c. 0



Image: Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman takes a last fond look at the sights of London in the company of Alfred Hitchcock
Photographs: Kurt Hutton/Getty Images
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