Amazing Trivia Quiz On Assorted 2012

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  • 1. 
    On May 9, 2012, which artist had the most expensive contemporary art piece to be sold at auction for $86.9 million?
    • A. 

      Mark Rothko

    • B. 

      Edvard Much

    • C. 

      Constantin Brancusi

    • D. 

      Vincent Van Gogh

  • 2. 
    What university developed a prototype bionic eye on May 14, 2012?
    • A. 

      UCLA

    • B. 

      MIT

    • C. 

      Stanford University

    • D. 

      Syracuse University

  • 3. 
    What company signed a record breaking $559 million marketing deal with Manchester United on August 5, 2012?
    • A. 

      Chrysler Motors

    • B. 

      Marlboro

    • C. 

      General Motors

    • D. 

      Microsoft

  • 4. 
    What volcano in New Zealand erupted for the first time in a century?
    • A. 

      Mount Stromboli

    • B. 

      Sarychev Peak

    • C. 

      Mount Tongariro

    • D. 

      Mount Pinatubo

  • 5. 
    On August 16, 2012, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was granted political asylum by what country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Ecuador

  • 6. 
    What two countries became members of the World Trade Organization on August 22, 2012?
    • A. 

      Russia and Vanuatu

    • B. 

      Turkey and Angola

    • C. 

      Cuba and Tanzania

    • D. 

      North Korea and Cyprus

  • 7. 
    What animal venom was found to be effective in relieving erectile dysfunction?
    • A. 

      Cottonmouth

    • B. 

      Black scorpion

    • C. 

      Black widow

    • D. 

      Banana spider

  • 8. 
    Which country won the 40th FIDE Chess Olympiad on September 9,2012?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Armenia

  • 9. 
    On September 23, 2012, what country blocked the use of Google as a search engine?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Afghanistan

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      China

  • 10. 
    Which Formula One legend retired on October 4, 2012?
    • A. 

      Fernando Alonso

    • B. 

      Michael Schumacher

    • C. 

      David Coulthard

    • D. 

      Kimi Raikkonen

  • 11. 
    Who won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature?
    • A. 

      Mo Yan

    • B. 

      Ben Okri

    • C. 

      Alice Munro

    • D. 

      Haruki Murakami

  • 12. 
    What handheld gaming model was launched by Sony Playstation in Europe in 2012?
    • A. 

      Nvidia Shield

    • B. 

      Vita

    • C. 

      Razer Edge

    • D. 

      GameStick

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