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With what country did the United States restore diplomatic relations?Cuba
85.7%
What virus caused in epidemic that began in February and killed more than ten thousand people?Ebola
81%
The twenty-second Winter Olympic Games were held in which city?Sochi
76.2%
What Islamist extremist group kidnapped more than 200 girls and women in Nigeria?Boko Haram
76.2%
What country hosted the 2014 World Cup?Brazil
76.2%
What American actor and comedian took his own life?Robin Williams
76.2%
Russia formally annexed what previously Ukrainian peninsula?Crimea
71.4%
What country launched an invasion of Palestine and killed 2,100 Palestinians?Israel
71.4%
Which political party took back the United States Senate after the midterm elections?Republican Party
71.4%
What airline's Flight 370 was lost and has not been found?Malaysia Airlines
57.1%
Which country saw its first case of Ebola?United States of America
47.6%
What terrorist organization declared itself a caliphate?Islamic State
42.9%
Major protests end in what Asian city?Hong Kong
42.9%
Clue Answer % Correct
What team won its third World Series in five years?San Francisco Giants
42.9%
The owner of which NBA team was banned for life after tapes of him making racist comments were released?Los Angeles Clippers
28.6%
Which British actor and director died at the age of 90?Richard Attenborough
28.6%
Security agents of which corporation were convicted of murdering unarmed Iraqi civilians?Blackwater
28.6%
The European Space Agency landed a spacecraft on what for the first time in history?Comet
28.6%
What country became the 18th to adopt the Euro as its currency?Latvia
23.8%
What acclaimed American poet died in North Carolina?Maya Angelou
23.8%
What rebel group took control of the capital of Yemen?Houthis
19%
Who won a third term as president of Bolivia?Evo Morales
19%
Which political party won a majority of seats in India's parliamentary election?Bharatiya Janata Party
14.3%
What American folk singer and civil rights activist died in Manhattan?Pete Seeger
4.8%
The Central Intelligence Agency admitted to spying on what group?United States Senate
4.8%

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