Derek Sheen and 2017 Trivia

 

MAN! 2017 was a crazy year, wasn’t it? Good thing we’re wrapping up with the hilarious Derek Sheen and 2017 trivia!!!! Listen and play along or scroll down and cheat like a bunch of cheaters!

 


 

1> Which artist won the Grammy for Album of the Year with “25” at the 2017 Grammy
Awards?
a. Beyonce
b. Taylor Swift
c. Justin Bieber
d. Adele

2> Released in 2017, which teen drama TV series is based on characters by Archie
Comics?
a. Instant Star
b. Edgemont
c. Riverdale
d. My So-Called Life

 

3> Reaching number five on the Billboard Hot 100 in February of 2017, which singer
had “Love on the Brain”?
a. Rihanna
b. Beyonce
c. Selena Gomez
d. Ariana Grande

 

4> Starring on the Dick Van Dyke Show as Laura Petrie, and later getting her own show,
which cultural icon died in January of 2017?
a. Betty White
b. Valerie Harper
c. Mary Tyler Moore
d. Carol Burnett

 

5> Who won the men’s 2017 World Junior Figure Skating Championship in March of
2017?
a. Vincent Zhou
b. Graham Newberry
c. James Min
d. Roman Sadovsky

 

6> Marking the debut of Arnold Schwarzenegger as host, who won Season 15 of the
“New Celebrity Apprentice”?
a. Matt Iseman
b. Boy George
c. Vince Neil
d. Chael Sonnen

 

7> Originally released in 1977, what Fleetwood Mac album made a resurgence on the
Billboard Top Rock Albums chart in March of 2017?
a. Rumours
b. Mirage
c. The Dance
d. Tusk

 

8> Released in March of 2017 for the Wii U, what is the latest installment of “The
Legend of Zelda” video game series?
a. Twilight Princess
b. Breath of the Wild
c. A Link Between Worlds
d. Tri Force Heroes

 

9> In this TV comedy series, Vanessa Hudgens plays the role of Emily Locke, Director of
Research and Development for Wayne Security.
a. Emerald City
b. Trial and Error
c. Legion
d. Powerless

 

10> Which movie won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards
ceremony?
a. Hacksaw Ridge
b. Manchester by the Sea
c. Hell or High Water
d. Moonlight

 

11> Known for songs like Johnny B. Goode and Maybellene, which rock and roll pioneer
died in March of 2017?
a. Chuck Berry
b. Keith Richards
c. Little Richard
d. Jerry Lee Lewis

 

12> The most successful film in Golden Globe Awards history, what film won all seven
awards for which it had been nominated?
a. 20th Century Women
b. La La Land
c. Deadpool
d. Moonlight

 

13> Which American songwriter/singer released their thirty-eighth studio album titled
“Triplicate” in March of 2017?
a. Bruce Springsteen
b. Bob Dylan
c. Willie Nelson
d. Neil Young

 

14> Finish the title to this 2017 monster film release, Kong – ????? Island.
a. Skull
b. Ape
c. Fantasy
d. Treasure

 

15> The first season of this new 2017 TV series features Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford
and Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis.
a. Big Little Lies
b. Taboo
c. Santa Clarita Diet
d. Feud

1> Several people died when which Hurricane hit Mexico on September 8th, 2017?
a. Maita
b. Laita
c. Faita
d. Kaita- Hurricane Max also hit Mexico along the coast of eastern Guerrero on
September 14th.

 

2> Who sacked their first transgender model in September 2017 for a racist Facebook
post?
a. Max Factor
b. Coco Chanel
c. L’Oreal – Munroe Bergdorf wrote that ‘all white people’ are racist in a Facebook post.
d. Christian Dior SE

 

4> Walter Becker, who died in September 2017, co-founded which American band in
1972?
a. Toto
b. Supertramp
c. Steely Dan
d. The Doobie Brothers
5> Which country carried out tis sixth nuclear test in September 2017?
a. Syria
b. North Korea
c. Russia
d. Iran

 

6> What is the title of the 2017 Memoir from Hilary Clinton?
a. What Happened?
b. Oh No, It Happened!
c. I Can’t Believe it Happened.
d. Why, Did This Happen?

