2016 Pop Culture Trivia Questions2016 Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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Which artist won the Grammy for Album of the Year with her album "1989" at the 2016 Grammy Awards?
b. Jennifer Lopez
c. Taylor Swift
d. Meghan Trainor
Taylor Swift - 1989 is the fifth studio album by Taylor Swift.
This 2016 superhero film sees our hero Wade Wilson hunting down the man who gave him a scarred physical appearance.
a. Son of Batman
d. Suicide Squad
Deadpool - Ryan Reynolds plays the role of Wade Wilson/Deadpool.
In January of 2016, Actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson made a reappearance on what resurrected TV show from the 1990s?
b. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
c. The X-Files
d. Dark Angel
The X-Files - The X-Files originally aired from September 1993 to May 2002.
Both big hits in 2016, the songs "Sorry" and "Love Yourself" were released by which Canadian singer and songwriter?
a. Justin Bieber
b. Bif Naked
c. Avril Lavigne
d. Shania Twain
Justin Bieber - Justin was signed after a talent manager discovered him through his YouTube videos in 2007.
Often referred to as the "Fifth Beatle", which English record producer, that worked with the Beatles, died on March 8th, 2016?
a. Pete Best
b. Stuart Sutcliffe
c. George Martin
d. Brian Epstein
George Martin - George was involved on all of the Beatles' original albums.
Which movie won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony?
a. The Martian
b. The Big Short
c. Bridge of Spies
Spotlight - The film follows The Boston Globe's 'Spotlight' team and its investigation into cases of child sex abuse by numerous Roman Catholic priests.
Making its debut in January of 2016, Jennifer Lopez plays the role of New York detective Harlee Santos on which crime drama TV show?
a. The Blue Knight
c. Shades of Blue
d. New York Undercover
Shades of Blue - Harlee is a corrupt detective and single mother struggling with financial problems.
Rihanna hit number one on the Billboard 200 in March of 2016 with what album?
c. Talk That Talk
Anti - Anti was released in January of 2016.
Finish the title to this March 2016 film release - Batman v ????? - Dawn of Justice.
a. Captain America
Superman - Batman v Superman - Dawn of Justice is the first live-action film to feature both Batman and Superman.
Starting in August of 2016, the 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in which South American city?
a. Rio de Janeiro
b. Buenos Aires
d. Sao Paulo
Rio de Janeiro - These Olympics will be the first since the year 2000 to be held in the Southern Hemisphere.
Mick Jagger and Martin Scorseser are among the creators of this drama series, which stars Bobby Cannavale as Richie Finestra.
Vinyl - Vinyl made its debut on February 14, 2016.
This heavy metal band had a hit with a cover of the 1964 Simon and Garfunkel hit song "The Sound of Silence".
Disturbed - The original song hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending January 1, 1966.
Created in America, what 2016 science fiction drama TV series features the actors Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies?
a. The Expanse
d. Second Chance
Colony - Colony takes place in a dystopian, near-future Los Angeles.
The Rolling Stones made rock 'n' roll history with a free concert in which country in March of 2016?
Cuba - The Rolling Stones were the first major international rock band to play a concert in Cuba since the United States lifted sanctions on the country.
Which celebrity publically stated "Hannah Montana is chopped up into little tiny pieces and buried in my backyard" in March of 2016?
a. Miley Cyrus
b. Ariana Grande
c. Britney Spears
d. Jennifer Lawrence
Miley Cyrus - Miley Cyrus played the main character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana.
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