Teen Pop Culture Quiz Update #46

BEATS

1. Taylor Swift has formed an informal super group of gal pals starting when they all starred in her Bad Blood music video. All summer long on her tour she’s been inviting members of her girl posse up on stage with her. Who isn’t part of this girl posse?

  1. Gigi Hadid
  2. Selena Gomez
  3. Rihanna
  4. Lena Dunham
  5. Zendaya
  6. Cara Delevingne

2. Match the artist on the left with their recent hit single on the right.

  1. Whiz Kalifa feat. Charlie Puth                 1. Want to Want Me
  2. Walk the Moon                                        2. Honey, I’m Good
  3. OMI                                                         3. See you Again
  4. Rachel Platten                                        4. Shut Up and Dance
  5. Andy Grammar                                       5. Fight Song
  6. Jason Derulo                                          6. Cheerleader

3. Breaking the hearts of teen girls all over the world which One Direction member is expecting a baby with his very, very good friend?

  1. Louis Tomlinson
  2. Niall Horan
  3. Harry Styles
  4. Liam Payne

FLIX

4. Paul Feig is helming the new al-female Ghostbusters revamp currently in production.  Which comic actress isn’t gonna be the one you call?

  1. Leslie Jones
  2. Kristin Wiig
  3. Melissa McCarthy
  4. Aubrey Plaza
  5. Kate McKinnon

5. This fall, Hollywood is hoping that a new generation will fall under the spell of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This time Victor will be played by:

  1. Liam Hemsworth
  2. Daniel Radcliffe
  3. Josh Hutcherson
  4. Ansel Elgort

BUZZWORTHY

6. Young tweens and teens are taking a beloved, popular, and in many ways “old school” toy and modernizing it by posting scads of photos of them arranged and dressed on Instagram. Which toy world is this fandom based on?

  1. Barbie
  2. Strawberry Shortcake
  3. My Little Pony
  4. American Girl
  5. Lincoln Logs

7. YouTube is where it’s at for many teens and this focus has made many YouTubers famous and rich. Which of the following isn’t among YouTube’s most famous stars:

  1.  Ryan Higa
  2. Jenna Marbles
  3. PewDiePie
  4. Smosh
  5. HolaSoyGerman
  6. Chilly Willy

8. Thankfully for young people today, times are changing fast and growing up in a gender fluid world and being who you are is much easier than it was just ten years ago. It likely shocked her peers more than young people when Caitlin Jenner debuted her new look to the world. Her new E! Entertainment TV show I am Cait debuted in July. Which of her daughters saw her for the first time as Caitlin over a Facetime call?

  1. Kendall
  2. Kim
  3. Khloe
  4. Kylie
  5. Kourtney

9. Slowly, very slowly, Major League sports teams have hired female coaches in a variety of lower level coaching capacities. Jen Welter was hired as an intern, but her hiring is big news. Which league is she working for?

  1. NFL
  2. MLB
  3. NHL
  4. NBA

10. It is always hard to keep track of couples in Hollywood. Match the couple on the left with their current status on the right:

  1.  Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick               1. Dating
  2.  Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross                       2. Pregnant
  3. Miley Cyrus and Stella Maxwell                         3. Divorcing
  4. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner                        4. Break-Up
  5. Joe Jonas and Gigi Hadid
  6. Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert

SCORING

Give yourself five points for each correct answer. Each component of a multiple choice question counts as one point. A perfect score is 52!

42 – 52    Jammin! You are on Team USA and you just won the Women’s World Cup!

32 – 41    Good job—go celebrate with Team Japan and have a sake for 2nd place!

22 – 31    Team England and Team Germany are across the hall having a cry in their beer—

you’re invited!

0 – 21      Wah-wah . . .Team Ecuador and Team Ivory Coast are looking for some new players.

ANSWER KEY

1c; 2:a3,b4,c6,d5,e2,f1; 3a; 4c; 5b; 6d; 7e; 8d; 9a; 10: a4, b2, c1, d3, e1, f3

Helmrich headshot, used with permissionErin Helmrich is a teen and IT/production librarian at the Ann Arbor District Library in Michigan. She’s fortunate to get to use her love of pop-culture via programs, large-scale events, contests, social media, digital publishing, and gaming. Her book, Create, Relate and Pop @ the Library: Services and Programs for Teens and Tweens, was published in 2011. She is currently obsessed with keeping her terrariums alive, the adult coloring book craze, and strawberry ice cream! Contact her at erinhelmrich@gmail.com.

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