Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
51. 

Who won the Best Supporting Actress Award at the recently held Academy Awards?

A. Jaya Harper
B. Laura Dern
C. Eliza Scanlen
D. Diane Ladd

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Laura Dern won best supporting actress at the 92nd Academy Awards for her role in Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story." It's the first Oscar win for Dern, and also the first time an actor has won an Oscar for a role in a movie distributed by a streaming service - Netflix.

52. 

Who won the Best Actor Award at the recently held Academy Awards?

A. Leonardo DiCaprio
B. Brad Pitt
C. Adam Driver
D. Joaquin Phoenix

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Joker star Joaquin Phoenix has won the best actor Oscar at the 92nd Academy Awards, for his performance as Batman's nemesis. Phoenix was the overwhelming favourite, seeing off competition from the likes of Marriage Story's Adam Driver and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood's Leonardo DiCaprio.

53. 

Which film won the Best Cinematography Award at the recently held Academy Awards?

A. Joker
B. Parasite
C. 1917
D. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Roger Deakins has won Oscar in Best Cinematography category for 1917. 1917, which is based on World War I has so far won three Oscars, in the Best cinematography, Best sound mixing and Best Visual Effects category.

54. 

Who won the Best Actress Award at the recently held Academy Awards?

A. Catherine ZetaJones
B. Diandra Luker
C. Charlize Theron
D. Renee Zellweger

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Renee Zellweger was crowned best actress at the Oscars for her portrait of Hollywood legend Judy Garland in "Judy," a biographical drama exploring the singer's personal and professional turmoil at the end of her life.

55. 

Which edition of Academy Awards were held recently?

A. 90th
B. 91st
C. 92nd
D. 93rd

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

After more than a decade of holding the Academy Award ceremonies towards the end of February, the 92nd Academy Awards took place earlier in the month, on February 9, 2020. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.