10 most difficult awards riddlesAwards quiz
Brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre won the Palme d'Or twice for Rosetta and The Child. What is their last name?
Brothers Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne are a Belgian filmmaking duo. They write, produce and direct their films together.
Which actress received a record four Academy Awards for Best Actress?
Katharine Hepburn was nominated for a total of 12 Academy Awards for Best Actress and won four, the record number of wins for any male of female performer.
How many stars are there in the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
As of July 27, 2012, the Walk consists of 2,474 stars. These are spaced at 6-foot (1.8 m) intervals, and the whole Walk of Fame runs 1.3 miles (2.1 km). About twenty new stars are added to the Walk each year.
Which film won the first Academy Award for Best Picture?
It Happened One Night
Wings is a 1927 American silent war film set during the First World War produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released by Paramount Pictures. It went on to win the first Academy Award for Best Picture, the only fully silent film to do so. It also won the Academy Award for Best Engineering Effects (Roy Pomeroy).
In 1982, the Personal Computer became the laureate of a prestigious award ...
Albert Einstein World Award of Science
Time Person of the Year
Grace Murray Hopper Awards
Person of the Year is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year". In 1982 denoted "Machine of the Year" to herald the dawn of the Information Age.
Which of the following actors won two Cannes Film Festival Awards for Best Actor?
Dean Stockwell and Jean Paul Belmondo
Jack Lemmon and Marcello Mastroiani
Marcello Mastroiani and Paul Newman
Dean Martin and Marcello Mastroiani
Only three actors won this award twice: Jack Lemmon, Marcello Mastroiani and Dean Stockwell.
The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for ...
achievements in scientific research
Achievements of architecture
The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for "outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science." It alternates between the physical and the biological sciences. Given every year, the medal is the oldest Royal Society medal still awarded, and probably the oldest surviving scientific award in the world,
Which of these people were the "man of the year" of Time magazine?
Person of the Year is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year". Adolf Hitler was elected in 1938, and Stalin twice: in 1939 and in 1942.
Which institution awards the Pulitzer prize?
Swedish Royal Academy
Newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer gave money in his will to Columbia University to launch a journalism school and establish the Prize. The prizes are given annually to award achievements in journalism and photography, as well as literature and history, poetry, music and drama. The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded in 1917.
How many Academy Awards did Jack Nicholson win?
Jack Nicholson is considered as one of the greatest actors in cinema history. His 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy's history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, one for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and the other for As Good as It Gets (1997). He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment (1983).