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Fun Facts Quiz 11

A quiz on some events that shaped the world in 2014. 10 Questions.

 
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Which country officially adopted the Euro as its currency and became the 18th Eurozone member on 1 Jan 2014? (clue: Capital city is Riga)

  • Estonia
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia

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Which is the deadly widespread epidemic that occurs in West Africa since Feb 2014?

  • Cholera
  • Malaria
  • West Nile virus
  • Ebola virus

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Which city was host to the XXII Olympic Winter Games from 7 - 23 Feb 2014?

  • Sochi, Russia
  • Salzburg, Austria
  • Pyeongchang, South Korea
  • Sofia, Bulgaria

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On 13 Feb 2014, which country became the first in the world to legalize euthanasia for terminally ill patients of any age? (clue: Cote d'Or chocolate)

  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Luxembourg
  • The Netherlands

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Which airline company owned the Boeing 777 which disappeared over the Gulf of Thailand with 239 people on board on 8 Mar 2014?

  • Thai Airways
  • China Airlines
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines

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On 21 Mar 2014, which territory in Ukraine was formally annexed by Russia? (clue: Florence Nightingale)

  • Donetsk
  • Kharkiv
  • Luhansk
  • Crimea

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What is the name of the South Korean ferry which capsized en route from Incheon to Jeju Island on 16 Apr 2014?

  • MV Sewol
  • MV Seohae
  • MV Namyoung
  • MV Changgyeong

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Which country hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup from 12 Jun to 13 Jul?

  • Germany
  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • Russia

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On 12 Nov 2014, history was made when the Philae probe of the Rosetta spacecraft successfully landed on which extraterrestrial object?

  • Comet Lovejoy
  • Comet Tempel 1
  • Comet 67P
  • Comet Hale-Bopp

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And finally, on 17 Dec 2014, the US announced the resumption of normal relations with which country? (clue: Bay of Pigs)

  • Venezuela
  • Cuba
  • Guatemala
  • Bolivia

 

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