How Well Do You Know About The Decade 2000-2009?

These events 'aught' to be fairly fresh in your memory. Can you answer 12 trivia questions about the 'aughts'?
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Question 1/12

uiowa.edu
During the 2000 presidential election, these pieces of paper became famous. What were they called?
Door Hinges
Hanging Chads
Dangling Squares
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Question 2/12

dailymail.co.uk
The hijacked airplanes used in the 9-11 terrorist attack were from which two airlines?
United, American
United, Delta
United, Jet Blue
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Question 3/12

ieee.org
The film that earned the highest domestic gross in the aughts was "Avatar." Which film had the second highest domestic box office?
The Dark Knight
Spiderman
The Passion of the Christ
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Question 4/12

netdna-ssl.com
After 9-11, the TSA was formed to enhance airport security. What do the letters TSA stand for?
Travel Safety Association
Transportation Security Administration
Terrorism Safe Airports
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Question 5/12

cosmosfrontier.com
In 2003 the US lost its second Space Shuttle. What was the name of the aircraft?
Challenger
Columbia
Endeavor
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Question 6/12

cadblocksfree.com
Where were the 2004 Summer Olympics held?
Sydney
Athens
Beijing
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Question 7/12

foxnews.com
The 2004 US Presidential Election gave us the term "swift-boating." What does it mean?
To start a political campaign before all the other candidates
To discredit a political opponent by making false or exxagerated claims
To lie on one's resume
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Question 8/12

aspecks.com
The 2002 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to who?
Jimmy Carter
George W. Bush
Hamid Karzai
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Question 9/12

wordpress.com
The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami killed approximately how many people?
15,000
230,000
1,260,000
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Question 10/12

hitc-s.com
During the 2008 financial crisis, which company declared bankruptcy?
Goldman Sachs
Morgan Stanley
Lehman Brothers
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Question 11/12

iworkcommunity.com
In 2007 who was Time Magazine's Person Of The Year?
Kim Jong Il
Bill Clinton
Vladimir Putin
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Question 12/12

cdnds.net
In what year was the iPhone introduced?
2000
2003
2007
Result
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C+, Short Term Memory

irc-online.org
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Nice! You got around half right, suggesting you've been keeping up to date with current events the last 10-15 years.

B+, Good memory

blogspot.com
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Way to go! You've been reading the papers, watching the news, following current events and trends, and it's paid off. Congrats on getting all or most of these right.

A+, Ya aughta be proud!

sarugu.com
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1
During the 2000 presidential election, these pieces of paper became famous. What were they called?
Door Hinges
Hanging Chads
Dangling Squares
2
The hijacked airplanes used in the 9-11 terrorist attack were from which two airlines?
United, American
United, Delta
United, Jet Blue
3
The film that earned the highest domestic gross in the aughts was "Avatar." Which film had the second highest domestic box office?
The Dark Knight
Spiderman
The Passion of the Christ
4
After 9-11, the TSA was formed to enhance airport security. What do the letters TSA stand for?
Travel Safety Association
Transportation Security Administration
Terrorism Safe Airports
5
In 2003 the US lost its second Space Shuttle. What was the name of the aircraft?
Challenger
Columbia
Endeavor
6
Where were the 2004 Summer Olympics held?
Sydney
Athens
Beijing
7
The 2004 US Presidential Election gave us the term "swift-boating." What does it mean?
To start a political campaign before all the other candidates
To discredit a political opponent by making false or exxagerated claims
To lie on one's resume
8
The 2002 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to who?
Jimmy Carter
George W. Bush
Hamid Karzai
9
The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami killed approximately how many people?
15,000
230,000
1,260,000
10
During the 2008 financial crisis, which company declared bankruptcy?
Goldman Sachs
Morgan Stanley
Lehman Brothers
11
In 2007 who was Time Magazine's Person Of The Year?
Kim Jong Il
Bill Clinton
Vladimir Putin
12
In what year was the iPhone introduced?
2000
2003
2007