2007 Trivia Quiz Questions From The Year 2007
Bulgaria and Romania join what?
A: The European Union.
Bulgarian, Romanian, and Irish become official languages of
A: European Union, joining 20 other official languages.
Who becomes the new United Nations Secretary-General,
replacing Kofi Annan?
A: South Korea's Ban Ki-moon.
Apple Inc.'s CEO and founder,
Steve Jobs, announces what?
A: The first generation iPhone (it goes on sale in the United States on June 29).
The IPCC publishes its fourth assessment report, having
A: That global climate change is "very likely" to have a predominantly human cause.
North Korea agrees to shut down its nuclear facilities in Yongbyon by when?
A: April 14.
The International Court of Justice finds Serbia guilty of
A: Failing to prevent genocide in the Srebrenica massacre, but clears it of direct responsibility and complicity in the case.
World stock markets plummet after China and Europe release
A: Less-than-expected growth reports.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert admits that Israel had
planned a what?
A: An attack on Lebanon in the event of kidnapped soldiers on the border, months before Hezbollah carried out its kidnapping.
Naval forces of Iran's
Revolutionary Guard seize what?
A: Royal Navy personnel in disputed Iran-Iraq waters.
Prime Minister of Latvia Aigars Kalvītis and Prime Minister
of Russia Mikhail Fradkov finally sign a what?
A: A border treaty between Latvia and Russia.
French high speed passenger
train, the TGV, reaches what
A: 574.8 km/h (357.2 mph), breaking the record for the world's fastest conventional train.
The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran announces
that they will release whom?
A: The group of imprisoned British sailors and Marines that were captured by them on March 23.
What happened to retired Russian chess champion Garry
A: He is detained in Moscow after participating in a banned protest march against President Vladimir Putin.
Where does Seung-Hui Cho, a South Korean expatriate
student, shoot and kill 32 people?
A: At the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Who disappears from an apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal?
A: British child Madeleine McCann.
Much of Greensburg, Kansas is destroyed by what?
A: An EF5 tornado.
The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and the Moscow
Patriarchate re-unite after how many years of schism?
A 2,100-year-old “what” is discovered by archaeologists in western Japan.?
Live Earth Concerts are held throughout how many major
cities around the world?
What happened to TAM Airlines Flight 3054?
A: It crashes, killing all 187 on board and 12 others on the ground.
The final book in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series,
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is released and sells how many copies in
the first 24 hours?
A: Over 11 million, becoming the fastest selling book in history.
What bridge in Minneapolis Minnesota collapses?
A: The 35W Bridge.
Where did the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit host
its 19th annual city meeting?
A: In Sydney.
Israeli jets strike a suspected what in Syria?
A: nuclear site.
What Track and field star surrenders the five Olympic
medals she won in the 2000 Sydney Games, after admitting to doping?
A: Marion Jones.
The Vatican beatifies 498 Spanish victims of
persecution from before and during the what?
A: The Spanish Civil War.
The Writers Guild of America goes on a strike that lasts
A: February 12, 2008.
Approximately how many people are believed to have died
after Cyclone Sidr hits Bangladesh?
Where is the United Nations Climate Change Conference held?
A: At Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia.
Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, is announced as what?
A: Time magazine's 2007 Person of the Year.
The Nepalese government announces that the country's
240-year-old monarchy will be what?
A: abolished in 2008 and a new republic will be declared.
What former Pakistani prime minister is assassinated, and
at least 20 others are killed, by a bomb blast at an
election rally in
A: Benazir Bhutto.