Pop Culture Trivia Questions #74Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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How old was Muhammad Ali when he passed away in June 2016 due to a respiratory illness?
74 - Ali was married four times and had seven daughters and two sons.
How many Oscars did the film, "The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King," win at the 76th Academy Awards?
11 - Released in December of 2003, The Return of the King grossed over a billion worldwide.
How many soup cans are featured in Andy Warhol's famous 1962 painting, "Campbell's Soup Cans"?
32 - The painting is currently housed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, NY.
How many contestants are featured on the American TV quiz show "The Chase"?
3 - The Chase debuted on August 6, 2013, on Game Show Network.
In the game of Scrabble, what is the value of the letter "C"?
3 - Q and Z are worth 10 points apiece.
In the Nintendo Mario series of video games, Mario is often trying to save whom?
a. Princess Plum
b. Princess Apple
c. Princess Pear
d. Princess Peach
Princess Peach - Super Mario Brothers made its debut in 1985.
In which city is the romantic comedy TV series "Sex and the City" set?
c. New York City
New York City - The series was based on a 1997 book of the same name by Candace Bushnell.
Sir Ian Mckellen played which leading character in the Lord of the Rings film series?
Gandalf - Sir Ian Mckellen played the role of Magneto in the X-Men films.
Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara from "Gone with the Wind" had a child. What was the child's name?
a. Bonnie Brown
b. Bonnie Blue
c. Bonnie Black
d. Bonnie Red
Bonnie Blue - The role of Bonnie Blue was played by Cammie King.
Kelly Jones is the lead singer with which Welsh band, formed in 1996?
b. Manic Street Preachers
Stereophonics - Kelly released the solo album, Only the Names Have Been Changed, in 2007.
What is the name of Tonto's famous horse?
Scout - Michael Horse portrayed Tonto in the 1981 film The Legend of the Lone Ranger.
What sport is played by the San Francisco Giants?
c. Ice Hockey
Baseball - The Giants have won three World Series championships since arriving in San Francisco in 1958.
What was the name of the main boat featured in the 1975 movie "Jaws"?
Orca - Jaws was based on a 1974 novel of the same name by Peter Benchley.
Which female popstar had a number one single in 2000 with "What a Girl Wants"?
b. Britney Spears
d. Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera - What a Girl Wants was released on Christina's self-titled debut album in 1999.
Which of these films was the earliest to win the Academy Award for best picture?
a. Slumdog Millionaire
b. 12 Years a Slave
d. The Hurt Locker
Slumdog Millionaire - Released in 2008, Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for ten Academy Awards and won eight.
Which of these is NOT an Internet browser?
a. Mozilla Firefox
Bing - Bing is a search engine owned by Microsoft.
Which singer was shot dead by his father in 1984?
a. Marvin Gaye
b. James Brown
c. Otis Redding
d. Bill Withers
Marvin Gaye - Charged with voluntary manslaughter, Gay Sr. was given a six-year suspended sentence and five years' probation.
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