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OSCAR Awards 2020

Current context: The 92nd Academy Awards (OSCARS) took place on February 9, 2020.
OSCAR Awards 2020
  • The award is presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
  • The event took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
  • The AMPAS presented Academy Awards (Oscars) in 24 categories, namely:
    1. Performance by an actor in a leading role: Joaquin Phoenix in JOKER
    2. Performance by an actor in a supporting role: Brad Pitt in ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD
    3. Performance by an actress in a leading role: Renée Zellweger in JUDY
    4. Performance by an actress in a supporting role: Laura Dern in MARRIAGE STORY
    5. Best animated feature film of the year: TOY STORY 4
    6. Achievement in cinematography: 1917
    7. Achievement in costume design: LITTLE WOMEN
    8. Achievement in directing: PARASITE
    9. Best documentary feature: AMERICAN FACTORY
    10. Best documentary short subject: LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL)
    11. Achievement in film editing: FORD V FERRARI
    12. Best international feature film of the year: PARASITE (South Korea, Directed by Bong Joon Ho)
    13. Achievement in makeup and hairstyling: BOMBSHELL (Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker)
    14. Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score): JOKER (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
    15. Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song): "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from ROCKETMAN (Music by Elton John, Lyric by Bernie Taupin)
    16. Best motion picture of the year: PARASITE (Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho, Producers)
    17. Achievement in production design: ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD (Production Design: arbara Ling, Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh)
    18. Best animated short film: HAIR LOVE (Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver)
    19. Best live action short film: THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW (Marshall Curry)
    20. Achievement in sound editing: FORD V FERRARI (Donald Sylvester)
    21. Adapted screenplay: JOJO RABBIT (Screenplay by Taika Waititi)
    22. Original screenplay: PARASITE (Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won, Story by Bong Joon Ho)

Question: 

Q.1 Which edition of the Academy Awards (OSCARS) is recently held on 9th February 2020?
a. 89th
b. 90th
c. 91st
d. 92nd
OSCAR Awards 2020 OSCAR Awards 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on February 10, 2020 Rating: 5

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