Test Your Knowledge: 100+ Pop Culture Trivia Adventure!

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Welcome to the exciting realm of pop culture trivia! Covering everything from music legends and blockbuster movies to iconic TV shows and bestselling books, pop culture trivia is a fascinating journey through the significant moments and figures that have shaped our society. It’s an enjoyable way to test your knowledge, recall nostalgic memories, and learn about the trends that define generations. So, whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned trivia pro, get ready for a fun and captivating exploration of popular culture.

Pop Culture Trivia for Kids

  • What is the name of the dog that is blue in color in the TV show ‘Paw Patrol’? Answer: Chase
  • Who is the red-haired princess in the Disney movie ‘Brave’? Answer: Merida
  • Who sings the hit song ‘Shake It Off’? Answer: Taylor Swift
  • Which pop star was discovered on YouTube? Answer: Justin Bieber
  • What is the name of the popular social media app for creating and sharing short videos that originated from china? Answer: TikTok
  • Who is the voice of Woody in the ‘Toy Story’ movies? Answer: Tom Hanks
  • Who is the superhero in the movie ‘Black Panther’? Answer: T’Challa
  • Who won the first season of ‘American Idol’? Answer: Kelly Clarkson
  • What is the name of the snowman in ‘Frozen’? Answer: Olaf
  • What’s the name of the famous mouse from Disney? Answer: Mickey Mouse
  • Who is the central character in the ‘Harry Potter’ book series? Answer: Harry Potter
  • Which animal is Dora’s best friend in ‘Dora the Explorer’? Answer: Boots (a monkey)
  • Who is the villain in ‘The Lion King’? Answer: Scar
  • Who is the main character in the ‘Percy Jackson & The Olympians’ series? Answer: Percy Jackson
  • Who plays Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ films? Answer: Emma Watson
  • Who is the first female member of the Justice Society in the comics? Answer: Wonder Woman
  • What is the name of the main character in the ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ series? Answer: Greg Heffley
  • What’s the name of SpongeBob’s best friend in ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’? Answer: Patrick Star
  • Who are the five main characters in the TV show ‘Stranger Things’? Answer: Mike, Eleven, Dustin, Lucas, Will

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  • Which United States city is the setting for the TV show ‘Full House’? Answer: San Francisco
  • Who voices the character Elsa in ‘Frozen’? Answer: Idina Menzel
  • What’s the name of the place where the Flintstones live? Answer: Bedrock
  • Who is Shrek’s wife? Answer: Princess Fiona
  • Who sings the ‘Adventure Time’ theme song? Answer: Pendleton Ward
  • Who is the oldest sibling in ‘The Loud House’? Answer: Lori Loud
  • What is the name of Peppa Pig’s brother? Answer: George Pig
  • Who is the superhero alter-ego of Billy Batson? Answer: Shazam
  • Which superhero uses a shield with a star on it? Answer: Captain America
  • Who are the main characters in the book series ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’? Answer: Peter, Susan, Edmund, Lucy
  • Who is the youngest of the Simpson family in ‘The Simpsons’? Answer: Maggie Simpson

