Pop Culture Trivia Questions #82Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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Serving as Nintendo's mascot, what was the first video game to feature the character "Mario"?
a. Mario Kart
b. Super Smash Bros.
c. Donkey Kong
d. Mario Bros.
Donkey Kong - Donkey Kong was an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981.
Released in 1991, "Judgement Day" is the second installment in what film franchise series?
a. The Terminator
b. Resident Evil
c. Star Trek
d. Star Wars
The Terminator - Terminator 2 - Judgement Day received four Academy Awards including Best Makeup and Best Visual Effects.
The top selling album of all time is Michael Jackson's "Thriller". Do you know what the second bestselling album is?
a. AC/DC, Back In Black
b. Pink Floyd, The Wall
c. Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin IV
d. Eagles, Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975
Eagles, Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 - Michael Jackson's Thriller has sold 33 million certified units in the US alone.
On the Simpsons, what kind of animal is Selma Bouvier's pet "Jub Jub"?
Iguana - Jub Jub was originally owned by Aunt Gladys.
Black Sabbath, Jonas Brothers and Ty Dolla $ign have all released a song by this title.
b. Sweet Leaf
c. Into the Void
d. The Wizard
Paranoid - Released in 1970, Paranoid was a successful single for Black Sabbath.
What character is voiced by Eddie Murphy in the Shrek film series?
c. Puss in Boots
Donkey - Shrek is loosely based on the 1990 fairy tale picture book Shrek! by William Steig.
Complete the title of this 2003 50 Cent number-one hit - "In Da..."
Club - From 50 Cent's debut studio album Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
Which of these classic films was the first to be released?
a. ET the Extra-Terrestrial
b. Finding Nemo
c. Fellowship Of The Ring
d. The Lion King
ET the Extra-Terrestrial - ET the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982.
How old was the "Purple Rain" singer "Prince" when he died of an fentanyl overdose in April of 2016?
57 - One of the best-selling artists of all time, Prince has sold over 100 million records worldwide.
What pop star was having a "Party in the USA" in 2009?
a. Miley Cyrus
b. Alicia Keys
c. Lady Gaga
d. Hayley Williams
Miley Cyrus - Released on her album 'The Time of Our Lives".
Which American journalist allegedly lied about his experiences during the 2003 Iraq War resulting in a six month suspension?
a. Brian Williams
b. Dan Rather
c. Bill Moyers
d. Bill O'Reilly
Brian Williams - Brian serves as the chief anchor on the cable network MSNBC (2017).
A Netflix original, what science fiction-horror stars Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, a young girl with psychokinetic abilities?
a. Hemlock Grove
b. 13 Reasons Why
c. Stranger Things
Stranger Things - Millie was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.
What sketch comedy TV series featured cast members Graham Chapman, John Cleese and Eric Idle?
a. Mad TV
b. Monty Python's Flying Circus
c. Second City Television
d. Saturday Night Live
Monty Python's Flying Circus - Monty Python's Flying Circus originally aired from 1969 to 1973.
One of the most popular toy fads of the 1980s, what were the Cabbage Patch Kids soft sculptured dolls originally called?
a. Skookum Dolls
b. Little People
c. The Hugga Bunch
d. Cutie Pies
Little People - The Little People were created by Xavier Roberts when he was 21 year old art student.
What social media site's logo is a ghost cartoon named "Noface Chillah"?
Snapchat - Snapchat used a ghost to represent the 'there, then gone' nature of their photo sharing service.
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