How Well Do You Know The Academy Awards?

Oscars night is nearly upon us — but how much do you know about the history of the biggest awards ceremony in cinema?

Eddie Coulter
Created By Eddie Coulter
On Mar 29, 2017
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When was the first Academy Awards ceremony held?

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When was the ceremony first televised?

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Why are Academy Award statuettes called 'Oscars'?

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Which male actor holds the distinction of receiving the most Oscar nominations for acting?

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Which female actor holds the distinction of receiving the most Oscar nominations for acting?

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What was the first animated movie to be nominated for Best Picture?

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What was the first film to win the Best Animated Feature award?

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What is the longest movie to win Best Picture?

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What is the biggest number of awards a film has been nominated for without a win?

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How long did Beatrice Straight spend on screen to win a Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Network?

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How many movies have won the 'Big Five' — Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay — in the same year?

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Who has had the most Best Actress wins?

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Who has had the most Best Actor wins?

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Which director notched up the most Oscar wins?

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Only three movies have managed to win 11 Oscars; Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King are two of them — what's the third?

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