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Everybody has their form of entertainment that speaks to them above all others, whether it’s music, cinema, sport or any other of the countless examples - but in the following quiz, we’re going to find out how good your general knowledge is when it comes to all forms of entertainment! Do you pay enough attention to various types of media to get every question correct? Let’s find out right now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the virtual pet toy that was the hot thing in the 1990's?

    • A.

      Bandai

    • B.

      Yokasoona

    • C.

      Tamagotchi

    • D.

      Hibatchi

    Correct Answer
    C. Tamagotchi
    Explanation
    Tamagotchi was a virtual pet toy that gained immense popularity in the 1990s. It was a handheld digital device that allowed users to care for a virtual pet, including feeding, playing, and cleaning up after it. The Tamagotchi toy became a cultural phenomenon, with millions of units sold worldwide. Its success was attributed to its innovative concept of virtual pet ownership, which appealed to both children and adults alike. The Tamagotchi craze eventually faded, but it remains a nostalgic symbol of the 90s and a significant milestone in the development of virtual pet toys.

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  • 2. 

    What is a former profession of Al "Grandpa Munster" Lewis?

    • A.

      Civil Engineer

    • B.

      Gymnastics Coach

    • C.

      Plumber

    • D.

      College Basketball Recruiter

    Correct Answer
    D. College Basketball Recruiter
    Explanation
    Al "Grandpa Munster" Lewis was a former profession of a College Basketball Recruiter. This means that his previous occupation involved scouting and recruiting talented basketball players for college teams. This role requires knowledge of the sport, the ability to identify potential athletes, and the skills to persuade them to join a particular college program. It is unrelated to civil engineering, gymnastics coaching, or plumbing.

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  • 3. 

    What was Smokey the Bear's original name?

    • A.

      Fire Bear

    • B.

      Hot Foot Teddy

    • C.

      Yogi

    • D.

      Smoke The Bear

    Correct Answer
    B. Hot Foot Teddy
    Explanation
    Smokey the Bear's original name was Hot Foot Teddy.

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  • 4. 

    Tony Randall, who died in 2004, won an Emmy in what year?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    D. 1975
    Explanation
    Tony Randall won an Emmy in the year 1975.

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  • 5. 

    Frederic Von Anhalt was at his wife's side after her car accident in 2002, who is his famous wife?

    • A.

      Linda Lovelace

    • B.

      Zsa Zsa Gabor

    • C.

      Ava Gabor

    • D.

      Francesca Hilton

    Correct Answer
    B. Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Explanation
    Frederic Von Anhalt was at his wife's side after her car accident in 2002. This implies that the person in question is married to Frederic Von Anhalt and was involved in a car accident in 2002. Among the options given, Zsa Zsa Gabor is the only one who fits this description, as she was married to Frederic Von Anhalt and was involved in a car accident in 2002. Therefore, the correct answer is Zsa Zsa Gabor.

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  • 6. 

    What was one of the biggest "shocker" divorces in 2003?

    • A.

      Roberts And Lovett

    • B.

      Gest And Minelli

    • C.

      Presley And Jackson

    • D.

      Romjin-Stamos And Stamos

    Correct Answer
    B. Gest And Minelli
    Explanation
    In 2003, one of the biggest "shocker" divorces was between David Gest and Liza Minelli. This divorce was unexpected and garnered a lot of attention from the media and the public. The couple had been married for less than two years and their split was filled with drama and controversy. The high-profile nature of their relationship and the sudden end of their marriage made it one of the most surprising divorces of the year.

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  • 7. 

    Sadly, Number 96 out of 100 on the list of the 2004 Forbes" "Most Powerful Celebrity" list was who?

    • A.

      Sean Combs

    • B.

      Simon Cowell

    • C.

      William Hung

    • D.

      Donald Trump

    Correct Answer
    C. William Hung
    Explanation
    William Hung was ranked number 96 out of 100 on the list of the 2004 Forbes "Most Powerful Celebrity" list. This means that he was considered one of the least powerful celebrities on the list.

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  • 8. 

    Who was one of the recipients of the 2003 Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 45th Grammy Awards?

