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What was the name of the touch-screen phone unveiled by Blackberry in March of 2015?
Leap - The BlackBerry Leap battery reportedly lasts 25 hours.
In March of 2015, which Celeb's new haircut led to comparisons with the Harry Potter character, Draco Malfoy?
a. Lady Gaga
c. Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were married in May of 2014.
Which country controversially issued a bank note featuring the Falkland Islands in March of 2015?
Argentina - With a population of about 3000, the Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Played on March 1st, 2015, who won the 2015 League Cup Final beating the Spurs 2-0?
a. Man City
Chelsea - The match was played at Wembley Stadium in London.
Avalanches recently rocked the Panjshir Valley located near the Hindu Kush mountain range in which country?
Afghanistan - Panjshir Valley is situated in the Panjshir Province.
From Belfast, Carl Frampton retained his world title in which sport on February 28th, 2015?
a. Table Tennis
b. Formula 1
Boxing - Carl has the nicknames The Jackal and Brick Fists.
Fifty Shades of Grey Author EL James celebrated what birthday on March 7th, 2015?
52 - EL Jame's birth name is Erika Mitchell.
Recently, Kanye West claimed that he could have been as good as which artist had he kept up his hobby?
c. Van Gogh
Piccaso - Kanye attended art school for one semester before dropping out.
Mandarin Oriental, the hotel chain, confirmed it had been the victim of a massive data theft in March of 2015. Where is the company based?
d. Hong Kong
Hong Kong - Currently, with 28 locations, Mandarin Oriental was founded in 1963.
Pakalitha Mosisli formed a coalition government in what country after a snap election in March of 2015?
c. South Africa
Lesotho - The Kingdom of Lesotho is a landlocked country completely surrounded by South Africa.
"Piece by Piece" is a 2015 album released by which singer?
c. Lilly Allen
d. Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson - Piece by Piece is the seventh studio album released by Clarkson.
Reanne Evans became the first female in the history of which World Championship to enter the men's tournament?
Snooker - Reanne Evans is the reigning WLBSA World Ladies Snooker Champion.
The Barnum and Bailey Circus Company announced it will phase out of the use of which animal by 2018?
Elephant - Billed as the Greatest Show on Earth, Barnum and Bailey was founded in 1919.
The head of "Save the Children" admitted in March of 2015 that they made a mistake in handing, which figure a "global legacy" award in 2014?
a. George W Bush
b. Barack Obama
c. John Major
d. Tony Blair
Tony Blair - 'Save the Children' promotes children's rights and provides relief to children in developing countries.
The Villarrica volcano erupted in which country in March of 2015?
Chile - Villarrica is one of Chile's most active volcanoes.
Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person, turned 117 on March 5th, 2015. Where does she live?
Japan - Misao was born in Osaka, Japan, on March 5, 1898.
The Los Zetas drug cartel was hit when their leader was arrested on March 4th, 2015. In which country are the Zetas based?
d. South Africa
Mexico - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration offered a $5 million reward for his capture and arrest.
What is the name of the NASA space probe that entered the orbit of dwarf planet Ceres in March of 2015?
Dawn - Dawn is the first spacecraft to orbit a dwarf planet.
Which of the following actors crash-landed a single engine jet in Los Angeles in March of 2015?
a. Sylvester Stallone
b. Russell Crowe
c. Harrison Ford
d. Bruce Willis
Harrison Ford - Starring in several Hollywood blockbusters, Ford's career has spanned six decades.
Which band topped charts around the world in March of 2015 with their track "King"?
a. Years and Years
b. Days and Days
c. Months and Months
d. Weeks and Weeks
Years and Years - Making its debut at number one, King was released in the United Kingdom as a digital download on March 1st, 2015.
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