Major Political Events Quiz

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Take this major political events quiz. It contains political events questions mostly from the year 2015. If you can answer all these questions, play this quiz. Governments are formed, but they can never be the same, and the leaders that run them also take up different types when it comes to leadership. Are you up to date when it comes to the world of politics in countries all across the globe? The quiz below is designed to help you see just what happened previously. All the best, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why did a Layton High formal dance end early according to KSL?

    • A.

      Spiked punch

    • B.

      Weed Brownies

    • C.

      Too much dirty dancing

    • D.

      Too much moshing

    Correct Answer
    D. Too much moshing
    Explanation
    The Layton High formal dance ended early because there was too much moshing. Moshing is a form of aggressive dancing that involves pushing and shoving, often seen at punk or heavy metal concerts. It is likely that the moshing at the dance became too intense or dangerous, leading to the decision to end the event early for the safety of the attendees.

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  • 2. 

    3 schools were locked down in what city as the popo searched for a kidnapping suspect?

    • A.

      Salt Lake City

    • B.

      Provo

    • C.

      Ogden

    • D.

      Logan

    Correct Answer
    A. Salt Lake City
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Salt Lake City because the question asks which city had 3 schools locked down during a search for a kidnapping suspect. Salt Lake City is the only city mentioned in the options, so it must be the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    A fire in what county destroyed one home and damaged another?

    • A.

      Utah

    • B.

      Washington

    • C.

      Kane

    • D.

      Juab

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Washington. This suggests that the fire mentioned in the question occurred in Washington County, where one home was destroyed and another was damaged.

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  • 4. 

    What was the verdict of the trial for the man who killed American Sniper Chris Kyle?

    • A.

      Not Guilty

    • B.

      A little Guilty

    • C.

      Guilty

    • D.

      Decision Postponed

    Correct Answer
    C. Guilty
    Explanation
    The verdict of the trial for the man who killed American Sniper Chris Kyle was "Guilty".

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  • 5. 

    In January, who predicted that “2015 will be a very bad year for poor Tony Blair. After the documentary and the publication of the Chilcot inquiry, we’ll see him stand trial in the Hague for war crimes.”

    • A.

      Calli Hales

    • B.

      Bafta-winning Adam Curtis

    • C.

      Bafta-winning Nick Broomfield

    • D.

      Fedora-wearing sexual-etiquette guru George Galloway

    Correct Answer
    D. Fedora-wearing sexual-etiquette guru George Galloway
  • 6. 

    A woman joined what Utah Country organization for the first time?

    • A.

      County Parks Division

    • B.

      SWAT

    • C.

      The Utah County Bureau of Investigation

    • D.

      Utah County Liqueur Board

    Correct Answer
    B. SWAT
    Explanation
    The correct answer is SWAT because the question asks which organization the woman joined for the first time. Out of the given options, SWAT is the only organization mentioned, making it the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    Which state became the third to legalize marijuana use?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Hawaii

    • C.

      Alaska

    • D.

      Arkansas

    Correct Answer
    C. Alaska
    Explanation
    Alaska became the third state to legalize marijuana use. This decision was made through a ballot initiative in November 2014, where Alaskan voters approved the measure to regulate and tax marijuana for adults aged 21 and older. Following in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington, Alaska's legalization allowed for the possession, cultivation, and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. This move aimed to generate tax revenue, reduce the black market, and redirect law enforcement resources towards more pressing issues.

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  • 8. 

    An American Methodist Missionary was kidnapped in what country?

    • A.

      Sudan

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      Nigeria

    • D.

      South Sudan

    Correct Answer
    C. Nigeria
    Explanation
    An American Methodist Missionary was kidnapped in Nigeria.

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  • 9. 

    ESPN Suspended an anchor for negative tweets towards students from what university?

    • A.

      Penn State

    • B.

      Gonzaga

    • C.

      BYU

    • D.

      Alabama

    Correct Answer
    A. Penn State
    Explanation
    The anchor was suspended by ESPN for making negative tweets about students from Penn State University.

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  • 10. 

    What bill did Obama Veto?

    • A.

      National Weed Legalization

    • B.

      Obamacare

    • C.

      Clinton

    • D.

      Keystone Pipeline

    Correct Answer
    D. Keystone Pipeline
    Explanation
    Obama vetoed the Keystone Pipeline bill. The Keystone Pipeline was a proposed pipeline system that would transport crude oil from Canada to the United States. Obama vetoed the bill because of concerns about its potential environmental impact and contribution to climate change. He argued that the pipeline would not significantly benefit the American people and would undermine the country's efforts to transition to clean energy sources.

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