The Academy Awards. Hollywood’s biggest night. And most of us will remember the 2022 show for an unscripted “event” featuring two A list stars involving a physical altercation.
Let’s get started with the questions
1. We all know that Will Smith charged the stage and slapped Chris Rock for a joke made about his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith. But what award was Chris Rock presenting?
Best Documentary Feature (won by Summer of Soul)
2. A performance of “We don’t talk about Bruno” on the broadcast featured this rapper.
Megan Thee Stallion
3. Name at least one of the three hosts of the Oscars.
Regina Hall, Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes all hosted.
4. Who was the first musical performance of the night?
5. Rachel Zegler was not originally invited to the the awards but a social media campaign by her fans actually landed her a presenting slot. What nominated film did she star in?
West Side Story
6. Shortly after the slap, this Academy Award winning actor approached Will Smith to calm him down. Who was this “Training Day” and “Glory” star?
7. Will Smith has actually been nominated for another sports movie playing this legendary boxer.
8. This legendary star presented The Best Picture award with Lady Gaga.
9. Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, and Rosie Perez took the stage in celebration of the 30th anniversary of this basketball movie.
White Men Can’t Jump
10. We also celebrated the 60th anniversary of this super spy franchise, which Billie Eillish also won an award for in the category of Best Song.
The James Bond franchise (No Time To Die can be accepted at the quizmaster’s discretion).