Pop Culture Trivia Questions #75Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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As of 2016, what is the only Avril Lavigne song to have reached number one on the US Billboard Chart?
b. My Happy Ending
d. Sk8er Boi
Girlfriend - Girlfriend reached number one on the Billboard Chart in May of 2007.
Which film starring Tom Hanks was released first?
a. The Green Mile
b. The Terminal
c. Charlie Wilson's War
Splash - Directed by Ron Howard, Splash was released in 1984.
Living to the age of 100, which American comedian and actor hosted the Academy Award ceremonies a record eighteen times?
a. Groucho Marx
b. Bob Hope
c. Peter Sellers
d. Jerry Lewis
Bob Hope - Born in 1903, Hope died of pneumonia in 2003.
This British musical film is loosely based on Ian Fleming's 1964 novel of the same name.
a. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
b. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
c. Mary Poppins
d. Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Starring Dick Van Dyke as Caractacus Potts, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang made its debut in 1968.
Your computer has a number of files that have the extension ".DLL". What does DLL stand for?
a. Dual Line Latency
b. Dedicated Library Links
c. Dynamic Link Library
d. Dynamic Library Links
Dynamic Link Library - Dynamic Link Library files contain code that is used for running important programs on the Windows OS.
Running for five seasons from September 2008 to December 2012, who voiced the "Great Dragon" in the British fantasy-adventure TV series "Merlin"?
a. David Tenant
b. Marvin Hulmes
c. John Hurt
d. Pat Baker
John Hurt - Colin Morgan plays the role of Merlin in the series.
Which company makes the iPad and iPod devices?
Apple - The iPod made its debut on October 23, 2001.
Voiced by Kevin Kline, Captain Phoebus appears in which 1996 Disney film?
b. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
c. The Emperor's New Groove
d. Beauty and the Beast
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - The film is based on Victor Hugo's novel of the same name.
POTUS is the Twitter account of whom?
a. Bill Clinton
b. Barack Obama
c. Donald Trump
d. Hilary Clinton
Barack Obama - Barack also uses the White House's Twitter account (Whitehouse) for his presidential activities.
Formed in 1986, American musician John Rzeznik is the front man of what rock band?
b. Gin Blossoms
c. Goo Goo Dolls
d. Collective Soul
Goo Goo Dolls - As of 2016, the Goo Goo Dolls have had 19 top ten singles.
Jane Asher was the girlfriend of which Beatle between 1963 and 1968?
Paul - Jane was a major influence on Paul's songwriting with The Beatles.
In which decade did the Atlanta Braves advance to the World Series five times?
1990s - The Atlanta Braves have won three World Series Championships.
In the animated sitcom "The Simpsons," who replaced Chief Wiggum in Season 8?
a. Evan Tanner
b. Mark Lanner
c. Sid Manner
d. Rex Banner
Rex Banner - Rex was not any more effective then Wiggum as police chief.
In what year was Taylor Swift born?
1989 - As of 2016, Swift is the youngest Album of the Year Grammy winner.
Which of these movies won the "Razzie for Worst Picture" first?
a. Hudson Hawk
b. Star Trek V
c. Howard the Duck
Howard the Duck - Released in 1986, Howard the Duck starred Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones and Tim Robbins.
An essential ingredient in several notable cocktails, what flavor is the liqueur "Kahlua"?
Coffee - Making its debut in 1936, Kahlua is produced in Mexico.
As of 2016, who is the only golfer to win the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open in the same calendar year?
a. Bruce Lietzke
b. Mark Calcavecchia
c. Craig Stadler
d. Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan - He accomplished this feat in 1953.
On the American crime drama TV series Breaking Bad, what illicit drug did Walter manufacture?
a. Crystal Meth
Crystal Meth - Bryan Cranston plays the role of Walter White, a chemistry teacher who was diagnosed with lung cancer.
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