How much do you know about movies, music, concerts, and celebrities?
If you feel like a walking encyclopedia for these pop culture topics, then these pop culture trivia questions are for you.
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.
Crazy Entertainment and Pop Culture Trivia Questions
1. Best Selling Album of All Time
Trivia Question: What is the #1 best selling album of all time?
The #1 best selling album of all time is Thriller by Michael Jackson.
2. 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.
3. The 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.
4. Tricky Pop Culture Trivia Questions
Trivia Question: In which movie was this popular phrase first used, “Watcha gonna do”?
Answer: The Bad Boys
5. The Haves and the Have Nots Series
Trivia Question: How many seasons are in the drama series, “The Haves and the Have Nots”?
Answer: 8 Seasons
6. Rap and Hip Hop
Trivia Question: What is the UK’s deep base style rap hip hop called?
7. Easy Pop Culture Trivia Questions
Trivia Question: Whose song accompanied the mannequin challenge?
Answer: Black Beatles
Mannequin challenge was accompanied by Black Beatles song by Rae Sremmurd.
8. Frozen Trivia Question
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 on Arendelle.
9. The 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
10. Christmas Songs
Trivia Question: Mariah Carey is famous for which Christmas song debut?
Answer: The song “All I Want For Christmas Is You”
11. Movie Actors Who Ended in Politics
Trivia Question: Which movies actor ended up becoming a governor of one of the US states?
Answer: Arnold Schwarzenegger
12. Heavyweight 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).
13. Formula One Championship
Trivia Question: Name any three Formula One drivers you know?
Answer: Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel
14. Football Legends
Trivia Question: Which country does the soccer legend Lionel Messi come from?
Messi also holds a Spanish citizenship.
15. The Grand Slam Title
Trivia Question: How many Grand Slam titles does Serena Williams have?
Answer: 23 Grand Slam titles
16. Olympics Champions
Trivia Question: What is Usain Bolt best known for?
Answer: The fastest man on earth
He hold the record as the fastest sprinter for both 100 meters and 200 meters races.
17. Marathon Athletics
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.
18. Destiny Child Music Group
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.
19. Successful Musician-Movie Actors
Trivia Question: Name any three musicians who have had success in the movie industry?
Answer: Will Smith, Angelina Jolie and Ludacris
20. Meaning of LoL
Trivia Question: What does the acronym LOL stand for?
Answer: LoL stands for: Laughing out loud
21. The Meaning 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.
22. Popular Cultures and Phrases
Trivia Question: Complete this phrase: On Wednesdays, we wear ….?
Answer: On Wednesdays we wear pink!
This phrase was popularized by the movie Mean Girls.
23. Easy Pop Culture Trivia Questions II
Trivia Question: Who is the oldest of the six Kardashians sisters?
Answer: Kourtney Kardashian
She was born on April 18, 1979.
24. Korean Hip Hop
Trivia Question: What is the Korean hip hop that took the world by storm in 2010?
This was as a result of the band BTS’s rise to prominence in the global stage.
25. London Fashion Designers
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.
26. Star Wars Movie 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.
27. The American Actress
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.
28. The Academy Awards
Trivia Question: What name is the Academy Awards best known by?
Answer: The Oscars
29. Books in the Harry Potter 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 the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
30. Walt Disney
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.
31. A Song of Ice and Fire
Trivia Question: From which book series was the movie series Game of Thrones adapted from?
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.
32. Rihanna’s Real Name
Trivia Question: What is Rihanna’s real name?
Answer: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
She however prefers to be called by her stage name Rihanna.
33. What is Cardi B’s Real Name?
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.
34. The Black Panther
Trivia Question: Which fictional country is The Black Panther movie set based on?
The movie “The Black Panther” is based on a fictional country called Wakanda, an East Africa country and home to African superheroes.
35. India’s Movie Industry
Trivia Question: What is the name of India’s movie industry?
Bollywood is the name of India’s Hindi film industry.
36. TV 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.
37. Comedy Central
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.
38. 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.
39. Michelle Obama’s Memoir
Trivia Question: What is the title of Michelle Obama’s 2018 memoir?
Becoming (2008) is the memoir of the first lady Michelle Obama, wife to president Barack Obama.
40. Coca Cola Brand
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.
41. Highest-Grossing Box Office Movie
Trivia Question: What is the highest-grossing box office movie of all time?
Answer: Avengers: Endgame
Marvel’s Avengers Endgame is Box Office highest grossing movies of all time.
42. The Best 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.
43. Mirror, Mirror…
Trivia Question: What does the evil queen say to the mirror in 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.
44. Grammy Awards Gala
Trivia Question: When 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.
45. Grammy Awards Ceremony
Trivia Question: Where was the first Grammy Awards held in?
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
46. Virgin Group Brands
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.
47. Olympic Gold Medals
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.
48. 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”.
49. High Net-worth Individuals
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.
50. Meghan Markle’s Blog
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.
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