2017 Pop Culture Trivia Questions II2017 Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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In what 2017 crime drama does Jeremy Renner play the role of US Fish and Wildlife Service agent Cory Lambert?
a. Logan Lucky
b. Wind River
c. Get Out
d. Molly's Game
Wind River - Originally Chris Pine was to play the role of Cory Lambert.
Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick star in what new 2017 Netflix series that was created by Scott Buck?
b. A Series of Unfortunate Events
c. Iron Fist
d. 13 Reasons Why
Iron Fist - Finn Jones stars as Danny Rand / Iron Fist.
Who won the Grammy for Best New Artist at the 2017 Grammy Awards?
a. The Chainsmokers
b. Chance the Rapper
c. Maren Morris
d. Kelsea Ballerini
Chance the Rapper - Chance the Rapper has also worked as the lead vocalist for the band 'The Social Experiment'.
Which English actor, famous for playing James Bond in seven films, died on May 23, 2017 of cancer?
a. Daniel Craig
b. Timothy Dalton
c. Sean Connery
d. Roger Moore
Roger Moore - Moore was 89 years of age.
What computer-animated movie from the Lego film series was released in February of 2017?
a. The Lego Spider-man Movie
b. The Lego Ironman Movie
c. The Lego Captain America Movie
d. The Lego Batman Movie
The Lego Batman Movie - Will Arnett voices Bruce Wayne / Batman in the film.
What country won the "2017 Winter X Games Twenty-One" with a total of 22 medals of which 7 were gold?
b. United States
United States - Winter X Games consist of six skiing events, seven snowboarding events, four snowmobiling events and one bike cross event.
In this 2017 film, Tom Cruise is a soldier who plunders ancient sites for valuable artifacts and then sells them to the highest bidder.
a. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
d. The Mummy
The Mummy - The Mummy is a reboot of The Mummy franchise.
What tactical shooter video game from the "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon" series made its debut in March of 2017?
b. Future Soldier
c. Shadow Wars
Wildlands - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands takes place in Bolivia in 2019.
Setting a record, which rapper took home 13 awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards?
a. Lil Wayne
c. Jay Z
d. Kanye West
Drake - That's the most any artist has won in a single year.
Winner of six Oscars, what film had the most nominations at the 2017 Academy Awards?
c. Hacksaw Ridge
d. La La Land
La La Land - La La Land had 14 nominations.
Well known for playing Batman in the 1960s, what American actor died in June of 2017 of leukemia?
a. Adam West
b. Michael Keaton
c. Frank Gorshin
d. Burt Ward
Adam West - West was 88 years old.
What front man to the band "The Kinks" released a solo album titled "Americana" in April of 2017.
a. Mick Avory
b. Ray Davies
c. John Dalton
d. Dave Davies
Ray Davies - Ray was the main songwriter for the Kinks
What song was at position number one on the Billboard Top 100 on January 1st, 2017?
a. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd
b. Closer - The Chainsmokers
c. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
d. Starboy - The Weeknd
Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd - Black Beatles was released on September 13, 2016.
In what new 2017 TV miniseries do we see four superheroes fighting a common enemy named "The Hand"?
b. Legends of Tomorrow
d. The Defenders
The Defenders - The superheroes featured are Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist.
Who plays the role of Dorothy Gale in the 2017 fantasy TV series "Emerald City"?
a. Adria Arjona
b. Mikaela Hoover
c. Camila Mendes
d. Ana Ularu
Adria Arjona - Short lived, the series was cancelled in May of 2017.
Premiering in March of 2017, which contestant won "Survivor Game Changers" - Season 34?
a. Brad Culpepper
b. Tai Trang
c. Sarah Lacina
d. Troy Robertson
Sarah Lacina - Lacina was originally on Survivor - Cagayan.
Their eighth, which Beatles album celebrated its US 50th anniversary on June 1st, 2017?
a. White Album
c. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
d. Let It Be
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide.
Despite losing her hearing at the age of 19, who had a golden-buzzer-awarded performance on AGT for her original song "Try"?
a. Grace VanderWaal
b. Bianca Ryan
c. Mandy Harvey
d. Evelyn Glennie
Mandy Harvey - Simon Cowell used the golden buzzer passing her to the next round.
Somehow thinking it was a good idea, who sparked outrage with a photo of herself posing with a fake severed Trump head?
a. Ellen DeGeneres
b. Roseanne Barr
c. Kathie Lee Gifford
d. Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin - CNN fired Griffin over the gory Trump photo.
With the theme "Future Energy", in what country did the International Exposition "Expo 2017" take place?
Kazakhstan - The Expo showcased future energy solutions.
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