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2000's News Worthy Events
Test your knowledge of events that happened from 2000-2005.
#1 According to the Gregorian Calendar, in what year did the third millennium begin?
1 word, 4 letters. There are 2 alternate answers.
#2 On June 26, 2000, the preliminary draft of genomes was finished. What was it called?
The Human Genome Project
Genes Set Free
Both of the above
None of the above
#3 On October 12, 2000, the USS Cole was damaged while stationed in Saudi Arabia.
#4 Which ocean did the Mir space station land in on March 23, 2001?
#5 On September 11, 2001, America was attacked. Which of the following places fell victim to the attack?
The World Trade Center
All of the above
#6 How many countries began using Euro notes and coins on January 1, 2002?
1 word, 2 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#7 The November 21, 2002 NATO summit in Prague invited how many countries to join NATO?
#8 On February 1, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over which state?
It did not disintegrate over the United States.
#9 On July 5, 2003, what disease was declared contained by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
1 word, 4 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#10 On March 11, 2004, simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains occured in what Spanish city?
1 word, 6 letters.
#11 On December 26, 2004, an earthquake in which ocean caused a tsunami that devastated parts of southeastern Asia?
#12 Pope John Paul II died on April 2, 2005.
#13 What hurricane devastated most of Southern and Eastern North America, on August 29, 2005?
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