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Ready for today's Oscar Challenge?

Last updated on: February 25, 2011 12:28 IST

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We wrap up our series of Oscar 1, Oscar 2, Oscar 3, Oscar 4, Oscar 5 and Oscar 6 quizzes with this one. Enjoy!

1. George C Scott and Marlon Brando have both won Oscars for Best Actor. What distinct fact links these two actors?

a. Brando and Scott won for playing famous generals.
b. Both Brando and Scott declined the Oscar.
c. Brando and Scott won for playing the same part in different years.



Image: George C Scott and Marlon Brando

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2. Barbra Streisand and Katharine Hepburn are the only Oscar winning actresses to do what?

a. Turn down the Oscar.
b. Win for playing the same role some years apart.
c. Win the Oscar jointly.



Image: Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand
Photographs: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters
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3. Orson Welles. Laurence Olivier. Woody Allen. Warren Beatty. Clint Eastwood. Kevin Costner. Kenneth Branagh. Robert Benigni. What distinct achievement do they have in common?

a. They have all been nominated for Best Actor and Best Director for the same film.
b. They have all never been nominated for Best Actor.
c. They have all never been nominated for Best Director.



Image: Orson Welles, Laurence Olivier, Woody Allen, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh and Robert Benigni
Photographs: Getty Images and Reuters
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4. Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, Chicago, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Million Dollar Baby, Crash, The Departed, No Country for Old Men, Slumdog Millionaire and The Hurt Locker have all won Oscars in the first decade of the 21st century. What do they have in common?

a. They were all produced by the same studio.
b. Their directors had never won a Best Director Oscar earlier.
c. They all won the Best Picture Oscar.




Image: A scene from Slumdog Millionaire

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5. In 2010, the Academy declared that the winners' acceptance speeches must not exceed how many seconds?

a. 60 seconds.
b. 55 seconds.
c. 45 seconds.



Image: Halle Berry reacts to winning the Oscar for Best Actress during the 74th Academy Awards
Photographs: Gary Hershorn/Reuters
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