August 2022 Entertainment News Super Quiz

August 22, 2022.

The August 2022 entertainment news cycle was a hot and sour mix of celebrity deaths, DC Comics news, and lots of Ben Affleck. Take this FOMO Entertainment News Quiz to ensure you didn’t miss anything important: From the year’s celebrity wedding to Netflix‘s latest.

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August 2022 Entertainment Quiz: 10 Showbiz questions on music, TV, films, Awards, and celebrities from Aug. 2022. No time-limit. How smart are you today?

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1. In which Las Vegas institute did Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck marry?

Photo: Jennifer Lopez / onthejlo.com
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

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2. On Game of Thrones and its prequel House of the Dragon, what’s the house of the dragon’s name?

Screenshot: House of the Dragon / HBO

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3. Why won’t Pat Benatar perform her song “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” at live shows?

Screenshot: CBS Sunday Morning

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4. In Don McLean’s classic American Pie, the lyrics “the day the music died” refer to which event?

Photo: JeremyWestby, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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5. Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

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6. Which two 90s movies feature Anne Heche and Vince Vaughn?

Screenshot: Universal Pictures

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8. Who’s the director behind Netflix’s new Addams Family series, “Wednesday”?

Screenshot: Wednesday / Netflix

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9. Who is the first South Korean artist to headline a major US musical festival?

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10. Which TV show featured the first kiss between a white man and a Black woman to be broadcast in a US series?

Screenshot: Paramount Pictures.
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August 2022 Entertainment News Quiz
  • In which Las Vegas institute did Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck marry?

    Photo: Jennifer Lopez / onthejlo.com
    The Golden Nugget hotel.
    The Church of the West.
    The Little White Chapel.
    The Aladdin hotel and casino.

    Who is the first South Korean artist to headline a major US musical festival?

    Screenshot: HYBE LABELS on YouTube
    Psy.
    Jungkook.
    J-Hope of BTS.
    V of BTS.

    On Game of Thrones and its prequel House of the Dragon, what's the house of the dragon's name?

    Screenshot: House of the Dragon / HBO
    Targaryen.
    Lannister.
    Stark.
    Velaryon.

    Why won't Pat Benatar perform her song "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" at live shows?

    Screenshot: CBS Sunday Morning
    Out of respect for the #MeToo movement.
    Out of respect for the Black Lives Matter movement.
    Out of respect for Americans hurt in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.
    Out of respect for American families affected by mass shootings.

    In Don McLean's classic American Pie, the lyrics "the day the music died" refer to which event?

    Photo: JeremyWestby, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Elvis Presley's death.
    Buddy Holly’s death.
    The war in Vietnam.
    The assassination of John F Kennedy.

    Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

    Screenshot: G********s / Warner Bros. Pictures
    Goodfellas.
    The Godfather.
    The saints of New Jersey.
    The Avengers.

    Which TV show featured the first kiss between a white man and a Black woman to be broadcast in a US series?

    Screenshot: Paramount Pictures.
    Batman.
    Star Trek.
    Mission: Impossible.
    I Love Lucy.

    Who plays Batman in the upcoming 2023 DC Universe films?

    Photo: Jason Momoa on Instagram
    Just Ben Affleck.
    Ben Affleck and Robert Pattinson.
    Michael Keaton and Robert Pattinson.
    Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton.

    Which two 90s movies feature Anne Heche and Vince Vaughn?

    Screenshot: Universal Pictures
    The Green Mile and To Die For.
    Dead Man Walking and Cape Fear.
    Return to Paradise and Psycho.
    Just Cause and I Know What You Did Last Summer.

    Who's the director behind Netflix's new Addams Family series, "Wednesday"?

    Screenshot: Wednesday / Netflix
    The Addams Family live-action film director.
    The Addams Family animated film director.
    The Beetlejuice director.
    The original Addams Family TV series director.

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