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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).Uncle
85.7%
How many months does it take to manufacture 50 statuettes?3 months
84%
Weight: __½ pounds8
82%
Height: __ ½ inches13
76%
How many karats is the gold plating?24 karats
62%
What is Oscar holding?crusader's sword
59%
Year the Academy officially adopted the nickname 'Oscar' for its statuettes1939
51%
Name of first recipient (Best Actor for roles in 'The Last Command' and 'The Way of All Flesh' )Emil Jannings
44.1%
Since 1929, how many statuettes have been presented? (to the nearest thousand)3,140
44%
Oscar's Question Oscar's Answer % Correct
Oscar is a representation of what chivalrous Medieval figure?knight
44%
As it was in the first ceremonies, and again currently, Oscar is made out of what alloy, which is then gold-plated?bronze
43%
The designer was the Chief Art Director at what film studio?Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM)
42%
What is Oscar standing on?reel of film
41%
Currently Oscar is manufactured by the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry in what state?New York
36%
The official name of the Oscar statuette is Academy Award® of _____.Merit
31%
Due to a metal shortage during World War II, for 3 years Oscar was made out of what material and then painted?plaster
25%
SculptorGeorge Stanley
12%
DesignerCedric Gibbons
11%

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