September 2015 Current Events QuizSeptember 2015 Trivia Quiz
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The year 2015 marked how many years since the September 11th
14 - The United States responded to the attacks by launching the War on Terror and invading Afghanistan.
A sexism row erupted in world news over a message sent in
September 2015 on what social media site?
Linkedin - Charlotte Proudman took offense to being told that her profile picture was stunning, claiming
the comment was sexist.
A US Stamp launched in September 2015 featured the face of
which celebrated actress?
a. Judi Dench
b. Sally Fields
c. Ingrid Bergman
d. Angelica Huston
Ingrid Bergman - Winner of three Academy Awards, this year would have been Ingrid's 100th birthday.
Disclosed in September of 2015, hundreds of thousands of
individual's data was stolen from which bank?
Lloyds - The data was taken from a data room belonging to Royal Sun Alliance insurance.
Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez was jailed in what country in
September of 2015?
b. North Korea
Venezuela - Leopoldo was sentenced to 14 years in prison.
The UN voted to fly whose flag at its HQ in September 2015?
b. North Korea
Palestine - The United States joined Israel, and seven other countries, to vote against the resolution.
Which company announced a new microbus in September 2015?
Volkswagen - Production of the microbus should start sometime in 2017.
Which of these films topped the US Box Office in September of
b. Death Room
c. Club Room
d. War Room
War Room - RottenTomatoes.com rates the movie with two stars.
Which rapper had a Top 10 album in September 2015 entitled
a. Snoop Dogg
b. Dr Dre
c. 50 Cent
Dr Dre - Compton is the follow-up album to Dr Dre's second album '2001'.
Whose famous running shoes sold at auction for $412,000 in
September of 2015?
a. Carl Lewis
b. Usain Bolt
c. Roger Bannister
d. Linford Christie
Roger Bannister - Roger was the first man to run a sub four-minute mile.
Which army took part in live fire drills in the Taiwan Strait
in September 2015?
c. North Korea
China - The exercise is part of China's annual military training operations.
Which legendary singer accused Miley Cyrus and Rhianna of
copying her style in September of 2015?
a. Grace Jones
b. Kylie Minogue
c. Suzi Quatro
Grace Jones - Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer and actress.
Stephen Colbert began his tenure as host of what show in September of 2015?
a. The Now Show
b. The Late Show
c. The Nightly Show
d. The Daily Show
The Late Show - Colbert was a cast member on ABC's "Dana Carvey Show" in the spring of 1996.
September 2015 saw Queen Elizabeth become the longest reigning
British Monarch of all time. How many years has she reigned in Britain?
63 - Queen Elizabeth surpassed her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria.
A crane collapsed in which city in September 2015 killing more
than 100 people?
Mecca - The crane's collapse is being blamed on high winds.
Who returned to the WWE in September 2015 to confront Seth
a. Hulk Hogan
b. John Cena
c. Steve Austin
Sting - Making his debut in 1985, Sting is 56 years of age.
In September 2015, it was discovered that nine prints by whom
had been stolen and replaced in LA?
a. Pablo Picasso
b. Andy Warhol
c. Tracey Mein
d. Damien Hirst
Andy Warhol - The prints are worth an estimated $350,000 US.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged which popular social site
to do more to prevent racist's posts?
Facebook - She believes more rules need to be implemented.
Double Olympic gold medalist Benjamin Raich retired from which
sport in September of 2015?
Skiing - Now 37 years of age, Benjamin spent 19 years on the alpine skiing World Cup circuit.
Super Mario celebrated how many years since his debut in 2015?
30 - Mario is a fictional character in the Mario video game franchise.
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