History Quiz / In the News: March 2015

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Can you answer these questions on news and events that occurred in March 2015?

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3,000 people were evacuated as the Villaricca volcano exploded in the southern part of which country?3rd
Scientists found a 2.8 million-year-old jawbone in E. Africa, the oldest remains of which animal genus?4th
The last known ebola patient in which country was discharged from a treatment center in Monrovia?5th
Russian authorities arrested five men suspected of assassinating which Russian stateman in February?7th
Which former U. S. Vice President was hospitalized in Rochester, Minnesota, due to flu?7th
Two helicopters collided in mid-air above NW Argentina, killing a group of sports stars from which country?9th
Which singer's family won a lawsuit for copyright infringement against Robin Thicke, Pharrell and T. I.?10th
For chanting racist remarks, two fraternity students were expelled from which university?10th
What natural disaster severely affected Tuvalu and Vanuatu, killing at least 40 people?13th
Surgical teams from South Africa reported the world's first successful transplant of which organ?13th
The Likud party, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, won the legislative election in which country?17th
One of Biogen Idec Inc.'s trial drugs achieved the first clinical improvement in patients with which disease?20th
What astronomical event occurred in the morning and was visible from North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans?20th
In association football, which team lost to Manchester United at Anfield in a famous rivalry?22nd
Singaporean Lee Kuan Yew died at age 91, after serving as the nation's first what?23rd
A Germanwings flight crashed in which mountain range, leaving 150 crew members and passengers dead?24th
The Opportunity rover completes the first 26.2-mile marathon by a vehicle on which planet?24th
For assaulting a producer, the BBC fires Jeremy Clarkson from which television program?25th
Which member of the popular boyband One Direction left due to the stress of being famous?25th
Which American company announced a merger with H. J. Heinz, to be led by Heinz's CEO, Bernardo Hees?25th
The remains of which English king were reburied at Leicester Cathedral?26th
Who, with Raffaele Sollecito, was acquitted of Meredith Kercher's murder by the Italian supreme court?27th
Australia defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the final of which sport's World Cup?29th
Voters in which western African nation elected Muhammadu Buhari as their next President?31st

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