Pop Culture Trivia Questions #72Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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Which 1992 British-Irish psychological thriller film had the working title of "The Soldiers Wife"?
a. Hidden Agenda
b. The Crying Game
c. In the Name of the Father
d. Five Minutes of Heaven
The Crying Game - Directed by Neil Jordan, The Crying Game received six Academy Award nominations and won one for Best Original Screenplay.
From which British city did the Beatles hail?
Liverpool - The Beatles formed in Liverpool in 1960.
Released by DreamWorks Animation in 2005, penguins named Skipper, Rico, Kowalski and Private appear in what animated comedy film?
b. Ice Age
c. Happy Feet
Madagascar - Madagascar won the Kids' Choice Award - Favorite Animated Movie.
Which popstar made her movie debut in the 2012 war film "Battleship"?
a. Lady Gaga
Rihanna - Battleship was loosely inspired by the classic board game of the same name.
Which of the following films was awarded the Academy Award for Best Picture first?
b. Forrest Gump
c. Driving Miss Daisy
d. Rain Man
Rain Man - Rain Man won four Oscars at the Academy Awards in 1989.
"Bang a Gong (Get It On)" and "Children of the Revolution" were huge hits for what British glam rock band in the 1970s?
c. T. Rex
T. Rex - T. Rex disbanded in 1977 after their lead singer and songwriter Marc Bolan died in a car crash.
Who directed the 2014 biographical war film "American Sniper"?
a. Steven Spielberg
b. Clint Eastwood
c. Stanley Kubrick
d. Quentin Tarantino
Clint Eastwood - The film is loosely based on an autobiography by Chris Kyle.
Which artist had a hit with the song "Karma" in 2004?
b. Gwen Stefani
c. Missy Elliot
d. Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys - The song was released on the album 'The Diary of Alicia Keys'.
"Do America" was a movie spin-off from which popular MTV Series?
a. South Park
d. Beavis and Butthead
Beavis and Butthead - Beavis and Butt-Head 'Do America' was released in 1996.
Which of the following English soaps broadcast the first pre-watershed lesbian kiss in 1994?
b. Coronation Street
Brookside - Set in Liverpool, England, Brookside aired from 1982 to 2003.
Ranked as one of the best bouts in boxing history, who did Muhammed Ali face in the "Thrilla in Manila" on October 1st, 1975?
Frazier - Ali won by technical knockout in the 14th round.
Which of the following is the correct title of a 2013 Christian music charting band?
a. Tenth Avenue East
b. Tenth Avenue West
c. Tenth Avenue North
d. Tenth Avenue South
Tenth Avenue North - As of 2016, the band has released four studio albums.
The 2010 biographical film "The Social Network" focuses on the founding of which social networking site?
Facebook - The Social Network won three Academy Awards - Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score and Best Film Editing.
In the 1960s fantasy sitcom series "Bewitched", which part of her body did Samantha move to cast a spell?
a. Her Fingers
b. Her Eyes
c. Her Arms
d. Her Nose
Her Nose - Bewitched was ranked at number fifty on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.
In the game of baseball, how many yards are there between each base?
30 - The distance from the pitcher's mound to home plate is 20 yards.
Released in 2008, the video game "Grand Theft Auto IV" is set in which of the franchise's fictional locales?
a. Vice City
b. San Fierro
c. Liberty City
d. Los Santos
Liberty City - Grand Theft Auto IV is an action-adventure video game that is played using a third-person perspective.
Which singer was a "Naughty Girl" in 2004?
b. Gwen Stefani
c. Nelly Furtado
d. Alicia Keys
Beyonce - Naughty Girl is from Beyonce's debut studio album, Dangerously in Love.
Austin Butler is the star of which 2016 MTV television Show?
a. Faking It
b. Girl Code
c. Finding Carter
d. The Shannara Chronicles
The Shannara Chronicles - The Shannara Chronicles is based on the Shannara series of fantasy novels by Terry Brooks.
Which National Football League (NFL) team is based in Atlanta?
Falcons - The Atlanta Falcons joined the National Football League in 1966.
How would Lord of the Rings character "Gandalf" be best described?
d. Dragon Lord
Wizard - Gandalf is the leader of the Fellowship of the Rings.
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