Pop Culture Trivia for Teens

  • What is Rihanna’s real name? Answer: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
  • Who played the role of Edward Cullen in the ‘Twilight’ series? Answer: Robert Pattinson
  • Who is the author of the ‘Hunger Games’ series? Answer: Suzanne Collins
  • Who is known as the ‘Mother of Dragons’ in ‘Game of Thrones’? Answer: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Who is the lead role in the Netflix series ‘The Witcher’? Answer: Henry Cavill
  • What is the name of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s first child? Answer: North West
  • Who is the voice actor of Darth Vader in the ‘Star Wars’ movies? Answer: James Earl Jones
  • Who played the role of Spider-Man before Tom Holland? Answer: Andrew Garfield
  • Who won the Grammy Awards for Album of the Year in 2020? Answer: Billie Eilish
  • What is the name of the second book in the ‘Harry Potter’ series? Answer: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • What is the real name of ‘Eleven’ in the TV series ‘Stranger Things’? Answer: Jane Hopper
  • Who was the highest-paid actress in 2020? Answer: Sofia Vergara
  • Who plays the character Tony Stark in the ‘Iron Man’ movies? Answer: Robert Downey Jr.
  • What is the name of the first non-English-language film to win the Best Picture Academy Award? Answer: Parasite
  • Who is the creator of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise? Answer: George Lucas
  • Which pop star was a member of the ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ show in the 1990s along with Justin Timberlake? Answer: Britney Spears
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  • What is the name of the main character in the TV series ‘The Office’ (US)? Answer: Michael Scott
  • Who played the role of ‘The Joker’ in the movie ‘The Dark Knight’? Answer: Heath Ledger
  • Who won the first season of ‘The Masked Singer’ in the United States? Answer: T-Pain
  • Who is the main antagonist in the ‘Harry Potter’ series? Answer: Lord Voldemort
  • Who plays ‘Lara Jean’ in the movie series ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’? Answer: Lana Condor
  • Who sang the hit song ‘Old Town Road’? Answer: Lil Nas X
  • What is the title of the 7th ‘Harry Potter’ book? Answer: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Which American singer released the hit single ‘Bad Guy’ in 2019? Answer: Billie Eilish
  • What is the name of the popular game where players can build and explore their own virtual worlds? Answer: Minecraft
  • Who is the voice of ‘Moana’ in the Disney movie? Answer: Auli’i Cravalho
  • Which female artist has the most number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart? Answer: Mariah Carey
  • What is the name of the popular battle royale game that was released in 2017? Answer: Fortnite
  • Who was the main antagonist in the Marvel film ‘Avengers: Infinity War’? Answer: Thanos
  • Who wrote the ‘Divergent’ series? Answer: Veronica Roth

Easy Pop Culture Trivia

  • Who wrote the ‘Harry Potter’ books? Answer: J.K. Rowling
  • Who was the first actor to play James Bond in the movies? Answer: Sean Connery
  • Who sang the hit song ‘Thriller’? Answer: Michael Jackson
  • Who plays ‘Iron Man’ in the Marvel movies? Answer: Robert Downey Jr.
  • What is the name of the fictional town where the TV show ‘Stranger Things’ is set? Answer: Hawkins
  • Who is the protagonist in the ‘Star Wars’ movie series? Answer: Luke Skywalker
  • Who sang ‘Like a Virgin’? Answer: Madonna
  • Who is the author of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’? Answer: John Green
  • Who was the first winner of ‘American Idol’? Answer: Kelly Clarkson
  • Who played the role of ‘Jack’ in the movie ‘Titanic’? Answer: Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Which country does the band ‘BTS’ come from? Answer: South Korea
  • Who is the author of ‘The Hunger Games’ series? Answer: Suzanne Collins
  • Which actor played ‘Harry Potter’ in the movie series? Answer: Daniel Radcliffe
  • Who is the villain in the ‘Batman’ series? Answer: The Joker
  • Who is known as the ‘King of Pop’? Answer: Michael Jackson
  • Who sang ‘Bad Romance’? Answer: Lady Gaga
  • Who plays the character of ‘Loki’ in the Marvel movies? Answer: Tom Hiddleston
  • Who is the protagonist in the ‘Percy Jackson’ series? Answer: Percy Jackson
  • Who is the author of the ‘Twilight’ series? Answer: Stephenie Meyer
  • Who is the lead singer of the band ‘Coldplay’? Answer: Chris Martin
  • Who is the host of ‘The Tonight Show’ as of 2021? Answer: Jimmy Fallon
  • Who plays ‘Wonder Woman’ in the recent movies? Answer: Gal Gadot
  • Who is the author of the ‘Divergent’ series? Answer: Veronica Roth
  • Who sang ‘I Will Always Love You’ in the movie ‘The Bodyguard’? Answer: Whitney Houston
  • Who is the protagonist in the ‘John Wick’ movies? Answer: John Wick
  • Who is the villain in ‘The Lion King’? Answer: Scar
  • Who is the lead singer of the band ‘Maroon 5’? Answer: Adam Levine
  • Who is the author of ‘The Great Gatsby’? Answer: F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Who plays ‘Captain America’ in the Marvel movies? Answer: Chris Evans
  • Who sang ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’? Answer: Britney Spears

