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The Great American Pop Culture Quiz

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How to Score — Give yourself one point for each question answered correctly (sorry, no credit for partially correct answers to questions like No. 27 on the Rat Pack).

— You get two points for the specially marked bonus questions.

— EXTRA CREDIT sections noted throughout the test can earn you as much as 25 additional points.

1 On Friends, how many times has Ross been married? And who were his wives?

2 What Otis Redding song was a hit after his death?

3 What is considered the first major rap feud?

A Biggie vs. Tupac B LL Cool J vs. Kool Moe Dee C Puffy vs. Suge Knight D Eazy-E vs. Dr. Dre

4 Who kisses Roseanne Conner in a highly publicized 1994 Roseanne episode called ”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”?

A Laura Dern B Amanda Donohoe C Mariel Hemingway D Anne Heche

5 On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, what appears on Buffy’s tombstone the second time she dies? ___________________

6 Complete this sentence: ”I love the smell of…” ______________

7 What painting do Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor mimic in the opening credits of Green Acres?

8 Who’s the inspiration for R.E.M.’s hit ”What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

A Ken Starr B Dan Rather C Tom Brokaw D Kenny Loggins

9 Who introduced the Beatles to pot?

10 Who or what is Elton John’s ”Philadelphia Freedom” about?

A Ben Franklin B Billie Jean King C The Liberty Bell D Julius Erving

11 What is the password Matthew Broderick used to access the NORAD mainframe in 1983’s WarGames?

12 Who were the Highwaymen?

A Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson B Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, George Harrison, Bob Dylan C Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Robbie Robertson, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel D Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox

13 What does CBGB stand for?

14 Who is…

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance? ___________________ The Man With the Golden Arm? ________________________ The Man With the Golden Gun? ________________________ The Man Who Knew Too Much? __________________________ The Man Who Would Be King? __________________________ The Man With One Red Shoe? __________________________

15 What is Keir Dullea’s desperate command to the HAL 9000 computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey?

16 What band titled all but one of its albums numerically?

A Grand Funk Railroad B Chicago C The Allman Brothers Band D The Backstreet Boys

17 What is the name of the nightclub where David Silver works on Beverly Hills, 90210?

18 In The Bodyguard, what’s the title of the film for which Rachel Marron (Whitney Houston) wins an Oscar?

19 In Don McLean’s 8 1/2-minute hit, ”American Pie,” what does ”the day the music died” refer to?

20 Match the infractions with the detention kids in The Breakfast Club.

1 Judd Nelson A. Cutting class to go shopping 2 Emilio Estevez B. Taping a kid’s butt cheeks together 3 Ally Sheedy C. Nothing 4 Molly Ringwald D. Bringing a flare gun to school 5 Anthony Michael Hall E. Pulling a fire alarm