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.
English cricket captain Joe Root was hospitalised during the fifth ashes test with what condition?
Which movie release, about an African Prince, became the highest grossing film by a black director?
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?
Which city where the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in?
The European Union’s data protection and privacy regulations came into effect on May 25. What is the regulation called?
Saudi Arabia changed a law allowing women to do what for the first time?
Which country won the FIFA World Cup?
Scott Morrison was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Australia. Including ScoMo, how many Prime Ministers has Australia had?
Apple announced three new iPhones. Name all three.
The Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in which city?
Which former U.S. President died?
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe, whose mission is to obtain a geological sample and return it to earth, arrived where?