April 2013 Current Events QuizFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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On what day did the Boston Marathon take place?
15th - Two bombs exploded during the event.
On what day did the Stanley Cup playoffs start?
30th - The first round of the NHL playoffs started on Tuesday the 30th of April.
In the month of April, two inmates named Brian Tucker and John
King escaped. Where were they being held?
Texas - Brian Tucker and John King escaped from the Hopkins county Jail, which is in Sulphur Springs.
On the 22nd of April, which country was hit with an earthquake
that registered 6.6 on the Richter scale?
China - The earthquake killed two hundred people and left countless other homeless.
On April 1st, which company claimed to be selling Iron Man
Firebox - Firebox claimed that they were selling these suits for 250,000 pounds.
Whom did super model Yvette Prieto marry?
a. Michael Jordan
b. Mario Lemieux
c. Shaquille O’Neal
d. John Connors
Michael Jordan - A huge wedding was held in Palm Beach Florida where the couple entertained over two
Which famous country singer passed away on the 26th of April,
a. Robert Holding
b. Johnny Cash
c. Rick Mather
d. George Jones
George Jones - George died at Vanderbilt University at the age of 81.
In April of 2013, more than 100 people walked away from a plane
crash in Bali. Who owned the plane?
a. Lion Air
b. Air India
c. Pacific Sun
d. British Airways
Lion Air - The plane overshot the runway and crashed into the sea.
On the 22nd of April 2013, baby Violet Grace Deveraux was born.
Who is her famous mother?
a. Kin Kardashian
b. Halle Berry
c. Poppy Montgomery
d. Julia Roberts
Poppy Montgomery - Poppy Montgomery plays the part of Samantha Spade on the hit show Without a Trace.
Which of these films was released in April 2013?
a. Les Miserables
b. Home Run
c. The Avengers
Home Run - This movie was directed by David Boyd. This film stars Scott Elrod, Dorian Brown and James
Which basketball player recently announced that he was gay?
a. Fab Melo
b. Jason Collins
c. Nazr Mohammed
d. JaVale McGee
Jason Collins - Drafted in 2001, Jason plays center.
Which country held elections after the death of President Hugo
Venezuela - President H. Chavez died on the 5th of March.
On the 19th of April, a man was attacked and killed by a shark.
Where did this tragic event occur?
b. South Africa
South Africa - Mr. Lilenfeld was attacked by what witnesses described as a five-meter great white shark.
On the 26th of April, two Americans swam for fourteen hours
after their boat sank. Where were the Americans at the time?
b. Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico - Although the Captain and first mate of the ship did not manage to swim to shore, they both
survived. Rescuers pulled them out of the water after 23 hours.
Eleven coaches of a passenger train derailed killing one person
and injuring fifty others. Where did this accident happen?
India - This accident occurred in Tamil Nadu. The Muzaffapur-Yeswantpur Express went off the track at
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