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Quiz Updated Jan 25, 2016

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The International Astronomical Union demotes this astronomical body from 'planet' to 'dwarf planet'Pluto
86.4%
Celebrations are held to honor the 250th anniversary of the birth of this Salzburg-born composerWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
85.7%
This country claims to have conducted its first nuclear testNorth Korea
84.3%
This former president of Iraq is executed in BaghdadSaddam Hussein
82.4%
The Bush administration officially reports that this vice president shot Harry Whittington during a hunting tripDick Cheney
78.3%
Nintendo releases this video game consoleWii
75.3%
This second installment of the swashbuckling Disney series is released, going on to become the highest-grossing film of the yearPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
72%
This country wins its fourth FIFA World Cup titleItaly
70.7%
The first recorded U.K. instance of this disease is found in a swan in ScotlandH5N1 ('Bird flu')
67.9%
The final book in this children's series, written by 'Lemony Snicket', is releasedA Series of Unfortunate Events
56.4%
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This artist's 'The Scream' is recovered in a police raid in Oslo, NorwayEdvard Munch
55.8%
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake devastates this Southeast Asian countryIndonesia
55.7%
The 2006 Winter Olympics are held in this European cityTurin, Italy
55.1%
This musician releases her first single, 'Tim McGraw'Taylor Swift
52.8%
Google announced that it would purchase this website for $1.65 billion USDYouTube
47%
Andrew Fire and Craig Mello receive their Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on this 3-letter biological moleculeRNA
45.8%
Cormac McCarthy releases this post-apocalyptic novel, which is later awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction The Road
36.9%
This film receives the Oscar for Best Picture at the 78th Academy AwardsCrash
30.2%
This prime minister of Israel suffers a hemorrhagic strokeAriel Sharon
29.6%
He is named the winner of the Tour de France, though he later loses this title due to a failed drug testFloyd Landis
17.1%

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