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Year in Review: 1985

Test your knowledge of the events of 1985. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#17495
Fun:*** (2.15)
Difficulty:*** (2.39)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   The Nevada del Ruiz volcano erupted. What country was affected?






#2   In automobile racing, who won the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) championship?






#3   Ibrahim Babangida became president of what country?






#4   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1984?






#5   What cruise ship was hijacked by Palestinian terrorists?






#6   The body of World War 2 Nazi doctor Josef Mengele was discovered in what South American country?






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






#8   Who performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery?






#9   Who did not come to power in 1985?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1985?






#11   In 1985, the PC game "Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?" was released.




#12   In 1985, Israeli aircraft bombed the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.




#13   In 1985, Europe defeated the United States to win golf's Ryder Cup.




 

 


   



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