Do You Remember What Happened 10 Years Ago?

Do you remember what was actually going on the world 10 years ago? Is your memory as keen as you think? Take these quiz questions and find out if you remember the world approximately 10 years ago. The results might shock you!
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Where were the summer olympics held in 2008?
Vancouver
London
Beijing
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Which iPhone was released in 2008?
iPhone 3G
iPhone 6+
iPhone 4S
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Which of these celebrities did NOT die in 2008?
Farrah Fawcett
Heath Ledger
Bernie Mac
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The collapse of which investment bank on September 15 marked the beginning of the Great Recession?
Lehman Brothers
Bear Stearns
Merrill Lynch
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Which of these TV shows debuted in 2008?
Breaking Bad
Gossip Girl
Grey's Anatomy
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Who headlined the 2008 Super Bowl halftime show?
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Prince
Queen
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Who became president of the United States in 2008?
George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Bill Clinton
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Which famous couple got married year in 2008?
Jay Z and Beyonce
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
David and Victoria Beckham
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Which of these movies was NOT released in 2008?
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Slumdog Millionaire
The Dark Knight
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Which British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist died in March 2008?
Arthur C. Clarke
Ray Bradbury
Joseph Heller
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Which country won the Miss Universe competition?
Brazil
Colombia
Venezuela
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Who was Time Magazine's person of the year in 2008?
Vladimir Putin
You
Barack Obama
Result
Unfortunately this quiz revealed that you've blocked out much of the year 2008! You might remember a few big moments of this year, but you're still a bit hazy on the specifics. Worry not, at least this quiz proved a fun trip down memory lane!

C+, Decade Dazed

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Right!
You have an average knowledge on the year 2008! Like so many Americans, you remember a bit about the good and a bit of the bad. With a year so full, it's not easy to get the facts straight. Your knowledge is impressive!

B+, 2008 Average

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You are a true 2008 expert! Given that 2008 was a year of firsts, changes, and big events in the US and abroad, it's impressive that you kept all of your facts straight. You remember this year like it just happened yesterday. Go on and brag a bit, you've earned it!

A+, 2008 Expert

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1
Where were the summer olympics held in 2008?
Vancouver
London
Beijing
2
Which iPhone was released in 2008?
iPhone 3G
iPhone 6+
iPhone 4S
3
Which of these celebrities did NOT die in 2008?
Farrah Fawcett
Heath Ledger
Bernie Mac
4
The collapse of which investment bank on September 15 marked the beginning of the Great Recession?
Lehman Brothers
Bear Stearns
Merrill Lynch
5
Which of these TV shows debuted in 2008?
Breaking Bad
Gossip Girl
Grey's Anatomy
6
Who headlined the 2008 Super Bowl halftime show?
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Prince
Queen
7
Who became president of the United States in 2008?
George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Bill Clinton
8
Which famous couple got married year in 2008?
Jay Z and Beyonce
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
David and Victoria Beckham
9
Which of these movies was NOT released in 2008?
Avatar
Slumdog Millionaire
The Dark Knight
10
Which British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist died in March 2008?
Arthur C. Clarke
Ray Bradbury
Joseph Heller
11
Which country won the Miss Universe competition?
Brazil
Colombia
Venezuela
12
Who was Time Magazine's person of the year in 2008?
Vladimir Putin
You
Barack Obama