The Hindu (Mumbai)

The film Oppenheime­r overwhelme­d the competitio­n at the 96th Academy Awards by winning seven awards. A quiz on the Oscars

- Radhika Santhanam

QUESTION 1

This American, an important presence in the history of animation, is famous for creating characters of barnyard animals. He was presented with an honorary Academy Award consisting of one full-size award and seven smaller ones. Who is he and what do the seven small ones represent?

XQUESTION 2

Along with Titanic and Ben-Hur, this movie, which is part of a trilogy, has the highest number of wins at the Academy Awards. Name the film.

XQUESTION 3 This film, based on a Pulitzer-winning novel by Alice

Walker, was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, but went home empty-handed. Name it.

XQUESTION 4

During the 89th Academy Awards,

La Land was announced as the winner for Best Picture. The whole team of the film went on stage and accepted the award. Then it was announced that another film had actually won Best Picture. Name that film.

XQUESTION 5

LaIn 1940, Hattie McDaniel, the winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, sat at a separate table in the room with her escort and her agent and not with the rest of the team of the film Gone With The Wind. When she died, her final wish, to be buried in the Hollywood Cemetery, was denied. Why?

Please send in your answers to dailyquiz@thehindu.co.in

Questions and Answers to the previous day’s daily quiz:

1. The first ever player to appear in 100 Test matches. Ans: Colin Cowdrey

2. The only player to have played his entire career without missing any Tests. Ans: Brendon McCullum

3. The only player to have led his country in more than 100 Test matches. Ans: Graeme Smith (South Africa)

4. The only player to have scored a century in each innings in his 100th Test. Ans: Ricky Ponting

5. The two players to have scored a double century in their 100th Test. Ans: Joe Root and David Warner

6. The connection between the duos of Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne and Graeme Smith. Ans:

Kapil’s 100th Test was Sachin’s debut Test and similarly Warne’s 100th test was Smith’s debut Test.

7. These two players played their first and 100th Test matches against the same opponent in the same ground. Ans: Carl Hooper and Angelo Mathews

Visual: Idenfitfy the two players and what connects them.

Ans: Gordon Greenidge and Javed Miandad. They were the only players to have scored a century on their Test debut as well as 100th Test.

Early Birds:

Prashant Nain| Tamal Biswas| Rajmohan. V

 ?? ?? Visual question:
This painting by V.S. Gaitonde is of a woman artist who was a member of the Bombay Progressiv­e Artists’ Group. She later went on to win an Academy Award. Name her.
Visual question: This painting by V.S. Gaitonde is of a woman artist who was a member of the Bombay Progressiv­e Artists’ Group. She later went on to win an Academy Award. Name her.

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