June 2015 Current Events QuizJune 2015 Trivia Questions
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In June of 2015, French Minister Segolene Royal claimed which food caused massive environmental damage?
d. Peanut Butter
Nutella - She has since apologised for her statement.
American Pharoah became the first American horse to win the Triple Crown since when?
1978 - American Pharoah is the twelfth American horse to win in the history of the race.
Flooding hit Tbilisi in June 2015. Tbilisi is the capital of where?
Georgia - The flood resulted in at least 19 human deaths.
In what nation did Prince Carl Philip marry Sofia in June of 2015?
Sweden - Prince Carl Philip is a Swedish prince and the only son of King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Who hit charts around the world in June of 2015 with the track "Bad Blood"?
a. Meghan Trainor
c. Lady Gaga
d. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift - Taylor wrote the song about a mystery female musical artist. Many speculate that the mystery artist is Katy Perry.
Which news station removed Brian Williams in June 2015?
NBC - Lester Holt was announced as Williams' permanent replacement on Nightly News.
Which retailer announced it would be closing a quarter of its specialty stores in the United States?
c. Toni and Guy
Gap - Gap also said it would cut 250 jobs at its headquarters.
What name is given to the human response robot that went on sale in Japan this week?
Pepper - It took one minute for the robot to sell out.
What name was given to the tropical storm that hit Texas in June of 2015?
Bill - Tropical Storm Bill left behind flooding waters in Central U.S.
What anniversary of the Magna Carta was celebrated in June of 2015?
800th - The Magna Carta was created to establish peace between King John of England and a group of rebel barons.
Suleyman Demirel, who died in June of 2015, was a former president of which nation?
Turkey - Suleyman died on June 17th at the age of 90.
Maroon 5 had a June 2015 Top 10 hit with which song?
Sugar - Sugar can be found on Maroon 5's fifth studio album, V.
In which city did an international air show make news in June of 2015?
Paris - The International Paris Air Show is celebrating its 51st anniversary this year.
In June of 2015, NASA announced that they are planning a mission to search for life on which planet's moon, which is named Europa?
Jupiter - Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System.
The lead singer of which band broke his leg on stage yet continued to sing in a June 2015 gig?
d. Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters - However, some future gigs had to be canceled.
The Sinabung Volcano began to erupt in which country in June of 2015?
Indonesia - The Sinabung Volcano is a stratovolcano located next to the town of Berastagi.
President Jammeh was given the title of "Bridge builder" in June of 2015. Which country is Jammeh president of?
Gambia - Gambia is a small West African country
India signed an agreement with which nation in June 2015 to simplify borders?
d. Sri Lanka
Bangladesh - India and Bangladesh exchanged more than 150 enclaves of land.
How old was film star Christopher Lee when he passed away in June of 2015?
93 - Christopher Lee played the role of Saruman in the film The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring.
Which country announced it was facing its worst drought in over a decade in June of 2015?
a. North Korea
North Korea - Some areas are experiencing the lowest rainfall levels since 1961.
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