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2021 Year-End Round-Up Trivia: 21 questions (and answers) from our daily and weekly news quizzes about the tremendous news stories of 2021. What is sedition? How long has Angela Merkel served as chancellor of Germany? What was the United State’s longest war? And what’s the Havana Syndrome? Take the 2021 Big News Quiz, and find out!
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Our 2021 Big News Quiz Questions List
In his first address to congress as a president, President Joe Biden said some words, “No president has ever said.” Which were they?
What is sedition?
Photo: The White House from Washington, DC, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Which Prime Minister had a wealthy donor pay for the redecoration of his official residence in what became 2021’s “cash for curtains” scandal?
Photo: Адміністрація Президента України, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Which world leader, apart from Donald Trump, benefited from large donations made by Billionaire Sheldon Adelson?
Photo: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Who was Israel’s longest-serving Prime Minister?
Photo: U.S. Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
How long has Angela Merkel served as chancellor of Germany?
Photo: Casa Rosada (Argentina Presidency of the Nation), CC BY 2.5 AR, via Wikimedia Commons
Singer Rihanna took to Twitter to ask why aren’t we talking about India’s farmers' protests. What are they protesting?
Screenshot: Rihanna on YouTube
Where was “Apple Daily” a newspaper?
Which of these is right next to Iran’s southern port city of Bushehr?
Image: Flag_of_Iran.svg: VariousBlankMap-FlatWorld6.svg: Frank Bennettderivative work: Beao, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Portland International Airport in Oregon hit the highest temperature ever recorded there since historical records began in 1940. What was it?
What is REvil?
Image: Eliphas Levi, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
What is the Pegasus software?
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Who was the first person in history to take off in his own spaceship?
Photo: 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic
What is the Havana Syndrome?
Photo: Alberto Korda, via Wikimedia Commons
Which country had one of its athletes defect during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube
What was the United State’s longest war?
Photo: English: Cpl. Reece Lodder, U.S. Marine Corps, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The neighboring Texas and Mexico both had significant changes to their abortion laws. What were the changes?
What is Insulate Britain?
Photo: Insulate Britain
What was the message printed on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s dress at the 2021 Met Gala?
Screenshot: NBC New York on YouTube