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  • 1. 

    What type of club was Studio 54?

    • A.

      Reading

    • B.

      Artists

    • C.

      Gentlemen's

    • D.

      Disco

    Correct Answer
    D. Disco
    Explanation
    Studio 54 was a famous nightclub in New York City during the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was known for its vibrant and energetic atmosphere, where people would gather to dance and enjoy music. The term "disco" refers to a genre of music and a style of dancing that was popular during that era. Therefore, the correct answer is "Disco" as Studio 54 was a renowned disco club.

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  • 2. 

    Which silent comic was accused of killing a girl at a party, ruining his career?

    • A.

      Charlie Chaplin

    • B.

      Harold Ramis

    • C.

      Buster Keaton

    • D.

      Fatty Arbuckle

    Correct Answer
    D. Fatty Arbuckle
    Explanation
    Fatty Arbuckle was a silent film comedian who was accused of killing a girl at a party, which ultimately ruined his career. The scandal surrounding the incident was highly publicized and led to a series of trials and public outrage. Despite being acquitted of the charges, Arbuckle's reputation was tarnished, and he struggled to find work in the film industry afterwards. This incident had a significant impact on his career and ultimately led to his downfall.

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  • 3. 

    Where will you find the Sugar Plum Fairy?

    • A.

      Pokemon

    • B.

      Silent Night

    • C.

      Nutcracker

    • D.

      Grinch That Stole Christmas

    Correct Answer
    C. Nutcracker
    Explanation
    The Sugar Plum Fairy can be found in the ballet called "The Nutcracker." This ballet is a popular holiday tradition and the Sugar Plum Fairy is a character that is often portrayed in the second act of the ballet. She is known for her graceful and enchanting dance.

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  • 4. 

    Due to FCC regulations, what radio star got shut down from radio stations across the U.S.?

    • A.

      Don Imus

    • B.

      Dr Laura

    • C.

      Rush Limbaugh

    • D.

      Howard Stern

    Correct Answer
    D. Howard Stern
    Explanation
    Howard Stern got shut down from radio stations across the U.S. due to FCC regulations.

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  • 5. 

    What age-old card game saw a new celebrity following and TV show in 2004?

    • A.

      Poker

    • B.

      Bunco

    • C.

      Five Card Stud

    • D.

      Blackjack

    Correct Answer
    A. Poker
    Explanation
    In 2004, the card game Poker gained a new celebrity following and a TV show. This suggests that Poker became popular and gained widespread attention during that time.

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  • 6. 

    Which designer is best known for her beautiful celebrity wedding gowns?

    • A.

      Betsey Johnson

    • B.

      Vera Wang

    • C.

      Anne Klein

    • D.

      Anna Sui

    Correct Answer
    B. Vera Wang
    Explanation
    Vera Wang is best known for her beautiful celebrity wedding gowns. She is a renowned fashion designer who has gained popularity for her elegant and stylish bridal designs. Many celebrities have chosen Vera Wang to design their wedding dresses, which has further enhanced her reputation in the industry. Her attention to detail, use of luxurious fabrics, and ability to create stunning and unique designs have made her a top choice for celebrity brides.

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  • 7. 

    In her 2002 Golden Globe speech, Sarah Jessica Parker included a thank you to whom?

    • A.

      City Of New York

    • B.

      Her Sister

    • C.

      Her Brother

    • D.

      Her Mom

    Correct Answer
    A. City Of New York
    Explanation
    Sarah Jessica Parker included a thank you to the City of New York in her 2002 Golden Globe speech. This suggests that the city played a significant role in her career or personal life, and she wanted to express her gratitude towards it. It is common for actors and actresses to acknowledge the locations or organizations that have supported them throughout their journey, and in this case, the City of New York holds a special place in Parker's heart.

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  • 8. 

    What spokesperson for the "Where's the Beef?" hamburger chain died in 2002?

    • A.

      Roy Hardy

    • B.

