Pop Culture Trivia Questions #58Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Which of the following movies did not feature American actor James Stewart in a starring role?
a. High Noon
b. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
c. It's a Wonderful Life
d. Rear Window
High Noon - James was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran.
Which former NBA star announced he was marrying himself in 1996?
a. Dennis Rodman
b. Michael Jordan
c. Shaquille O'Neal
d. Scottie Pippen
Dennis Rodman - The announcement was made during the promotion of his autobiography, 'As Bad As I Want to Be'.
Which reality TV show admitted to using fake body doubles in overhead shots since actual cast members were usually surrounded by cameras?
a. The Apprentice
b. The Amazing Race
d. Fear Factor
Survivor - Survivor premiered on May 31, 2000 and, as of 2014, has aired for 29 seasons.
Which video game came in at number one on Time magazine's list of the Top Ten Video Games of 2014?
a. Mario Kart 8
b. Dark Souls II
c. 80 Days
d. Alien - Isolation
80 Days - 80 Days was released by Inkle on iOS platforms on Jul 31, 2014.
Created by George Lucas, which actor played the role of Hans Solo in the original Star Wars movie?
a. Mark Hamill
b. David Prowse
c. Harrison Ford
d. Anthony Daniels
Harrison Ford - Star Wars was released in May 25, 1977.
Known by many as "The Captain," which former NHL star currently holds the record as the longest serving captain of any North American team in sports history?
a. Steve Yzerman
b. Wayne Gretzky
c. Gordie Howe
d. Joe Sakic
Steve Yzerman - Yzerman was a captain for 19 seasons.
Thrown into a time loop while fighting invading aliens, who plays the role of Maj. William Cage in the 2014 film "Edge of Tomorrow"?
a. Johnny Depp
b. Tom Cruise
c. Matt Damon
d. Brad Pitt
Tom Cruise - Rated highly on IMDb, Edge of Tomorrow was released on May 28, 2014.
Which former member of the Whites Stripes released a new album titled "Lazaretto" in June of 2014?
a. Brendan Benson
b. Jack White
c. Alison Mosshart
d. Megan White
Jack White - Lazaretto sold 138,000 copies in its first week of release.
On September 10, 1984, this was the first Final Jeopardy clue answered on Alex Trebek's Jeopardy. "Holidays - The third Monday in January, starting in 1986".
a. What is Arbor Day?
b. What is Presidents' Day?
c. What is Labor Day?
d. What is Martin Luther King Day?
What is Martin Luther King Day? - Jeopardy first aired on March 30, 1964.
What mix of boric acid and silicone oil, originally called gupp, did GE's James Wright invent as a substitute for rubber?
d. Silly Putty
Silly Putty - Widely known as a toy, Silly Putty can also be used to remove substances such as dirt or pet hair from various surfaces.
This actor changed his original name Roy Scherer Jr. to Roy Fitzgerald and then later to what name?
a. Robert Stack
b. Rock Hudson
c. Rodney Dangerfield
d. Robert Wagner
Rock Hudson - Hudson was the first major celebrity to die from an AIDS-related illness.
Often just short cameos, which Marvel Universe creator appears in all his superhero's movies?
a. Bob Kane
b. Martin Goodman
c. Stan Lee
d. Jack Kirby
Stan Lee - Stan's creations include Spider-Man, Iron Man, X-Men and Hulk.
For her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones, who was the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award?
a. Josephine Baker
b. Dorothy Dandridge
c. Eartha Kitt
d. Lena Horne
Dorothy Dandridge - Dorothy died of an accidental drug overdose at the age of 42 in 1965.
In the game of Trivial Pursuit, how many wedges does a player need to collect in order to win the game?
6 - Trivial Pursuit was created Chris Haney and Scott Abbott in December 1979.
Which 2011 mini TV series is based on a book that was written and published by Stephen King in 1998?
a. Bag of Bones
b. Generation Kill
c. John Adams
d. Black Mirror
Bag of Bones - Most critics did not rate the series very highly.
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