Friday, January 6, 2012

2011 QUIZ

1. According to the file-sharing blog Torrent Freak, what action movie was the most pirated film of 2011?

2. What is the name of the man fatally shot in Tottenham that spark widespead riots across London, England in August 2011?

3. The Occupy Wall Street movement began in September 2011 in Zuccotti Park, NY, is initiated by what Canadian-based progressive magazine?

4. Who was TIME magazine's "Coolest Man of 2011?"

5. What is the temporary assigned name of the fourth moon of Pluto discovered in July 2011?

6. Bossypants, the second best-selling book of 2011 is an autobiographical comedy book written by which American TV personality?

7. What is the name of the inventor of the electronic book (or ebook) who died on September 6, 2011?

8. Who won the 2011 Tour de France tournament, and the first for Australia?

9. Which pop artist had the most "like" in Facebook in 2011?

10. What is the codename for NATO's military activity in Libya to implement an arms embargo and a no-fly zone to protect Libyan civilian populated areas from Feb-March 2011?

11. Who earned the 2011 Nobel Prize on Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals?

12. Who is the first female Prime Minister of Denmark appointed in October 2011?

13. Auctioned for $4.3 million in November 2011, what is the title of the most expensive photograph ever sold by German visual artist Andreas Gursky?

14. Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez was charged with attempting to assassinate which head of state by firing a semi-automatic assault rifle which hit the official residence onNovember 11, 2011?

15. Who was crowned as the 2011 Miss Universe from Angola?

16. What geographical feature in Vietnam is included in the new list of 7 Wonders of Nature selected on November 2011?

17. Which Filipino was chosen as the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year?

18. Who was the first grand champion of the TV talent search competition "X Factor" (USA)?

19. Who is the new king of Malaysia as of December 2011?

20. In what African city was the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference to limit carbon emissions was held?

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