Statistics for 2010s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 17,467 times
  • The average score is 15 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
Who became the longest-reigning monarch in British history?Queen Elizabeth II
96%
What virtual currency was worth over $100 billion at the end of the decade?Bitcoin
94%
In what city could you find the world's tallest building?Dubai
91%
What disease had the worst outbreak in its history, killing about 11,000 in West Africa?Ebola
89%
What country suffered a nuclear accident after a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami?Japan
88%
What terrorist leader was killed by U.S. Navy Seals in Pakistan?Osama Bin Laden
86%
What red-headed British singer's "Shape of You" finished the decade as the
most-streamed song on Spotify?
Ed Sheeran
85%
What comic book company was responsible for 21 of the top 100 highest-grossing
movies of the decade?
Marvel
84%
What social network did Facebook acquire for $1 billion in 2012?Instagram
84%
What city hosted the Olympic Games for the third time, becoming the first city to do so?London
78%
What entrepreneur's many businesses included building cars, launching rockets,
drilling tunnels, and installing solar panels?
Elon Musk
78%
What country saw its population dip from 21 million to 17 million, due to a civil war
and subsequent mass emigration?
Syria
74%
What agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions was signed by 195 countries,
almost none of whom are meeting their targets?
{Paris} Agreement
70%
What was the name of the series of protests that rocked Tunisia, Libya, Egypt,
and other countries in 2011?
{Arab} Spring
69%
What peninsula did Russia annex in 2014?Crimea
66%
What airline had one plane mysteriously disappear and another shot down
by Russian separatists?
Malaysia Airlines
66%
What person's Wikipedia page was viewed more frequently than anyone else's?Donald Trump
60%
In what country did Boko Haram kidnap 276 schoolgirls?Nigeria
58%
What overtook Tetris to become the best-selling video game of all-time?Minecraft
45%
What breakthrough gene-editing technology was introduced?CRISPR
21%

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