Can You Recall 2015 Current Events Quiz

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Can you recall the major 2015 current events that took place in the year 2015? If yes, play this interesting quiz and check your knowledge for the same. Be it from the entertainment industry or the events that changed the world, this quiz covers almost every event from the year 2015. Do you still remember the things that happened in the year 2015? If yes, give this quiz a try, and get your certificate in the end.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A judge had ruled that a former Davis County teacher will face how many separate trials on charges of sexually abusing three students?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4 because the judge has ruled that the former Davis County teacher will face separate trials on charges of sexually abusing three students. Each student's case will be treated as a separate trial, resulting in a total of four trials for the teacher.

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  • 2. 

    The most livable city in the world in 2015 was

    • A.

      Melbourne

    • B.

      Vienna

    • C.

      Toronto

    • D.

      Vancouver

    Correct Answer
    A. Melbourne
    Explanation
    Melbourne was ranked as the most livable city in the world in 2015. This ranking is based on various factors such as stability, healthcare, culture, environment, education, and infrastructure. Melbourne is known for its high quality of life, vibrant arts and cultural scene, excellent healthcare system, efficient public transportation, and low crime rates. The city offers a diverse range of recreational activities, beautiful parks, and a thriving food and coffee culture. Melbourne's commitment to sustainability and its efforts to create a clean and green environment also contribute to its high livability score.

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  • 3. 

    Starting from 2016, Utah students would have to pass what test to graduate high school?

    • A.

      ACT

    • B.

      Driving

    • C.

      Drug

    • D.

      U.S. Citizenship

    Correct Answer
    D. U.S. Citizenship
  • 4. 

    What major fast food chain was going to test all day breakfast?

    • A.

      Taco Bell

    • B.

      The BK Lounge (Burger King)

    • C.

      McDonald's

    • D.

      Wendys

    Correct Answer
    C. McDonald's
    Explanation
    McDonald's was the major fast food chain that was going to test all day breakfast. This means that McDonald's was planning to offer breakfast items throughout the day, rather than just during the traditional breakfast hours. This move was likely in response to customer demand for breakfast options at any time of the day.

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  • 5. 

    The Daily Show announced new host Trevor Noah in March 2015, what nationality is he?

    • A.

      American

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      South African

    • D.

      Netherlander

    Correct Answer
    C. South African
    Explanation
    Trevor Noah, the new host of The Daily Show, is South African. This information is stated in the question itself, which mentions that he was announced as the new host in March 2015. Trevor Noah is known for his South African heritage and often incorporates his experiences growing up in South Africa into his comedy and commentary on the show.

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  • 6. 

    BYU assistant Basketball coach Mark Pope was leaving to be the head coach at what Utah school?

    • A.

      USU

    • B.

      UVU

    • C.

      Weber

    • D.

      Snow

    Correct Answer
    B. UVU
    Explanation
    Mark Pope, the BYU assistant Basketball coach, was leaving his position to become the head coach at UVU (Utah Valley University).

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  • 7. 

    A driver drove into a Rose Park home and admitted he had 36 beers and what hard drug?

    • A.

      Cocaine

    • B.

      Meth

    • C.

      Morphin

    • D.

      Heroin

    Correct Answer
    A. Cocaine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cocaine. The driver admitted to consuming 36 beers and using cocaine, indicating that he was under the influence of both alcohol and drugs while driving.

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  • 8. 

    The case of a Draper teen involved in the fatal shooting of Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride was headed to what court development?

    • A.

      Trial

    • B.

      Plea Deal

    • C.

      Arbitration

    • D.

      Thrown out

    Correct Answer
    A. Trial
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Trial. In this case, the Draper teen who was involved in the fatal shooting of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride was headed to trial. This means that the case would be presented in a court of law, where evidence would be presented, witnesses would testify, and a judge or jury would determine the guilt or innocence of the defendant.

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  • 9. 

    Disney announced that it was developing a live action version of what classic cartoon with a soundtrack by Matthew Wilder?

    • A.

      Aladdin

    • B.

      Mulan

    • C.

      The Black cauldron

    • D.

      Toy story

    Correct Answer
    B. Mulan
    Explanation
    Disney announced that it was developing a live action version of Mulan, a classic cartoon. The soundtrack for this live action version would be composed by Matthew Wilder.

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  • 10. 

    What states was under fire for a religious freedom law used to discriminate against LGBT people in 2015?

    • A.

      Wisconsin

    • B.

      Idaho

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Indiana

    Correct Answer
    D. Indiana
    Explanation
    In 2015, Indiana was under fire for a religious freedom law that was used to discriminate against LGBT people. The law allowed businesses and individuals to cite religious beliefs as a defense when facing discrimination claims, which many believed would lead to discrimination against the LGBT community. This sparked widespread controversy and criticism, with many businesses and organizations boycotting the state and calling for the law to be repealed.

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