2011 Trivia QuizHistory Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which terrorist was shot and killed on the 2nd of May 2011?
a. Saddam Hussein
b. Abdul Rahman Yasin
c. Osama Bin Laden
d. Ali Atwa
Osama Bin Laden - Killed by US Navy Seals.
In 2011, Kate Middleton married Prince William. In which month
did the royal wedding occur?
April - The couple was married at Westminster Abby.
What was the top grossing movie of 2011?
a. Transformers - Dark of the Moon
b. Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides
c. Kung Fu Panda 2
d. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - As of 2013, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is
the fourth highest grossing film of all time.
Which country gave women the right to vote on September 25th,
b. Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia - Although King Abdullah granted women the right to vote, they will not have the chance to
do so until 2015.
In 2011, which city was virtually destroyed by a tornado?
Joplin - The tornado was three quarters of a mile wide. It wiped out more than 2,000 buildings and
killed 140 people.
Which infamous crime boss was arrested in 2011?
a. James 'Whitey' Bulger
b. Carmine 'The Cigar' Galante
c. Vincenzo Virga
d. Vincent 'The Chin' Ginante
James 'Whitey' Bulger - Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica on 19 counts of murder.
In 2011, the last shuttle was launched into space. Which
shuttle had this honor?
Atlantis - The shuttle program began in 1981. The final mission involved carrying supplies to the
International Space Station.
Which nation suffered an earthquake that registered 9 on the
Japan - The quake caused a massive tsunami.
In 2011, which former world leader was rolled into a courtroom
while on his hospital bed?
a. Hosni Mubarak
b. Anwar Sedat
c. Osama Bin Laden
d. Vladimir Putin
Hosni Mubarak - Mubarak had been the leader of Egypt. Mubarak was found guilty of various crimes and was
sentenced to life in prison.
Who won the World Series in 2011?
a. Red Sox
Cardinals - The Cardinals defeated the Rangers in seven games.
Staying atop Billboard's Hot 100 for seven consecutive weeks,
what song did Billboard rate as number one for the year 2011?
a. Party Rock Anthem
b. Give Me Everything
c. Rolling in the Deep
Rolling in the Deep - 'Rolling in the Deep' was recorded by British singer-songwriter Adele for her
second album, 21.
In 2011, Puyehue-Cordon Caulle erupted. Where?
Chile - This eruption began on the 4th of June 2011.
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