2010 Trivia QuizHistory Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which country held the Winter Olympic Games in 2010?
Canada - The games were held in Vancouver.
In 2010, a volcano erupted in Europe causing the closure of
airports in 20 countries. Where was this volcano located?
Iceland - The name of the volcano was Eyjafjallajokull. It erupted on the 14th of April 2010.
In 2010, which of these movies earned the most money?
a. Harry Potter - The Deathly Hollows Part 1
c. Iron Man
d. Toy Story 3D
Toy Story 3D - The blockbuster earned over a billion dollars.
Which country won the FIFA World Cup in 2010?
Spain - The event was hosted by South Africa.
What kind of animal made psychic predictions about soccer
matches in 2010?
a. An Eagle
b. An Octopus
c. A Dolphin
d. A Chimpanzee
An Octopus - Paul the Octopus made headlines with his predictions. He was correct 11 out of 13 times.
In 2010, who was named Australia's first Catholic Saint?
a. Ruth Teresa
b. John Abbot
c. Mary MacKillop
d. John Mackenzie
Mary MacKillop - Saint Mary was canonized on the 17th of October 2010.
In 2010, which of these websites had the most visitors?
Facebook - Google and Yahoo are also among the most popular sites.
What natural disaster devastated Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 2010?
Earthquake - With more than 200, 000 people killed, it was the biggest quake to hit the island in more
than 200 years.
On March 29th 2010, which city's subway was the site of a bomb
b. New York
Moscow - Two women were responsible for the bombs. Thirty-nine people were killed in the attacks.
On the 5th of May, a painting sold at auction for a
record-breaking $106 million. Who was the artist?
b. Da Vinci
d. Van Gogh
Picasso - The painting was called Nude, Green Leaves and Bust. It was a painting of Picasso's mistress.
Which country's leader announced their resignation on the 1st
of June 2010?
d. Great Britain
Japan - Yukio Hatoyama had only been in office for nine months.
On May 2nd, the eurozone and the International Monetary Fund
agreed to a €110 billion bailout package for which country?
Greece - Greece's population is around 11 million.
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