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Review 2019 - a round with trivia about the year 2019


Quiz

  1. The year 2019 coincides with the 150th anniversary of the creation of what by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869?
  2. The 9th of November 2019 will be the 30th anniversary of what?




  3. January - Which country withdraws from OPEC?
  4. January - Jair Bolsonaro begins his four-year term as President of which country?
  5. January - Probe Chang'e 4 becomes the first human-made object to land where? We want the exact answer!
  6. February - The Republic of Macedonia renames itself the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a decades-old naming dispute with which country?
  7. February - Who does Donald Trump meet in a summit held in Hanoi, Vietnam?
  8. March - In which city are 51 people killed and 50 others injured in terrorist attacks on two mosques?
  9. March - The capital city Astana is renamed Nur-Sultan in which country, to honour its resigining president?
  10. April - Julian Assange is arrested after seven years in which country's embassy in London?
  11. April - Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is elected president of which country?
  12. May - The Eurovision Song Contest is won by which country?
  13. May - Why was the song "Stand By" performed by Loryn and Rudimental on The Mall in central London?
  14. June- Which African country decriminalizes homosexuality?
  15. June - The 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings was on which date in June?
  16. June - Which country shoots down a RQ-4 Global Hawk?
  17. July - A total solar eclipse occurs over which continent?
  18. July - Boris Johnson defeats which politician to become Prime Minister?
  19. July - India bans triple talaq, what is talaq the Arab word for?
  20. August - A Danish research institution announced that 11 billion tons of ice had melted in Greenland in how many days in the the month of July: (a)1 day, (b)10 days, or (c) 31 days?
  21. August - Which International Airport is closed due to protests?
  22. September - Which country promised to plant 440 million trees in twenty years to combat climate change?
  23. September - Name the 84th Prime Minister and 22nd President of France who died on the 26th of September?
  24. October - Typhoon Hagibis is the biggest storm to hit which country in decades?
  25. October - The Supreme Court of Spain sentences nine independence movement leaders of which autonomous community in Spain?

Answers:

  1. The Periodic Table (2019 has been assigned as International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements by the UN General Assembly)
  2. The fall of the Berlin Wall
  3. Qatar
  4. Brazil
  5. On the far side of the Moon (also called the "dark side of the Moon")
  6. Greece
  7. North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un
  8. Christchurch, New Zealand
  9. Kazakhstan
  10. Ecuador's
  11. Ukraine
  12. Netherlands (Holland)
  13. Cricket World Cup opening ceremony





  14. Botswana
  15. 6th of June
  16. Iran (shoot down an American surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz)
  17. South America
  18. Jeremy Hunt
  19. Divorce(it allowed any Muslim man in India to legally divorce his wife by uttering the word talaq three times)
  20. 1 day
  21. Hong Kong
  22. Ireland
  23. Jacques Chirac
  24. Japan
  25. Catalonia






There are more 2019 'quiz of the year' questions on this website.