July 2016 Current Events QuizPrintable July 2016 Trivia Questions
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A hidden mosaic was uncovered during restoration work at the "Church of the Nativity" in which country?
Israel - The mosaic of an angel was hidden under plaster.
Who won the 2016 UEFA European Championship?
Portugal - The championship was held in France from June 10th to July 10th, 2016.
Whose album "Views" topped the Billboard 200 chart at number one in July of 2016?
c. Twenty One Pilots
d. Blink 182
Drake - The album was released on April 29, 2016.
What name is given to the largest video game tournament in the world, which began in July 2016?
Evolution - Evolution is an annual event that focuses entirely on fighting games.
Malcolm Turnbull claimed victory in the general election in which nation in July of 2016?
Australia - Turnbull is the 29th Prime Minister of Australia.
President Salva Mararadit called a ceasefire in which nation in July of 2016?
a. South Africa
d. North Korea
Sudan - The ceasefire was called following days of violence that left hundreds dead.
Louise Herman won the Archibald Prize in July 2016 for her painting of whom?
a. Eddie the Eagle
b. Oprah Winfrey
c. Rickey Gervais
d. Barry Humphries
Barry Humphries - Herman won the $150,000 Moran prize in 2014 for her portrait of Bill Henson.
Which nation's Emperor announced his intentions to abdicate in July 2016?
d. South Africa
Japan - As of 2016, the Emperor of Japan is the only remaining monarch in the world reigning under the title of 'Emperor'.
Which TV show received the most Emmy nominations in July of 2016?
b. The Office
c. The Walking Dead
d. Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones - HBO announced that 2017 season of Game of Thrones will only have seven episodes.
Who did Donald Trump choose as his running mate in July 2016?
a. Eddie Spencer
b. David Sense
c. Dick Pound
d. Mike Pence
Mike Pence - Pence is the 50th Governor of Indiana.
What is the title of the Pokemon game, which stormed the world in July of 2016?
Go - The game sends players into the real world to search for Pokemon monsters.
Theresa May became Prime Minister of which nation in July 2016?
UK - May has been the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead since 1997.
Osama Bin Laden's son threatened revenge against the United States for assassinating his father in July 2016. What is his name?
Hamza - Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by US commandos in 2011.
The Permanent Country of Arbitration ruled in favor of the Philippines against which nation in July 2016?
China - China decided it would neither accept nor participate in the arbitral tribunal process.
Typhoon Nepartak hit which nation in July 2016?
Taiwan - Typhoon Nepartak caused 3 deaths and US$21.1 million damage.
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