Statistics for 2000s Decade Quiz

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 48,151 times
    (14,847 since last reset)
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
What internet service introduced #hashtags?Twitter
96%
Who was, by far, the best-selling author of the decade?J. K. Rowling
87%
What hurricane struck New Orleans in 2005?Hurricane Katrina
77%
What rapper was the best-selling musical artist of the decade?Eminem
75%
What 2009 James Cameron film became the highest-grossing of all-time?Avatar
75%
What country suffered the most deaths from the 2004 tsunami?Indonesia
72%
Who died from a sting ray attack in 2006?Steve Irwin
71%
Who won 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics?Michael Phelps
71%
What British graffiti artist gained worldwide fame?Banksy
65%
What economic downturn started in 2007?Great {Recession}
63%
Who died in 2005 after twenty six years as pope, the third-longest reign of all-time?John Paul II
63%
What British company made vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, and bladeless fans?Dyson
59%
What did the Netherlands legalize in 2001 - becoming the first country to do so?Same-sex marriage
57%
What terror group was led by Mullah Mohammad Omar?The Taliban
42%
What country did Russia invade in 2008?Georgia
39%
What Houston energy company went bankrupt due to massive accounting fraud?Enron
30%
What city elected its first mayor, Ken Livingstone, in the year 2000?London
29%
What East Asian city had the world's tallest building from 2004 until 2010?Taipei
28%
What region of Russia was the site of a bloody war?Chechnya
28%
What was the nickname of the Guantánamo Bay prison?Gitmo
28%

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