Alexandre Desplat Trivia Quiz – 10 Questions And Answers

Are you a fan of the mesmerizing melodies and captivating compositions of Alexandre Desplat? Do you find yourself humming his tunes or being swept away by his powerful scores? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

This trivia quiz is dedicated to testing your knowledge of the incredibly talented French composer, Alexandre Desplat. With a career spanning decades and numerous awards under his belt, Desplat has become one of the most prominent and respected composers in the film industry.

In this quiz, you’ll find 10 challenging questions that will put your knowledge of Desplat’s life, work, and accomplishments to the test. Whether you’re a casual listener or a die-hard fan, this quiz is designed to be both entertaining and informative.

So, are you ready to dive into the world of Alexandre Desplat? Grab your conductor’s baton, put on your thinking cap, and let’s see if you can hit all the right notes in this trivia challenge. Good luck, and may the music be with you!

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  1. What year was Alexandre Desplat born?
    • 1959
    • 1963
    • 1965
    • 1961
    The correct answer is 1961.
    Alexandre Desplat was born on August 23, 1961, in Paris, France.
  2. In which country was Alexandre Desplat born?
    • France
    • Italy
    • United States
    • Germany
    The correct answer is France.
    Alexandre Desplat was born in Paris, France, and grew up in a musical household.
  3. For which film did Alexandre Desplat win his first Academy Award?
    • The Shape of Water
    • The Imitation Game
    • The Grand Budapest Hotel
    • Argo
    The correct answer is The Grand Budapest Hotel.
    Alexandre Desplat won his first Academy Award for Best Original Score for the film The Grand Budapest Hotel in 2015.
  4. Which instrument did Alexandre Desplat start playing at the age of five?
    • Piano
    • Cello
    • Violin
    • Flute
    The correct answer is Piano.
    Alexandre Desplat began playing the piano at the age of five and later studied flute and trumpet.

  1. What is the name of Alexandre Desplat’s production company?
    • La Petite Reine
    • La Grande Reine
    • Le Petit Prince
    • Le Grand Prince
    The correct answer is La Petite Reine.
    Alexandre Desplat’s production company is called La Petite Reine, which translates to “The Little Queen” in English.
  2. Which director has Alexandre Desplat frequently collaborated with?
    • Quentin Tarantino
    • Wes Anderson
    • David Fincher
    • Christopher Nolan
    The correct answer is Wes Anderson.
    Alexandre Desplat has frequently collaborated with director Wes Anderson, scoring films such as Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel.
  3. Which 2010 film did Alexandre Desplat score that was based on a popular novel series?
    • Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
    • The Hunger Games
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
    The correct answer is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.
    Alexandre Desplat scored the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, based on the popular novel series by J.K. Rowling.
  4. For which film did Alexandre Desplat receive his first Golden Globe Award?
    • The King’s Speech
    • The Painted Veil
    • Philomena
    • The Danish Girl
    The correct answer is The Painted Veil.
    Alexandre Desplat received his first Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score for the film The Painted Veil in 2007.
  5. Which animated film did Alexandre Desplat score in 2009?
    • Up
    • Coraline
    • Fantastic Mr. Fox
    • The Princess and the Frog
    The correct answer is Fantastic Mr. Fox.
    Alexandre Desplat scored the animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox, directed by Wes Anderson, in 2009.
  6. How many Academy Awards has Alexandre Desplat won?
    • 4
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    The correct answer is 2.
    Alexandre Desplat has won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score – one for The Grand Budapest Hotel in 2015 and another for The Shape of Water in 2018.
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