Friday, February 29, 2008

Oscar Trivia Friday!: Final Answers

Here's the answers to last weeks trivia quiz.

Thus another Awards season comes to a close for One Line Review.

1. Match the Oscar apparel with the celebrity:

Bjork __H__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Cher __D__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Audrey Hepburn __A__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Katharine Hepburn __C__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Trey Parker __F__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Julia Roberts __G__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Sharon Stone __E__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

Barbra Streisand __B__ (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, or H)

(A.) de Givenchy floral dress (1954)

(B.) See-through black sequined pajamas (1969)

(C.) Pantsuit and clogs (1974)

(D.) Black rooster-feathered headdress (1986)

(E.) Gap Turtleneck (1996)

(F.) Knock-off Versace green dress (2000)

(G.) Black Valentino dress with white stripe (2001)

(H.) “Swan” Dress (2001)

2. What did Honorary Oscar winner Stanley Donen do during his acceptance speech in 1998?

√ (A.) He tap danced to Irving Berlin’s “Cheek to Cheek.”

(B.) He did several one-arm push ups. [That was Jack Palance accepting Best Supporting actor for CITY SLICKERS.]

(C.) He pretended to have a broken leg, and coming out in an electric wheelchair-gone-wild, crashed through a breakaway wall. [That was Blake Edwards.]

(D.) He asked that the Academy to keep the Oscar as he felt he was “still in the game” and could win a competitive one at a future date. [That was Peter O'Toole.]

3. Who is the only person to receive two posthumous acting nominations (in 1956 and 1957)?

(A.) Humphrey Bogart

(B.) Montgomery Clift

√ (C.) James Dean

(D.) Marilyn Monroe

4. Name any two actors or actresses nominated for the first time this year.

There were nine actors up for their first Oscars: Casey Affleck, Marion Cotillard, Ruby Dee, Hal Holbrook, Viggo Mortensen, Ellen Page, Saoirse Ronan, Amy Ryan, and Tilda Swinton.

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