Free Printable Trivia Questions and Answers, Trivia Games and Other Resources for the Trivia Buff

 

 


 

2008 Trivia Quiz

History Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia


Click the question mark found beside each question for the answer.


E.G. Burle Foundation Museum - The paintings were worth approximately $163 million.In 2008, an art theft of paintings by Monet, Van Gogh, Degas and Cezanne occurred. Where were these paintings on display?

a. E.G. Burle Foundation Museum
b. The Vatican Museum
c. The Louvre
d. The Guggenheim


Fidel Castro - Fidel turned power over to his younger brother Raul Castro.In 2008, which dictator stepped down after forty-nine years in power?

a. Fidel Castro
b. Omar As-Bashir
c. Kim Jong-il
d. U Thein Sein


Tibet - The monks were protesting against China's occupation of Tibet.On the 10th of March, 400 monks were engaged in a protest that resulted in a hundred people being killed. Where was this protest?

a. China
b. Tibet
c. Nepal
d. Kashmire


King Gyanendra - The king was told he would have to step down in fifteen days.Which ruler was told that he would have to step down after the newly elected government decided to dissolve the monarchy in May of 2008?

a. King Carlos
b. King Albert II
c. King Gyanendra
d. King Harald


Columbia - Ingrid was freed along with fourteen others. She had been a captive since 2002. In July of 2008, the politician and anti-corruption activist Ingrid Betancourt was rescued. Where was she held captive?

a. Columbia
b. Iran
c. Peru
d. China


California - The same sex issue went all the way to the Supreme Court.On June 16th, 2008, which state legalized same sex marriages?

a. Missouri
b. Texas
c. California
d. Florida


Bagdad - The reporter worked for Al Baghdadia, a Cairo based station.In 2008, a reporter threw his shoes at President Bush. Where did this incident occur?

a. Tel Aviv
b. Bagdad
c. Istanbul
d. Damascus


Giants - The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots.In 2008, who won the Super Bowl?

a. Broncos
b. Redskins
c. Giants
d. Steelers


Deccan Mujahedeen - These attacks took place at various locations in Mumbai, India. On the 28th of November 2008, India suffered a number of attacks. Which group claimed responsibility for these incidents?

a. Deendar Anjuman
b. Hamas
c. Egyptian Islamic Jihad
d. Deccan Mujahedeen


The Dark Knight - The Dark Knight made approximately $1,004,558,444 worldwide.What was the top grossing film of 2008?

a. Hancock
b. Iron Man
c. The Dark Knight
d. Kung Fu Panda


Burma - Damage was estimated at over US$10 billion.Over 133,000 were killed by Cyclone Nargis in May of 2008. Where did this disaster occur?

a. India
b. Hong Kong
c. China
d. Burma


Low - Low was recorded by Flo Rida and featured T-Pain.According to Billboard, what was the top song of 2008?

a. Low
b. Lollipop
c. No One
d. Bleeding Love


Barack Obama - Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States.A United States presidential election occurred in 2008. Who was elected?

a. George W. Bush
b. Hillary Clinton
c. Barack Obama
d. Joe Biden


Martti Ahtisaari - Martti Ahtisaari was the tenth President of Finland.Who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008?

a. Martti Ahtisaari
b. Barack Obama
c. Liu Xiaobo
d. Al Gore


Beijing, China - China became the 22nd nation to host the Olympic Games and the 18th to hold a Summer Olympic Games.Where did the 2008 Summer Olympics take place?

a. Beijing, China
b. London, United Kingdom
c. Athens, Greece
d. Sydney, Australia




Printable Trivia Questions
Click Here For a Printable Version of This Quiz

 

 

 

Free trivia games

 


 


 

  Site Contents

Trivia Home
Trivia Questions Index
Daily Trivia Challenge
Daily Trivia Contest
Movie Quiz Challenge
TriviaChamp Blog
Id In Three Trivia
Topic Sleuth Trivia
Wordsearch Games
Fun Online Pranks
Christmas Fun Pages
Halloween Fun Pages
Thanksgiving Fun Pages
Pub Quiz Sheets
Video Trivia Games
Weird Trivia Facts
Add a Trivia Game
Leave Feedback
Privacy Policy
Site Map


  Trivia Categories

General Trivia
General Knowledge Trivia Questions E115
Pop Culture Trivia Questions E78
General Knowledge Trivia Questions E114
Pop Culture Trivia Questions E77
2016 Trivia Quiz
More ...
Movie Trivia
Movie Trivia Questions E45
2016 Movie Actor Matchup Quiz
Classic Movie Actor Matchup Quiz
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E8
2016 Movie Trivia Questions
More ...
TV Shows Trivia
The Simpsons Trivia Quiz
TV Show Trivia Questions E18
SNL Characters Trivia Quiz
British Sitcoms Trivia Quiz
Pretty Little Liars Quiz
More ...
Music Trivia
1950s Song Artist Matchup Quiz
David Bowie Lyrics Trivia Quiz
Music Trivia Questions E43
Classic Rock Trivia Questions E5
Taylor Swift Lyrics Trivia Quiz
More ...
History Trivia
History Trivia Questions E37
What Happened First Trivia Quiz E4
Kids History Trivia Questions
World War I Trivia Questions E2
What Happened First Trivia Quiz III
More ...
Geography Trivia
United States Geography Quiz E5
South Africa Trivia Quiz
Kids People And Places Trivia Quiz
Switzerland Trivia Quiz
British Cities Trivia Quiz II
More ...
Science Trivia
Science Trivia Questions E31
Science Trivia Questions E30
Science Trivia Questions E29
Science Trivia Questions E28
Science Trivia Questions E27
More ...
Sports Trivia
Baseball Trivia Questions E6
Olympic Team Sports Trivia Quiz
Olympic British Stars Trivia Quiz
Olympics Basketball Trivia Quiz
Olympics - Thrilling Thirties Trivia Quiz
More ...
Kids Trivia
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz III
Disney Movie Trivia Questions E7
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz II
Kids Fun And Games Trivia Quiz
Kids History Trivia Questions
More ...
Language Trivia
Collective Terms Trivia Quiz II
Collective Terms Trivia Quiz
Languages Trivia Quiz
Language And Wordplay Quiz
Words And Wordplay Trivia Quiz
More ...
Literature Trivia
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E15
Literature Trivia Questions E9
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E14
William Shakespeare Trivia Quiz II
Arts And Literature Trivia Questions E13
More ...
Animal Trivia
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz III
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz II
Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz
Animals Trivia Quiz E6
Kids Animal Trivia Questions
More ...
Misc. Trivia
Christmas Trivia Quiz Questions E6
Christmas Trivia Quiz Questions V
Beer Slogans Trivia Quiz
Food And Drink Trivia Quiz E16
Halloween Trivia Quiz II
More ...