Can You Answer These Supporting Actress Oscars Questions?

They don't get all the glory, but often the supporting roles are the juiciest ones in the film. Can you answer these 12 questions about the Best Supporting Actress category at the Oscars?
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Question 1/12

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Tatum O'Neal was the youngest person to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, for her role in 1973's "Paper Moon." How old was she?
6
8
10
12
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Question 2/12

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What Best Supporting Actress record does Thelma Ritter hold?
6 nominations, no wins
3 nominations, 3 wins
3 nominations in a row
Won Best Actress AND Best Supporting Actress in the same year
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Question 3/12

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Linda Hunt's 1983 win for "The Year of Living Dangerously" is unique because...
she played a man
she was on screen for only 4 minutes
she refused to accept her Oscar
it was her first film role
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Question 4/12

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What Best Supporting Actress distinction does Glenn Close hold?
never nominated
nominated 3 times in a row
nominated 4 times
has never attended an Oscar ceremony
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Question 5/12

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What is the only film to have 3 Best Supporting Actress nominees?
Steel Magnolias
The Help
Tom Jones
Gosford Park
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Question 6/12

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Gloria Stuart was the oldest Best Supporting Actress nominee ever (for 1997's "Titanic"). How old was she at the time?
80
87
92
97
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Beatrice Straight's Best Supporting Actress win in 1976's "Network" is famous for the brevity of the performance. Approximately how much screen time did she have?
3 minutes, 40 seconds
5 minutes, 40 seconds
7 minutes, 40 seconds
10 minutes, 40 seconds
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What is unique about Diane Weist's Best Supporting Actress experience?
She was nominated 4 times, but never won
She was never nominated
She won twice in a row
She won twice for the same director
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Question 9/12

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Hattie McDaniel won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 1939's "Gone With The Wind." What is true about this event?
She was the first African-American to win an Oscar
She was the only actress nominated from that film
She is still the only African-American to win Best Supporting Actress
She was not allowed to attend the Oscar ceremony
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Question 10/12

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All of the following actresses were nominated 4 times for Best Supporting Actress. Which one has never won?
Amy Adams
Meryl Streep
Maggie Smith
Lee Grant
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Question 11/12

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For the four years between 1978 and 1981, what is unique about the Best Supporting Actress category?
Every winner had the same initials
Meryl Streep was nominated each year
None of the winners attended the ceremony
The winner was not American
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Question 12/12

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Meryl Streep has been nominated for an Oscar an astounding 19 times. However, she won the Best Supporting Actress award only once, for which film?
The Deer Hunter
Kramer vs. Kramer
Adaptation
The Devil Wears Prada
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1
Tatum O'Neal was the youngest person to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, for her role in 1973's "Paper Moon." How old was she?
6
8
10
12
2
What Best Supporting Actress record does Thelma Ritter hold?
6 nominations, no wins
3 nominations, 3 wins
3 nominations in a row
Won Best Actress AND Best Supporting Actress in the same year
3
Linda Hunt's 1983 win for "The Year of Living Dangerously" is unique because...
she played a man
she was on screen for only 4 minutes
she refused to accept her Oscar
it was her first film role
4
What Best Supporting Actress distinction does Glenn Close hold?
never nominated
nominated 3 times in a row
nominated 4 times
has never attended an Oscar ceremony
5
What is the only film to have 3 Best Supporting Actress nominees?
Steel Magnolias
The Help
Tom Jones
Gosford Park
6
Gloria Stuart was the oldest Best Supporting Actress nominee ever (for 1997's "Titanic"). How old was she at the time?
80
87
92
97
7
Beatrice Straight's Best Supporting Actress win in 1976's "Network" is famous for the brevity of the performance. Approximately how much screen time did she have?
3 minutes, 40 seconds
5 minutes, 40 seconds
7 minutes, 40 seconds
10 minutes, 40 seconds
8
What is unique about Diane Weist's Best Supporting Actress experience?
She was nominated 4 times, but never won
She was never nominated
She won twice in a row
She won twice for the same director
9
Hattie McDaniel won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 1939's "Gone With The Wind." What is true about this event?
She was the first African-American to win an Oscar
She was the only actress nominated from that film
She is still the only African-American to win Best Supporting Actress
She was not allowed to attend the Oscar ceremony
10
All of the following actresses were nominated 4 times for Best Supporting Actress. Which one has never won?
Amy Adams
Meryl Streep
Maggie Smith
Lee Grant
11
For the four years between 1978 and 1981, what is unique about the Best Supporting Actress category?
Every winner had the same initials
Meryl Streep was nominated each year
None of the winners attended the ceremony
The winner was not American
12
Meryl Streep has been nominated for an Oscar an astounding 19 times. However, she won the Best Supporting Actress award only once, for which film?
The Deer Hunter
Kramer vs. Kramer
Adaptation
The Devil Wears Prada