Pop Culture Trivia Questions #63Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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Which double named singer had a 2012 chart hit with the song "Home"?
a. David Davids
b. Peter Peters
c. Andrew Andrews
d. Phillip Phillips
Phillip Phillips - Phillip was the American Idol season 11 winner.
Birdie is the nickname of a projectile struck in which racquet sport?
b. Table Tennis
Badminton - The proper name for a birdie is shuttlecock.
What kind of creature is Timon in the 1994 animated Disney film "The Lion King"?
Meerkat - Timon was portrayed by Nathan Lane.
Billed as the "Drama in the Bahamas," whom did Muhammad Ali loose to in his very last fight in 1981?
Berbick - Ali was 39 years of age at the time.
"The Song Remains the Same" is a concert film that features which classic rock band?
a. Thin Lizzy
b. Led Zeppelin
d. Deep Purple
Led Zeppelin - Filming took place during three nights of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1973.
Who played the role of William Shakespeare in the 1998 film "Shakespeare in Love"?
a. Geoffrey Rush
b. Leonardo Di Caprio
c. Joseph Fiennes
d. Ben Affleck
Joseph Fiennes - Shakespeare in Love won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Which of the following movies, that feature Arnold Schwarzenegger, was the first to be released?
a. The Terminator
b. Red Sonja
c. Total Recall
The Terminator - The Terminator was released in 1984.
Golfers play with woods and ...?
Irons - As well as tees and balls.
"The Woo Woo Woo Kid" is a nickname of which WWE Superstar?
a. Zack Ryder
b. The Miz
d. The Great Khali
Zack Ryder - Zack Ryder's birth name is Matthew Brett Cardona.
With the song "Please Don't Go," which of these acts was the first to have a #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart in the 1980s?
a. Olivia Newton-John
c. KC and the Sunshine Band
d. Michael Jackson
KC and the Sunshine Band - Released in 1979, Please Don't Go was the band's first love ballad.
Inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, which film won the Best Picture Oscar in 1961?
a. The Broadway Melody
c. From Here to Eternity
d. West Side Story
West Side Story - West Side Story was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won ten.
Winning both seasons she appeared on, who is the only "Survivor" contestant to win the show two times?
a. Sandra Diaz-Twine
b. Tina Wesson
c. Rob Mariano
d. Rupert Boneham
Sandra Diaz-Twine - The $2,000,000 in prize money Sandra won is the most money ever won by a woman on an American reality TV contest.
Which of the following videos featured on YouTube was the most watched in 2014?
a. Devil Baby Attack
b. Budweiser's Puppy Love
c. iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test
d. Mutant Giant Spider Dog
Mutant Giant Spider Dog - With over 113 million views, Mutant Giant Spider Dog features a dog dressed as a giant spider.
Making its debut in 1965, which of the following board games features a character named "Cavity Sam"?
d. Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots
Operation - Allowing a player to operate on Spider-Man, a Spider-Man version of Operation was released in 2006.
As of 2015, which of the following artists has sold the most singles, albums and videos?
a. Bob Marley
c. Meat Loaf
d. Tom Petty
Cher - Cher has sold 100 million records worldwide.
Accompanied only by his acoustic guitar, which of the following songs was the theme song for the first Elvis movie released in 1956?
b. Jailhouse Rock
c. Love Me Tender
d. Loving You
Love Me Tender - The song's musical score was adapted from the tune of 'Aura Lee'.
Which 2003 Academy Award winning film was based on the life of serial killer Aileen Wuornos?
a. Party Monster
c. The Devil's Advocate
d. Monster's Ball
Monster - Charlize Theron won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role as Aileen Wuornos.
In what year was the hamburger fast food restaurant McDonald's founded?
1940 - McDonald's has over 36000 restaurants worldwide.
A record unlikely to ever be broken, which pro baseball player was hit by 50 pitches in 1971?
a. Jim Hickman
b. Milt Pappas
c. Jim Fairey
d. Ron Hunt
Ron Hunt - A second baseman, Ron was playing for the Montreal Expos when the record was set.
What popular video game from 1981 features a character named Pauline?
a. Donkey Kong
b. Super Mario Bros.
d. Dragon Quest
Donkey Kong - Originally named Jumpman, the hero of Donkey Kong is a carpenter named Mario.
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