    • A.

      Natalie Cole

    • B.

      Sam Cooke

    • C.

      Tito Puentes

    • D.

      Perry Como

    Correct Answer
    C. Tito Puentes
    Explanation
    Tito Puentes was one of the recipients of the 2003 Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 45th Grammy Awards.

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  • 9. 

    What artist, in addition to singing, plays violin?

    • A.

      Mya

    • B.

      Toni Braxton

    • C.

      Beyonce Knowles

    • D.

      Monica

    Correct Answer
    A. Mya
    Explanation
    Mya is the correct answer because in addition to singing, she also plays the violin. The other options, Toni Braxton, Beyonce Knowles, and Monica, are not known for playing the violin.

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  • 10. 

    Whose father was shot by burglars in 1979?

    • A.

      Aretha Franklin

    • B.

      Gladys Knight

    • C.

      Roberta Flack

    • D.

      Curtis Mayfield

    Correct Answer
    A. Aretha Franklin
    Explanation
    Aretha Franklin's father, C.L. Franklin, was shot by burglars in 1979.

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  • 11. 

    Who left Motown in 1973 citing a lack of support?

    • A.

      Gladys Knight

    • B.

      Marvin Gaye

    • C.

      Aretha Franklin

    • D.

      Roberta Flack

    Correct Answer
    A. Gladys Knight
    Explanation
    Gladys Knight left Motown in 1973 citing a lack of support. This suggests that she felt that she was not receiving the necessary backing and assistance from the record label, which may have hindered her career growth and success. This decision to leave Motown indicates that Gladys Knight believed she would have better opportunities and support elsewhere.

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  • 12. 

    How old was superstar musician Ray Charles at the time of his death in 2004?

    • A.

      78

    • B.

      73

    • C.

      87

    • D.

      66

    Correct Answer
    B. 73
    Explanation
    Ray Charles was 73 years old at the time of his death in 2004.

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  • 13. 

    Who married Tico Torres of "Bon Jovi" in September of 1996?

    • A.

      Trish Goff

    • B.

      Bridget Hall

    • C.

      Eva Herzigova

    • D.

      Gisele Bundchen

    Correct Answer
    C. Eva Herzigova
    Explanation
    Eva Herzigova married Tico Torres of "Bon Jovi" in September of 1996.

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  • 14. 

    Model/celebrity Anna Nicole Smith is the spokesperson for which weight loss system?

    • A.

      Nutrasystem

    • B.

      Jenny Craig

    • C.

      Trimspa

    • D.

      Weight Watchers

    Correct Answer
    C. Trimspa
    Explanation
    Anna Nicole Smith was known for being the spokesperson for Trimspa, a weight loss system.

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  • 15. 

    What year was John Heder ("Napoleon Dynamite" actor) born?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1978

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    C. 1978
    Explanation
    John Heder, the actor known for his role as Napoleon Dynamite, was born in 1978.

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  • 16. 

    Which celebrity's younger cousin is actor/singer Dijon Talton?

    • A.

      Jennifer Lopez

    • B.

      Michelle Trachtenberg

    • C.

      Meagan Good

    • D.

      Hilary Duff

    Correct Answer
    C. Meagan Good
    Explanation
    Meagan Good is the correct answer because she is the celebrity whose younger cousin is actor/singer Dijon Talton. The other options, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Hilary Duff, do not have any known connection to Dijon Talton.

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  • 17. 

    When is Michelle Trachtenberg's birth date?

    • A.

      June 11,1984

    • B.

      October 11,1989

    • C.

      October 11,1975

    • D.

      October 11,1985

    Correct Answer
    D. October 11,1985
    Explanation
    Michelle Trachtenberg's birth date is October 11, 1985.

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  • 18. 

    Miss United States Teen Contest started in what year?

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    C. 1992
    Explanation
    The Miss United States Teen Contest started in 1992.

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  • 19. 

    In 2004 what month were the Teen Choice Awards held?

    • A.

      September

    • B.

      August

    • C.

      June

    • D.

      July

    Correct Answer
    B. August
    Explanation
    The Teen Choice Awards were held in August in 2004.