      Dave Thomas

    • C.

      Bill Walton

    • D.

      Ray Kronos

    Correct Answer
    B. Dave Thomas
    Explanation
    Dave Thomas was the spokesperson for the "Where's the Beef?" hamburger chain who died in 2002. He was the founder and CEO of Wendy's, a fast-food restaurant chain known for its square-shaped burgers. Thomas gained nationwide recognition through his appearances in Wendy's commercials, where he popularized the catchphrase "Where's the Beef?" His charismatic and humorous persona made him a beloved figure in the fast-food industry. Thomas passed away in 2002, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the world of hamburgers and fast food.

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  • 9. 

    Which Oscar-winning actress is the daughter of actor Paul Sorvino?

    • A.

      Gwyneth Paltrow

    • B.

      Jessica Tandy

    • C.

      Helen Hunt

    • D.

      Mira Sorvino

    Correct Answer
    D. Mira Sorvino
    Explanation
    Mira Sorvino is the correct answer because she is the daughter of actor Paul Sorvino. Mira Sorvino is an Oscar-winning actress known for her roles in movies like "Mighty Aphrodite" and "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion". Her father, Paul Sorvino, is also an actor who has appeared in numerous films and television shows.

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  • 10. 

    Who hosted the first season of "Last Comic Standing"?

    • A.

      Jon Stewart

    • B.

      Larry King

    • C.

      Jay Mohr

    • D.

      Bill Maher

    Correct Answer
    C. Jay Mohr
    Explanation
    Jay Mohr hosted the first season of "Last Comic Standing."

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  • 11. 

    What former Ambassador and actress is known for childhood roles in film?

    • A.

      Jane Fonda

    • B.

      Hedda Hopper

    • C.

      Shirley Temple Black

    • D.

      Betty White

    Correct Answer
    C. Shirley Temple Black
    Explanation
    Shirley Temple Black is the correct answer because she was a former Ambassador and actress who was known for her childhood roles in films. She began her acting career at a young age and gained fame for her roles in movies like "Bright Eyes" and "Curly Top." She later transitioned into a successful career as a diplomat, serving as the United States Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia.

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  • 12. 

    Who was one of the original "Brat Packers"?

    • A.

      Nancy Marchand

    • B.

      Andrew McCarthy

    • C.

      John Lynch

    • D.

      A Martinez

    Correct Answer
    B. Andrew McCarthy
    Explanation
    Andrew McCarthy was one of the original "Brat Packers." The term "Brat Pack" refers to a group of young actors who rose to fame in the 1980s and frequently appeared together in coming-of-age films. McCarthy gained recognition for his roles in movies like "St. Elmo's Fire" and "Pretty in Pink," which were iconic films of the Brat Pack era. His involvement in these films solidified his status as one of the original members of this group.

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  • 13. 

    Who died tragically young outside L.A.'s Viper Room club?

    • A.

      Walter Matthau

    • B.

      River Phoenix

    • C.

      Leslie Mann

    • D.

      Jane McDonald

    Correct Answer
    B. River Phoenix
    Explanation
    River Phoenix died tragically young outside L.A.'s Viper Room club. He was a talented actor and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s. On the night of October 31, 1993, Phoenix collapsed outside the club due to a drug overdose. Despite efforts to revive him, he was pronounced dead at the hospital. His untimely death shocked the entertainment industry and his fans, leaving a void in Hollywood.

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  • 14. 

    What toy was advertised with the line "Hey! you knocked my block off"?

    • A.

      Rock'em Sock'em Robots

    • B.

      Weebles

    • C.

      Socker Boppers

    • D.

      Bamm Bamm Punching Bag

    Correct Answer
    A. Rock'em Sock'em Robots
    Explanation
    Rock'em Sock'em Robots is the correct answer because this toy was advertised with the line "Hey! you knocked my block off." This line became iconic and synonymous with the Rock'em Sock'em Robots game. In the game, players control plastic robots and try to knock each other's heads off. The phrase "Hey! you knocked my block off" perfectly captures the action and excitement of the game, making it a memorable and recognizable advertising slogan for Rock'em Sock'em Robots.

