October 2015 Current Events QuizOctober 2015 Trivia Questions
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A study in which country revealed that one third of all men would die early due to a nationwide smoking epidemic?
China - As of 2015, Greece has the most smokers.
A TV version of which popular 80s movie was announced in October of 2015?
b. Lethal Weapon
c. Dirty Dancing
d. Back to the Future
Lethal Weapon - Starring Danny Glover and Mel Gibson, the original Lethal Weapon film was released in 1987.
Ebola made a return to the city of Calabr in October of 2015. Where is Calabr?
a. Sierra Leonne
Nigeria - Ebola comes with a high risk of death, killing approximately 50 percent of those infected.
Which pop star was diagnosed with lupus in October of 2015?
a. Chris Martin
b. Taylor Swift
c. Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez - Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease where one's immune system attacks healthy tissue.
What was the name of Twitter's new channel that was launched in October of 2015?
Moments - 'The best of Twitter in an instant' is the new service's tagline.
Who did Brock Lesnar defeat in Madison Square Garden in October 2015?
a. Big Show
c. John Cena
Big Show - Lesnar withstood three Chokeslams from the Big Show before winning the match.
Who had a hit in October 2015 with the song "Hotline Bling"?
c. Jay Z
Drake - Hotline Bling was released as a digital download.
October 2015 would have marked what birthday of John Lennon?
75 - Murdered in 1980, Lennon's solo album sales in the United States exceed 14 million.
Legolas the Cheetah was controversially killed in which country in October 2015?
Botswana - Legolas was taking part in a research project when he was shot and killed.
The 10th of October 2015 marked what celebrated day?
a. World Breakfast Day
b. World Porridge Day
c. World Corn Flakes Day
d. World Weetabix Day
World Porridge Day - The purpose of Porridge Day is to raise money for charities.
A peace rally in Ankara was targeted with two bombs in October of 2015. Where is Ankara?
Turkey - Approximately 100 people died in the blasts and more than 400 people were injured.
Which country re-elected Alexander Lukashenko as President for a fifth term?
Belarus - Alex has been the President of Belarus since 1994.
Who released the album "Another Country" in October of 2015?
b. Rod Stewart
c. George Michael
d. Elton John
Rod Stewart - Another Country is the twenty-ninth studio album by Rod Stewart.
Which company recalled 8.5 million cars in Europe in October 2015?
Volkswagen - Volkswagen recalled the vehicles to bring their emissions systems into compliance with pollution regulations.
Which band asked Donald Trump to stop using their song "Dream On" in his political campaigns?
b. The Beatles
Aerosmith - Dream On was released on Aerosmith's 1973 debut album, Aerosmith.
Which professional wrestler was involved in a high profile court case with Gawker in October 2015?
a. Hulk Hogan
c. Steve Austin
d. The Rock
Hulk Hogan - Gawker released leaked transcripts of a video in which Hogan is heard saying racist slurs about his daughter's boyfriend.
What wedding anniversary did Hilary and Bill Clinton celebrate in October 2015?
40th - Bill served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Stephen Fry stepped down as the host of which long running show in October of 2015?
a. They Think It's All Over
b. News 24
c. Have I got News For You
QI - QI is a British television quiz show.
A movie version of which game series was announced in October of 2015?
a. Gran Turismo
b. Sonic the Hedgehog
c. Assassins Creed
d. Metal Gear Solid
Gran Turismo - Gran Turismo is a popular series of racing video games.
Who was elected the new prime minister of Canada in October of 2015?
a. Justin Trudeau
b. Stephen Harper
c. Thomas Mulcair
d. Elizabeth May
Justin Trudeau - Trudeau led the Liberal Party to a majority government victory.
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