Pop Culture Trivia: 100+ Interesting Questions and Answers

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How much do you know about movies, music, concerts, and celebrities?

If you feel like a walking encyclopedia of these topics, pop culture trivia questions are what you need.

They are balanced and have questions that are relatively easy to very hard ones. And, they are ideal for a trivia night with your friends.

Looking forward to testing your knowledge of the entertainment industry? Let’s get started.

Best Selling Album

Trivia Question: What is the #1 best-selling album of all time?

Answer: Thriller.

The #1 best-selling album of all time is Thriller by Michael Jackson.

Gaga’s Real Name

Trivia Question: What is lady Gaga’s name?

Answer: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.

Lady Gaga is the stage name for the popular musician Stefani Germanotta.

Actress Angelina Jolie

Trivia Question: How many children does the musician come actress Angelina Jolie have?

Answer: Six children.

Angelina Jolie has six children; three girls and three boys.

Pop Culture Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: In which movie was this popular phrase first used, “Watcha gonna do”?

Answer: The Bad Boys.

Haves and the Have Nots TV Series

Trivia Question: How many seasons are in the drama series, “The Haves and the Have Nots”?

Answer: 8 Seasons.

United Kingdom Hip Hop

Trivia Question: What is the UK’s deep base style rap hip hop called?

Answer: Grime.

Popular Dance Challenge

Trivia Question: Whose song accompanied the mannequin challenge?

Answer: Black Beatles.

Mannequin challenge was accompanied by the Black Beatles song by Rae Sremmurd.

Frozen Trivia Quiz

Trivia Question: What is the name of the queen in the tiny kingdom of Arendelle in Frozen?

Answer: Queen Anna.

Anna, the younger sister to Elsa is the queen of Arendelle.

Harry Potter Series

Trivia Question: In what order should you watch the Harry Potter series?

Answer: This is the order of the Harry Potter series:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Pop Culture Christmas Trivia

Trivia Question: Mariah Carey is famous for which Christmas song debut?

Answer: The song “All I Want For Christmas Is You”.

Movie Actors in Politics

Trivia Question: Which movies actor ended up becoming a governor of one of the US states?

Answer: Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Boxing Championship

Trivia Question: In which city did Muhamad Ali stamp his name as the king of the heavyweight boxing championship?

Answer: Kinshasa, Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo).

Pandemic Pop Culture Trivia

Trivia Question: Who made the most money during the pandemic?

Answer: Elon Musk.

Elon became the richest person in the world during the pandemic, surprising billionaires like Jeff Bezos and luxury fashion tycoon Bernard Arnault.

Luxury Fashion

Trivia Question: What is the luxury fashion capital of the world?

Answer: Paris.

Paris houses more fashion houses than any other part of the world.

Black Pop Culture Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Where did Jazz music originate from?

Answer: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Jazz music started among African American communities in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States back in the 19th Century.

Formula One Championship

Trivia Question: Name any three Formula One drivers you know?

Answer: Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher, and Sebastian Vettel.

Football Legends

Trivia Question: Which country does the soccer legend Lionel Messi come from?

Answer: Argentina.

Messi also holds Spanish citizenship.

Pop Culture Halloween Trivia

Trivia Question: When did the trick-or-treat culture start?

Answer: 1951.

The trick-or-treat culture was popularized in 1951 by Peanuts comic strip.

The Grand Slam Title

Trivia Question: How many Grand Slam titles do Serena Williams have?

Answer: 23 Grand Slam titles.

Olympics Sports

Trivia Question: What is Usain Bolt best known for?

Answer: The fastest man on earth.

He holds the record as the fastest sprinter for both 100 meters and 200 meters races.

Running Marathon

Trivia Question: Who broke the marathon world record completing the race in under 2 hours?  

Answer: Eliud Kipchoge.

Eliud ran a marathon in under 2 hours in Vienna, Austria breaking his own record of 5 years.

Destiny Child Music

Trivia Question: Who were the members of the 1990s music group Destiny Child?

Answer: Destiny Child members are Beyoncé Knowles, Michelle Williams, and Kelly Rowland.

Pop Music Trivia

Trivia Question: What is the most popular pop song of all time?

Answer: ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’ by Beyoncé.

Successful Musician Celebrities

Trivia Question: Name any three musicians who have had success in the movie industry?

Answer: Will Smith, Angelina Jolie, and Ludacris.

Meaning of LoL

Trivia Question: What does the acronym LOL stand for?

Answer: LoL stands for: Laughing out Loud.

Definition of YOLO

Trivia Question: What is the meaning of YOLO?

Answer: YOLO is an acronym that stands for: you only live once.

It represents a view that we should take advantage of the now because we don’t know what tomorrow holds for us.

Trivia Question: Complete this phrase: On Wednesdays, we wear ….?

Answer: On Wednesdays we wear pink!

This phrase was popularized by the movie Mean Girls.

Easy Pop Culture Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Who is the oldest of the six Kardashians sisters?

Answer: Kourtney Kardashian.

She was born on April 18, 1979.

K-Pop

Trivia Question: What is the Korean hip hop that took the world by storm in 2010?

Answer: K-Pop.

This was a result of the band BTS’s rise to prominence on the global stage.

London Fashion Week

Trivia Question: Which leading fashion designer was found dead in his house in London?

