Oscars Quiz 2023: Who’s the first Asian nominated in an acting role?

Jan. 25, 2023

Welcome to our 2023 Oscars quiz! Take the quiz to test your knowledge of the nominees before the ceremony airs live on the ABC network on March 12, 2023. Which movie received the most nominations at the 2023 Oscars? Which studio received the most nominations for the 2023 Oscars? Who’s the first Asian nominated in an acting role? And what’s an actor’s longest wait between two Oscar nominations? Take the 2023 Oscars quiz, read the fun facts, print it out, or reminisce about the Oscars’ past with last year’s quiz or our general knowledge Oscars trivia game.

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Entertainment trivia game: 7 multiple-choice questions and answers on the Academy Awards nominations for the 2023 Oscars. How smart are you today?

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1. Which movie received the most nominations at the 2023 Oscars?

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2. Which studio received the most nominations for the 2023 Oscars?

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3. Who will host the 2023 Oscars ceremony?

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4. How long did it take Michelle Yeoh to land her first lead role in a Hollywood film?

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5. Where was Michelle Yeoh born?

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6. Who is this Oscar-nominated Marilyn Monroe?

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7. Before 2023, when was the last time Judd Hirsch was nominated for an Oscar?

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Fun Oscars 2023 Facts

Best Picture Nominations:

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once” received 11 nominations, including best picture.
  • Avatar: The Way of Water,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” and “Elvis” are among the movies nominated for best picture.
  • The Fabelmans” and “The Banshees of Inisherin” are also nominated for best picture.
  • All Quiet on the Western Front” was remade in German and was nominated for best picture.

Acting nominations:

The Banshees of Inisherin
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  • Colin Farrell is nominated for his role in “The Banshees of Inisherin.”
  • Austin Butler is nominated for his portrayal of Elvis Presley.
  • Cate Blanchett is nominated for best actress for her role in “Tar.”
  • Michelle Yeoh is nominated for best actress for her role in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” Yeoh’s nomination is the first for an Asian woman in the category.
  • Angela Bassett is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” – a first acting nomination for the Marvel universe.
  • Ana de Armas is nominated for her role as Marilyn Monroe in “Blonde.” She’s the first Cuban to be nominated in the category.
  • Judd Hirsch was nominated for best-supporting actor in “The Fabelmans.” Hirsch’s nomination for his performance as Uncle Boris broke the previous record for the longest gap between nominations held by Henry Fonda.

Famous Snubs:

Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick
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  • Tom Cruise was not nominated for his role in “Top Gun: Maverick.”
  • Will Smith, who has been banned from attending the Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock, was not nominated for Emancipation.

Studios Stats:

  • Disney received the most nominations overall this year, with 22.
  • In August, Netflix released “All Quiet on the Western Front,” and it received 9 nominations.

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Which movie received the most nominations at the 2023 Oscars?

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"Everything Everywhere All at Once"
"Avatar: The Way of Water"
"Top Gun: Maverick"
"The Fabelmans"

Which studio received the most nominations for the 2023 Oscars?

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Netflix.
Disney.
Apple TV+.
Universal Studios.

Who will host the 2023 Oscars ceremony?

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Stephen Colbert
Ellen DeGeneres
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel

How long did it take Michelle Yeoh to land her first lead role in a Hollywood film?

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42 years
59 years
95 years
110 years

Where was Michelle Yeoh born?

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United States
China
Malaysia
Hong Kong

Who is this Oscar-nominated Marilyn Monroe?

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Kim Kardashian.
Michelle Williams.
Ana de Armas.
Marilyn Monroe.

Before 2023, when was the last time Judd Hirsch was nominated for an Oscar?

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2013
2002
1991
1980

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1. Which movie led the 2022 Oscar nominations?

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2. Which movie made history for being the first film from a streamer to win a best picture Academy Award?

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3. Which record did CODA’s Troy Kotsur make at the 2022 Oscars?

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4. Who was the first Latina to win an Oscar?

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5. Who is the first openly LGBTQ actor to win an Oscar?

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6. Who is the first woman to win both directing and writing Academy Awards?

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7. The 2022 Academy Awards are the first to have what?

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8. Who is the first filmmaker nominated for best director Oscars in six different decades?

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9. What’s Will Smith’s character’s occupation in “King Richard”?

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10. What’s alopecia?

