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Year in Review: 1997

Test your knowledge of the events of 1997. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#10129
Fun:** (2.04)
Difficulty:*** (2.29)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   A hostage standoff at the residence of a Japanese ambassador ended. In what country did the crisis occur?






#2   The three largest banks of what country set up a humanitarian fund for victims of the Holocaust?






#3   Members of a cult committed mass suicide as comet Hale-Bopp neared Earth. What was the name of the cult?






#4   In tennis, Martina Hingis won three of the women's singles Grand Slam events. What championship did she not win?






#5   Massacres occurred in Thalit, Omaria, Mezouara, Souhane, Rais, Bentalha, Khrouba, and Sahnoun. In what country's civil war did these massacres occur?






#6   Which of the following did not become Prime Minister or President of his/her country?






#7   In football, what team won the Canadian Football League Grey Cup?






#8   What television series won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series for 1996-1997?






#9   What country had a "toilet alert"?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1997?






#11   In 1997, Evander Holyfield bit Mike Tyson's ears during a heavyweight boxing match.




#12   In 1997, NASA's Pathfinder space probe landed on Venus.




#13   In 1997, the island of Montserrat was devastated by the volcanic eruptions of Soufriere Hills.




 

 


   



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