March 2014 Current Events QuizFree Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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According to Vietnamese state media, Passenger Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, crashed into the sea on March 7th. Flight MH370 took-off from which country?
Malaysia - The plane was bound for Beijing.
Actress Sheila MacRae of the TV sitcom "Honeymooners" died on March 7th at the age of 92. Which character did she play on the Honeymooners?
a. Alice Kramden
b. Judy Connors
c. Mrs. Manicotti
d. Trixie Norton
Alice Kramden - The Honeymooners aired from 1955 to 1956.
International Women's Day is celebrated every year in March. On what day?
8th - Although the day is not a public holiday, it is widely observed throughout many countries in the world.
Due in part to what they see as a coup-imposed take over in Kiev, Crimea has announced a referendum to be held on March 16th. What will the people be deciding on with their votes?
a. On becoming an independent country
b. To determine if the new government is illegal
c. On forming their own army
d. On becoming part of Russia
On becoming part of Russia - Western countries have declared that the referendum is not legal and that it will not be recognized.
As of March 1st, what was the top song on the Billboard's "The Hot 100" chart?
b. Talk Dirty
c. All of Me
d. Dark Horse
Happy - Performed by American singer Pharrell Williams, Happy can be found on the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack.
Which film won "Best Picture" at the 86th Academy Awards?
a. American Hustle
b. Captain Phillips
d. 12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave - Gravity won seven Oscars at the awards.
On March 8th, what country threatened to bomb a North Korea-flagged oil tanker that was trying to load crude oil at a port that is controlled by armed protesters?
Libya - Armed protesters controlling ports in eastern Libya have started independently exporting oil, bypassing the central government.
In an effort to curb a wave of damaging disclosures, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to block social media sites like You Tube and Facebook. Erdogan is the prime minister of what country?
Turkey - Erdogan claims that videos and other social media reports have been fabricated.
Mark Johnston, who lost $500,000 at a Las Vegas casino, is asking a judge to rule the debt as null and void. On what grounds?
a. Gambling should be illegal
b. He doesn't have the money
c. The casino cheated
d. He was blind drunk
He was blind drunk - He claims the casino kept serving him free drinks.
Daylight Saving Time for 2014 starts at 2 a.m. local time on what date?
a. Sunday, March 23
b. Sunday, March 30
c. Sunday, March 16
d. Sunday, March 9
Sunday, March 9 - The original purpose of Daylight Saving Time was to conserve energy.
Four central European countries have asked the US to make it easier for them to import what from the United States, enabling them to reduce their dependence on supplies from Russia?
a. Natural Gas
Natural Gas - The countries being Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.
The top box office hit for the March 1st weekend was which of the following movies?
b. Son of God
c. The LEGO Movie
d. 3 Days to Kill
Non-Stop - Non-Stop grossed $28,875,635 for the weekend.
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