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Contents of this article – 1) Academy Awards winning movies quiz questions with answers 2) Oscar award winning films gk question answers 3) Oscar current affairs 2017 4) Complete list of 88th & 89th Academy Awards winners 5) Collection of all Academy Award winning best pictures listed from ‘Wings’ to ‘Moonlight’
Here you will find basic general knowledge(gk)and current affairs question answers on Oscar award winning movies and Oscar facts. You will be quizzed reading these interesting Oscar gk question answers. Not enough! Here is more- complete winners list of 88th and 89th Academy Awards and the best of this article that is a list of Oscar Best Picture Winner ever(1927/28 – 2016)
Oscar (Academy Awards):
Oscar is also known as Academy Awards. It is given for excellence in cinematic achievments for various category like direction, music, cinematography etc. The history of Oscar award starts when it first instituted by selecting American director William Wellson’s ‘Wings’ as the best picture of 1927/1928 on the First Academy Award ceremony. Most recent Best Picture Oscar winner for 2016 goes to ‘Moonlight’ which has been honoured on 89th Academy Award ceremony 2017.
Among the film world, Academy Award has bern recognised the highest international film award presented by Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences(AMPAS) annualy. It is also the most prestigious award in Hollywood. All awardees are categorically honoured with a golden Oscar statuette at an annual ceremony organised by AMPAS. Each best national film can be sent for Oscar nominations which is previewed by Oscar’s authorised committees. Since the beginning a total number of 88 Best Picture(listed below) winners have been awarded Oscar till 2017.
This article begins with yearwise ordered list of each best picture Oscar winners from starting years to the latest. Then oscar academy awards 2016 and 2017 winners list, and all academy award related top gk question answers.
Full year wise list of each Best Picture Oscar winning films ever(1927/28-2016)
Here is the list of Best Picture Oscar Award winning films followed by winning years
Year Best Picture
1929 The Broadway Melody
1930 All Quiet On The Western Front
1932 Grand Hotel
1934 It Happenned One Night
1935 Mutiny On The Bounty
1936 The Great Ziegfeld
1937 The Life Of Emil Zola
1938 You Can’t Take It With You
1939 Gone With The Wind
1941 How Green Was My Valley
1942 Mrs. Miniver
1943 The Song Of Bernadette
1944 Going My Way
The Lost Weekend best Picture of 1945
1946 The Best Year Of Our Lives
1947 Gentlmen’s Agreement
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Year Best Film
1949 All The King’s Men
1950 All About Eve
1951 An American In Paris
1952 The Greatest Show On Earth
1953 From Here To Eternity
1954 On The Water Front
1956 Around The World In Eighty Days
1957 The Bridge On The River Kwai
1959 Ben Hur
1960 The Apartment
1961 West Side Story
1962 Lawrence of Arabia
1963 Tom Jones
1964 My Fair Lady
1965 The Sound Of Music
1966 A Man For All Seasons
1967 In The Hit Of The Night
Year Best Film
1969 Midnight Cowboy
Patton – Best Picture of 1970
1971 The French Connection
1972 The Godfather
1973 The Sting
1974 The Godfather part2
1975 One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
1977 Annie Hall
1978 The Deer Hunter
1979 Kramer vs Kramer
1980 Ordinary People
Chariots of Fire- Best Picture of 1981
1983 Terms of Endearment
1985 Out of Africa
1987 The Last Emperor
Year Best Film
1988 Rain Man
1989 Driving Miss Daisy
1990 Dances With Wolves
1991 The Silence Of The Lambs
1993 Schindler’s List
1994 Forrest Gump
1996 The English Patient
1998 Shakespeare In Love
1999 American Beauty
2001 A Beautiful Mind
2003 The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of The King
2004 Million Dollar Baby
2006 The Departed
2007 No Country For Old Man
Here you will see the last list of oscar awarded films and years from 2008-2016
Year Best Film
2008 Slumdog Millionaire
2009 The Heart Locker
2010 The King’s Speech
2013 12 Years A Slave
Spotlight is the best picture of 2015 which awarded on 88th Academy Awards 2016. The best picture of 2016 has been declared on february 2017 on the ceremony of 89th Academy Awards. Which is held at Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Oscar(Academy Awards)Quiz, GK Question Answers and Current Affairs 2017
Shake your iqs by participating quizzes about Oscar’s best actor, best actress, best picture, best foreign language films, best director, nominations and oscar award winning evergreen movies question with answers –
