If You Get 5/7 On This 2020 Oscars Quiz, You Should Be a Member of the Academy

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By: Katie Ormsby

5 Min Quiz

And the Oscar for Best Picture went to ...

"Parasite" made Oscars history as the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture. It's also the first South Korean film to win Best International Feature Film.

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Three of these performers were first-time winners in an acting category. Who had already won?

While Brad Pitt already had an Oscar for producing "12 Years a Slave," he had yet to win in an acting category. He and Joaquin Phoenix had previously lost three times and Laura Dern had lost twice. Renée Zellweger won in 2004 for her performance in "Cold Mountain."

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Despite receiving 10 nominations, which movie went home empty-handed?

In the lead up to awards season, Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" was expected to be a front-runner. Though the film did earn 10 nominations, it didn't win anything at the Oscars.

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In his Best Director acceptance speech, whose films did Bong Joon-ho say inspired him in school?

"Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho used his acceptance speech to give a big shoutout to Martin Scorsese. Joon-ho's tribute to the legendary director inspired the audience to give Scorsese a standing ovation. Joon-ho also gave a special thank you to director Quentin Tarantino for being a big supporter of his work.

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Which musical artist gave a surprise performance?

Eminem performed his 2003 Oscar-winning "Lose Yourself" for a rather confused audience. Martin Scorsese, Billie Eilish and Idina Menzel quickly became memes thanks to their baffled reactions. Considering it isn't an anniversary for the song's win, we can't blame the audience for not knowing what to make of the appearance.

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Who was left out of the "In Memoriam" segment?

While Luke Perry was mostly known for his television roles, he does have a memorable cameo in "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood," one of the year's most prominent Oscar nominees. The actor died after a stroke at the age of 52 on March 4th, 2019.

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Fittingly, which category did James Corden and Rebel Wilson present dressed as their "Cats" characters?

James Corden and Rebel Wilson poked fun at the much-maligned visual effects of "Cats." When the film opened in December to terrible reviews and blistering social media jokes about its CGI, the studio quickly sent theaters an updated version of the movie with updated visual effects.

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Hollywood's biggest night brought us heartwarming speeches, meme-worthy moments and a few history-making wins. See how well you know what happened at the 92nd Academy Awards.

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