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2010s Decade Quiz

Do you have what it takes to answer these questions about the 2010s?
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In what city could you find the world's tallest building?
Dubai
Who became the longest-reigning monarch in British history?
Queen Elizabeth II
What virtual currency was worth over $100 billion at the end of the decade?
Bitcoin
What overtook Tetris to become the best-selling video game of all-time?
Minecraft
What agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions was signed by 195 countries,
almost none of whom are meeting their targets?
Paris Agreement
What person's Wikipedia page was viewed more frequently than anyone else's?
Donald Trump
What red-headed British singer's "Shape of You" finished the decade as the
most-streamed song on Spotify?
Ed Sheeran
What social network did Facebook acquire for $1 billion in 2012?
Instagram
What peninsula did Russia annex in 2014?
Crimea
What disease had the worst outbreak in its history, killing about 11,000 in West Africa?
Ebola
What was the name of the series of protests that rocked Tunisia, Libya, Egypt,
and other countries in 2011?
Arab Spring
What terrorist leader was killed by U.S. Navy Seals in Pakistan?
Osama Bin Laden
What country suffered a nuclear accident after a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami?
Japan
What country saw its population dip from 21 million to 17 million, due to a civil war
and subsequent mass emigration?
Syria
What city hosted the Olympic Games for the third time, becoming the first city to do so?
London
What entrepreneur's many businesses included building cars, launching rockets,
drilling tunnels, and installing solar panels?
Elon Musk
What airline had one plane mysteriously disappear and another shot down
by Russian separatists?
Malaysia Airlines
What breakthrough gene-editing technology was introduced?
CRISPR
In what country did Boko Haram kidnap 276 schoolgirls?
Nigeria
What comic book company was responsible for 21 of the top 100 highest-grossing
movies of the decade?
Marvel
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Is that claim as accurate as his inauguration being the most-attended of all time?
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