Q. Which is the top most nominated movie of Academy Awards 2017?
Answer:- La La Land
Q. Which film marked 2017 by achieving most Academy Awards?
Answer:- La La Land
Q. What is 2014’s best Oscar awarded picture?
Answer : Birdman
Q. Which one French film won Oscar’s Best Foreign Language Film award in 1958?
Answer : Mon Oncle
Q. What is the most nominated Oscar movie ever?
Answer : Titanic(1997),14 Oscar nominations
Q. Which Q&A based film shaken India by winning eight Oscars in 2008?
Answer : Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle(Theme song jai ho)
Q. What is the best Oscar award winning movie of 2013 ?
Answer : 12 Years A Slave
Q. Who is the one and only first French popular figure to win Best Oscar cinematography award in 1940?
Answer : Georges Perinal for the film The Theif of Baghdad
Q. During the time of Brazil’s FIFA World Cup winning in 1970, which film won oscar best picture award?
Answer : Patton by Frank McCarthy
Q. Which film won the best Oscar Movie Award 2012?
Answer : Argo
Q. Who changed the Indian film history by winning the first Oscar award in 1982?
Answer : Bhanu Athaiya for best costume design in the film Gandhi(1982)
Q. Which Canadian artist made the record by winning an Oscar in 2011(in any acting category)as an oldest person ever?
Answer : Christopher Plummer won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the age of 82
Q. Which film grabbed the Best Picture Academy Awards of 2011?
Answer : The Artist
Q. Which is the first Asian film ever to win an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film category in 1951?
Answer : Japanese movie Rashomon directed by Akira Kurosawa
Q. Which film made the record of 19th century’s most Oscar award winning film ever?
Answer : Titanic(1997)
Q. Can you remember the legendary figure who won both a Nobel Prize and an oscar?
Answer : George Bernard Shaw received Nobel Prize in literature in 1925. Thirteen years later he won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay.
Q. Can you remember the Best Oscar Picture award winner of 2010?
Answer : Its The King’s Speech
Q. Who is the only woman on earth made record by receiving most Oscar awards ever?
Answer : Edith Head won eight Oscars.
Q. Who is the one & only Indian to be nominated for Oscar 2017?
Answer : Indian origin Dev Patel has been nominated for Best Suporting Actor category in Oscar Awards 2017
