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2000s Trivia Quiz

Why were people so afraid of Y2K? What did they think would happen?
A zombie apocalypse
A computer glitch called the Millennium Bug would crash all the world's computers
Nuclear war
The end of the world

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Who were the first people to inhabit the International Space Station?
2 monkeys
3 chineses astronauts
2 Russian cosmonauts and 1 American astronaut
2 American astronauts and 1 Russian cosmonaut

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Who was George W. Bush's opponent during 2000's presidential election?
Barack Obama
Mitt Romney
Ross Perot
Al Gore

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Which online information gathering website created in 2001 has now become a household name?
Facebook
Wikipedia
MySpace
Amazon

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Which 2 American sites were attacked during the 9/11 terrorist attacks?
The Pentagon and the White House
The World Trade Centre and the Empire State building
The Pentagon and the World Trade Center's Twin Towers

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What was the name of the company that went bankrupt in 2001?
Enron
McDonalds
Kodak
General Motors

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What is the name of the first African American woman to win the Oscar for Best Actress?
Halle Berry
Oprah Winfrey
Whoopi Goldberg
Lupita Nyong'o

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What was the name of the Middle Eastern dictator that the U.S sought to unseat after starting the War on Terror?
Muammar Gaddafi
Saddam Hussein
Bashar al-Assad
Kim Jong-Il

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What's the name of the social networking site launched in Feb. 2004?
MySpace
Twitter
YouTube
Facebook

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What 2005 hurricane destroyed New Orleans?
Sandy
Andrew
Katrina
Maria

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Which video-sharing site launched in 2005, allowing people to watch endless cat videos?
YouTube
RabbitHole
LinkedIn
Vimeo

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Which planet was kicked out of our solar system's planetary group in 2006?
Mercury
Venus
Pluto
Uranus

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Which star soccer player head-butted his opponent in 2006, costing his team the World Cup?
Marco Materazzi
Zinedine Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo
David Beckham

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Time Magazine called which smartphone the Invention of the Year?
Apple
Samsung
Nokia
Dell

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What tower, finished in 2009, was deemed the world's tallest man-made structure at the time?
Shanghai Tower
Sears Tower
Burj Khalifa
Taipei 101

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What's the name of Germany's first female Chancellor?
Angela Merkel
Rosa Luxemburg
Heidi Klum
Margaret Thatcher

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Which Ocean did the 2004 "Christmas" Tsunami originate in?
Atlantic
Indian
Pacific
Arctic

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What led to the worldwide financial crisis of 2008?
A hurricane destroyed Wall Street
It was revealed that Wells Fargo sold consumer data
A mortgage crisis led to the collapse of the US housing market
The stock market tanked after a unexpected sell-off

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What was President Barack Obama's iconic campaign slogan?
Yes, we can
Stronger together
Make America great again
The buck stops here

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What was the name of the space shuttle that was destroyed upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere, killing all 7 astronauts on board?
Challenger
Discovery
Columbia
Apollo

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