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Taking place on February 3 2013, the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show featured pop artist Beyonce Knowles with guests Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. What band did the three originally come from?
a. Dum Dum Girls
b. Destiny's Child
c. The Bangles
d. Cherry Bomb
Destiny's Child - Originating from Houston, Texas, Destiny's Child were active from 1990 to 2006.
Premiering on January 16, who won the twelfth season of American Idol?
a. Kree Harrison
b. Candice Glover
c. Charlie Askew
d. Aubrey Cleland
Candice Glover - Kree Harrison was the runner-up.
What was the best-selling song of 2013 in the US and the UK?
a. Blurred Lines
b. Wake Me Up
c. Let Her Go
d. Get Lucky
Blurred Lines - Recorded by Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines was nominated for two Grammys at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
The highest box-office grossing movie for 2013 was?
a. Despicable Me 2
b. The Hunger Games - Catching Fire
c. Man of Steel
d. Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 - Iron Man 3 edged out the Hunger Games by about 9 million with approximately 409 million in revenues.
Which performer accidentally kicked a fan in the back of the head during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards?
b. J. Cole
d. Frank Ocean
Miguel - During his performance, Miguel failed in an attempt to leap across the stage, injuring two female audience members.
Written and directed by Vince Gilligan, what extremely popular TV series finale was titled "Felina"?
b. Game of Thrones
d. Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad - Guinness World Records lists Breaking Bad as the highest-rated TV series of all time.
Much to the surprise of many of his fans, which celebrity had his bodyguards carry him to the top of the Great Wall of China because he did not feel like walking?
a. Lil Wayne
b. Chris Brown
c. Justin Timberlake
d. Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber - The stunt had many of Bieber's fellow Canadians requesting that Donald Trump check his birth certificate!
As of December 2013, what music celebrity had the most followers on Twitter?
a. Miley Cyrus
b. Katy Perry
c. Justin Bieber
d. Lady Gaga
Katy Perry - Katy had over 49 million users as of December 31, 2013.
Released in September of 2013, which video game became the fastest selling entertainment product in history earning over 800 million dollars in the first 24 hours of its release?
a. BioShock Infinite
b. Grand Theft Auto V
c. The Last of Us
d. Assassin’s Creed IV - Black Flag
Grand Theft Auto V - The game went on to earn over $1 billion within its first three days of release.
Which Sopranos star died of a heart attack while vacationing with their son Michael in Rome on June 19 2013?
a. Michael Imperioli
b. Lorraine Bracco
c. Edie Falco
d. James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini - Gandolfini played the role of Tony Soprano.
According to YouTube, what was the most popular video in the U.S. for 2013?
a. Harlem Shake
b. Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split
c. The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)
d. How Animals Eat Their Food
The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) - The Fox is an electronic dance song video released by the Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis.
Who was the winner of "Survivor" Season 23 - 'Blood vs. Water?
a. Gervase Peterson
b. Tyson Apostol
c. Hayden Moss
d. Monica Culpepper
Tyson Apostol - The final three survivors were Tyson, Gervase and Monica.
Who won the Grammy Award for "Best Rock Song" at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards held in February of 2013?
a. Alabama Shakes
b. Bruce Springsteen
d. The Black Keys
The Black Keys - The Black Keys won the award with their song 'Lonely Boy'.
Which of the following Star Trek movies was released in 2013?
a. Star Trek Nemesis
b. Star Trek Insurrection
c. Star Trek First Contact
d. Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Trek Into Darkness - A sequel to 2009's Star Trek, Into Darkness was the twelfth installment in the Star Trek film franchise.
What popular TV series is based on a comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard?
a. The Walking Dead
b. American Horror Story
c. The Vampire Diaries
d. Breaking Bad
The Walking Dead - The Walking Dead made its debut on October 31, 2010.
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