1980 Trivia Quiz Questions
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1984 Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
Brunei becomes a what?
A: A fully independent state.
President Reagan nominates whom as U.S. Secretary of
A: Elizabeth Dole.
The United States and the Vatican (Holy See) restore what?
A: Full diplomatic relations.
What does Apple Computer put on sale in the United States?
A: The Macintosh personal computer.
Dr. John Buster and the research team at Harbor–UCLA
Medical Center announce history's first what?
A: Embryo transfer from one woman to another, resulting in a live birth.
Space Shuttle Challenger is launched on the what?
A: 10th Space Shuttle mission.
Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make
the first what?
A: Un-tethered space walk.
Where were the 1984 Winter Olympics held?
A: In Sarajevo, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Who succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as General Secretary of
the Communist Party of the Soviet Union?
A: Konstantin Chernenko.
The CIA station chief in Beirut, William Francis Buckley,
A: Kidnapped by the Islamic Jihad Organization and later dies in captivity.
Teachers at the McMartin Preschool in Manhattan Beach,
California are charged with what?
A: Satanic ritual abuse of the school children, The charges are later dropped as
Marvin Gaye is shot to death by whom?
A: His father, one day before his 45th birthday.
President Reagan calls for an international ban on what?
A: Chemical weapons.
What film won Best Picture at the 56th
hosted by Johnny Carson at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion?
A: Terms of Endearment.
English comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a massive
attack and dies while what?
A: Live on TV.
The Herreys win what?
A: The Eurovision Song Contest 1984 for Sweden, with the song "Diggi-Loo,
The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott what?
A: The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
What type of coin is introduced in Australia?
A: The one dollar coin.
Ronald Reagan visits his ancestral home where?
A: In Ballyporeen, the Republic of Ireland.
A deadly F5 tornado nearly destroys what town?
A: Barneveld, Wisconsin.
June 12 - In one of the greatest NBA Finals ever, The
Boston Celtics beat what team in 7 games to captured their 15th NBA
A: Los Angeles Lakers.
What world-renowned, critically acclaimed, Canadian
entertainment company was founded?
A: Cirque du Soleil.
What does Virgin Atlantic Airways do?
A: Makes its inaugural flight.
France beats what country 2–0 to win Euro 84>?
Richard Ramírez (the "Night Stalker") murders his what?
A: First confirmed victim.
Elton John plays the famous what?
A: Night and Day Concert at Wembley Stadium.
Liechtenstein becomes the last country in Europe to what?
A: Grant women the right to vote.
Beverly Burns becomes the first woman what, in the world?
A: Boeing 747 captain.
In San Ysidro, San Diego, 41-year-old James Oliver Huberty
sprays a McDonald's restaurant with what?
A: Gunfire, killing 21 people before being shot and killed himself.
Who becomes the first Miss America to resign?
A: Vanessa L. Williams.
Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to do
A: Perform a space walk.
Where are the 1984 Summer Olympics held?
A: In Los Angeles, California.
Soviet submarine K-278 Komsomolets reaches a record
submergence depth what?
A: 1,020 meters.
John DeLorean is acquitted of all eight charges of what?
A: Possessing and distributing cocaine.
Who is sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada?
A: Brian Mulroney.
Who becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic, solo,
in a hot air balloon?
A: Joe Kittinger.
Hezbollah car-bombs the what?
A: U.S. Embassy annex in Beirut, killing 24 people.
The United Kingdom and the People's Republic of
the initial agreement to do what?
A: To return Hong Kong to China in 1997.
Tim Macartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer become the first
A: The first Australians to summit Mount Everest.
Who becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space
A: Marc Garneau.
The European Economic Community makes £1.8 million
available to do what?
A: To help combat the famine in Ethiopia.
Ronald Reagan defeats Walter F. Mondale with what
percentage of the popular vote?