Pop Culture Passionistas Trivia: Week Of June 11, 2012

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Pop Culture Passionistas Trivia: Week Of June 11, 2012

We're starting a new weekly Pop Culture Passionistas quiz covering hot topics that we pull from the headlines and tidbits that we learn during our weekly interviews.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On Jimmy Fallon’s new album Blow Your Pants Off, he sings duets with all of the following people EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Justin Timberlake

    • B. 

      Tim Tebow

    • C. 

      Dave Matthews

    • D. 

      Paul McCartney

  • 2. 
    This season on MasterChef, for the first time in the history of the show, they are featuring a contestant who is
    • A. 

      Blind

    • B. 

      A Teenager

    • C. 

      Married to another contestant

    • D. 

      Deaf

  • 3. 
    Name the trainer on Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.
    • A. 

      Bob Harper

    • B. 

      Dolvett Quince

    • C. 

      Ty Pennington

    • D. 

      Chris Powell

  • 4. 
    Who replaced Darren McMullen as the host of Love in the Wild this season?
    • A. 

      Chris Harrison

    • B. 

      Carson Daly

    • C. 

      Jenny McCarthy

    • D. 

      Joe Rogan

  • 5. 
    This weekend Patty Duke will guest star on Drop Dead Diva. For what role did she win an Oscar award in 1963?
    • A. 

      Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker

    • B. 

      Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker

    • C. 

      Neely O’Hara in Valley of the Dolls

    • D. 

      Francesca Kinsolving in You’ll Like My Mother

  • 6. 
    Which musical took home a total of eight Tony awards, including one for Best Musical on Sunday night?
    • A. 

      Porgy and Bess

    • B. 

      The Book of Mormon

    • C. 

      Jesus Christ Superstar

    • D. 

      Once

  • 7. 
    Name the band that entered EMI Studios (aka Abbey Road) in London, England, on June 6, 1962 and recorded with producer George Martin for the first time.
    • A. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • B. 

      The Beatles

    • C. 

      The Hollies

    • D. 

      Herman’s Hermits

  • 8. 
    Speaking of the Beatles, when George Harrison’s son Dhani got married this week, who designed his new bride Solveig Karadottir’s gown?
    • A. 

      Vera Wang

    • B. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

    • C. 

      Monique Lhuillier

    • D. 

      Stella McCartney

  • 9. 
    Which TV chef announced this week that his products will soon be available in bakeries and grocery stores across the country?
    • A. 

      Guy Fieri from Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

    • B. 

      Alton Brown from Good Eats

    • C. 

      Buddy Valastro from Cake Boss

    • D. 

      Anthony Bourdain from No Reservations

  • 10. 
    What is the first name of Mr. Snuffleupagus from Sesame Street?
    • A. 

      Sammy

    • B. 

      Stuffie

    • C. 

      Aloysius

    • D. 

      Stan