Pop Culture Trivia Questions #62Printable Pop Culture Trivia Quiz
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What was the first full-length animated movie to be nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award?
a. Fern Gully
b. Toy Story
c. The Little Mermaid
d. Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast - Released in 1991, Beauty and the Beast is based on a French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.
Eric Clapton won the 1992 Grammy for Record of the Year for the song "Tears in..."?
Heaven - Co-written by Will Jennings, Tears in Heaven was released on the 1991 Rush film soundtrack.
Working for Warner Bros, which cartoonist created Porky Pig in 1935?
a. Max Fleischer
b. Gary Larson
c. Fritz Frelang
d. Walter Lanz
Fritz Frelang - Porky's first appearance was in the cartoon, 'I Haven't Got a Hat'.
How many European teams have won the FIFA World Cup when it has been held outside Europe?
1 - The World Cup is the most widely followed sporting event in the world.
Which American vocal group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013?
b. Backstreet Boys
c. One Direction
d. New Kids on the Block
Backstreet Boys - The Backstreet Boys formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993.
Which of the following UK sitcoms ended with the death of its main character?
a. One Foot in the Grave
b. Open All Hours
c. The Office
d. Keeping Up Appearances
One Foot in the Grave - Rated highly on IMDb, One Foot in the Grave aired from 1990 to 2000.
Kate Winslet played Marianne Dashwood in which Jane Austen novel adaptation?
b. Northanger Abbey
c. Pride and Prejudice
d. Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility - Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813.
Which NHL team played at a venue called the Jubilee Arena, which was opened in 1908?
a. Toronto Maple Leafs
b. New York Rangers
c. Boston Bruins
d. Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens - Founded in 1909, the Montreal Canadiens are the only existing NHL club to predate the founding of the NHL.
How many pockets are there on a standard snooker table?
6 - A snooker table has six pockets, one at each corner and one at the center of each of the longest side cushions.
Known as the "King of Rockabilly," what was the middle name of Carl Perkins?
Lee - Paul McCartney once stated that 'if there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles'.
At Wrestlemania 8, whom did Hulk Hogan face in his "last match"?
a. Randy Savage
b. Sid Justice
c. Ultimate Warrior
d. Papa Shango
Sid Justice - Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Justice by disqualification.
Released in 1992, "Mack Daddy" was a Grammy nominated album for which hip-hop act?
a. Kris Kross
b. Sir Mix a Lot
c. Color Me Badd
d. Vanilla Ice
Sir Mix a Lot - The album contains the hit single 'Baby Got Back'.
Played by Robert Duncan McNeill, what is the name of the chief helmsman in Star Trek - Voyager?
a. Tom Washington
b. Tom Rome
c. Tom Canberra
d. Tom Paris
Tom Paris - The series follows the adventures of the USS Voyager, which is stranded in the Delta Quadrant far from home.
The first Gold Record single was awarded to this artist in 1958 for the song "Catch a Falling Star".
a. Pat Boone
b. Perry Como
c. Frank Sinatra
d. Andy Williams
Perry Como - Como's last number one hit, 'Catch a Falling Star' was written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss.
Directed by Tony Scott, which American 1986 film stars Tom Cruise as Lieutenant Pete "Maverick" Mitchell?
a. Top Gun
b. Days of Thunder
c. Mission Impossible
d. A Few Good Men
Top Gun - The Navy loaned several F-14 fighters for the film.
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