Pop Culture Trivia Questions #78Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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In bowling, how many successive strikes do you need to accomplish a perfect game of 300?
12 - An English law passed in 1541 prohibited workers from bowling except on Christmas. It was repealed in 1845.
Known to be involved every facet of his client's life, who was Elvis Presley's manager?
a. Paul McGuinness
b. Colonel Tom Parker
c. Bill Siddons
d. Brian Epstein
Colonel Tom Parker - Presley once said of Parker, "I don't think I'd have ever been very big if it wasn't for him. He's a very smart man."
Which of the following letters is worth the most points in a game of Scrabble?
F - F is worth 4 points. B, C and M are worth 3.
Which of the following films featured Brad Pitt?
a. Joy Ride
b. Secret Window
c. Angel Heart
d. Fight Club
Fight Club - Released in 1999, Pitt plays the role of Tyler Durden.
How old was Taylor Swift when she had her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one song with "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" in 2012?
22 - As of 2016, Swift has had four Billboard Top 100 number-one hits.
Beating out Aubry Bracco and Tai Trang, who won the "Kaoh Rong" season of Survivor (Season 32)?
a. Debbie Wanner
b. Michele Fitzgerald
c. Scot Pollard
d. Jennifer Lanzetti
Michele Fitzgerald - The tribes were initially split into Brains, Beauty and Brawn.
Who was Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2016?
a. Angela Merkel
b. Donald Trump
c. Pope Francis
d. Barack Obama
Donald Trump - Trump was elected President of the United States in 2016.
On the animated sitcom "The Simpsons", which character drives a school bus?
a. Otto Mann
b. Curly Howard
c. Nelson Muntz
d. Jimbo Jones
Otto Mann - Otto has a love for heavy metal music.
Which of the following songs was the first number-one for the Beatles in the United Kingdom?
a. From Me To You
b. Love Me Do
c. I Wanna Hold Your Hand
d. She Loves You
From Me To You - Released as a single in 1963.
Which city is the location of the MLB team known as the Nationals?
Philadelphia - The Washington Nationals were established in 1969.
Voiced by John Goodman, the character of "Pacha" appears in which 2000 Disney animated film?
b. The Princess and the Frog
d. The Emperor's New Groove
The Emperor's New Groove - Pacha is a kind and caring village leader.
Along with Million Dollar Man (Ted Dibiase), which other wrestler made up the villainous professional wrestling tag team "Money Inc."?
b. Big Boss Man
d. Repo Man
IRS - IRS is Irwin R. Schyster.
Jennifer Aniston stars in which 2016 romantic comedy film?
a. Mother's Day
b. Valentine's Day
d. Father's Day
Mother's Day - The film also stars Kate Hudson and Julia Roberts.
The 1942 film "Woman of the Year" began Katharine Hepburn's famous screen partnership with whom?
a. Spencer Tracy
b. Humphrey Bogart
c. James Stewart
d. Cary Grant
Spencer Tracy - The pair co-starred in nine movies together.
Name the first transgender character to appear in a British soap opera.
Hayley - Played by actress Julie Hesmondhalgh, Hayley was a character on the soap Coronation Street.
Starring Diana Ross, what 1972 film tells the life story of American jazz singer "Billie Holliday"?
a. Lady Sings the Blues
d. You See Me Laughin'
Lady Sings the Blues - The film took its title from one of Holiday's most popular songs.
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