July 2015 Current Events QuizJuly 2015 Current Events Trivia Questions
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A stock market crisis engulfed which nation in July of 2015?
China - It has been a traumatic month for China's small investors.
Donald Trump deleted a tweet he made about whose wife in July 2015?
a. Jeb Bush
b. Gorge Bush
c. Chris Christie
d. Bill Clinton
Jeb Bush - The tweet stated '#JebBush has to like the Mexican illegals because of his wife.'
Phil Rudd was sentenced to eight months house detention in July 2015. He is the drummer with which legendary band?
b. Led Zeppelin
ACDC - The punishment was issued for death threats and drug possession.
The first color photos of which celestial body emerged in July of 2015?
Pluto - The photos were provided by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
Which band played a tearful final show in July of 2015?
a. Grateful Dead
b. Velvet Underground
c. The Who
Grateful Dead - One of the main members of the band, Jerry Garcia, died in 1995 while he was in a rehab facility at the age of 53.
Who competed against Argentina in the final of the 2015 Copa America?
Chile - Twelve teams competed in what was the 44th edition of the Copa America.
Who played a special 4th of July concert in 2015 for the Obama's?
a. Lady Gaga
b. Mariah Carey
d. Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars - The White House celebration was rain-soaked.
Whose "One Dollar" painting sold for over $32 million in July of 2015?
a. Van Gogh
Warhol - Painted in 1962, it was Warhol's first hand-painted dollar bill canvas.
Disney removed a statue of which comedian from its theme park in July 2015?
a. Jerry Seinfeld
b. Amy Poehler
c. Bob Hope
d. Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby - An online petition called for the removal of the statue from the Disney Park.
How many hours did it take the Solar Impulse to fly across the Pacific in July 2015?
118 - Solar Impulse is Swiss long-range experimental solar-powered aircraft.
Harry Shearer returned to which TV show in July 2015?
a. Family Guy
b. American Dad
Simpsons - Among many, Shearer does the voice of Principal Skinner, Mr. Burns, Smithers and Ned Flanders.
Ellen Pao stepped down as CEO on what website in July 2015?
Reddit - According to Sam Altman, Pao resigned by mutual agreement.
US jets were sent to intercept long-range strategic bombers, from which nation, off the Alaskan coast on July 4th 2015?
Russia - There was no confirmation on whether the bombers were armed.
What song did Barack Obama sing at a eulogy for Clementa Pinckney?
a. Amazing Grace
b. Whispering Hope
c. Grace Greater Than All Our Sins
d. The Lily Of The Valley
Amazing Grace - Clementa Carlos Pinckney was an American State Senator.
The 2015 Tour De France began in which country?
Netherlands - The Tour De France will run from Saturday July 4th to Sunday July 26th 2015.
Who roped off the press in a July 4th Parade in 2015?
a. Jeb Bush
b. Chris Christie
c. Barack Obama
d. Hilary Clinton
Hilary Clinton - Longtime Clinton aide Paul Begala said that the roping off of the press was 'horrible, horrible' on CNN.
Jared Fogle is under allegations that led to a home search in July of 2015. He was the spokesman for which company?
b. Costa Coffee
d. Burger King
Subway - Taylor's home was raided on suspicion of child pornography.
Evangelical Christians launched a "Sin Free" version of which social media site in July 2015?
Facebook - There are 600 words which are forbidden to be used on the site and an 'Amen' button.
Which country abolished blasphemy laws in July of 2015?
Iceland - Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God.
According to the news, which nation rejected an asylum plea from Julian Assange in July of 2015?
France - Julian Assange denies having made the asylum request to France.
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