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  • Question 1
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    Coronavirus is considered as the most severe pandemic since the flu pandemic which broke out in 1918 and was called...

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    the swine flu

    the bird flu

    the Spanish flu

    the Mexican flu

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    The film Parasite made history as the first foreign-language film to be awarded the Oscar for best picture in February 2020. What country is the movie from?

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    Japan

    South Korea

    Iran

    Portugal

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    Many countries around the world ordered strict lockdowns in 2020, but which country was the first in Europe to shut down?

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    Spain

    France

    Sweden

    Italy

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    The Tokyo Olympics didn’t take place in summer 2020 because of the pandemic. How many times have the Olympics been cancelled or postponed in the past?

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    never

    1

    2

    3

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    Which aircraft returned to the skies in 2020 after being grounded for more than a year?

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    Boeing 737 Max

    Boeing 777

    Boeing 747-8

    Airbus A380

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    As the pandemic spread across the world, many world leaders came down with the coronavirus. Which of these politicians did not?

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    Donald Trump (USA)

    Jair Bolsonaro (Brazil)

    Vladimir Putin (Russia)

    Emmanuel Macron (France)

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    K-pop band BTS broke the YouTube record in August 2020 when their song was watched more than 100 million times within 24 hours of its release. What’s the song called?

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    I need you

    Dynamite

    Idol

  • Question 8
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    Anti-racism protests broke out in the USA and other countries after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in…

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    Miami

    Minneapolis

    Chicago

  • Question 9
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    Lewis Hamilton became the Formula 1 champion for the seventh time in 2020. Which other racing driver has won Formula 1 a record seven times?

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    Michael Schumacher

    Niki Lauda

    Sebastian Vettel

  • Question 10
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    While many countries took strict measures to fight the coronavirus, one European country stood out from the rest. In which country did life carry on as normal?

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    Denmark

    Sweden

    Switzerland

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    President Trump caused controversy in April 2020 when he made a comment about the possibility of treating coronavirus using...

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    vodka

    bleach

    high-temperature saunas

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    Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in January 2020. Which team did Bryant play for?

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    Chicago Bulls

    Miami Heat

    Los Angeles Lakers

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    Mass demonstrations against the election result turned violent in August 2020 in a country, which is often called ‘the last dictatorship in Europe’. Which one?

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    Azerbaijan

    Bulgaria

    Belarus

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    In November 2020, the Danish government ordered that a certain type of animal should be killed in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Which animal?

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    mink

    fox

    red deer

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    Which country ordered a ban on guns after more than 20 people were killed in a mass shooting in April 2020?

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    Canada

    Germany

    USA

  • Question 16
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    Sean Connery, who was the first actor to play Agent 007 James Bond, died in October 2020. Which of these Bond films did not star Connery as James Bond?

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    Diamonds are Forever

    No Time to Die

    Goldfinger

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    Although many tournaments were cancelled or postponed in 2020, Australian Open was held as normal. Which tennis player won the tournament for the 8th time?

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    Roger Federer (Switzerland)

    Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

    Rafael Nadal (Spain)

  • Question 18
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    SpaceX became the first private company to launch a rocket into space. The company was founded by...

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    Bill Gates

    Jeff Bezos

    Elon Musk

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