Quiz Answers: 8th March 2024 (Oscar-Worthy)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 8th March 2024 – how did you do?

1. Who plays Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer in Oppenheimer?

Emily Blunt

2. Bella Baxter is the main character in which Best Picture nominee?

Poor Things

3.In The Holdovers, what is Paul Giamatti’s character’s job?

He’s a teacher

4. Born this week in 1979, Oscar Isaac voices Miguel O’Hara in which Oscar-nominated animated film?

Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

5. The Zone Of Interest is the Best International Feature Film entry for which country?

The United Kingdom (it’s a German-language film)

6. Which singer-songwriter is nominated for her second Best Original Song Oscar for her Barbie track “What Was I Made For”?

Billie Eilish

7. Which Best Picture nominee made the news in October 2023 when Apple and Paramount banned cinemas from inserting an intermission into screenings?

Killers Of The Flower Moon

8. Which Best Animated Feature contender stars two Batmen and a Joker in its English-language dub?

The Boy And The Heron (Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale, and Mark Hamill)

9. Who plays Leonard Bernstein in Maestro, and also directed the film?

Bradley Cooper

10. What title connects a 1985 film with 11 nominations and no wins, and a 2023 film with one nomination pending?

The Color Purple

11. What is the name of the luxury space cruise liner in the 2007 Doctor Who episode Voyage Of The Damned? (1997)


12. In which US city did 1929’s St Valentine’s Day massacre take place? (2002)


13. Phileas Fogg is the main character in which novel by Jules Verne? (1956)

Around The World In 80 Days

14. What is the collective noun for a herd of rhinoceroses? (2005)


15. Which cocktail is made by mixing Scotch whisky and amaretto and serving with ice? (1972)

The Godfather

16. Thomas Woodward is the real name of which Welsh singer? (1963)

Tom Jones

17. In Greek mythology, on what ship did Jason sail to retrieve the Golden Fleece? (2012)

(The) Argo

18. Which Shakespearean character is the prince of Denmark? (1948)


19. In music, which 2008 single marked Jennifer Hudson’s peak UK chart performance? (2015)


20. Which UK clothing brand was founded by Stephen Marks in the 1970s? (1971)

(The) French Connection

21. Which TV quiz show format features prominently in Slumdog Millionaire?

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

22. Which animation studio has won the most Oscars for Best Animated Feature: Pixar or DreamWorks?

Pixar (DreamWorks has only won one!)

23. Who won Best Actress Oscars for The Accused and The Silence Of The Lambs?

Jodie Foster (also nominated this year)

24. Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Ke Huy Quan all won Oscars for which 2022 film?

Everything Everywhere All At Once

25. Which British actor is the only person to win an Oscar (for 1958’s Separate Tables) while also hosting the Oscars ceremony?

David Niven

26. Born this week in 1964, Juliette Binoche won Best Supporting Actress for acting in which 1996 Best Picture winner?

The English Patient

27. What is the name of the King in The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King?


28. Who won Best Director Oscars for 2005’s Brokeback Mountain and 2012’s Life Of Pi?

Ang Lee

29. Rhett Butler is a major character in which 1930s Best Picture winner?

Gone With The Wind

30. And finally, for a point each, what five words can go after American to make the titles of five different Best Picture nominees? (5 points)

In chronological order, the “American” Best Picture nominees to date are American Graffiti, American Beauty, American Hustle, American Sniper, and American Fiction

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