Grab a pen and your thinking cap as movie reporter Mark Caro tests your Academy Awards smarts

1. The Academy Awards ceremony has been delayed three times. Which one of the following did not cause a postponement?

A. The attempted assassination of President Reagan
B. Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral
C. The bombing of Libya
D. A flood in 1938

2. This year's event is the 75th annual Academy Awards. Which of the following was not a notable aspect of the 25th annual Academy Awards, presented in March 1953?

A. It was the first televised ceremony
B. "Costume design" was introduced as a category
C. Bob Hope received his third honorary Oscar
D. Ronald Reagan served as announcer
E. The show took place simultaneously in Hollywood and New York

3. Christopher Walken could win the best supporting actor prize for "Catch Me If You Can" 24 years after winning the same award for "The Deer Hunter" -- the longest-ever stretch between Oscars for a male performer. Which actor previously waited the longest between Oscars No. 1 and 2?

A. Michael Caine
B. Henry Fonda
C. Gene Hackman
D. Jack Nicholson
E. James Stewart

4. Which musical won the most Oscars?