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Which Year? (2000s) Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jan 8, 2017

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Barack Obama defeats John McCain in the US presidential election. 2008
87%
2000
1.1%
2004
6%
2006
1.8%
George W. Bush defeats Al Gore in a controversial US election. 2000
74.7%
2002
6.2%
2004
13.6%
2006
1.2%
Michael Jackson dies. 2009
72.7%
2003
1.6%
2005
5.8%
2007
15.6%
Hurricane Katrina devastates the US Gulf Coast. 2005
67.2%
2001
2.8%
2003
10.2%
2007
15.5%
Fidel Castro resigns as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years. 2008
65.5%
2000
2.6%
2004
8.9%
2006
18.6%
The Olympics are held in Sydney. 2000
62.8%
2002
10.7%
2004
16.6%
2008
5.7%
The FIFA World Cup takes place in Germany. 2006
60.1%
2000
3.3%
2002
16.5%
2004
15.5%
The first film based on a Harry Potter novel is released. 2001
58.3%
2000
13.4%
2004
18.5%
2006
5.5%
Pope John Paul II dies. 2005
53.2%
2000
4%
2002
15.6%
2008
22.8%
The space shuttle Columbia disintegrates over Texas upon reentry. 2003
52.3%
2000
16%
2006
20.9%
2009
6%
Apple releases the first iPhone. 2007
49.4%
2000
5.1%
2002
13.8%
2005
27.5%
Facebook.com is launched. 2004
47.3%
2002
16.8%
2006
18.8%
2005
12.9%
Madrid train bombs kill 191 people. 2004
47.1%
2001
9.3%
2007
24.6%
2009
14.4%
The US begins its invasion of Iraq. 2003
45.9%
2001
19.9%
2002
24.8%
2004
5.1%
The Maersk Alabama is hijacked by Somali pirates. 2009
38.6%
2000
6%
2003
20.6%
2006
30.2%
Benazir Bhutto is assassinated. 2007
38.4%
2000
14.7%
2003
30.6%
2009
11.7%
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Golden Jubilee- 50 years on the throne. 2002
34.4%
2005
18.3%
2007
19.5%
2009
23.3%
Russian space station Mir breaks apart over the Pacific Ocean. 2001
28.4%
2004
31.3%
2007
25.1%
2009
10.4%
Euro banknotes and coins enter circulation. 2002
27.7%
2000
30.7%
2001
25.6%
2003
11.4%
Google purchases YouTube for $1.65 billion. 2006
27.3%
2000
1.7%
2004
9.9%
2008
56.6%

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