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Today's Oscar Challenge!

Last updated on: February 23, 2011 12:55 IST

Dr Singh and the Oscars!

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Think the Oscar 1Oscar 2Oscar 3 and Oscar 4 quizzes were fun? You haven't seen anything yet!

1. What is the connection between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two-time Oscar winner Ruth Prawer Jhabvala?

a. They were neighbours once in New Delhi.
b. They were neighbours once in New York.
c. Ms Jhabvala is the mother-in-law of one of Dr Singh's aides.



Image: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Dr Manmohan Singh
Photographs: Evan Agostini/Getty Images and Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images
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2. Marianne Dashwood, Rose DeWitt Bukater, Iris Murdoch, Clementine Kruczynski, Sarah Pierce, Hanna Schmitz are all roles that earned this fine actress Oscar nominations. Who is she?

a. Meryl Streep.
b. Kate Winslet.
c. Gwyneth Paltrow.



Image: Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Gwyneth Paltrow
Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters, Dan Chung/Reuters and Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
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3. Steven Spielberg has been nominated for a Best Directing Oscar six times. He has won the Big Prize twice. for what films?

a. Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind
b. E.T. and Schindler's List
c. Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan



Image: Steven Spielberg
Photographs: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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4. When Satyajit Ray won the Honorary Oscar at the Awards ceremony in 1992, he could not attend the event. Which famous movie personality traveled to Kolkata to present Ray with the Oscar?

a. Audrey Hepburn
b. Julie Andrews
c. Jane Fonda




Image: Satyajit Ray
Photographs: Courtesy: Satyajit Ray A Vision of Cinema, Viva Books Nemai Ghosh
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5. Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for 10 Oscars. It won 8. Which Oscars didn't Danny Boyle's film win?

a) Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor
b) Best Music (Original Song) and Sound Editing.
c) Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design




Image: A scene from Slumdog Millionaire

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