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11. Which Bond record did Billie Eilish break?

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12. Which rapper joined the Encanto cast performing “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” at the 2022 Oscars?

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1. He was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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2. What record did China-born Chloé Zhao break at the 2021 Oscars?

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3. Who was the youngest recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role?

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4. Which record did Anthony Hopkins break at the 2021 Oscars?

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5. How many Academy Awards did Glenn Close receive over the years?

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6. When was the last time the winners of best actress and best actor in the Oscars were from the same film?

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7. Which of these songs won the Oscar for best original song for the movie “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”?

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8. Which movies earned the late William Hurt three consecutive best actor Oscar nominations?

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9. Which Oscar nominations did the original Home Alone receive?

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Home Alone

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10. Oscar winners Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are members of which rock band?

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What's Will Smith's character's occupation in "King Richard"?

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A king.
A spiritual guru.
A tennis coach.
A Wall Street broker.

Which movie led the 2022 Oscar nominations?

The Power of the Dog.
Dune.
West Side Story.
Don’t Look Up.

Who is the first filmmaker nominated for best director Oscars in six different decades?

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Steven Spielberg.
Martin Scorsese.
Ridley Scott.
James Cameron.

The 2022 Academy Awards are the first to have what?

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Social distancing.
Non-English language film nominated for Best Picture.
Two real-life couples received nominations covering all four acting categories.
No host.

Which record did CODA’s Troy Kotsur make at the 2022 Oscars?

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The first deaf man to win an acting award.
The first deaf person to win an acting award.
The first person with a disability to win an acting award.
The first blind person to win an acting role.

Who was the first Latina to win an Oscar?

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Ariana DeBose.
Rita Moreno.
Salma Hayek.
Rosie Perez.

Who is the first openly LGBTQ actor to win an Oscar?

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John Gielgud.
Kevin Spacey.
Ariana DeBose.
Tilda Swinton.

Which movie made history for being the first film from a streamer to win a best picture Academy Award?

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Netflix’s The Power of the Dog.
Netflix’s The Irishman.
Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7.
Apple TV+'s CODA.

Who is the first woman to win both directing and writing Academy Awards?

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Jane Campion.
Kathryn Bigelow.
Chloé Zhao.
Sofia Coppola.

Which Bond record did Billie Eilish break?

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The first Original Song Oscar winner for a James Bond theme song.
The youngest recording artist on a James Bond theme song.
The first Bond theme song to be nominated for an Oscar.
The only singer to perform more than one Bond theme.

Which rapper joined the Encanto cast performing "We Don't Talk About Bruno" at the 2022 Oscars?

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Cardi B.
Nicki Minaj.
Megan Thee Stallion.
Doja Cat.

What’s alopecia?

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A state of tiredness.
Skeletal muscle weakness.
Blood cell deficiency.
Hair loss.

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When was the last time the winners of best actress and best actor in the Oscars were from the same film?

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2018
2008
1998
1988

What record did China-born Chloé Zhao break at the 2021 Oscars?

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First woman of color to win best director.
First Asian to win best director.
Youngest person to win best director.
First woman to win best director.

How many Academy Awards did Glenn Close receive over the years?

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3
2
1
None.

Which record did Anthony Hopkins break at the 2021 Oscars?

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Most Oscar wins.
Most Oscar nominations.
First Welsh to win best actor.
Oldest actor or actress to win an Oscar.

Oscar winners Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are members of which rock band?

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The Smashing Pumpkins.
Nine Inch Nails.
Depeche Mode.
Radiohead.

Which of these songs won the Oscar for best original song for the movie “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”?

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The Entertainer
The Windmills of Your Mind
Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head
Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Which Oscar nominations did the original Home Alone receive?

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Original screenplay and director.
Score and original song.
Supporting Actor and Actor.
Best picture and director.

Who was the youngest recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role?

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Adrien Brody.
Marlon Brando.
Daniel Day-Lewis.
James Stewart.

He was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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Denzel Washington.
Morgan Freeman.
Harry Belafonte.
Sidney Poitier.

Which movies earned the late William Hurt three consecutive best actor Oscar nominations?

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The Accidental Tourist, Alice, and Until the End of the World.
Kiss of the Spider Woman, Children of a Lesser God, and Broadcast News.
Smoke, Michael, and Lost in Space.
Body Heat. The Big Chill and Gorky Park.

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