April 2015 Current Events Quiz IIApril 2015 Current Events Trivia Questions
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Danielle Busby gave birth to a record number of baby girls in the US on April 8, 2015. How many?
5 - According to the hospital staff, it took just four minutes for the birth of all five of the girls.
An outfit worn by Scarlett O'Hara in the classic film "Gone with the Wind" sold for how much in an April 2015 auction?
$137,000 - Vivien Leigh played the role of Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film.
What store in Japan made news in April of 2015 by adding a robot receptionist to its staff?
Mitsukoshi - With the job of welcoming customers to the store, the robot can smile and sing.
Yuniel Lopez is one of the first figures in history to stand as an opposition politician in which country's elections in April of 2015?
Cuba - Hildebrando Chaviano also ran as a government opponent.
Which rapper announced his intention to run for the US Presidency in 2016?
a. 50 Cent
b. Dr. Dre
c. Waka Flocka Flame
Waka Flocka Flame - Waka Flocka Flame took his name from a Fozzie Bear catchphrase.
What was the name of the massive WW2 carrier that was found in tact in April of 2015?
a. USS Trust
b. USS Independence
c. USS Freedom
d. USS Air
USS Independence - The USS Independence was found intact on the ocean floor after 64 years.
Uche Chukwumerjie, who died on April 19th 2015, was a leading political figure in which nation?
c. South Africa
Nigeria - Uche Chukwumerjie was 75 years of age.
The Golden Dawn leaders went on trial in which country in April of 2015?
Greece - Although Golden Dawn leaders reject the labels, media has described the party as neo-Nazi and fascist.
The 2015 film "Child 44" was banned in which country over its distortion of historical facts?
Russia - The film takes place during Stalin's rule of the Soviet Union in the early 1950s.
Phil Rudd pleaded guilty to a string of crimes in New Zealand in April of 2015. He is the former drummer of which band?
a. Rolling Stones
c. Sex Pistols
d. Black Sabbath
ACDC - Rudd pleaded guilty to drug charges and threatening to kill a former assistant. He will be sentenced in June of 2015.
In which country was former leader Mohamed Morsi sent to jail for 20 years in April 2015?
Egypt - Morsi served as the fifth President of Egypt, from June 2012 to July 2013.
Caroline Rotich won the marathon in which city in April of 2015?
d. New York
Boston - Caroline has also won the Las Vegas Marathon and the New York Half Marathon.
Djoomart Otorbaev resigned as Prime Minister of which nation in April of 2015?
Kyrgyzstan - Djoomart is the fourth to resign since parliamentary elections in 2010.
In April of 2015, leaks from Sony email hacks revealed a movie version of what TV show was in store?
a. Dr. Who
b. Mad Men
c. Game of Thrones
Dr. Who - The emails suggest that the show will be made into a blockbuster movie within the next eight years.
The Pulitzer Prize winning novel, All the Light We Cannot See, is set in which conflict?
a. Korean War
b. Falkland's War
c. Gulf War
d. World War 1
World War 1 - All the Light We Cannot See was written by American author Anthony Doerr.
What was the name of the new pay as you go wireless internet network announced by Google in April of 2015?
a. Project Internet Everywhere
b. Project Google
c. Project Wi-Fi
d. Project Fi
Project Fi - Currently, Project Fi is only available on the Nexus 6.
Which US celebrity announced in April of 2015 that she was losing her sight?
a. Oprah Winfrey
b. Amy Poehler
c. Ellen DeGeneres
d. Roseanne Barr
Roseanne Barr - Roseanne has macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Which landmark was evacuated in April 2015 over a bomb scare?
b. Houses of Parliament, London
c. Eiffel Tower
d. Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty - The Statue of Liberty was evacuated due to an unattended/suspicious package.
Which of these was a real day celebrated in April 2015?
a. Tobacco Day
b. Drugs Day
c. Beer Day
d. Weed Day
Weed Day - Celebrated on April 20th of each year.
What item went on display to the public for the first time in five years in April of 2015?
a. The Turin Shroud
b. King Tut Tomb
c. The Mona Lisa
d. Koh-i-Noor Diamond
The Turin Shroud - The Shroud of Turin is a centuries old 14 foot-long linen cloth that bears the image of a crucified man.
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