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Year 2000 Trivia Questions

Israel and Syria hold what?
A: Inconclusive peace talks.

The last natural Pyrenean ibex is found dead, apparently killed by what?
A: A falling tree.

America Online announces an agreement to purchase what company?
A:  Time Warner for $162 billion (the largest-ever corporate merger).

What did the armed wing of the Islamic Salvation Front do?
A: IT concluded its negotiations with the government for an amnesty and disbanded in Algeria.

What did a United Nations tribunal sentence 5 Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years in prison for ?
A: For the 1993 killing of over 100 Bosnian Muslims in a Bosnian village.

What meteorite impacts the Earth?
A: The Tagish Lake meteorite.

What happened to Kenya Airways Flight 431?
A: It crashed off the coast of Côte d'Ivoire into the Atlantic

Ocean, killing 169 people.

What happened to Alaska Airlines Flight 261?
A: It crashed off the California coast into the Pacific Ocean, killing 88 people.

International Trivia Questions and ...
International Trivia Questions and Answers

Who was found guilty of murdering 15 patients between 1995 and 1998 and sentenced to life in prison?
A: Dr. Harold Shipman.

What German extortionist is jailed for life for attempted murder and extortion?
A: Klaus-Peter Sabotta.

Who is elected the first female president of Finland?
A: Tarja Halonen.

Who is  is elected president of Croatia?
A: Stipe Mesić.

Torrential rains in Africa lead to the worst flooding in Mozambique in how long?
A: 50 years, it kills 800 people.

The final original Peanuts comic strip is published, after what?
A: The death of, Charles M. Schulz.


Jorge Batlle, is sworn in as President of what country?
A: Uruguay.

The PlayStation 2 is released in what country?
A: Japan.

The NASDAQ Composite Index reaches an all-time high of what?
A: 5,048.

Pope John Paul II apologizes for the wrongdoings by whom throughout the ages?
A: members of the Roman Catholic Church.

What becomes the official currency of Ecuador?
A: The United States dollar, replacing the Ecuadorian sucre.

Pope John Paul II begins the first official visit by a Roman Catholic pontiff to what country?
A: Israel.

Who is elected President of Russia?
A: Vladimir Putin.


What happened to the Seattle Kingdome?
A: It was demolished by implosion.

April 22 – In a predawn raid, federal agents seize whom from his relatives' home in Miami?
A: 6-year-old Elián González.

Where is Elián taken?
A: To his Cuban father in Washington, D.C.

After originating in the Philippines, what spreads quickly throughout the world?
A: the ILOVEYOU computer virus.

What hits Banggai, Indonesia, leaving 54 dead?
A: An earthquake.

In what country was the one billionth living person born?
A: in India is.

Millennium Force opens at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio as the world's what?
A: Tallest and fastest roller coaster.


The Grand National Assembly of Turkey elects whom as the tenth President of Turkey?
A: Ahmet Necdet Sezer.

Israel withdraws IDF forces from southern Lebanon after how long?
A:  After 22 years.

What hits Bengkulu, Indonesia, leaving 94 dead?
A: An earthquake.

Section 28, a law preventing the promotion of what, is repealed by the Scottish Parliament?
A: Homosexuality.

Elián González returns to Cuba with his father, Juan Miguel González, ending what?
A: A protracted custody battle.

France defeats Italy 2-1 after extra time in the final of the European Championships, becoming what?
A: The first team to win the World Cup and European Championships consecutively.

Who is elected President of Mexico?
A: Vicente Fox.


Bashar al-Assad is confirmed as Syria's leader in a national referendum following what?
A: The death of his father, Hafez al-Assad.

What happened to Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde aircraft?
A: It crashed into a hotel just after takeoff from Paris, killing all 109 aboard and 4 in the hotel.

Venezuela's president Hugo Chávez is reelected with what percentage of the vote?
A: 59%.

What Confederate submarine is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor?
A: H. L. Hunley.

What happened to the Russian submarine Kursk?
A: It sank in the Barents Sea resulting in the deaths of all 118 men on board.

What Nickelodeon show  debuts?
A: Dora the Explorer.

Albania officially joins the what?
A: The World Trade Organization.


Where are the 2000 Summer Olympics held?
A: In Sydney, Australia.

President Slobodan Milošević does what?
A: He leaves office after widespread demonstrations throughout Serbia.

Jim Wallace becomes what?
A:  Acting First Minister of Scotland.

Madeleine Albright holds talks with whom?
A: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il.

Serbia is admitted to what?
A: The United Nations as the 190th member.

Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, becoming what?
A: The first First Lady of the United States to win public office.

Bill Clinton becomes the first sitting U.S. President to do what?
A: To visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

The U.S. Supreme Court stops the Florida presidential recount, effectively giving the state, and the Presidency, to whom?
A:  George W. Bush.

The third and final reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is what?
A: Shut down and the station is shut down completely.

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