Answer: The designer, Alexander McQueen.

He was the founder and the owner of the fashion label under his name, Alexander McQueen.

Star Wars Franchise

Trivia Question: What is the title of 2019’s star wars movie?

Answer: The Rise of Skywalker.

The Rise of Skywalker is the 9th episode of the Star wars series grossing over $1 billion in revenue.

Royal Wedding

Trivia Question: Which American actress married a British royalty back in 2018?

Answer: Meghan Markle.

Meghan Markle married Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex in 2018 making her the Duchess of Sussex.

The Academy Awards

Trivia Question: What name is the Academy Awards best known by?

Answer: The Oscars.

Harry Potter Books Series

Trivia Question: What is the title of the first book in the Harry Potter series?

Answer: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

The first J.K Rowling’s book in the Harry Potter series is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Disney Animation

Trivia Question: When was the Mickey Mouse character first invented?

Answer: The year 1928.

Mickey Mouse first appeared on screens in the year 1928. It was a creation of Mr. Walt Disney and his wife Lillian.

Movie Series

Trivia Question: From which book series was the movie series Game of Thrones adapted?

Answer: A Song of Ice and Fire.

The Game of Thrones is a movie adapted from the book “A Song of Ice and Fire” written by George R. R. Martin and Phyllis Eisenstein.

Popular Celebrities

Trivia Question: What is Rihanna’s real name?

Answer: Robyn Rihanna Fenty.

She however prefers to be called by her stage name Rihanna.

Celebrity Lifestyle

Trivia Question: What is Cardi B’s real name?

Answer: Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar.

Cardi B is the stage name for the popular American rapper, songwriter, and actress, Belcalis Almánzar.

Popular Movies

Trivia Question: Which fictional country is The Black Panther movie set based on?

Answer: Wakanda.

The movie “The Black Panther” is based on a fictional country called Wakanda, an East African country and home to African superheroes.

Bollywood Industry

Trivia Question: What is the name of India’s movie industry?

Answer: Bollywood.

Bollywood is the name of India’s Hindi film industry.

Reality Shows

Trivia Question: Which reality TV series did Donald Trump host?

Answer: The Apprentice.

Donald Trump was one of the hosts in the reality TV show, The Apprentice.

Comedy Shows

Trivia Question: Which Comedy Central top host comes from South Africa?

Answer: Trevor Noah.

He was born and raised in South Africa and was invited to host the Daily Show on Comedy Central.

Music Album Video Shoot

Trivia Question: Where did John Legend meet his wife for the first time?

Answer: They met on a music video shoot.

Michelle Obama’s Memoir

Trivia Question: What is the title of Michelle Obama’s 2018 memoir?

Answer: Becoming.

Becoming (2008) is the memoir of the first lady Michelle Obama, wife to president Barack Obama.

Christmas Culture

Trivia Question: What was Santa’s clothes color before Cocacola rebranded them red and white?

Answer: The color: tan.

Tan was Santa’s clothing before they were rebranded to feature mostly red and white with some green and gold.

Box Office Movies

Trivia Question: What is the highest-grossing box office movie of all time?

Answer: Avengers: Endgame.

Marvel’s Avengers Endgame is Box Office’s highest-grossing movie of all time.

Hit Songs

Trivia Question: What is the title of the song released by the Australian singer Gotye back in 2011?

Answer: Song: Somebody That I Used to Know.

The Australian, Gotye, rocked the international airwaves with his hit song, Somebody That I Used to Know back in 2011.

Disney Movies

Trivia Question: What does the evil queen say to the mirror in the Snow White movie?

Answer: Evil Queen: Mirror mirror in my hand, who is the fairest in the land?

The Evil Queen disliked Snow White and wanted her dead.

Grammy Awards

Trivia Question: When was the first Grammy Awards held?

Answer: May 4th, 1959.

The first Grammy Awards were held on the 4th of May, 1959 in Beverly Hills, California, and Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City.

Grammy Awards Gala

Trivia Question: Where was the first Grammy Awards held?

Answer: Beverly Hills (California) and New York City.

The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held twice. The first ceremony was in Beverly Hills (CA) and the second one was held in Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City

Celebrity Investor

Trivia Question: What is the signature brand name for Sir Richard Branson’s group of companies?

Answer: Virgin Group.

Sir Richard Branson owns the largest stake in Virgin Group of companies.

Sports Personality

Trivia Question: Which olympian won so many gold medals in a single Olympic championship that he would easily outrank 50% of the participating countries for that season?

Answer: Michael Phelps.

He won a total of 23 Olympics gold medals in swimming.

Elon Musk Baby

Trivia Question: What is the name of Elon Musk and Grimes baby?

Answer: X AE A-XII.

X AE A-XII is pronounced as “X Ash A Twelve”.

Wealth and Lifestyle

Trivia Question: By how much did Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos increase his wealth at the peak of the Covid 19 pandemic?

Answer: $24 billion.

Jeff Bezos increased his wealth by over $24 billion at the height of the Covid-19 crisis according to The Guardian.

Popular Blogs

Trivia Question: What was Meghan Markle’s blog before she got married to Prince Harry?

Answer: The Tig.

Meghan Merkle was running a lifestyle blog, The Tig, prior to marrying Prince Harry.

There you have your pop culture trivia questions. I hope you enjoyed it.

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