Fun Pop Culture Trivia

  • What was the first music video played on MTV? Answer: ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ by The Buggles
  • What was the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture? Answer: ‘Wings’
  • What was the name of the Beatles’ debut album? Answer: ‘Please Please Me’
  • Who was the first actor to play Batman on television? Answer: Adam West
  • What is Kramer’s first name in the TV show ‘Seinfeld’? Answer: Cosmo
  • Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize? Answer: Marie Curie
  • What movie did Tom Hanks win his first Best Actor Academy Award for? Answer: ‘Philadelphia’
  • What was the first James Bond movie? Answer: ‘Dr. No’
  • Who was the first person to reach 100 million followers on Instagram? Answer: Selena Gomez
  • What was the first cable television series to win an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series? Answer: ‘The Sopranos’
  • Who was the first African American woman to win the Best Actress Academy Award? Answer: Halle Berry
  • What was the first Disney movie? Answer: ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’
  • What was the first Pixar movie? Answer: ‘Toy Story’
  • Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean? Answer: Amelia Earhart
  • What was the first talkie movie (a movie with sound)? Answer: ‘The Jazz Singer’
  • Who was the first person to walk on the moon? Answer: Neil Armstrong
  • What was the first capital of the United States? Answer: New York City
  • Who was the first person to win an EGOT (an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony)? Answer: Richard Rodgers
  • What was the first TV show ever broadcast? Answer: ‘The Queen’s Messenger’
  • Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? Answer: Selma Lagerlöf
  • What was the first animated Disney movie to receive a PG rating? Answer: ‘The Black Cauldron’
  • Who was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Answer: Aretha Franklin
  • What was the first reality TV show? Answer: ‘An American Family’
  • Who was the first president of the United States? Answer: George Washington
  • What was the first animal to go into space? Answer: A dog named Laika
  • Who was the first host of ‘Saturday Night Live’? Answer: George Carlin
  • What was the first film to gross over $1 billion at the box office? Answer: ‘Titanic’
  • Who was the first guest on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’? Answer: Groucho Marx
  • What was the first Disney movie to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Picture? Answer: ‘Beauty and the Beast’
  • Who was the first person to win a million dollars on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’? Answer: John Carpenter

1990s Pop Culture Trivia

  • Who was the lead role in ‘Titanic’? Answer: Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Who won the Best Actor Academy Award in 1999? Answer: Roberto Benigni for ‘Life Is Beautiful’
  • Who won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 1999? Answer: Lauryn Hill
  • Who played the lead role in the ‘Die Hard’ series? Answer: Bruce Willis
  • Who is the lead singer of the band ‘Nirvana’? Answer: Kurt Cobain
  • What was the highest-grossing film of the 1990s? Answer: ‘Titanic’
  • Who starred as the lead in the 1999 film ‘The Matrix’? Answer: Keanu Reeves
  • Who played Rachel Green in the TV show ‘Friends’? Answer: Jennifer Aniston
  • What was the name of Ross’s second wife in ‘Friends’? Answer: Emily
  • What TV series starred Sarah Michelle Gellar as a high school student by day and vampire slayer by night? Answer: ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’
  • Who won the Best Actress Academy Award in 1992? Answer: Emma Thompson for ‘Howards End’
  • Which Michael Jackson album, released in 1991, includes the songs ‘Black or White’ and ‘Remember the Time’? Answer: ‘Dangerous’
  • What was the name of the ‘Saved by the Bell’ spin-off that started in 1993? Answer: ‘Saved by the Bell: The College Years’
  • Which actress played the role of ‘Dana Scully’ in ‘The X-Files’? Answer: Gillian Anderson
  • What is the name of Jerry’s neighbor in the sitcom ‘Seinfeld’? Answer: Cosmo Kramer
  • Who won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1991? Answer: Quincy Jones for ‘Back on the Block’
  • What is the name of the 1997 film about a lawyer who discovers his firm is involved in nefarious activities, starring Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino? Answer: ‘The Devil’s Advocate’
  • Who voiced ‘Woody’ in the ‘Toy Story’ films? Answer: Tom Hanks
  • Who played ‘Jack Dawson’ in ‘Titanic’? Answer: Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Which animated Disney film, released in 1994, features the characters Simba, Mufasa, and Scar? Answer: ‘The Lion King’
  • Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1990? Answer: Kathy Bates for ‘Misery’
  • Which 1996 film, based on a TV series, starred Tom Cruise as ‘Ethan Hunt’? Answer: ‘Mission: Impossible’
  • Which famous American singer starred in the 1992 film ‘The Bodyguard’? Answer: Whitney Houston
  • Who won the Grammy for Record of the Year in 1995? Answer: Sheryl Crow for ‘All I Wanna Do’
  • Who played the title role in the 1990 film ‘Edward Scissorhands’? Answer: Johnny Depp
  • Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1997? Answer: Jack Nicholson for ‘As Good as It Gets’
  • Who played the character ‘Fox Mulder’ in ‘The X-Files’? Answer: David Duchovny
  • Which 1997 film, directed by James Cameron, won 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture? Answer: ‘Titanic’
  • Which 1993 film, directed by Steven Spielberg, featured dinosaurs brought back to life through the magic of DNA? Answer: ‘Jurassic Park’
  • What is the name of the main character in the sitcom ‘Seinfeld’? Answer: Jerry Seinfeld

