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Held on August 25 2014, which TV series won the 2014 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Drama Series"?
a. The Walking Dead
b. Orange Is the New Black
d. Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad - Breaking Bad entered the Guinness World Records as the highest rated show of all time in 2014.
Which country banned Miley Cyrus' raunchy Bangerz tour stating she was a public threat in September of 2014?
d. Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic - Dominican Republic officials stated that Cyrus often 'undertakes acts that go against morals and customs, which are punishable by Dominican law'.
Which Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California home in August of 2014?
a. Billy Crystal
b. Jonathan Winters
c. Robin Williams
d. Jim Carrey
Robin Williams - Robin's first film role was in the comedy Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?.
From the series, which Planet of the Apes movie was released in July of 2014?
a. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
b. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
c. Planet of the Apes
d. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - The film was a box office hit, grossing over $707 million worldwide.
Which blues legend and multi-instrumentalist died at the age of 70 in August of 2014?
a. Johnny Winter
b. Muddy Waters
c. Gary Moore
d. B.B. King
Johnny Winter - Rolling Stone has Johnny ranked 63rd in their list of the '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time'.
In July of 2014, Justin Bieber was ordered to pay $80,900 in damages and serve two years on probation for a misdemeanor vandalism charge. What did he do?
a. Drove on neighbor's lawn
b. Broke neighbor's window
c. Stole neighbor's mailbox
d. Threw eggs at a neighbor's home
Threw eggs at a neighbor's home - Justin was also ordered to attend a 12-week anger-management program.
Who won "Video of the Year" at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards?
a. Taylor Swift
b. Britney Spears
c. Miley Cyrus
d. Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus - Winning the award for the video 'Wrecking Ball', Miley had a homeless man named Jesse accept the award.
After nine years together, Brad Pitt married what long-time girlfriend on August 28, 2014?
a. Jessica Alba
b. Angelina Jolie
c. Megan Fox
d. Jennifer Aniston
Angelina Jolie - Brad and Angelina have six children, three of whom are adopted.
Their seventh studio album, which band released "Somewhere Under Wonderland" in September of 2014?
a. The Black Crowes
b. Counting Crows
c. Gin Blossoms
d. Toad the Wet Sprocket
Counting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland is the band's first release of original material since 2008.
Defeating the Kansas City Royals in game seven, what Major League Baseball team won the 2014 World Series?
a. New York Yankees
b. Baltimore Orioles
c. San Francisco Giants
d. Boston Red Sox
San Francisco Giants - The final score was 3-2.
Based on a novel by James Dashner, which 2014 action film follows a sixteen-year-old named Thomas, who is portrayed by Dylan O'Brien?
b. Edge of Tomorrow
c. The Giver
d. The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner - A sequel is set to be released in September of 2015.
Which Taylor Swift CD single made its debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending September 6, 2014?
c. I Knew You Were Trouble
d. Shake It Off
Shake It Off - Shake It Off is the 22nd song to debut at number one in the Billboard Hot 100 chart's history.
Apple said it received more than four million orders for its new iPhone within the first 24 hours of its release on Sept. 12, 2014. What model did they release?
a. bendPhone 10
b. iPhone 6
c. iPhone 5
d. iPhone 7
iPhone 6 - Shortly, after its release, reports of the iPhone 6 bending when placed in one's pocket began to surface.
TLC gave what reality television the boot after a story surfaced in October 2014 claiming that Mama June was dating a convicted child molester?
a. Teen Mom
b. Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
c. Toddlers and Tiaras
d. Little Miss Perfect
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo - An entire season's worth of episodes will be left unaired.
What U2 frontman revealed in October 2014 that he wears dark glasses all the time because he suffers from glaucoma?
b. The Edge
c. Peter Martin
d. Dik Evans
Bono - Formed in 1976, U2 are an Irish rock band that originated from Dublin.
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