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21st Century Trivia

10 bits of trivia from the new century. 10 Questions.

 
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Who was the Conservative party leader at the turn of the 21st century?

  • William Hague
  • Ian Duncan Smith
  • Michael Howard
  • Kenneth Clarke

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For her starring role in which 2007 film did this English actress win her Best actress academy award?

  • The Reader
  • Revolutionary Road
  • Iris
  • Enigma

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In 2002 which European country became a full member of the United Nations?

  • Greece
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • Portugal

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When Pope John Paul ll died in 2005 how many years had he been Pope?

  • 18
  • 33
  • 20
  • 27

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Who was Sarah Palin's 'running mate' at the 2008 US Presidential election?

  • John McCain
  • George Bush
  • Barack Obama
  • Mitt Romney

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In which year did the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull cause major disruption to air traffic across north west europe?

  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2011
  • 2010

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Kelly Holmes won two gold medals at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, in which two events was she successful?

  • 400m & 800m
  • 800m & 1500m
  • Long Jump & 800m
  • 200m & 400m

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Who is this singer whose 21st century hits have included 'Firework' & 'California Girls'?

  • Taylor Swift
  • Nelly Furtado
  • Lady Gaga
  • Katy Perry

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In which year was Facebook launched?

  • 2006
  • 2001
  • 2004
  • 2007

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What is sure to happen in July 2061?

  • England will win the FIFA world cup
  • Halley's comet will return
  • Last episode of Coronation Street
  • My 105th birthday

 

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