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2006: A Look Back! The First 6 Months

written by: Phreekshow
 
A look back at some important and not so important events of the first half of 2006.

Question 1:


In January of 2006, 12 miners were killed in the "Sago Mine Disaster", which occurred in which U.S. state?
Virginia
Ohio
West Virginia
Pennsylvania

Question 2:


On what date in January 2006 did legendary radio talk show host Howard Stern begin his much publicized satellite radio show on Sirius?
9th
16th
2nd
4th

Question 3:


On January 22, 2006 this professional basketball player scored 81 points in a game against the Toronto Raptors. This became the second highest score for 1 player in a single game in history.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 4:


Which NFL team won Super Bowl XL on February 5, 2006?
New England Patriots
Philadelphia Eagles
Seattle Seahawks
Pittsburgh Steelers

Question 5:


Which film won awards for Best Director and Best Motion Picture at the 2006 BAFTA Awards?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 6:


In which European country were the 2006 Winter Olympics held?
Switzerland
Germany
France
Italy

Question 7:


Was 2006 a leap (intercalary) year?
No
Yes

Question 8:


On March 3, 2006 which famous British pop star was arrested in Vietnam for allegation of child molestation?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


Which film won the Best Picture award at the 2006 Academy Awards?
March of the Penguins
Brokeback Mountain
King Kong
Crash

Question 10:


March 2006 saw the death of which former professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins and Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 11:


Which politician was named the new White House Press secretary on April 26, 2006 ?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 12:


The 2006 film "See No Evil", released on May 19, stars what famous WWE wrestler?
Shawn Michaels
Kane
Undertaker
Goldberg

Question 13:


On May 28, 2006 Barry Bonds hit his 715th career homerun against which National League team?
Colorado Rockies
San Diego Padres
Atalanta Braves
New York Mets

Question 14:


Which hockey team won the 2006 NHL Stanley Cup?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 15:


Which famous rockstar was arrested on June 27, 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden for violent acts including biting a security guard on the leg?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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