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  • 15. 

    Who appeared in her first TV commercial for Nestle at age seven?

    • A.

      Meagan Good

    • B.

      Queen Latifah

    • C.

      Amanda Bynes

    • D.

      Emily Browning

    Correct Answer
    C. Amanda Bynes
    Explanation
    Amanda Bynes appeared in her first TV commercial for Nestle at age seven.

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  • 16. 

    Whose nickname is Lex?

    • A.

      Jena Malone

    • B.

      Eliza Dushku

    • C.

      Christina Applegate

    • D.

      Alexa Vega

    Correct Answer
    D. Alexa Vega
    Explanation
    Alexa Vega is the person whose nickname is Lex.

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  • 17. 

    What is Manolo Blahnik famous for?

    • A.

      Singing

    • B.

      Designing Shoes

    • C.

      Cajun Cooking

    • D.

      Being President

    Correct Answer
    B. Designing Shoes
    Explanation
    Manolo Blahnik is famous for designing shoes. He is a renowned Spanish fashion designer known for his high-end and luxurious shoe designs. His shoes are highly coveted and have been worn by numerous celebrities and fashion icons. Blahnik's designs are known for their elegance, craftsmanship, and attention to detail, making him a prominent figure in the fashion industry.

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  • 18. 

    Sin City is another name for what city in the U.S.?

    • A.

      Los Angeles

    • B.

      Las Vegas

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Las Vegas
    Explanation
    Sin City is another name for Las Vegas because it is known for its vibrant nightlife, casinos, and adult entertainment industry. The nickname "Sin City" reflects the city's reputation for indulgence and excess, making it a popular destination for partygoers and gamblers. Las Vegas is famous for its iconic Strip, which is lined with luxurious hotels, resorts, and entertainment venues. The city's association with sin and vice has made it a unique and internationally recognized destination, earning it the nickname "Sin City."

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  • 19. 

    A great magazine for weekly entertainment news is named what?

    • A.

      Movies

    • B.

      Entertainment Weekly

    • C.

      Sports Illustrated

    • D.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Entertainment Weekly
    Explanation
    Entertainment Weekly is a great magazine for weekly entertainment news because it focuses specifically on providing up-to-date information and coverage on the latest movies, TV shows, music, books, and celebrities. It is dedicated to delivering comprehensive and engaging content related to the entertainment industry, making it an ideal choice for those seeking entertainment news on a regular basis.

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  • 20. 

    Which celebrity did "T-Mobile" commercials throughout the decade of the 90's?

    • A.

      Catherine Zeta-Jones

    • B.

      George Clooney

    • C.

      Topher Grace

    • D.

      Brad Pitt

    Correct Answer
    A. Catherine Zeta-Jones
    Explanation
    Catherine Zeta-Jones is the correct answer because she appeared in "T-Mobile" commercials throughout the 90's.

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  • 21. 

    How tall is actor Frankie Muniz?

    • A.

      6 Feet 1 Inches

    • B.

      5 Feet 1 Inch

    • C.

      5 Feet 11 Inches

    • D.

      5 Feet 6 Inches

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 Feet 6 Inches
    Explanation
    Frankie Muniz is 5 feet 6 inches tall.

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  • 22. 

    In 2006, Alicia Silverstone changed her lifestyle in what way?

    • A.

      Entered rehab

    • B.

      Opened a dance studio

    • C.

      Became a vegan

    • D.

      Married

    Correct Answer
    C. Became a vegan
    Explanation
    Alicia Silverstone changed her lifestyle in 2006 by becoming a vegan. This means that she made the decision to eliminate all animal products from her diet and lifestyle. This change could have been motivated by various reasons, such as ethical concerns for animal welfare, environmental sustainability, or personal health benefits associated with a plant-based diet. By choosing to become a vegan, Silverstone embraced a new way of living that aligned with her values and beliefs.

