Do you know OSCAR? (the Statue)

You might know the Best Pictures, Actors, Actresses, and Directors, but do you know about Oscar? Can you answer these questions about the Oscar statuette?

Oscar's QuestionOscar's Answer
The official name of the Oscar statuette is Academy Award® of _____.
The origin of the nickname is not certain, but one story suggests Academy librarian Margaret Herrick exclaimed that the statue looked like her _____ Oscar (family member).
Year the Academy officially adopted the nickname 'Oscar' for its statuettes
Height: __ ½ inches
Weight: __½ pounds
Oscar is a representation of what chivalrous Medieval figure?
What is Oscar holding?
What is Oscar standing on?
The designer was the Chief Art Director at what film studio?
Currently Oscar is manufactured by the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry in what state?
How many months does it take to manufacture 50 statuettes?
Due to a metal shortage during World War II, for 3 years Oscar was made out of what material and then painted?
As it was in the first ceremonies, and again currently, Oscar is made out of what alloy, which is then gold-plated?
How many karats is the gold plating?
Name of first recipient (Best Actor for roles in 'The Last Command' and 'The Way of All Flesh' )
Since 1929, how many statuettes have been presented? (to the nearest thousand)

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