Television and Movie Trivia, 2006

Test your knowledge of the pop culture scene in 2006.

Quiz

Test your knowledge of the pop culture scene in 2006.

1. What was the top-grossing film of 2006?

  • Cars
  • Casino Royale
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • Superman Returns

2. The critically acclaimed reboot of the James Bond franchise, Casino Royale, was beaten at the U.S. box office by which film?

  • Borat
  • Fast Food Nation
  • Happy Feet
  • Flushed Away

3. Who was voted the American Idol of 2006?

  • Kellie Pickler
  • Bo Bice
  • Taylor Hicks
  • Katherine McPhee

4. Sasha Baron Cohen's character Borat brought which country to the world's attention?

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan

5. What was the best-selling album of 2006?

  • B'day, Beyoncé
  • Some Hearts, Carrie Underwood
  • Back to Bedlam, James Blunt
  • High School Musical soundtrack

6. In September, who replaced Katie Couric as a co-host of The Today Show?

  • Regis Philbin
  • Meredith Vieira
  • Rosie O'Donnell
  • Connie Chung

7. What was the most-played song on the radio in 2006?

  • "Bad Day," Daniel Powter
  • "Be Without You," Mary J.Blige
  • "Crazy," Gnarls Barkley
  • "You're Beautiful," James Blunt

8. Which of the following shows was not hosted by Rachael Ray in 2006?

  • 30 Minute Meals
  • The Rachael Ray Show
  • Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels
  • The EVOO Hour with Rachael Ray

9. Snakes on a Plane became an Internet phenomenon on the strength of its title. How did the film itself do in theatrical showings, as of the end of 2006?

  • It made huge profits.
  • It lost a ton of money.
  • It basically broke even.

10. She's the Man, starring Amanda Bynes, was based on which Shakespearean play?

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • As You Like It
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Twelfth Night

Your Results:

1. What was the top-grossing film of 2006?
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

2. The critically acclaimed reboot of the James Bond franchise, Casino Royale, was beaten at the U.S. box office by which film?
Happy Feet

3. Who was voted the American Idol of 2006?
Taylor Hicks

4. Sasha Baron Cohen's character Borat brought which country to the world's attention?
Kazakhstan

5. What was the best-selling album of 2006?
High School Musical soundtrack

6. In September, who replaced Katie Couric as a co-host of The Today Show?
Meredith Vieira

7. What was the most-played song on the radio in 2006?
"Be Without You," Mary J.Blige

8. Which of the following shows was not hosted by Rachael Ray in 2006?
The EVOO Hour with Rachael Ray

9. Snakes on a Plane became an Internet phenomenon on the strength of its title. How did the film itself do in theatrical showings, as of the end of 2006?
It basically broke even.

10. She's the Man, starring Amanda Bynes, was based on which Shakespearean play?
Twelfth Night

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