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DAILY HOT TOPIC- Chilean Miners

A quiz about the 33 Chilean miners trapped in a mine for 69 days and were finally rescued on October 14th 2010. Heroes! 10 Questions.

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What was the name of the rescue capsule that got all 33 miners to the surface?

  • Fenix
  • Hope 1
  • Fenix 2


How many days were the miners trapped inside the mine all in all?

  • 69 days
  • 38 days
  • 82 days


What was the name of the unsung hero who volunteered his life to be the first to go down in the capsule and start the rescuing process?

  • Luis Alberto Urzua
  • Pedro Cortez
  • Manuel Gonzalez


What was the average temperature underground in the mine that the men had to endure?

  • 84f
  • 79f
  • 71f


Team leader and man who has taken much of the praise for the wellbeing of the team under his command, was the last miner out. What was his name?

  • Dario Segovia
  • Christian Rodriguez
  • Luis Urzua


Which brand is expected to make millions after designing the sunglasses the miners were made to wear on arrival to the surface?

  • Nike
  • Oakley
  • RayBan


T shirts were made by one the trapped miners to give the miners to wear on their return. What was written on them in Spanish and English?

  • In God we trust
  • Thank you Lord
  • Life after Death


What did the miners take before their ascent to prevent blood clotting?

  • Flat coca cola
  • Calcium tablets
  • Asprin


How many of the trapped miners were to meet both their wives AND mistresses? Oh dear!

  • 5
  • 3
  • 7


Jimmy Sanchez was the youngest miner and had only been working in the mines 5 months, but how old was he?

  • 21
  • 19
  • 18