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Places in the News, 2001

See how much you know about what was going on in the world in the year 2001 with this quiz.

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See how much you know about what was going on in the world in the year 2001 with this quiz.

1. Several members of the royal family of which country were massacred in June 2001?

  • Cambodia
  • Nepal
  • Rwanda

2. Silvio Berlusconi was elected prime minister of what country in spring 2001?

3. What country held the 24 crew members of an American military plane captive for 11 days in April 2001?

  • Russia
  • China
  • Cuba

4. During the winter and spring of 2001, what country suffered a serious outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, forcing the mass slaughter of farm animals?

  • China
  • Afghanistan
  • United Kingdom

5. Fighting between ethnic Albanian rebels and government troops devastated portions of what country in early 2001?

6. Tony Blair was reelected prime minister of what country?

7. In June 2001, President George Bush sent CIA director George Tenet to discuss peace between whom?

8. In June 2001, Carlos Menem was arrested on charges of illegal arms sales during his tenure as president of what country?

  • Peru
  • Argentina
  • Serbia

9. In January 2001, the president of what country announced his nation is facing a severe population shortage?

10. A Belgian trial in June 2001 found two nuns guilty of complicity in genocide in what country?

  • Guatemala
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Rwanda

1. Several members of the royal family of which country were massacred in June 2001?
Nepal

2. Silvio Berlusconi was elected prime minister of what country in spring 2001?
Italy

3. What country held the 24 crew members of an American military plane captive for 11 days in April 2001?
China

4. During the winter and spring of 2001, what country suffered a serious outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, forcing the mass slaughter of farm animals?
United Kingdom

5. Fighting between ethnic Albanian rebels and government troops devastated portions of what country in early 2001?
Macedonia

6. Tony Blair was reelected prime minister of what country?
United Kingdom

7. In June 2001, President George Bush sent CIA director George Tenet to discuss peace between whom?
Israel and the Palestinian Authority

8. In June 2001, Carlos Menem was arrested on charges of illegal arms sales during his tenure as president of what country?
Argentina

9. In January 2001, the president of what country announced his nation is facing a severe population shortage?
Russia

10. A Belgian trial in June 2001 found two nuns guilty of complicity in genocide in what country?
Rwanda

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