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In February of 2006, Britain's largest cash robbery occurred.
Where did the crime take place?
Kent - The robbers were able to steal over 53 million pounds.
According to Billboard Magazine, what was the top single for
c. Bad Day
d. You're Beautiful
Bad Day - Written by Daniel Powter, 'Bad Day' was the first song ever to sell 2 million digital copies
in the US.
In 2006, granted asylum in the United Kingdom where he worked
as a journalist, who was poisoned with polonium?
a. Boris Berezovsky
b. Andrei Lugovoi
c. Alexander Litvinenko
d. Dmitri Kovtun
Alexander Litvinenko - Alexander was an ex-officer of the KGB. He had fled Russia and sought asylum in
In 2006, which planet's status was reduced to a "dwarf" planet?
Pluto - Pluto was named after the god of the underworld.
Created by Jack Dorsey, what popular site was launched in March
Twitter - This site uses text-based messages, which are referred to as tweets.
Which of these animals was thought to be extinct in 2006?
a. Blue Booby
b. Aye Aye
c. Black Panther
d. Western Rhino
Western Rhino - Extensive searches failed to locate even a single rhino.
Which former Middle East leader was executed on the 30th of
a. Hosni Mubarak
b. Asif Ali Zardari
c. Saddam Hussein
d. Anwar Sedate
Saddam Hussein - Saddam was executed by hanging. The unprofessional execution drew criticism from many
Which of these countries preformed their first nuclear test on
October 3rd, 2006?
d. North Korea
North Korea - North Korea was the first country to give the world advanced warning about testing nuclear
Which nation hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2006?
Germany - The tournament opened on the 6th of July. Italy was the winner.
In 2006, the Al Ghaza Hotel collapsed killing dozens of people
and injuring many more. Where was the hotel located?
Mecca - The visitors were in the city to participate in the annual Haji pilgrimage.
In 2006, the first case of Avian Flu was discovered in
Scotland. What kind of bird was infected?
Swan - The bird was discovered on the 5th of April 2006, in Cellardyke.
What was the top grossing movie of 2006?
a. The Da Vinci Code
b. Night at the Museum
d. Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest - Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest grossed over
On July 12 2006, what country did Israeli troops invade in
response to Hezbollah kidnapping two Israeli soldiers and killing 3?
Lebanon - The conflict killed approximately 1,300 Lebanese people and 165 Israelis.
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