Pop Culture Trivia Questions #87Printable Pop Culture Trivia Quiz
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What fictional video game character was inspired by Indiana Jones?
a. Jill Valentine
b. Diana Prince
c. Elena Fisher
d. Lara Croft
Lara Croft - Lara is the main protagonist of the video game franchise Tomb Raider.
A hit single for four different artists, who wrote the song "The First Cut is the Deepest"?
a. Rod Stewart
b. Keith Hampshire
c. Sheryl Crow
d. Cat Stevens
Cat Stevens - The First Cut is the Deepest was originally released by P. P. Arnold in May of 1967.
Married eight times during her life, which of the following men was Elizabeth Taylor never married to?
a. John Warner
b. Richard Burton
c. Mike Todd
d. Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole - A construction worker, Larry Fortensky was the last husband of Elizabeth Taylor.
What film opens with the quote - "There was me. That is, Alex and my three droogs."?
a. A Clockwork Orange
b. Straw Dogs
c. The Interrupters
d. American History X
A Clockwork Orange - Released in 1971, A Clockwork Orange is based on a 1962 Anthony Burgess's novel of the same name.
Originally voiced by Clarence Nash, in what decade did Walt Disney's "Donald Duck" make his debut?
1930s - Donald Duck has appeared in more films than any other Disney character.
In December of 1982, Vanna White became the regular hostess of what popular American television game show?
a. The $100,000 Pyramid
b. The Price Is Right
d. Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune - Wheel of Fortune made its debut in 1975.
One of film's most famous sequences, what Best Picture Academy Award winning 1959 film features a nine-minute chariot race?
a. The Fall of the Roman Empire
b. The Sign of the Cross
Ben-Hur - Ben-Hur won eleven Academy Awards.
What album holds the record for longest run on the Billboard 200 at over 16 (non-consecutive) years?
a. Frampton Comes Alive
b. Dark Side of the Moon
d. Saturday Night Fever
Dark Side of the Moon - Released in March of 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon is Pink Floyd's 8th studio album.
Which musical band's show features electric chairs, guillotines, fake hangings, boa constrictors and fake blood?
a. Alice Cooper Band
b. Hollywood Vampires
c. Black Sabbath
Alice Cooper Band - Alice Cooper's birth name is Vincent Damon Furnier.
What message might you see should you shake a pinball machine too hard while playing?
Tilt - Making its debut in 1947, the pinball game Humpty Dumpty was the first to introduce flippers.
Who wore a paper bag over his head with "I am not famous anymore" written across it at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival?
a. Shia LaBeouf
b. Logan Lerman
c. Josh Duhamel
d. Johnny Depp
Shia LaBeouf - LaBeouf is an American actor and filmmaker.
What popular TV sci-fi show features a Doctor traveling through space and time in his TARDIS time machine?
b. Doctor Who
d. Blake's 7
Doctor Who - Doctor Who made its debut in 1963.
Sleeping, looping and off-string are all terms used in what activity?
a. Water Skiing
b. Yo-yo Playing
d. Horseback Riding
Yo-yo Playing - The yo-yo was first made popular in the 1920s.
In 1964, 73 million Americans tuned in to see the Beatles perform "She Loves You" on what TV variety show?
a. The Ed Sullivan Show
b. American Bandstand
c. The Tonight Show
d. The Hollywood Palace
The Ed Sullivan Show - The Ed Sullivan Show ran from June 1948 to June 1971.
Which of the following 1950s films did not win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
a. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
b. All About Eve
c. From Here to Eternity
d. Around the World in 80 Days
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof lost out to Gigi for best Picture at the 1959 Academy Awards.
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