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The First Decade of the 21st Century

written by: Eve
 
Let's have a look at some of the major events and figures of the 2000s.

Question 1:


Who do the following words belong to: "We will rebuild. We're going to come out of this stronger than before, politically stronger, economically stronger. The skyline will be made whole again"?
George W. Bush
Sarah Palin
Barack Obama
Rudy Giuliani

Question 2:


What invasion did Kofi Annan, the Secretary General of the UN, refer to when saying, "I have indicated it was not in conformity with the UN Charter. From our point of view, from the Charter point of view, it was illegal."?
the 2003 Invasion of Iraq
the U.S. Special Forces Attack on al-Qaida in Somalia
the Chechen War
the Afghanistan War

Question 3:


Who did Barak Obama defeat in the 2008 general election to become the first African American President?
John McCain
none of these
Hilary Clinton
George W. Bush

Question 4:


What country conducted nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009, triggering widespread international condemnation?
Russia
China
Iraq
North Korea

Question 5:


What war was launched in 2001 as 'Operation Enduring Freedom'?
the War in Somalia
the War in Afghanistan
the War in Iraq
the Bosnian War

Question 6:


Which of the following was declassified as a planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union?
Pluto
Mercury
Neptune
Uranus

Question 7:


In 2001, this engineer and multimillionaire became the first "fee-paying" space tourist when he visited the International Space Station (ISS) for seven days.
Denis Tito
Gregory Olsen
Charles Bolden
Mark Shuttleworth

Question 8:


Who succeeded Fidel Castro when he resigned from office in February 2008?
his son Alejandro Castro
Hugo Chavez
his spouse Mirta Diaz-Balart
his brother Raul Castro

Question 9:


At the time of its release in 2009, this movie, directed by James Cameron, became the highest-grossing movie of all time.
The Matrix
300
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Avatar

Question 10:


Which of the following is not among the founders of Facebook, the leading social networking site of the 2000s?
Dustin Moskovitz
Mark Zuckerberg
Eduardo Saverin
Sean Parker

 


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