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VH1 announces online pop culture exam

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MUMBAI: On 29 March, pop culture fans throughout the US will have a chance to test their talents online and qualify for VH1 and Entertainment Weekly's upcoming televised
competition The World Series of Pop Culture.

The PCIQ exam is a standardized test designed to measure pop culture knowledge in the areas of television, movies, music, and pop culture news. Three of the top scorers from the online exam will join forces and become the 16th and final 'wildcard' team in the tournament. The 'wildcard' team will join the 15 other teams cast during in-person regional qualifiers.

The exam will consist of six sections including pop culture analogies, quote identification, lyric identification, and actor/actress body of work identification. Each section will contain ten questions. Contestants will be given six minutes to complete each section.

For instance one question could be to identify this quote from a film. "You know how they say we only use 10 per cent of our brains? I think we only use 10 per cent of our hearts."
The choices are Wedding Crashers, Hitch, 50 First Dates and The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

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