Current Events Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Current Events Questions! Trivia Quiz

A lot of decisions are made across the world that not only affects one country but many either directly or indirectly. That being said, it is essential to know when some significant things are happening around us. Have you been keeping up with current events? Reading newspapers and watching the news about what is happening in the world? Test your knowledge here!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which famous actress went to jail for 13 days this summer?
    • A. 

      Angelina Jolie

    • B. 

      Gwyneth Paltrow

    • C. 

      Lindsay Lohan

    • D. 

      Mary Kate Olsen

  • 2. 
    Who was named to the Supreme Court by President Obama to replace Justice John Paul Stevens?
    • A. 

      Elena Kagan

    • B. 

      Ruth Ginsburg

    • C. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

    • D. 

      Susan Roethberg

  • 3. 
    The BP oil spill leaked approximately 70,000 barrels a day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In what country recently had monsoon rains that caused flooding and displaced over 20 million people as well as killing over 1500 people?
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Kuwait

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 5. 
    The Miss Universe pageant was on Monday, August 23, who was crowned Miss Universe?
    • A. 

      Miss Australia

    • B. 

      Miss Mexico

    • C. 

      Miss USA

    • D. 

      Miss Philippines

  • 6. 
    How did the angry JetBlue flight attendant escape his job?
    • A. 

      Emergency exit door

    • B. 

      Yellow emergency exit chute slide

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      Door

  • 7. 
    The new movie, out to theaters on October 1, The Social Network is based on the founders of what social media website?
    • A. 

      MySpace

    • B. 

      Twitter

    • C. 

      Ringo

    • D. 

      Facebook

  • 8. 
    In what city was a $578 million public school unveiled?
    • A. 

      Los Angeles

    • B. 

      Washington DC

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      New York City

  • 9. 
    Which city is facing serious problems with traffic jams... the kinds that leave cars on highways for as long as ten days? 
    • A. 

      Tokyo

    • B. 

      Moscow

    • C. 

      Beijing

    • D. 

      Mexico City

  • 10. 
    Which athlete just got a divorce after almost a year since his affairs were exposed?
    • A. 

      Michael Jordan

    • B. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • C. 

      Tiger Woods

    • D. 

      Peyton Manning

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