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Track the Events of the 2000s

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Track the Events of the 2000s game quiz
"At the turn of the century (and the millennium), the people of the world faced new issues and events which would forever shape out planet. See if you can track the events as they happened year by year in the 2000s decade. Good luck!"

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1. 2000 - In the U.S., a controversial presidential election occurred in which George W. Bush won the campaign, shaping the next eight years of political influence. The deciding votes came from which U.S. state which notoriously required a recount before a final judgment was made?

2. 2001 - This year marked the release of what major consumer product which influenced not only the technology market, but the music industry as well?

3. 2002 - In the UK, monarch Queen Elizabeth II celebrated which of these events?
    Diamond Jubilee
    The Olympic Games' opening ceremony
    The nation's fifth centennial
    Golden Jubilee

4. 2003 - In California, what famous actor proved that he would "be back" by becoming the Governor of the state, a position he held for nearly eight years?
    Sonny Bono
    Al Franken
    Clint Eastwood
    Arnold Schwarzenegger

5. 2004 - On the day after Christmas, disaster struck when an undersea earthquake caused a tsunami in what region?
    Pacific Ocean
    Caspian Sea
    Black Sea
    Indian Ocean

6. 2005 - This year saw the death of which Papal figure?
    Pope Pius XI
    Pope Benedict XVI
    Pope John Paul II
    Pope Paul VI

7. 2006 - Two countries were formed when land from which previously-split countries separated?

8. 2007 - Which landmark book by a billionaire British author was released in this year, breaking sales records for new literature?
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
    The Dark Tower
    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

9. 2008 - This year, the President of which country (known for the product depicted) stepped down from his position after forty-nine years in power?

10. 2009 - Fear of a certain disease spread by the depicted animal was prevalent in this final year of the decade. Which of these hit the pandemic stage in 2009?
    Hong Kong Flu

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Compiled Sep 29 14