7> Who defeated the New England Patriots in the opening game of the 2017 NFL
Season?
a. New York Giants
b. Atlanta Flacons
c. New York Jets
d. Kansas City Chiefs

8> Complete the title of Guillermo Del Toro’s 2017 Venice Film Festival winner “The
Shape of ___”?
a. Time
b. Water
c. Us
d. Things

9> Halimah Yacob was appointed the first female president of which nation on
September 14th, 2017?
a. Japan
b. Malta
c. Mali
d. Singapore

10> Saudi Arabia terminated all dialogue with which country in September of 2017?
a. Qatar
b. Syria
c. Iran
d. North Korea

LIGHTNING ROUND! Who Said It, Trump or Kim Jong??? ROFLMAO
I have so many fabulous friends who happen to be gay, but I am a traditionalist. (TRUMP)
He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured (TRUMP)
The military might of a country represents its national strength. Only when it builds up its military might in every way can it develop into a thriving country. (KIM JONG)
There is no force in the world that can block the powerful march of our army and people (KIM JONG)

Cher is somewhat of a loser. She’s lonely. She’s unhappy. She’s very miserable. She reminds me of Rosie O’Donnell (TRUMP)
The days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us with nuclear bombs. (KIM JONG)
Our country is in serious trouble. We don’t have victories anymore. (TRUMP)
I think apologizing’s a great thing, but you have to be wrong. I will absolutely apologize, sometime in the hopefully distant future, if I’m ever wrong. (TRUMP)
Construction is an important front for solidifying the foundations of a thriving country and creating bases for the people’s happy life. (KIM JONG)
Our party maintains the improvement of the people’s living conditions as the most important of the numerous state affairs. (KIM JONG)
I love women. Even those who have exited somewhat ungracefully still have a place in my heart. (TRUMP)
Please don’t feel so stupid or insecure, it’s not your fault. (TRUMP)
Part of the beauty of me is that I am very rich. (TRUMP)

 

 

11> The 2017 movie “It” is based on a 1986 novel by whom?
a. Dean Koontz
b. Clive Barker
c. Ray Bradbury
d. Stephen King

 

12> Who did Sloane Stephens play in the 2017 Women’s US Open Tennis Final?
a. Serena Williams
b. Madison Keyes
c. Maria Sharapova
d. Venus Williams

13> Don Williams, who died in September 2017, was most associated with which type
of music?
a. Jazz
b. Rock
c. Country
d. Rap

14> Ending its mission, the Cassini spacecraft deliberatly plunged into which planet in
September 2017?
a. Neptune
b. Mars
c. Saturn
d. Uranus

15> Which model of iPhone was released in September of 2017?
a. 7
b. 6
c. 8
d. 9

 

2> Created by David E. Kelley, what American drama HBO miniseries is based on a novel
by Liane Moriarty.
a. Big Little Lies
b. Stranger Things
c. The Good Place
d. The Gifted

 

3> What new 2017 TV sitcom is a spin-off prequel to “The Big Bang Theory”?
a. Young Raj
b. Young Howard
c. Young Sheldon
d. Young Penny

 

4> Starring Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, this TV show is based on a 2013 South
Korean series of the same name.
a. Feud
b. Taboo
c. Mr. Robot
d. The Good Doctor

 

5> What 2017 HBO drama TV series tells the story of the legalization and subsequent
rise of the porn industry in New York?
a. Designated Survivor
b. Ozark
c. The Deuce
d. This Is Us

 

6> Played by Anson Mount, what 2017 Marvel Comics TV series is centered on the
character of Black Bolt?
a. Bull
b. American Gods
c. Legends of Tomorrow
d. Inhumans (Apparently he doesn’t show up until episode 3 or 4 ‘cuz I haven’t seen him yet lol)

 

7> Created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, this Comedy-drama is based on the 1980s
syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit.
a. Iron Fist
b. Powerless
c. Harlots
d. GLOW

 

8> What comedy-drama stars Seth MacFarlane, co-creator of the TV series American
Dad, as Ed Mercer?
a. American Housewife
b. Nirvanna the Band the Show
c. The Orville
d. The Son

 

9> Making its debut in October of 2017, what TV show stars Craig Robinson and Adam
Scott?
a. Ghosted
b. The Mick
c. The Young Pope
d. American Gods

 

10> This 2017 sitcom is Tracey Wigfield’s first series as a creator and producer.
a. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
b. Great News (She also plays “beth” on the show)
c. I Love Dick
d. When We Rise

 

11> Diagnosed with schizophrenia, David Haller meets the “girl of his dreams” in a
psychiatric hospital. What show?
a. Santa Clarita Diet
b. 24 – Legacy
c. Iron Fist
d. Legion

 

12> Which of the following TV series did not make its debut in 2017?
a. This is Us (Came out in2016)
b. Hunted
c. The Mayor
d. Law and Order – True Crime

 

13> Which of the following American television series aired its last episode in April of
2017?
a. Vikings
b. The 100
c. Girls (went for 6 seasons)
d. The Walking Dead

 

14> This 2017 teen-drama TV series features KJ Apa as Archibald “Archie” Andrews and
Lili Reinhart as Elizabeth “Betty” Cooper.
a. Feud
b. Archie
c. Riverdale
d. Great News

 

15> Based on a 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, what 2017 TV show is the first
featured on a streaming platform to win an Emmy for Outstanding Series?
a. Lethal Weapon
b. 13 Reasons Why
c. The Handmaid’s Tale The Handmaid’s Tale won eight Primetime Emmy Awards from thirteen nominations.
d. The Mick