Do You Need Pop Culture Spark Notes?

Never thought you’d see the day when you’d feel out-of-touch? Old? We are here to help. Take our quiz and see if you are a “Clueless Parent.”

Below you will find the top 12 pop culture references that you should know. Some are easy—some a little more obscure. But one thing we know for sure, the next time your kids mention “The Situation,” you’ll know they’re talking about “Jersey Shore,” and not a police blotter item.

Questions:

1. Who are The Situation, Snookie, and Jwoww?

2. Who are the Kardashian sisters' husbands/significant others? Who is their step-father?

3. What is a MILF?

4. What is a popular website (visited mostly by teens) where people complain about their life?

5. What is the Tool Academy?

6. What is the name of the band that is touring with The Black Eyed Peas and is known by their initials?

7. What is an Apple Bottom?

8. What is the name of the comedy troupe that began creating live comedy skits in junior high school and now appear as regulars onSaturday Night Live. They are best known for "Jizz in My Pants", "Like a Boss", "Mother Lover”, the Emmy-winning "Dick in a Box", and the Grammy-nominated "I'm on a Boat".

9. During a chat or instant messaging what do the following 10 abbreviations mean?
OMG –
LOL-
ROFL –
THX-
GTG-
BRB-
NVM-
4sr-
K-
NP –
Extra Credit: These are ways to say “I love you” in teen talk. Identify what the initials stand for:
ILYM
ILYGN
ILYITMNLWP
ILYLAFKLC

10. Which of the following are compliments and cool and which of these terms are derogatory or bad?

Baked
Holla Back Girl
Sick
Props
Owned
Off the chain

11. Who are Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag? How many plastic surgeries has Montag had?

12. Who is Lea Michele?  What’s her character’s name? And what may happen to you as a member of her club? Which high school is the show based on?

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