Take Our Oscars Trivia Challenge

March 2, 2018
Updated 12d ago

Oscar pundits can make as many predictions as they want, but how much do they really know about the Academy Awards? Mental Floss' April Daley joins Cheddar to challenge us to an all-new Oscars trivia challenge. Did you know actress Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American Oscar winner ever?

The past few years have seen a few animated movies nominated for Best Picture, but which one was the first? Daley takes us back to when "Beauty and the Beast" made history back in the early 1990's. We also learn why Lupita Nyong'o's Best Supporting Actress win for "12 Years a Slave" was so memorable.

There have been six ties in Oscars history. Daley walks us through what when happens when the votes come in exactly even. Finally, we learn just how long it takes the accountants at PricewaterhouseCoopers to tally the thousands of Oscar votes every year.