April 2015 Current Events QuizPrintable Trivia Questions For April 2015
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Fifty million dollars of wartime silver was found by a British-led diver team aboard which sunken ship in April of 2015?
a. SS City of Cairo
b. SS City of Rome
c. SS City of Milan
d. SS City of Peace
SS City of Cairo - The SS City of Cairo was torpedoed by a German U-boat and sank in 1942.
Aaron Hernandez, convicted of murder in April 2015, was a professional in which sport?
a. Ice Hockey
d. American Football
American Football - Hernandez is a former American football tight end for the New England Patriots.
Hillary Clinton announced on April 12th, 2015 that she will seek the nomination of which party for the 2016 Presidential election?
c. Boston Tea
Democratic - Hillary served as Secretary of State under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013.
In the midst of the current drought, which company in California has been using an expired 25-year-old bottled water permit to draw water?
c. Coca Cola
Nestle - Nestle is a Swiss multinational food and beverage company headquartered in Vevey.
Anti-NATO parties grabbed top spots in which country's general election on April 19, 2015?
Finland - Centre Party won 49 seats in the country's parliament.
Number one across the globe, what is the name of the 2015 album released by American pop punk band "All Time Low"?
a. Future Trust
b. Future Love
c. Future Hearts
d. Future Pain
Future Hearts - Released April 3, 2015, Future Hearts is All Time Low's sixth studio album.
The European Union formally charged which company with antitrust issues in April of 2015?
Google - Additional charges are expected in the coming months.
The Pentagon announced that the remains of sailors who sunk on which ship in Pearl Harbor are to be exhumed in April of 2015?
a. USS Oklahoma
b. USS Michigan
c. USS Pronto
d. USS Chicago
USS Oklahoma - Launched in 1914, the USS Oklahoma served in World War One.
The UN appointed which actor as the first global advocate for the elimination of mines?
a. Bradley Cooper
b. Tom Cruise
c. Daniel Craig
d. Samuel L Jackson
Daniel Craig - Daniel played the role of James Bond in the 2006 film, Casino Royale.
Which corporation's rocket landing project failed yet again in April of 2015?
SpaceX - They plan to retry again in a couple months.
Which horse won the 2015 Grand National at Aintree?
a. Many Homes
b. Many Hides
c. Many Clouds
d. Many Skies
Many Clouds - Many Clouds was ridden by Leighton Aspell.
Causing some controversy, which pop star wet-kissed Drake on stage at the Coachella Festival in April of 2015?
b. Elton John
c. Britney Spears
Madonna - Madonna kissed Drake at the closing of the festival.
Which nation's embassy was the target of a high profile attack in Tripoli in April of 2015?
c. South Korean
South Korean - Unidentified gunmen fired shots killing two security guards.
World taekwondo champion Aaron Cook defected to which country in April of 2015?
Moldova - Cook announced his intention to represent Moldova at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
A new type of monkey was discovered, the white-cheeked macaque, in April of 2015 in which country?
Tibet - The white-cheeked macaque lives in forest habitats.
Kim Kardashian made news in April of 2015 by visiting her home nation. Where did she go?
Armenia - Kardashian first gained media attention through her friendship with Paris Hilton.
Who asked Germany for over 250 billion Euros in compensation for reparations due from the Second World War?
Greece - Among other things, Greece is the birthplace of democracy and the Olympic Games.
Air traffic control strikes in which country caused travel chaos around Europe in April of 2015?
France - Numerous flights have been cancelled since the strike began.
A 2015 study showed that being overweight reduced the risk of what?
a. Heart Failure
b. Hair Loss
c. Eye Failure
Dementia - However, being overweight has a host of problems still associated with it including heart disease and stroke.
The handwritten lyrics to which famous song sold for $1.2 million in an April 2015 auction?
a. American Pie
b. Suspicious Minds
d. Bohemian Rhapsody
American Pie - The manuscript is 16 pages, a mix of handwritten and typed drafts including notes.
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