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Oscar Awards

There are 24 categories for which a person or film can receive an Academy Award. How many can you name?
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Last updated: January 14, 2017
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Introduced
Best ....
1928
Actor
1928
Actress
1928
Adapted Screenplay
2001
Animated Feature
1931
Animated Short
1928
Cinematography
1948
Costume Design
1928
Director
1943
Documentary Feature
1941
Documentary Short
1934
Film Editing
1947
Foreign Language Film
Introduced
Best ....
1981
Makeup and Hairstyling
1934
Original Score
1940
Original Screenplay
1934
Original Song
1928
Picture
1928
Production Design
1931
Short Film
1963
Sound Editing
1930
Sound Mixing
1936
Supporting Actor
1936
Supporting Actress
1939
Visual Effects
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level 66
Jan 15, 2017
The title is deceiving. By the wording I didn't expect to see Picture or Animated Picture, but rather the individual awards.
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level 80
Jan 16, 2017
Not sure what you mean. I think Award categories is self-evident.
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level 73
Jan 16, 2017
Aw man...I made this quiz like a year ago or more.
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level 60
Jan 30, 2017
Could you accept Hair and Makeup for Makeup and Hairstyling? I tried that first and didn't get the answer
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level 76
Feb 3, 2017
As a costume person I am surprised how late the costume design award came in. Twenty years after the production design! Oh wait, no I'm not surprised. Costume is always overlooked.
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level 78
Jun 7, 2018
That is surprising. What had and has a bigger impact on the fashion industry than movies? Although the award usually seems to go to period or fantasy movies rather than contemporary ones. Anyway, I think everybody now realizes how important the correct look in all areas of design are to any production.
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level 75
Sep 25, 2018
It's odd considering that used to be a big part of movies in the old days.
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level 72
Feb 3, 2017
Accept "Film" and "Movie" as type-ins?
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level 67
Feb 3, 2017
I feel like that lifetime achievement award probably ought to count.
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level 68
Feb 7, 2017
I thought that too, but I guess technically it's not a category because it's not voted on and the award isn't given for a particular role or film?
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level 59
Feb 3, 2017
best film, movie, feature not accepted for best picture?
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level 58
Feb 3, 2017
totally agree. come on.
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level 77
Feb 3, 2017
I guess this doesn't include the technical awards they give out the night before?
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level 77
Feb 3, 2017
Or "lifetime achievement?" Isn't that a thing?
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level 59
Feb 3, 2017
I believe that the two sound categories are best sound editing and best sound effects editing. I don't remember a category called best "sound mixing".
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level 74
Feb 3, 2017
Just a few clicks away:
http://oscar.go.com/nominees/sound-mixing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_Award_for_Best_Sound_Mixing
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level 75
Sep 25, 2018
It's so much quicker to type a Google term than a paragraph wondering the answer about the term.
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level 80
Feb 3, 2017
Is there a quiz for discontinued Oscars like Best Assistant Director, Best Short Film - Color, or Best Original Story?
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level 57
Feb 4, 2017
dont uderstand the question
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level 57
Mar 18, 2018
That sounds like a personal problem. I think Awards Categories is pretty self-explanatory.
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level 71
Feb 21, 2017
Maybe accept Set Design for Production Design?
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level 57
Mar 18, 2018
Considering that the name was changed quite recently to production design (it used to be either art direction/set design) I think that this one should be accepted.
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level 51
Jul 16, 2017
Well, got all but one.. BEST PICTURE
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level 75
Sep 25, 2018
And the envelope for Brainfart of 2018
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level 67
Sep 22, 2019
The Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is now called Best International Feature Film. Could that be accepted as a type-in?
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