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  • 20. 

    At the 2004 Teen Choice Awards, who won for Choice Female Athlete?

    • A.

      Mia Hamm

    • B.

      Kristi Yamagouchi

    • C.

      Anna Kournikova

    • D.

      Venus Williams

    Correct Answer
    A. Mia Hamm
    Explanation
    Mia Hamm won the Choice Female Athlete award at the 2004 Teen Choice Awards.

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  • 21. 

    What is fashion model Yamila's last name?

    • A.

      Diego-Rahi

    • B.

      Diaz-Rahi

    • C.

      Rahi-Diaz

    • D.

      Fuentes

    Correct Answer
    B. Diaz-Rahi
    Explanation
    Yamila's last name is Diaz-Rahi because the given answer is a combination of her last name "Rahi" and her husband's last name "Diaz". It is common for individuals to adopt a hyphenated last name after marriage, combining their own last name with their spouse's last name. Therefore, Diaz-Rahi is the correct answer.

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  • 22. 

    Carre Otis, fashion model, dated what actor for several years?

    • A.

      Richard Gere

    • B.

      Mickey Rourke

    • C.

      Sam Shepard

    • D.

      Michael Douglas

    Correct Answer
    B. Mickey Rourke
    Explanation
    Carre Otis, the fashion model, dated Mickey Rourke for several years.

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  • 23. 

    Who is rapper Silkk the Shocker's brother?

    • A.

      50 Cent

    • B.

      Jay-Z

    • C.

      Master P

    • D.

      Dr. Dre

    Correct Answer
    C. Master P
    Explanation
    Master P is rapper Silkk the Shocker's brother. Master P, whose real name is Percy Robert Miller, is an American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of No Limit Records, a record label that Silkk the Shocker was signed to. Master P and Silkk the Shocker have collaborated on numerous songs together and have been involved in the hip-hop industry for many years.

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  • 24. 

    Who was the rapper convicted of 2nd degree murder in 2003?

    • A.

      Dopey-D

    • B.

      Master P

    • C.

      C-Murder

    • D.

      Silkk The Shocker

    Correct Answer
    C. C-Murder
    Explanation
    C-Murder is the correct answer because he was indeed a rapper who was convicted of 2nd degree murder in 2003. This conviction stemmed from a nightclub shooting in Louisiana, where he was accused of shooting and killing a 16-year-old fan. Despite maintaining his innocence, C-Murder was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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  • 25. 

    A player can play under the name Fox McCloud in what GameCube game?

    • A.

      Tetris Worlds

    • B.

      Tonka: Rescue Patrol

    • C.

      Starfox Adventures

    • D.

      Pikmin

    Correct Answer
    C. Starfox Adventures
    Explanation
    In the GameCube game Starfox Adventures, players have the option to play under the name Fox McCloud. This suggests that the game is related to the Starfox series, where Fox McCloud is the main character. The other options, Tetris Worlds, Tonka: Rescue Patrol, and Pikmin, do not have any connection to the character or the Starfox franchise. Therefore, the correct answer is Starfox Adventures.

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  • 26. 

    Which college did Norah Jones attend for her undergraduate education?

    • A.

      UCLA

    • B.

      Harvard

    • C.

      NYU

    • D.

      University Of North Texas

    Correct Answer
    D. University Of North Texas
    Explanation
    Norah Jones attended the University of North Texas for her undergraduate education.

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  • 27. 

    What was Chad Michael Murray's nickname as a child?

    • A.

      Chadster

    • B.

      CMM

    • C.

      T Boy

    • D.

      Greaser

    Correct Answer
    D. Greaser
    Explanation
    Chad Michael Murray's nickname as a child was "Greaser".

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  • 28. 

    Which celebrity won a scholarship from a modeling agency in Buffalo?

    • A.

      Nicole Richie

    • B.

      Alicia Silverstone

    • C.

      Chad Michael Murray

    • D.

      Jessica Alba

    Correct Answer
    C. Chad Michael Murray
    Explanation
    Chad Michael Murray won a scholarship from a modeling agency in Buffalo.

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