January 2015 Current Events Quiz IIPrintable Trivia Questions With Multiple Choice Answers
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Unknown hackers filled which companies Facebook page with colourful cartoon breasts and crude jokes on January 13th 2015?
b. Burger King
Crayola - Crayola eventually took back control of their page and posted an apology.
Boxing great, Muhammad Ali, celebrated what birthday in January 2015?
73 - Ali won his first world heavyweight championship in 1964 at the age of 22.
What was on the cover of Charlie Hebdo in their first issue after the January 2015 terrorist attack?
d. French Flag Burning
Mohammed - Charlie Hebdo was founded in 1970.
A commander in the Lord's Resistance Army, Warlord Dominic Ongwen was handed over to the International Criminal Court by which nation in January 2015?
d. Central African Republic
Central African Republic - In 1990, Ongwen was abducted by the LRA and indoctrinated as a LRA fighter.
Which country released 53 prisoners in January 2015 after a historic deal with the USA?
Cuba - In return, the United States said it would ease some trade and investment sanctions.
What caused the Channel Tunnel to close in January 2015?
a. Not enough staff
c. Bomb Scare
d. Lorry Fire
Lorry Fire - Running beneath the English Channel, the Channel Tunnel carries high-speed Eurostar passenger trains.
Which country tightened laws on alcohol advertising in January 2015, meaning it can no longer be given away as a prize in Pub Quizzes?
Finland - Finland was part of Sweden until 1809.
Filmed over a 12-year period from May 2002 to October 2013, which movie won the 2015 Golden Globe for best drama?
c. The Theory of Everything
Boyhood - Boyhood also won Best Director and Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette.
The Pope was greeted by 6 million people on his first visit to which capital city in January 2015?
Manila - Pope Francis' papacy began on March 13 2013.
In January 2015, the ancient city of Bargylia was put up for sale in which country?
Turkey - The sale price is around eight million euros.
Scott Mitchell beat Martin Adams to win the World Championship in what sport in January 2015?
Darts - Scott is a regular commentator for televised BDO coverage.
Hun Sen celebrated 30 years as Prime Minister of which nation in January 2015?
Cambodia - Hun Sen was 32 years old when he became prime minister.
Complete the title of the latest Belle and Sebastian album, released on January 19 2015, "Girls in Peacetime want to...."?
Dance - Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance is Belle and Sebastian's ninth studio album.
Interpol placed Former President Viktor Yanukovych on their wanted list in January 2015. Of which nation was Viktor the former President of?
Ukraine - Viktor was the President of Ukraine from February 2010 to February 2014.
Mass arrests took place in which country on January 12 2015 in a clamp down on the terrorist group ETA?
Spain - A total of 16 suspects were arrested.
The children of which famous figure were back in court in January 2015 fighting over a Nobel Peace Prize Medal and travelling Bible?
a. Martin Luther King Jr.
b. John Lennon
d. Abraham Lincoln
Martin Luther King Jr. - Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on Thursday April 4, 1968. He was 39.
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