Quiz of the Year 2007 - Part 2

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Mystery Year Quiz1. In July, Hong Kong celebrated how many years of Chinese rule?

2. Also in July, a concert for who was hosted at London's Wembley Stadium?

3. Also in July, torrential rains caused the onset of floods in which African country, the worst in it's history?

4. Who won the Women's Singles at Wimbledon for a fourth time? For a bonus point, Roger Federer won the Men's Singles again, how many time had he won this title by this point?

5. Which country won its first Asian Cup football championship, beating Saudi Arabia 1-0?

6. Which spacecraft was launched towards the Martian north pole?

7. An 8.0 earthquake struck which South American country in August, killing 512 people, injuring more than 1,500, and causing tsunami warnings in the Pacific Ocean.

8. What ceased to exist in Finland in September?

9. The 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup took place in which country? For two bonus points, which country won the competition and who did they beat?

10. Russia unveiled the FOAB in September. What does FOAB stand for?

11. What title was awarded to Yasuo Fukuda in September?

12. In October, the minimum age for doing what was raised from 16 to 18 across England and Wales?

13. Also in October, what did Marion Jones give up due to her diet back in 2000?

14. Having spent eight years in hiding, who returned to her homeland only to be greeted with a somewhat explosive welcome?

15. Which ground-breaking new plane, operating for Singapore Airlines, with flight number SQ380, flew scheduled services between Singapore and Sydney, Australia for the first time?

16. Which country was announced as the host of the FIFA World Cup 2014?

17. Which tennis player announced her second retirement from professional tennis due to doping allegations and injuries?

18. "High Speed 1" opened as a new connection from which city to the European mainland?

19. Which world-commemorated day took place on December first?

20. Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia in December 2007, how many Prime Ministers have gone before him?

21. On December 8th 2007, the Africa-EU Summit took place as European Union and African Union leaders gathered in Lisbon, Portugal, for their first joint summit in seven years. Which two countrys' leaders boycotted the summit?

22. Which band reunited in London for the Ahmet Erteg?n tribute?

ANSWERS

1. Ten

2. Diana, Princess of Wales

3. Sudan

4. Venus Williams, Five times

5. Iraq

6. Pheonix

7. Peru

8. Analogue Terrestrial TV Broadcasts - 100% digital broadcasting from September on.

9. China, Germany beat Brazil in the final, (2-0)

10. Father of all bombs - "Father of All Bombs" is the nickname of a Russian-made air-delivered thermobaric weapon that is claimed to be four times more powerful than the U.S. military's GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB or the "mother of all bombs"), making it the most powerful publicly-known conventional (non-nuclear) weapon in the world

11. Prime Minister of Japan (Naikaku sōri daijin)

12. Purchasing tobacco products

13. Track and field star Marion Jones surrendered her five Olympic medals she won in the 2000 Sydney Games after admitting to doping.

14. Benazir Bhutto, she returned to Pakistan - on the same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing 136 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured.

15. Airbus A380

16. Brazil

17. Martina Hingis of Switzerland

18. London (Eurostar)

19. World AIDS day

20. 25 - Rudd is the 26th.

21. Britain and the Czech Republic - The British and Czech prime ministers boycott the event due to the presence of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.

22. Led Zeppelin

 

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