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Are you a movie trivia whiz? Put your knowledge of past Academy Award-winning movies and performers to the test with this quiz, prepared by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

1) Name the only person to win two Oscars® in the same year for the same performance in the same film.
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2) Who was the first performer to win consecutive Awards?
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3) What was the first movie in color to win a Best Picture Oscar®?
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4) Who is the only performer to win an Oscar® for playing a member of the opposite sex?
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5) What were the only two films to win three out of four acting Awards?
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6) Name the two motion picture trilogies that have received Best Picture nominations for each installment.
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7) Who are the only women nominated in the Directing category?
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8) Who are the only brother and sister to win acting awards?
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9) Who is the only write-in Oscar® winner?
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10) Who is the only Oscar® winner with parents who were both Oscar® winners as well?
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11) What was the last essentially black and white movie to win a Best Picture Award?
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12) What three movies are tied for the most honored motion pictures in Academy Awards® history?
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13) Five performers have played the same character in two different films and have been nominated both times. Who are the performers and what were their roles?
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14) Which performer has won the most Oscars® and who has the most acting nominations?
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15) Which five performers have won Academy Awards for performances in languages other than English?
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16) Name the only song from a documentary film to win an Original Song Oscar®.
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17) Who were the only performers nominated for playing the same character in the same film?
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18) Of the many pictures that have won Oscars® in every category in which they were nominated, which picture received the most awards?
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19) Who was the first black performer to win an Academy Award?
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20) Name the person who received the most Academy Awards® at a single ceremony and how many Oscars the person won.
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