History Quiz / In the News: July 2015

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Pia Kjærsgaard became which country's first woman to be elected speaker of the Folketing parliament?3rd
UNESCO added new sites to the World Heritage List, including which French wine producing region(s)?4th
What natural disaster in Saskatchewan, Canada, forced thousands of people from their homes?4th
What sport did the American women's team defeat Japan in with a World Cup-winning score of 5-2?5th
The United States Congress refused to offer a bailout to the government of which U.S. territory?9th
The Philippines asked an international Court of Arbitration to invalidate China's claims to which sea?9th
Following the Charleston church shooting, which flag was lowered at the South Carolina State House?10th
Ellen Pao resigned as the CEO of which website, following backlash over the firing of a popular admin?10th
Satoru Iwata, the CEO of which multinational video game and electronics company, died at age 55?11th
Which male tennis player defeated Roger Federer to win the 2015 Wimbledon Men's Singles title?12th
Georgia accuses which nation of violating its sovereignty by claiming part of South Ossetia is theirs?12th
Rapper Curtis James Jackson III, better known by what stage name, filed for bankruptcy protection?13th
NASA's 'New Horizons' spacecraft performed a close flyby of which astronomical body for the first time?14th
Scientists working with which particular collider announced the discovery of the pentaquark?16th
The 67th Primetime Emmy nominations were announced, with which show receiving 24 nominations?16th
The U.S. reestablished diplomatic relations with which nation, after five decades of hostility?20th
In which sport was The Open Championship played at the Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland?20th
University of Oxford scientists have dated fragments of the world's oldest what to between 568‒645 A.D.?22nd
Which country began a series of airstrikes against ISIL and PKK after a bombing in the district of Suruç?24th
In Maroua, Cameroon, a 13-year-old suicide bomber killed 20 and injured 70 for which terrorist group?26th
In which Asian nation did Prime Minister Najib Razak fire his Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin?28th
Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to speak to which continental union?28th
Family members of which former al-Qaeda leader were killed in a plane crash in Yateley, United Kingdom?31st
The International Olympic Committee named which Asian capital the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics?31st

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