Pop Culture Trivia Questions #71Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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In the romantic drama TV series "Sex in the City", what is sex columnist Carrie's family name?
Bradshaw - Sex in the City ran for six seasons from June 6, 1998 to February 22, 2004.
Jamie Lee Curtis and John Cleese starred in what 1988 comedy film?
a. A Fish Called Wanda
b. The Meaning of Life
c. Life of Brian
A Fish Called Wanda - Kevin Kline won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in the film.
Launched in 1995, Pierre Omidyar is the founder of which popular Internet site?
EBay - Pierre became a billionaire at the age of 31.
First seen in newspapers in 1957, comic strip character Andy Capp's wife was named what?
Flo - Florrie 'Flo' Capp was named after Florence Nightingale.
What is the surname of the players Bob and Mike, regarded as tennis' greatest ever doubles pairing?
Bryan - The Bryan's won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Released by singer/songwriter Beck, what album won the 2015 Grammy for Album of the Year?
b. The Information
c. Modern Guilt
d. Morning Phase
Morning Phase - Morning Phase was nominated for five Grammy awards and won three.
Released in 1959, which Alfred Hitchcock movie peaks with a harrowing chase on Mount Rushmore?
b. Dial M for Murder
c. Rear Window
d. North by Northwest
North by Northwest - North by Northwest stars Cary Grant as Roger Thornhill and Eva Marie Saint as Eve Kendall.
Featured in the 2001 American film Pearl Harbor, the song "There You'll Be" was recorded by which female artist?
a. Shania Twain
b. Alicia Keys
c. Faith Hill
d. Sheryl Crow
Faith Hill - There You'll Be was written by Diane Warren.
This film won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015.
d. The Theory of Everything
Birdman - Birdman also won Oscars for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematography.
Which Michelle had a hit in 2002 with the song, "All You Wanted"?
a. Michelle Branch
b. Michelle Bowers
c. Michelle Phillips
d. Michelle Louise Tumes
Michelle Branch - Branch released All You Wanted on her debut album The Spirit Room.
Which singer had a starring role alongside Mel Gibson in the 1985 movie, "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome"?
b. Whitney Houston
d. Tina Turner
Tina Turner - Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome was the third installment in the Mad Max film series.
On the American television sitcom "Friends", which two characters got married while in Las Vegas?
a. Monica and Chandler
b. Rachel and Ross
c. Ross and Emma
d. Joey and Rachel
Rachel and Ross - Friends is ranked number 21 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.
Popular in the 1980s and 1990s, what company produced the Amiga personal computer?
b. Radio Shack
Commodore - Amiga computers were discontinued in 1996.
Playing the role of Nick Dunne, who stars in the 2015 film "Gone Girl"?
a. Matt Damon
b. Ben Affleck
c. Channing Tatum
d. Hugh Grant
Ben Affleck - Rosamund Pike was nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award for her role in the film.
Which of the following actors has never played the role of James Bond?
a. Sean Connery
b. Pierce Brosnan
c. Timothy Dalton
d. Michael Caine
Michael Caine - Sean starred in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983.
Best known for his novels about the sociopathic vigilante Dexter Morgan, Jeff Lindsay is the pen name used by which crime novelist?
a. Jeffrey Cohen
b. Jeff Strand
c. Jeffry P. Freundlich
d. Jeff Kinney
Jeffry P. Freundlich - Jeffry ended the Dexter series with the novel Dexter is Dead in 2015.
John Travolta played the role of which character in the popular 1994 film, "Pulp Fiction"?
a. Winston Wolfe
b. Butch Coolidge
c. Jules Winnfield
d. Vincent Vega
Vincent Vega - Pulp Fiction was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.
I started my career as a backup dancer for the New Kids on the Block in 1991.
a. Britney Spears
b. Mariah Carey
d. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez - Lopez released her debut album, On The 6, in 1999.
First appearing in Detective Comics #359 in 1967, what is Batgirl's real identity?
a. Cissie King-Jones
b. Susan Kent-Barr
c. Barbara Gordon
d. Jan Arrah
Barbara Gordon - Barbara is a highly skilled martial artist and computer hacker.
Originally making its debut in the arcades in 1983, what is the hero's name in the video game, "Dragon's Lair"?
a. Dirk the Daring
b. Thor the Fearless
c. Merlin the Magnificent
d. Lancelot the Valiant
Dirk the Daring - Dirk was entrusted with the rescue of Princess Daphne.
Released in 1993, this film featured Michelle Pfeiffer as Countess Ellen Olenska and Daniel Day-Lewis as Newland Archer.
a. The Age of Innocence
b. Indecent Proposal
The Age of Innocence - The Age of Innocence is based on Edith Wharton's 1920 novel of the same name.
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