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2018 End-of-Year Trivia

Every year, Talia and I have a tradition of creating a quiz for family and friends, testing their recollection of current-affairs and events over the past 12 months.

Here’s the Trivia questions for 2018. There’s a link to the answers below.

January

English cricket captain Joe Root was hospitalised during the fifth ashes test with what condition?

February

Which movie release, about an African Prince, became the highest grossing film by a black director?

March

The Guardian and The New York Times broke a story about a political consulting firm illicitly harvesting user data from Facebook and using it to manipulate the 2016 US election, and Brexit vote. Which consulting firm was it?

April

Which city where the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in?

May

The European Union’s data protection and privacy regulations came into effect on May 25. What is the regulation called?

June

Saudi Arabia changed a law allowing women to do what for the first time?

July

Which country won the FIFA World Cup?

August

Scott Morrison was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Australia. Including ScoMo, how many Prime Ministers has Australia had?

September

Apple announced three new iPhones. Name all three.

October

The Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in which city?

November

Which former U.S. President died?

December

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe, whose mission is to obtain a geological sample and return it to earth, arrived where?