March 2015 Current Events Quiz IIPrintable Trivia Questions for March 2015
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A new 2015 poll by Philips and the KJT Group showed that the average person sleeps for the least number of hours on which night of the week?
Sunday - It is recommended that you get between seven to eight hours of sleep every night.
After a high profile campaign, which emoticon did Facebook remove from its service in March of 2015?
Fat - Some users argued that the chubby-faced icon was 'making fun' of overweight people.
Courts found that "Blurred Lines" was copied from a song by which act forcing Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay over $7 million in compensation?
a. Etta Jams
b. Paul McCartney
c. Marvin Gaye
d. Lionel Richie
Marvin Gaye - A Los Angeles jury decided that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit 'Got to Give it Up'.
Mayoral candidate, Aide Nava, was found decapitated in what country in March of 2015?
Mexico - Kidnapped in the town of Ahuacuotzingo, Nava was a candidate from the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution.
The former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, of which nation, was arrested on corruption charges in March of 2015?
b. Sri Lanka
India - Manmohan Singh served as the 14th Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014.
The World Bank suspended its operations in which country in March of 2015?
Yemen - The World Bank stated that the suspension was due to security concerns.
Which nation knocked USA out of the Davis Cup in March of 2015?
c. Great Britain
Great Britain - The Davis Cup was founded in 1900.
Who won the Pritzker Prize in Architecture shortly before his death on March 9, 2015?
a. Kurt Lotto
b. Frei Otto
c. Mel Notto
d. Sid Votto
Frei Otto - Otto won the RIBA Royal Gold Medal in 2006.
Which popstar was rumoured to have insured her legs for $40 million in March of 2015?
a. Britney Spears
b. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift - Swift is the youngest person to write and perform a number-one song on the US Hot Country Songs chart.
Which company launched its latest smartwatch, a $10,000 18-Karat Gold Model?
Apple - The midrange Apple Watch is made of stainless steel or aluminum.
Which city upheld their law banning ferrets despite mass complaints in March of 2015?
d. New York
New York - In a recent poll, 39 percent of New Yorkers thought they should be permitted and 42 percent opposed the weasel-like creatures.
What name was given to the cyclone, which hit the South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu in March of 2015?
Pam - There were 24 deaths reported.
What birthday did Academy Award winner Liza Minnelli celebrate on March 12th, 2015?
69 - Lisa is the daughter of Judy Garland.
Three Olympians from which country were killed in a helicopter crash while filming a reality TV show on March 9th 2015?
France - Seven other people also died in the crash, which occurred in Argentina.
The trial of the Golden Dawn Party in Greece was scheduled to coincide with which famous figure's birthday?
a. Pol Pot
Hitler - The Golden Dawn party has hailed Hitler as a 'great personality' and publically stated that homosexuality is a 'sickness'.
Popstar Fadel Shaker was forced to deny involvement with ISIS in March of 2013. He has been on the run for 2 years in which nation?
Lebanon - In 2012, Fadel Shaker performed alongside Mariah Carey.
Madonna claimed in March of 2015 that which popstar was the "Black Madonna"?
c. Kanye West
d. Dr Dre
Kanye West - Kanye West is an American rapper.
Former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, was sentenced to 20 years for crimes against humanity on March 10, 2015. Which nation was she first lady of?
a. Ivory Coast
c. South Korea
Ivory Coast - Simone Gbagbo was First Lady of Ivory Coast from October 26, 2000 - April 11, 2011.
Who achieved a come-from-behind victory in Israel's Parliamentary elections securing his position of Prime Minister on March 18th, 2015?
a. Sara Netanyahu
b. Isaac Herzog
c. Shimon Peres
d. Benjamin Netanyahu
Benjamin Netanyahu - Benjamin has promised thousands of new homes for settlers in the occupied territories.
Making its debut on March 19th 1935, what board game will turn 80 this month?
Monopoly - The US version of Monopoly is based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City.
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