Test Your Memory: Current Events Test! Trivia Quiz

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Current Event Quizzes & Trivia

There are a lot of things that are affecting the world we live in, and some of them have a long-term effect on the rest of the world, and others don’t have a long term effect. Why don’t you take up the quiz below and get to test your memory on some of the current events taking place? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  What well-known tourist area was evacuated this weekend when an unexploded car bomb was discovered there?
    • A. 

      Times Square (in New York)

    • B. 

      Disney Land (in California)

    • C. 

      Disney World (in Florida)

    • D. 

      Sea World (in Texas)

  • 2. 
    2. Although the story has been changing quickly, as of Tuesday night the man arrested for this says he has ties to what country?
    • A. 

      Afgahnastan

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      India

  • 3. 
    3. The 40th anniversary of what event was commemorated this week on the Kent State University campus?
    • A. 

      Students killing National Guard in 1970

    • B. 

      Deadly Bombing by a terrorist in 1970

    • C. 

      National Guard killing four students during a war protest in 1970

    • D. 

      Deadly shooting by a terrorist in 1970

  • 4. 
    4. What state experienced record-breaking rainfall in the last week, leading to serious flooding and the death of at least 19?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 5. 
    5. What famous entertainment venue is closed because of the water?
    • A. 

      Grand Ole Opry House

    • B. 

      Gaylord Opryland Hotel

    • C. 

      Graceland

  • 6. 
    6. What two airlines announced this week they are merging to form the world’s largest airline?
    • A. 

      American & Delta

    • B. 

      Southwest & American

    • C. 

      Eagle & Continental

    • D. 

      United & Continental

  • 7. 
    7. Why does the oil spill continue to be a problem in the Gulf of Mexico, even though workers have been putting out thousands of feet of material to contain it?
    • A. 

      As of Tuesday night, it was still leaking

    • B. 

      The winds are too high

    • C. 

      They don't have experience with this type of spill.

  • 8. 
    8. What kind of over-the-counter medicine was recalled over the weekend?
    • A. 

      Adult Cold Medicines (Tylenol cold, Advil cold)

    • B. 

      pediatric/children’s medicine (Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl)

    • C. 

      Extra Strength Tylenol

  • 9. 
    9. What holiday will be celebrated Sunday?
    • A. 

      Mother's Day

    • B. 

      Father's Day

    • C. 

      Cinco De Mayo

    • D. 

      May Day