Q. Which film topped in Oscar Best Picture Award category in 2009?
Answer : The Heart Locker
Q. Can you remember the first Australian ever nominated for Oscar Best Actress Award in 1933?
Answer : May Robson for the film Lady for a day
Q. Where was the venue of Oscar Academy Awards Ceremony 2017?
Answer : Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles
Q. The 18th Academy Award reminds us the history of which world organisation?
Answer : The biggest organisation United Nations was formed in 1945
Q. Can you tell the only individually most Oscar winner’s name?
Answer : Walt Disney won 22 Oscars
Q. Can you remember the inaugural best Oscar Movie of 1928?
Answer : Wings
Q. Who is the first Asian ever to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress category in 1957?
Answer : Japanese artist Miyoshi Umeki for the film Sayonara
Q. Which film was awarded as best oscar picture at 1939 World war II?
Answer : It was ‘Gone with the Wind’ by David O. Selznick
Q. What is the similarity between fourth FIFA World Cup and 23rd Academy Award?
Answer : Both the events were organised same year in 1950
Q. Which best picture marked the history of Oscar Awards 2000?
Answer : The movie Gladiator won Best Picture Oscard in 2000
Q. The first Indo-Bengali legendary figure to receive Honorary Academy Award in 1992 Is-
Ans:- Satyajit Ray
Q. Who is the first indian to win two academy awards in same year?
Ans:- A.R. Rahman in 2009
Q. Which is the 2001’s Ashutosh Gowariker directed bollywood film nominated for Oscar award?
Ans:- Lagaan was nominated for Oscar’s Best Foreign Language Film category
Q. For which film, world famous Indian musician A.R.Rahman won two Oscar academy awards in 2009?
Ans:- For the film Slumdog Millionaire of 2008
Q. Deepa Mehta’s film ‘Water’ nominated for oscar academy awards in 2007 for which category?
Ans:- Best Foreign Language Film
Q. What is the first Indian film nominated for Oscar best foreign language film category?
Ans:- Mother India nominated in 1958
Q. The first Indian to win oscar in best sound mixing category is?
Ans:- Resul Pookutty for Slumdog Millionaire, 2009
Q. Who was the nominee of the first ever Oscar nominated indian film ‘Mother India’?
A) Mehboob Khan
B) Ismail Merchant
C) Vidhu Vinod Chopra
88th Academy Awards 2016: Winners List-GK
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Best Director – Alejandri G. Inarritu for film ‘The Revenant’
Best Movie – Spotlight
Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio for film ‘The Revenant’
Best Actress – Brie Larson for film ‘Room’
Best Supporting Actor – Mark Rylance for film ‘Bridge of Spies’
Best Supporting Actress – Alicia Vikander for ‘The Danish Girl’
Best Original Screenplay – The Spotlight
Best Adapted Screenplay – The Big Short
Best Animated Feature Film – Inside Out
Best Foreign Language Film – The Son of Saul
Best Documentary Feature – Amy
Best Documentary Short Subject – The Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness
Best Live Action Short Film – Stutterer
Best Animated Short Film – Bear Story
Best Original Score – The Hateful Eight
Best Original Song – “Writing’s On The Wall” from ‘Spectre’
Best Sound Editing – Mad max: Fury Road
Best Sound Mixing – Mad max: Fury Road
Best Production Design – Mad max: Fury Road
Best Cinematography – The Revenant
Best Makeup & Hairstyling – Mad max: Fury Road
Best Costume Design – Mad max: Fury Road
Best Film Editing – Mad max: Fury Road
Best Visual Effects – Ex-Machina
The film Mad max: Fury Road got the most 6 awards. The Revenant movie got most nominations of 12.
Q. What was the venue the ever first academy awards ceremony took place?
Ans:- Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood
Q. What is the date of first academy awards presentation ceremony?
Ans:- May 16, 1929
Q. Which Hungarian movie won the best foreign language film award 2016?
Ans:- The Son of Saul
Q. Which famous American artist won the Best Actor Oscar Award in 2016?
A) Leonardo DiCaprio
B) Brad Pitt
C) Dede Gardner
89th Academy Awards : 2017 Winners List-GK
Best Picture: Moonlight
Best Director: Damien Chazelle for La La Land
Best Actor: Casey Affleck
Best Actress: Emma Stone
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis
Best Original Screenplay: Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay: Moonlight
Best Animated Feature Film: Zootopia
Best Foreign Language Film: The Salesman in Persian
Best Documentary Feature: O.J. Made in America
Best Documentary Short Subject: The White Helmets
Best Live Action Short Film: Sing
Best Animated Short Film: Piper
Best Original Score: La La Land
Best Original Song: City of Stars from La La Land
Best Sound Editing: Arrival
Best Sound Mixing: Hacksaw Ridge
Best Production Design: La La Land
Best Cinematography: La La Land
Best Makeup and Hair Styling: Suicide Squad
Best Costume Design: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Best Film Editing: Hacksaw Ridge
Best Visual Effects: The Jungle Book
Q. 89th Academy Award is the landmark for which best picture?
Q. Who is the first Muslim ever made history by winning an Academy Award in 2017?
Answer : For his performance as mentor Juan in drama film ‘Moonlight'(2016), Mahershala Ali received the Oscar award for Best Supporting Actor category. Ali also received a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award nomination. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is one of Ali’s best film.
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