Pop Culture Trivia Questions #67Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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Which of the following characters is a villain that might be found in a Spider-Man comic (or movie)?
Sandman - Joker, Riddler and the Penguin are Batman villains.
Known as the "Queen of Disco" in the 1970s, who had hits with the songs "Hot Stuff" and "Love to Love You Baby"?
a. Patti LaBelle
b. Diana Ross
c. Gloria Gaynor
d. Donna Summer
Donna Summer - Donna was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012, one year after her death from lung cancer.
American television personality Julie Chen has been the host of what US reality TV show since its inception in 2000?
a. America's Next Top Model
b. Big Brother
c. American Idol
d. The Amazing Race
Big Brother - Julie is also the moderator of the daytime talk show 'The Talk'.
Which version of the Windows operating system began rolling out in July of 2015?
a. Windows Edge
b. Windows 8.1
c. Windows 9
d. Windows 10
Windows 10 - For the most part, it has been well received.
Which actress portrayed Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy?
a. Daisy Ridley
b. Loni Anderson
c. Carrie Fisher
d. Joanna Cameron
Carrie Fisher - Carrie will be making a return to the series in the 2015 Star Wars - The Force Awakens.
Dead at the young age of 45, who was the flamboyant lead singer for Queen from 1970 to 1991?
a. Adam Lambert
b. Freddie Mercury
c. Paul Rodgers
d. Brian May
Freddie Mercury - Originally, the lead singer for Bad Company, Paul Rodgers sang for Queen from 2004 to 2009.
In which movie did Tom Cruise perform a dance in his underwear to the music of Bob Seger's Old Time Rock N Roll?
a. A Few Good Men
b. Risky Business
c. Top Gun
d. Risky Business
Risky Business - Tom also appeared in his underwear in the movie Top Gun.
At what burger chain might you order a hamburger called the Whopper?
b. Burger King
Burger King - Burger King got their start as Insta-Burger King in 1953.
In which popular movie trilogy, which ran from 1985 to 1990, would you find the character of Emmett Lathrop "Doc" Brown?
a. Back to the Future
b. Three Colors
c. The Matrix
d. Toy Story
Back to the Future - Emmett Brown was portrayed by Christopher Lloyd.
On the animated sitcom "The Simpsons," who shot Mr. Burns?
Maggie - The concept for the two-part episode was taken from 'Who shot J.R.?'.
Spending two weeks at number one in 1981, what is Dolly Parton's biggest top 40 hit (2015)?
a. Just When I Needed You Most
c. 9 to 5
d. I Will Always Love You
9 to 5 - Dolly wrote the song for her debut movie appearance in 9 to 5.
Which of the following movies won the Best Film Oscar at the 72nd Academy Awards in March of 2000?
a. American Beauty
b. The Sixth Sense
c. The Insider
d. The Green Mile
American Beauty - Kevin Spacey won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in the movie.
What soft drink was consistently the best selling throughout the 2000s decade in the United States?
c. Dr. Pepper
d. Mountain Dew
Coca-cola - Diet sodas are becoming much more popular as people are becoming aware that too much sugar in one's diet is not good.
Nicknamed "Charlie Hustle," who holds the record for most career hits in MLB history?
a. Ty Cobb
b. Hank Aaron
c. Willie Mays
d. Pete Rose
Pete Rose - Pete's career lasted 24 years.
Airing from 1955 to 1975, what is the longest running TV western series?
d. The Virginian
Gunsmoke - Bonanza is the second longest running western series.
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