January 2013 Current Events QuizFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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On February 24th 2013, the annual Academy Awards are to take place.
Which ceremony will it be?
French actor Gerard Depardieu has recently become a citizen of
France recently started a military intervention in Mali. What is
the capital of Mali?
Who won the Golden Globe 2013 for best director?
a. Stephen Spielberg
b. Ben Affleck
c. Quentin Tarantino
d. Ang Lee
Star Wars episode VII now has a director! Who is it?
a. Gore Verbinski
b. J.J. Abrams
c. Stephen Spielberg
d. Matthew Vaughn
Millionaire Kim Dotcom, the creator of Megaupload.com who clashed
with the US government over copyright issues, has started a new website. What is it called?
a. Fast Click
b. Super Upload
d. Upload Mania
A public debate over the new banknotes issued in Canada has ensued.
What is the problem?
a. The notes are too easy to counterfeit
b. Maple leaf on the note belongs to a Norwegian species
c. There is a typo on the bills
d. The bills change their colour after a year.
A famous Internet activist named Aaron Swartz appeared in the
headlines of every major newspaper recently. Why?
a. He laundered a huge sum of money
b. He was murdered
c. He committed suicide
d. He was accused of hacking a government website.
One of the most prestigious tennis tournaments occurred this month.
What tournament are we talking about?
a. Wimbledon Championships
b. French Open
c. Australian Open
d. US Open
What controversial decision has recently changed operations within
the US army?
a. Landmines are banned from usage
b. Homosexuals allowed in the army
c. Women allowed in direct combat
d. Only robots can be used as minesweepers
Who is the new president of the Czech Republic?
a. Milos Zeman
b. Karel Schwarzenberg
c. Jan Fischer
d. Vladimir Franz
What natural disaster struck Australia?
A riot broke out in Egypt over a court ruling. What were the
football fans sentenced to?
a. A life in prison
d. Public whipping
Where is the economic forum taking place?
a. London, UK
b. Davos, Switzerland
c. New York, USA
d. Oslo, Norway
The president of Venezuela was recently diagnosed with what
c. Alzheimer‘s disease
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