February 2015 Current Events Quiz Printable Current Event Trivia Questions For February 2015
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Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has announced the release of a new novel for later this year. What is its title?
a. Go Set a Paramedic
b. Go Set a Fireman
c. Go Set a Policeman
d. Go Set a Watchman
Go Set a Watchman - Written before To Kill a Mockingbird and presumed lost, the novel features some of the same characters as her first novel.
Bodyguards of Prime Minister Tom Thabane were involved in a shootout in which nation in February of 2015?
Lesotho - The exact motives for the shootout are still not known.
Ivory Coast took on which team in the final of the 2015 African Nations Cup?
a. Ivory Coast
Ghana - The Ivory Coast won the tournament defeating Ghana 9-8.
Which pop star lent her name to a vegan home delivery food service in February 2015?
a. Kylie Minogue
b. Lady Gaga
Beyonce - Beyonce partnered with her personal trainer Marco Borges to launch the service.
Zsa Zsa Gabor celebrated what birthday in February 2015?
98 - Gabor has been married nine times.
A flight crashed on takeoff into a river killing forty people in which Asian country on February 4th, 2015?
Taiwan - The initial investigation shows that the right engine flamed out about two minutes after takeoff.
Complete the title of the 2015 movie starring Nicole Kidman as Gertrude Bell - "Queen of the...."?
Desert - Queen of the Desert made its debut on February 6th, 2015
John Baird resigned as minister of foreign affairs in which nation in February of 2015?
Canada - John was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from May 18, 2011 to February 3, 2015.
"Living For Love" was premiered online in February of 2015. This was the latest single from which artist?
c. Kylie Minogue
Madonna - Alicia Keys plays piano in the track.
Peter Greste, freed in February 2015 after a year in prison, was an Australian journalist kept prisoner in which country?
Egypt - The other two journalists who were arrested with him have still not been released.
Sergio Mattarella was elected President of which nation on February 3rd, 2015?
Italy - Sergio Mattarella is the 12th President of Italy.
The Fuego Volcano erupted in what country on February 7th, 2015?
Guatemala - Eruptions from the volcano have been recorded since 1524.
The Floreana ship ran aground causing a state of emergency to be declared in which country in February 2015?
Ecuador - It is the third ship to run aground in the area in the past year.
Breaking records, the painting "When Will You Marry" sold for nearly $300 million. Who was the artist?
a. Vincent Van Gogh
b. Paul Gaugin
d. Claude Monet
Paul Gaugin - When Will You Marry is an 1892 oil painting of two Tahitian women.
The rope used to execute which individual was auctioned in February of 2015?
a. Benito Mussolini
b. Osama Bin Laden
c. Adolf Hitler
d. Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein - As of February 10th, bids have reached $7 million.
What birthday did Ashton Kutcher celebrate in February 2015?
37 - Ashton began his career as a model.
Which world-leading retailer began "Drone" deliveries in February 2015?
Alibaba - Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company.
News anchor Brian Williams was suspended from which channel for 6 months on February 10th, 2015?
NBC - Brian was suspended for a lie about his time in Iraq.
A vote on same-sex marriage failed in which nation after turnout was too low on February 7th, 2015?
Slovakia - Of those who voted, 95 percent wanted to strengthen the ban on same-sex marriages.
An explosion at the Galleria 220 shopping centre occurred in which Australian city in February 2015?
Perth - The cause of the explosion was due to a power generator.
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