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The Week That Was: July 2nd-8th, 2005
"Forget things as soon as you learn them? Here's a quiz aimed at testing your short term memory of newsworthy events happening in the world around you. Grab a cup of hot cocoa, cozy up to the computer and let's reminisce about the not-so- distant past."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What city won their bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics?
New York City
One of the surprise american TV hits of the summer of 2005 was "Dancing With The Stars." One of the celebrity finalists was probably best known for his supporting role on "Seinfeld" playing what character?
Right after the Live 8 concert, the number one iTune download across Europe was a Paul McCartney and U2's rendition of what Beatles song?
Strawberry Fields Forever
A Day In The Life
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
What comic strip celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2005 with a three-month tie-in with other strips including "Garfield" and "The Wizard of Id"?
What now deceased U.S vice-presidential candidate famously said "Who am I? Why am I here?" during a vice-presidential debate?
Which of these tennis players has not won three Wimbledon tournments in a row?
For the first time in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, the same song (recorded by different artists) held down two of the top three spots. What song accomplished this feat?
We Belong Together
A Moment Like This
Inside Your Heaven
In the critically acclaimed documentary "Murderball", a variation of the game rugby is played by what contestants?
Those 65 or over
Which was NOT a subway station(s) involved in the July 7th, 2005 London terrorist bombings?
Edgware Road Station
KIng's Cross/Russell Square Station
Liverpool St./Moorgate Station
Regent's Park/Oxford St. Stations
At 1:52 EST on July 4th, 2005, the NASA Deep Impact probe struck a city-size comet at 23,000 miles with a force equivalent to 4.5 tons of TNT. What was the name of this comet?
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