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What British action star played a Transporter named Frank Martin and was known for his roles in Guy Ritchie movies?
a. Jason Mraz
b. Jason Robards
c. Jason Alexander
d. Jason Statham
Jason Statham - He became known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels', 'Revolver', and 'Snatch'.
Which of the following Bee Gees' songs was not released on the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack?
a. More Than a Woman
b. How Deep Is Your Love
c. You Should Be Dancing
d. Stayin' Alive
You Should Be Dancing - Released in 1976, You Should Be Dancing is from the album Children of the World.
Having played a Spider-Man nemesis, who played a kinky version of himself on 30 Rock and did a stint as a serial killer on General Hospital in 2010?
a. Alfred Molina
b. Willem Dafoe
c. Topher Grace
d. James Franco
James Franco - The killer was named Franco. On 30 Rock, 'James Franco' had a thing for a blow-up doll.
Which domestic goddess received five months in prison for lying about a stock sale in 2004?
a. Martha Stewart
b. Rachael Ray
c. Ina Garten
d. Nigella Lawson
Martha Stewart - Specifically, Martha was found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of an agency proceeding and making false statements to federal investigators.
Who was the first black woman to win American Idol?
a. Jordin Sparks
b. Taylor Hicks
c. Kris Allen
d. Fantasia Barrino
Fantasia Barrino - She won the third season, which also featured Jennifer Hudson and William Hung.
Which NBA team owner was banned from the NBA for life when a private conversation he had with his girlfriend was taped and released to the public?
a. Vinny Del Negro
b. Micky Arison
c. Donald Sterling
d. Jerry Buss
Donald Sterling - Donald was banned in May of 2014.
One of the most iconic stars in rock history, Debbie Harry is the front woman for which American rock band?
a. Fleetwood Mac
c. No Doubt
Blondie - Still active today, Blondie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.
What author cameos in 2010 - Odyssey Two, sitting on a park bench in front of the White House, feeding the pigeons?
a. Arthur C Clarke
b. Frank Herbert
c. Isaac Asimov
d. Robert Heinlein
Arthur C Clarke - He appears again as the US president on a Time cover, in which Stanley Kubrick is the Soviet premier.
As of 2014, which continent has the most Facebook users?
c. South America
d. North America
Europe - Europe has 200 million, North America has 175 million.
Formerly a de facto member of the Buggles, Hans Zimmer won an Oscar for scoring which of these movies?
a. Die Hard
b. Raiders of the Lost Ark
c. The Lion King
The Lion King - He also scored The Dark Knight, Inception, Rain Man, Gladiator and the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
Originally popular in the 1970s, they became a fad in the 2000s when celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Paris Hilton wore them as a fashion accessory. What?
c. Trucker Hats
Trucker Hats - The design of a trucker cap is similar to that of a baseball cap.
The opening credits of Austin Powers in Goldmember are "directed" by Steven Spielberg. Which of these actors does not also cameo?
a. Danny De Vito as Mini Me
b. Kevin Spacey as Dr Evil
c. Gwyneth Paltrow as Dixie Normous
d. Chris Farley as Fat Bastard
Chris Farley as Fat Bastard - Farley was already dead by that point. Tom Cruise plays Austin.
Released in May of 2014, the album "Xscape" is a posthumous compilation album of previously unreleased tracks by which recording artist?
a. Jimi Hendrix
b. Tupac Shakur
c. Michael Jackson
d. Johnny Cash
Michael Jackson - Xscape features eight tracks.
A year after winning an Emmy as Izzy Stevens, who pulled her name from Emmy consideration for her work on Grey's Anatomy?
a. Katherine Heigl
b. Shonda Rhimes
c. Ellen Pompeo
d. Sandra Oh
Katherine Heigl - It looked to many as though she were registering an objection to her character's storylines.
Which American actress and star of the TV show "Charlie's Angels" died of cancer in June of 2009?
a. Farrah Fawcett
b. Kate Jackson
c. Jaclyn Smith
d. Cheryl Ladd
Farrah Fawcett - She was 62 years old.
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