Pop Culture Trivia Questions #84Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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What pop star was married to her childhood friend Jason Alexander for a total of 55 hours in 2004?
a. Britney Spears
b. Lady Gaga
c. Katy Perry
d. Christina Aguilera
Britney Spears - Spears became an international pop culture icon immediately after launching her music career in 1999.
In what cult-classic film do we see 42 ninth graders sent to a deserted island for the purpose of killing one another until only one remains?
a. The Last Stand
c. Battle Royale
d. Straw Dogs
Battle Royale - The film is based on a 1999 novel of the same name by Japanese writer Koushun Takami.
I was paid $15 million for my role in Terminator II. That means that with a dialogue of just 700 words, I was paid $21,429 per word.
a. Bruce Willis
b. Sylvester Stallone
c. Mel Gibson
d. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Arnold Schwarzenegger played the role of the Terminator - T-800 (Model 101).
Never broadcast due to being rejected by NBC, what reality TV show had an episode that featured contestants drinking donkey semen and urine?
b. The Challenge
c. Fear Factor
Fear Factor - Fear Factor pits contestants against each other in a variety of stunts for a grand prize.
An extremely popular fad in the late 1970s, what color should a mood ring supposedly be if you're happy?
a. Dark Green
c. Dark Blue
d. Dark Red
Dark Blue - The mood ring was invented by Josh Reynolds and Maris Ambats in 1975.
Making his debut in 1964, what action figure originated from a 1940s comic strip called "Private Breger"?
a. G.I. Joe
b. Six Million Dollar Man
c. Captain America
G.I. Joe - G.I. Joe was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2003.
This "Wizard of Oz" star died from a barbiturate overdose in 1969 at the young age of 47.
a. Marilyn Monroe
b. Judy Garland
c. Shirley Temple
d. Elizabeth Taylor
Judy Garland - Judy plays the role of Dorothy Gale in the 1939 film.
My partnership with Mia Farrow came to an abrupt end in 1992 when I dumped her for her 20-year old adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn.
a. Bill Cosby
b. Steven Spielberg
c. Sean Penn
d. Woody Allen
Woody Allen - Woody Allen began his career as a comedy writer in the 1950s.
Formed in London, England in 1964, what band had mega-hits with the songs "My Generation", "Won't Get Fooled Again" and "Baba O'Riley"?
a. Deep Purple
b. The Who
c. The Doors
d. The Kinks
The Who - The original Who members were lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bass guitarist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon.
Set in 1976, who holds the record for the most points in a single NHL game at ten?
a. Bryan Trottier
b. Peter Stastny
c. Wayne Gretzky
d. Darryl Sittler
Darryl Sittler - Mario Lemieux is the only player to have three eight point games, but he never hit ten points.
Running for 20 seasons, as of 2017, what prime time TV show has aired the most episodes at 635?
d. Family Guy
Gunsmoke - Gunsmoke ran for 20 seasons from 1955 to 1975.
If Eve Kendall is played by Eva Marie Saint, who is Roger Thornhill played by?
a. Cary Grant
b. Spencer Tracy
c. Clark Gable
d. Humphrey Bogart
Cary Grant - From the 1959 classic, North by Northwest.
What performer was the first female artist in UK history to have eight albums in the Top 40 at the same time in 2014?
b. Paloma Faith
c. Ellie Goulding
d. Kate Bush
Kate Bush - The previous record holder, Madonna had three albums in the Top 40 in 1987.
Who earned an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Cesira in the film "Two Women" in 1962?
a. Grace Kelly
b. Katharine Hepburn
c. Jayne Mansfield
d. Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren - The film tells the story of a woman trying to protect her young daughter from the horrors of World War II.
The top selling video game of all time is Tetris, what is the second bestselling video game?
b. Grand Theft Auto V
c. Super Mario Bros.
d. Mario Kart
Minecraft - As of February 2017, Minecraft has sold over 121 million copies.
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