2004 Trivia QuizHistory Trivia Questions - Printable
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According to the United Nations, 2004 was the international
year of what?
Rice - The United Nations also designated this as the year to commemorate the Struggle Against Slavery.
What was the best selling US album in 2004?
a. Under My Skin
b. How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
c. American Idiot
Confessions - Recorded by Usher, Confessions sold 1.1 million copies in the first week of its release.
On the 26th of January 2004, what exploded in Taiwan?
a. A whale
b. A fireworks factory
c. A fertilizer plant
d. A car bomb
A whale - The whale exploded due to a build up of gas. It was being transported through the city of
Which popular website was launched on the 4th of February 2004?
Facebook - The site was created by Mark Zuckerberg and his schoolmates, Facebook is a social networking
What was the top grossing movie of 2004?
a. The Passion of Christ
b. Shrek 2
c. I, Robot
d. Spider-Man 2
Shrek 2 - Shrek 2 grossed more than $441 million worldwide.
Whom did a landmine kill during a WWII memorial ceremony?
a. Rajiv Gandhi
b. George tiller
c. Laurent-Desire Kabila
d. Akhmad Kadyrov
Akhmad Kadyrov - Taking place in Gronzy, the mine was placed under the main stage.
Whom did Mary Donaldson marry on the 14 of May 2004?
a. King Fahd
b. Prince Frederick
c. Prince Edward
d. King Juan Carlos
Prince Frederick - Mary and Frederick were married in Copenhagen. Mary is now the Crown Princess of
Denmark and the countess of Monpezat.
What was the top selling book of 2004?
a. The Da Vinci Code
b. Angels and Demons
c. Deception Point
d. The South Beach Diet
The Da Vinci Code - Written by Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code is about murder clues that are left inside
Leonardo Da Vinci art.
Which spacecraft arrived at Saturn on the 1st of July 2004?
c. Sputnik VI
Cassini-Huygens - The robotic spacecraft was launched in 1997.
On August the 4th 2004, a market fire killed hundreds of
people. Where was the fire?
Paraguay - The fire started in a supermarket. The cause of the fire was thought to be a faulty barbeque
Chechen terrorists took over a thousand people hostage in 2004.
Where were they being held captive?
a. An embassy
b. A hospital
c. A school
d. A military base
A school - This incident is referred to as the Beslan school hostage crisis. The captive included 777
The world's tallest bridge was opened on December 14th 2004.
What was the name of the bridge?
b. Great Belt East
c. Yi Sun-sin
Millau - This bridge, which is located in France, is a cable-stayed bridge.
Which nation hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 2004?
Athens - The Games opened on the 13th of August and closed on the 29th.
According to Billboard, what was the top song of 2004?
b. This Love
c. The Way You Move
d. If I Ain't Got You
Yeah! - Yeah! was recorded by Usher and featured Lil Jon and Ludacris.
Who received the Nobel Peace prize in 2004?
a. Wangari Maathai
b. Shirin Ebadi
c. Jimmy Carter
d. Kim Dae-jung
Wangari Maathai - Wangari Muta Maathai was a Kenyan environmental and political activist.
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