Quiz Of The Decade

Update – The Answers are now up here.

I wrote the folloiwng Quiz as a Christmas Quiz for the office and thought I’d pop it up here too.  Have a go – let me know what you think and I’ll post the answers in a week or so.  For each year there should be a question on Film, Music, TV, News and Sport.

Enjoy!

PS – if your coming to the Kettling you may see this again…

2000
Which swords and sandals epic won the Oscar for Best Picture?
Which music star attended the opening of a Arts Centre at Dartford Grammar School in 2000? (The Centre is named after the star)
Which reality TV Show debuted in the UK in this year?
In this year one of the best selling console of all time was launched.  It recently was shown to have sold 147 Million units – but which console is it?
In this year where were the Olympics held?
2001
This year saw the start of two film series based on best selling novels – which ones?
Which British 4-part Girl-band split up this year, rejoining as a 5-part for a reunion tour in 2007?
Which real-time action series first aired this year?
A Famous Encyclopedia was first launched in this year – which one?
Who won the Ashes 4-1?
2002
This year saw the 20th anniversary release of which classic family Sci-Fi film?
Which dead music star had a single remixed this year giving their 33rd Number 1 single?
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here aired for the first time this year but who won the first series?
What does the year 2002 share in common with the year 1991?
Who won the F1 Championship in 2002?
2003
This year saw two cinema icons take each other on – but which icons?
Who caused controversy by kissing Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera at the MTV Video Music Awards?
Which TV Soap finished after 21 years on the air?
The Police used which weapon for the first time in this year?
Which cyclist won the Tour de France?
2004
In total how many Oscars did Lord Of The Rings: Return of the King win at the 76th Academy awards?
Who won the BBC Sound of 2004 poll?
Which Drama Serial regarding plane crash survivors started in September this year?
Who was dismissed as editor of the Daily Mirror after the paper published Fake Iraq Torture Pictures
In this year Middlesborough FC won their first trophy in how many years?
2005
Which comic-book hero was successfully re-launched this year, leading too at least 2 additional sequels?
Which concerts were held worldwide?
What show did the BBC broadcast leading to least 45,000 complaints?
Which Controversial bill was pushed through the House of Commons on it’s Third reading?
Which former Footballer died of Multiple Organ Failure aged 59?
2006
Who made their debut as the new James Bond this year?
In this year the “Speed of Sound” by Coldplay was the one thousandth, millionth, billionth or trillionth song downloaded from iTunes?
Top Gear Presenter Richard Hammond was involved in a high speed crash whilst driving a dragster -but what speed was he going when he crashed 258mph, 268mph, 278mph, 288mph or 298mph?
The first UK case of what was found in Cellardyke, Fife, Scotland in April this year?
Who won the 112th Six Nations Championship?
2007
In terms of Films what was the summer of 2007 known as?
Where was the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest held?
The final edition of which TV Sports show was aired this year after nearly 50 years on the air?
Which Ban is brought into force across England?
Venus Williams won Wimbledon in 2007 as the lowest seeded champion – what was her seeding 14, 17, 20, 23, 25?
2008
What was the highest grossing film of 2008?
Where was the Radio 1 Big Weekend held?
In the UK the BBC stopped showing Neighbours – but for how many years had this been airing on the BBC?
What title did Liverpool receive this year?
Bejing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics -but in which year did they successfully win this opportunity?
2009
The first 3D stop-motion film was released this year – but which one was it?
Who became the first female artist in British Chart history to get achieve three number 1 singles in one year?
Which news/information service was turned off after 35 years of active service?
Which political leader made their first appearance on BBC Question Time this year, but was so unsatisfied with the experience they made a complaint following it?
Which Britain won the Formula One Drivers Championship?
2010
2010 saw a large number of films being released in 3D – but which film was planned to be released in 3D but on release was only available in 2D?
In November which groups back catalogue was added to the iTunes music store?
Which Soap celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a live episode?
138 Year Old Hastings Pier was seriously damaged by what this year?
How many votes did the England World Cup bid get?
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5 thoughts on “Quiz Of The Decade

  1. You do realise that a decade is ten years. The “noughties”
    decade was 2000-2009 and that 2010-2019 is a separate decade, which
    will probably be called the “tenties”

  2. Pingback: Quiz of the Decade – The Answers « Thoughts, Sights and Randomness.

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