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Eye on London - The Ultimate Oscars Quiz

Eye on London - The Ultimate Oscars Quiz

London from the inside Monday 20th - Sunday 26th February 2017

Sunday February 26th is Oscars night - the 89th Academy Awards - so we’re dedicating the blog to fame and the ultimate Oscars quiz. How many can you get? (Scroll down for answers).

THE ULTIMATE OSCARS QUIZ QUESTIONS

1. Who is hosting the 2017 Oscars for the first time?

2. Who hosted the Oscars last year?

3. Where are they held?

4. Which film has received the most nominations?

5. How many has it received?

6. Which 1997 film also received this record-tying number of nominations?

7. For what film has Dev Patel been nominated as Best Supporting Actor?

8. Until this year which two films held the joint record for most most nominations for a musical?

9. Which actress is extending her own nomination record from 19 to 20 this year?

10. Which director now has the longest gap between win and nomination (21 years since Braveheart)?

11. What is the name of the first virtual reality film to be nominated this year?

12. Which actor will be presenting the Best Actress award this year?

13. Who is producing this years event?

14. What is the only film to win all the Oscars it was nominated for?

15. Who has won the most Oscars ever?

16. Which three films have jointly won the most Oscars (11)?

17. Who was the youngest ever winner?

18. Who was the oldest ever winner?

19. Who is the only winner whose parents have both won Oscars too?

20. Who was the first female director to win the Best Director Award?

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THE ULTIMATE 2017 OSCARS QUIZ ANSWERS

1. Jimmy Kimmel

2. Chris Rock

3. Dolby Theatre, LA

4. La La Land

5. 14

6. Titanic  

7. Lion

8. Mary Poppins and Chicago

9. Meryl Streep

10. Mel Gibson

11. Pearl (Best Animated Short Film)

12. Leonardo Di Caprio  

13. Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd

14. The Return of the King

15. Walt Disney

16. Titanic, Ben Hur, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

17. Tatum O'Neal won Best Supporting Actress for Paper Moon (1973) when she was just 10 years old

18. Christopher Plummer won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the film Beginners (2010) aged 82

19. Liza Minnell

20. Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker (2009)

 

EYE ON… ENFIELD

There are 32 capsules on The Coca-Cola London Eye, representing the 32 London boroughs, so each week we explore a different London borough.

Famous and associated with Enfield… who am I?

1. Her debut album Frank earned her an Ivor Novello Award.

2. Musician whose songs include ‘Retrograde’ and ‘Limit to Your Love.’

3. 19th century poet, wrote ‘To Autumn’ and ‘Ode to a Nightingale.’

4. “Nice to see you… to see you… nice!”

5.Three albums - 19, 21, 25.

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ANSWERS:

1. Amy Winehouse

2. James Blake

3. John Keats

4. Bruce Forsyth

5. Adele

 

ON THIS DAY… 25TH FEBRUARY 1964

Cassius Clay, 22, is crowned heavyweight boxing world champion after a shock win over Sonny Liston.

 

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