May 2014 Current Events QuizFree Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Which former "Baywatch" actor disclosed that she endured sexual abuse throughout her childhood, starting at age 6 when she was molested by a babysitter?
a. Yasmine Bleeth
b. Carmen Electra
c. Pamela Anderson
d. Nicole Eggert
Pamela Anderson - Anderson grew up in British Columbia, Canada.
Facing a possible death sentence, four people were indicted on charges of manslaughter through gross negligence on May 15th in South Korea. What disaster were they involved in?
a. Ferry that sank
b. Building collapse
c. Water pipeline leak
d. Oil well explosion
Ferry that sank - They are accused of leaving the ferry as it was sinking while telling passengers to stay aboard.
Released in May 2014, which American comedy movie stars Sarah Drew as Allyson?
b. The Other Woman
d. Moms' Night Out
Moms' Night Out - Not well received, as of May 14, 2014, Moms' Night Out holds a 15 percent rating at Rotten Tomatoes.
Sending thousands of people scrambling to higher ground, which country suffered from severe flooding on May 15th, 2014?
Serbia - Tens of thousands of homes have been left without electricity or drinking water.
Which artist received seven music awards including "Top Artist" at the annual Billboard Music Awards held on May 18th, 2014?
a. Imagine Dragons
b. Carrie Underwood
c. Katy Perry
d. Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake - Imagine Dragons received five awards at the event.
Two regions of the Ukraine held referendums on May 11, 2014 in which the majority of voters supported self-rule. What were the regions?
a. Donetsk and Lugansk
b. Kirovohrad and Kherson
c. Volyn and Ternopil
d. Vinnytsia and Poltava
Donetsk and Lugansk - In Lugansk region, 96.2 percent of voters supported self-rule. Almost 90 percent of voters in Donetsk region.
Which American actress, who had supporting roles in the movies Rebel Without a Cause and Father Knows Best, died on May 8th, 2014?
a. Virginia Brissac
b. Natalie Wood
c. Beverly Long
d. Ann Doran
Beverly Long - She was 81 years of age.
A 23-story apartment building in the city of Pyongyang collapsed resulting in a large number of casualties on May 18th, 2014. Pyongyang is the capital city of which country?
a. North Korea
d. South Korea
North Korea - The building was under construction when the accident occurred.
As of May 15th, 2014, what song was number one on Billboard's "The Hot 100" chart?
a. All of Me - John Legend
b. Problem - Ariana Grande
c. Fancy - Iggy Azalea
d. Happy - Pharrell Williams
All of Me - John Legend - From John's fourth studio album, Love in the Future.
Dated May 15th, what company's CEO wrote a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama requesting that he stop bugging IT hardware that is being shipped to its customers?
a. Cisco Systems
b. Dell Computers
Cisco Systems - The letter followed the circulation of pictures on the Internet showing NSA staff opening boxes of Cisco gear.
Which popular band from the mid-seventies released a new album titled "Ghosts of Download" on May 8th, 2014?
b. Talking Heads
Blondie - Deborah Harry and Chris Stein founded Blondie in 1974.
The world's largest election ever, who became President of India in May of 2014?
a. Narendra Modi
b. Arvind Kejriwal
c. Sonia Gandhi
d. Smriti Irani
Narendra Modi - Modi gained more than six times the seats of his closest rival.
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