4 Oscar trivia questions: Test your movie knowledge
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1. "The Help" received the most acting nominations this year, with three (for Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain). Three nominated performances in the same film is an impressive but not unusual feat; "The King's Speech" did it last year, and "Up in the Air" the year before that. But what was the last film to get four acting nominations?
2. Which very diverse current Oscar nominee has been nominated, over the years, in five different categories?
3. Who was the last writer to win an Oscar for adapting his or her own original work?
4. Of this year's acting nominees, which two played the same role in two different screen adaptations of a famous children's novel?
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Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times movie critic