1980’s pop culture trivia

1. Who played the lead role in the 1982 movie ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’?Answer: Henry Thomas

2. What was Michael Jackson’s best-selling album of the 1980s?Answer: ‘Thriller’

3.  Which band released the hit song ‘Sweet Child o’ Mine’ in 1987?Answer: Guns N’ Roses

4. Who starred as ‘Indiana Jones’ in ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’?Answer: Harrison Ford

5. Which TV show, featuring a character named Alf, debuted in 1986?Answer: ‘ALF’

6. Who wrote the classic 1980s book ‘The Color Purple’?Answer: Alice Walker

7. What was the name of the character played by Michael J. Fox in the ‘Back to the Future’ movies?Answer: Marty McFly

8. Which iconic 1980s band was responsible for hits like ‘Don’t Stop Believin” and ‘Open Arms’?Answer: Journey

9. Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1980 for his role in ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’?Answer: Dustin Hoffman

10.What popular toy was introduced in 1985, featuring colorful bricks that could be used to build structures?Answer: Lego

11. Who wrote the 1985 dystopian novel ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’?Answer: Margaret Atwood

12.  What 1980s animated series featured characters named He-Man and Skeletor?Answer: ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’

13. Which band released the album ‘The Joshua Tree’ in 1987?Answer: U2

14.  What 1980s action film starred Bruce Willis as New York cop John McClane?Answer: ‘Die Hard’

15. Which sitcom featuring Bill Cosby as the head of the Huxtable family was a hit in the 1980s?Answer: ‘The Cosby Show’

16. Who played the lead role in the 1989 movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’?Answer: Harrison Ford

17. Who was the 40th President of the United States, serving from 1981 to 1989?Answer: Ronald Reagan

18. Which artist released the hit single ‘Like a Virgin’ in 1984?Answer: Madonna

19. What is the name of the alien race in the 1986 film ‘Aliens’, directed by James Cameron?Answer: Xenomorphs

20. What popular 1980s arcade game featured a yellow character who must eat all the dots in a maze while avoiding ghosts?Answer: Pac-Man

In conclusion, pop culture trivia serves as a fascinating and fun journey through time, capturing key moments, famous faces, and memorable events that have shaped our collective cultural landscape. From film and music to literature and politics, these trivia questions help us remember the past and appreciate its influence on our present and future.

So, whether you aced all the questions or learned something new, engaging with pop culture trivia is a rewarding and enlightening experience, connecting us all through shared memories and iconic milestones. Keep exploring, keep learning, and most importantly, keep having fun with pop culture trivia!

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