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  • 23. 

    How much weight did Renee Zellweger gain for her role in "Bridget Jones's Diary"?

    • A.

      5 Pounds

    • B.

      25 Pounds

    • C.

      10 Pounds

    • D.

      50 Pounds

    Correct Answer
    B. 25 Pounds
    Explanation
    Renee Zellweger gained 25 pounds for her role in "Bridget Jones's Diary".

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  • 24. 

    Which star's kidnapped son was freed after a $240,000 ransom was paid?

    • A.

      Dean Martin

    • B.

      Johnny Carson

    • C.

      Howard Hughes

    • D.

      Frank Sinatra

    Correct Answer
    D. Frank Sinatra
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra's son, Frank Sinatra Jr., was kidnapped in 1963 and was released after a ransom of $240,000 was paid. This incident received significant media attention at the time.

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  • 25. 

    The mother of Michael Nesmith, of The Monkees, is known for what?

    • A.

      Top Executive At Pepsi

    • B.

      Once Married To Phil Spector

    • C.

      Inventing Liquid Paper

    • D.

      Niece Of The Queen Of England

    Correct Answer
    C. Inventing Liquid Paper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Inventing Liquid Paper". Michael Nesmith's mother, Bette Nesmith Graham, is known for inventing Liquid Paper, a correction fluid used to cover mistakes made while typing or writing. She came up with the idea in the 1950s and eventually founded the Liquid Paper Corporation. Her invention revolutionized the way people corrected errors on paper and had a significant impact on office work and typewriting.

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  • 26. 

    Who was Mia Farrow married to during the making of "Rosemary's Baby"?

    • A.

      Woody Allen

    • B.

      Sammy Davis Jr.

    • C.

      Frank Sinatra

    • D.

      John Travolta

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Sinatra
    Explanation
    During the making of "Rosemary's Baby," Mia Farrow was married to Frank Sinatra.

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  • 27. 

    Where was rocker Janis Joplin born?

    • A.

      Hollywood, California

    • B.

      Miami, Florida

    • C.

      Denver, Colorado

    • D.

      Port Arthur, Texas

    Correct Answer
    D. Port Arthur, Texas
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin, the famous rocker, was born in Port Arthur, Texas.

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  • 28. 

    Morey Amsterdam played which character on "The Dick Van Dyke Show"?

    • A.

      Alan Brady

    • B.

      Buddy Allan

    • C.

      Buddy Brady

    • D.

      Buddy Sorrell

    Correct Answer
    D. Buddy Sorrell
    Explanation
    Morey Amsterdam played the character Buddy Sorrell on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Buddy Sorrell was the head writer for the fictional "Alan Brady Show" within the show. He was known for his quick wit, comedic timing, and close friendship with the main character, Rob Petrie (played by Dick Van Dyke). Buddy Sorrell's character added humor and charm to the show, making him a beloved character among fans.

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  • 29. 

    What was the profession of Aristotle Onassis when he married Jacqueline Kennedy in 1968?

    • A.

      Greek Philosopher

    • B.

      Greek Oil Tycoon

    • C.

      Greek Painter

    • D.

      Greek Shipping Magnate

    Correct Answer
    D. Greek Shipping Magnate
    Explanation
    Aristotle Onassis was a Greek shipping magnate when he married Jacqueline Kennedy in 1968. He had built a vast shipping empire and was considered one of the wealthiest men in the world. His profession as a shipping magnate allowed him to amass his fortune and establish himself as a prominent figure in the business world.

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  • 30. 

    Who turned 50 years old in 2005?

    • A.

      David Lee Roth

    • B.

      John McEnroe

    • C.

      Hugh Jackman

    • D.

      Michael Jackson

    Correct Answer
    A. David Lee Roth
    Explanation
    In 2005, David Lee Roth turned 50 years old.

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