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Year in Review: 1986

Test your knowledge of the events of 1986. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


Quiz ID:#21127
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Created By:cnmne*us*****




#1   A cloud of carbon dioxide was released at Lake Nyos, asphyxiating residents in nearby villages. In what country did this occur?

#2   In soccer, what country won the men's World Cup?

#3   The Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident occurred. In what Soviet republic did this happen?

#4   In golf, who won the Masters championship?

#5   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1985?

#6   The heaviest hailstones on record fell in what country?

#7   In what Canadian city was Expo 86 (World's Fair) held?

#8   The Isles of Scilly signed a peace treaty, ending 335 years in a state of war. What other nation signed the treaty?

#9   The first superconducting copper-oxide was discovered. One of the two physicists to make the discovery was Alex Müller. Who was the other?

#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1986?

#11   In 1986, Elie Wiesel won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

#12   In 1986, Corazón Aquino became President of Mexico.

#13   In 1986, the Soviet Union launched the Mir space station.





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