2002 Trivia QuizHistory Trivia Questions - Printable
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In 2002, scientists discover Quaor. What is it?
a. A fish
b. An element
c. Dwarf planet
d. A virus
Dwarf planet - Quaor is a trans-Neptunian object. It is large enough to be considered a dwarf planet.
Which song was ranked as the top single of 2002 by Billboard
a. Wherever you Will Go
b. A Thousand Miles
d. How You Remind Me
How You Remind Me - Recorded by Canadian band Nickelback, the song was listed at #36 on Billboard's All
Time Top 100.
What natural disaster affects central Europe in August 2002?
Flooding - Caused by heavy rains, Austria, Germany, Slovakia were three of the nations that were
affected by the flood.
On September 10th, 2002, which country joined the United
Switzerland - The United Nations has as of 2013, 193 member states. There were 51 when it was founded.
What was the top grossing film of 2002?
a. Men in Black II
b. The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers
d. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers - With a budget of 94 million, the movie has grossed over 925
Winning the series 4-1 against the Carolina Hurricanes, who won
the Stanley Cup in 2002?
a. Boston Bruins
b. New Jersey Devils
c. Anaheim Ducks
d. Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings - Scotty Bowman was the Detroit Red Wings coach.
What was introduced in France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal,
Greece, Finland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Austria, Ireland and the Netherlands on January 1st 2002?
a. UN Security Council
b. Central Government
c. Church of the Nativity
Euro - The euro is the second largest reserve currency in the world after the United States dollar.
Which nation forbid the advertizing of American products in
Iran - Iran is the 18th largest country in the world.
Which nation's civil war broke out on the 19th of September
d. The Ivory Coast
The Ivory Coast - The Ivory Coast is just over 300, 000 square kilometers. The capital city is
Which country won the FIFA World Cup in 2002?
Brazil - The tournament was hosted by Germany. This was Brazil's fifth world Cup.
On the 17th of April 2002, two US F-16s accidently kill four
friendly soldiers. These soldiers were from which nation?
a. Great Britain
Canada - The planes dropped a laser-guided bomb, which injured eight Canadian soldiers and killed four
Who was the lucky tourist who got to visit the space station in
a. Mark Shuttleworth
b. Ken Anderson
c. Vince Donovan
d. Paul Brown
Mark Shuttleworth - Mark paid 15 million pounds for this trip of a lifetime.
On May 21st, the US State Department released a report naming
seven state sponsors of terrorism. Iran, Iraq, Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, and what other country?
Syria - The State Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department ever to be
On May 26th, the Mars Odyssey found signs of what on the planet
b. Past Colonies
c. Carved Rock Formations
d. Intelligent Life
Water - Odyssey was launched April 7, 2001.
Where were the 2002 Winter Olympics held?
a. Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City - They were the 19th Winter Olympic Games.
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