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Kent - The robbers were able to steal over 53 million pounds.In February of 2006, Britain's largest cash robbery occurred. Where did the crime take place?

a. Middlesex
b. Berkshire
c. Kent
d. Sussex


Bad Day - Written by Daniel Powter, 'Bad Day' was the first song ever to sell 2 million digital copies in the US.According to Billboard Magazine, what was the top single for 2006?

a. Crazy
b. Temperature
c. Bad Day
d. You're Beautiful


Alexander Litvinenko - Alexander was an ex-officer of the KGB. He had fled Russia and sought asylum in Great Britain.In 2006, granted asylum in the United Kingdom where he worked as a journalist, who was poisoned with polonium?

a. Boris Berezovsky
b. Andrei Lugovoi
c. Alexander Litvinenko
d. Dmitri Kovtun


Pluto - Pluto was named after the god of the underworld.In 2006, which planet's status was reduced to a "dwarf" planet?

a. Pluto
b. Uranus
c. Earth
d. Mercury


Twitter - This site uses text-based messages, which are referred to as tweets.Created by Jack Dorsey, what popular site was launched in March of 2006?

a. Wikia
b. Google
c. Wikipedia
d. Twitter


Western Rhino - Extensive searches failed to locate even a single rhino.Which of these animals was thought to be extinct in 2006?

a. Blue Booby
b. Aye Aye
c. Black Panther
d. Western Rhino


Saddam Hussein - Saddam was executed by hanging. The unprofessional execution drew criticism from many nations.Which former Middle East leader was executed on the 30th of December 2006?

a. Hosni Mubarak
b. Asif Ali Zardari
c. Saddam Hussein
d. Anwar Sedate


North Korea - North Korea was the first country to give the world advanced warning about testing nuclear weapons. Which of these countries preformed their first nuclear test on October 3rd, 2006?

a. Argentina
b. France
c. China
d. North Korea


Germany - The tournament opened on the 6th of July. Italy was the winner.Which nation hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2006?

a. Australia
b. Brazil
c. Germany
d. Spain


Mecca - The visitors were in the city to participate in the annual Haji pilgrimage.In 2006, the Al Ghaza Hotel collapsed killing dozens of people and injuring many more. Where was the hotel located?

a. Mecca
b. Jerusalem
c. Amman
d. Damascus


Swan - The bird was discovered on the 5th of April 2006, in Cellardyke.In 2006, the first case of Avian Flu was discovered in Scotland. What kind of bird was infected?

a. Goose
b. Swallow
c. Chicken
d. Swan


Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest - Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest grossed over $423 million.What was the top grossing movie of 2006?

a. The Da Vinci Code
b. Night at the Museum
c. Cars
d. Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest


Lebanon - The conflict killed approximately 1,300 Lebanese people and 165 Israelis.On July 12 2006, what country did Israeli troops invade in response to Hezbollah kidnapping two Israeli soldiers and killing 3?

a. Lebanon
b. Syria
c. Egypt
d. Iran




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