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Which actress and entertainer starred in a competitive reality TV show where she searches for a new "best friend"?
a. Paris Hilton
b. Lindsay Lohan
c. Hilary Duff
d. Kim Kardashian
Paris Hilton - Paris Hilton's My New BFF aired from September 30, 2008 to August 4, 2009.
Which of the following movies was not directed by English film director Alfred Hitchcock?
a. The Man Who Knew Too Much
b. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
c. Dial M for Murder
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt - Released in 1956, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt was directed by Fritz Lang.
Who sings the song "Pennies From Heaven" on the album, "Who Wants to be a Millionaire - The Album"?
a. Matthew Cohen
b. Cedric the Entertainer
c. Ken Jennings
d. Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin - Featuring various performers, 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire - The Album' was released in 2000.
What was the first product ever to be featured on the cover of Time magazine?
b. Tiny Tears
c. Hot Tamales
Coca-Cola - The year was 1950.
Conceived in California by Gary Dahl, in what year did the "Pet Rock" make its debut?
1975 - The fad lasted for approximately one year with about 1.5 million sold.
Recorded by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs in 1960, what is the shortest song to reach number one in the United States?
b. Good Times
c. Love Me
d. Love You
Stay - Written by Maurice when he was 15 years old, the song is one minute and fifty-two seconds in length.
Making its debut in 2009 and the winner of three Academy awards, which of the following movies was written and directed by James Cameron?
b. Johnny Mnemonic
d. The Matrix
Avatar - As of 2014, Avatar is the highest grossing movie of all time.
Which of the following social media sites appeared on the Internet first?
c. My Space
My Space - Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson founded my Space in 2003.
Terry Jacks had joy. Terry had fun. Terry had ...
a. Seasons in the Sun
b. Love on the Run
c. Steak with a Bun
d. Money and a Gun
Seasons in the Sun - Terry recorded the number one song 'Seasons in the Sun' in 1974.
Who plays the role of Penny on the popular TV sitcom, "The Big Bang Theory"?
a. Mayim Bialik
b. Sara Gilbert
c. Kaley Cuoco
d. Melissa Rauch
Kaley Cuoco - As of 2014, The Big Bang Theory has run for eight seasons.
Which of the following 1980s movies was not an Oscar winner for Best Picture?
a. Back to the Future
d. Driving Miss Daisy
Back to the Future - Back to the Future was the highest grossing movie of 1985, but it did not win any Academy Awards.
Held in Moscow, which Olympics were disrupted by a boycott led by the United States and 64 other countries in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan?
a. 1988 Summer Olympics
b. 1980 Summer Olympics
c. 1976 Summer Olympics
d. 1984 Summer Olympics
1980 Summer Olympics - Russia invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
After witnessing a murder, a Reno lounge singer goes under protective custody as a nun in what 1992 comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg?
a. Nuns on the Run
b. The Nun's Story
c. The Color Purple
d. Sister Act
Sister Act - Bravo rated Sister Act #83 on its The 100 Funniest Movies list.
Canadian hockey superstar Mario Lemieux led which NHL team to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 1991 and 1992?
a. Toronto Maple Leafs
b. Montreal Canadians
c. Boston Bruins
d. Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins - Mario is currently the Pittsburgh Penguins' principal owner and chairman.
Dubbed as an "anthem for apathetic kids" of Generation X, which song was Nirvana's biggest hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?
a. Smells Like Teen Spirit
b. Come As You Are
c. All Apologies
d. About a Girl
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Released in 1991, Smells Like Teen Spirit is from the album Nevermind.
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