20th Anniversary Quiz Answers Part#1

We hope you enjoy completing the first part of our 20th Anniversary quiz. The questions only are listed first so please scroll down to reveal the answers!

Questions only

  1. Where were the Winter Olympics held in 2002?
  2. Which footballer made his Premier League debut for Manchester United in November 2003 and is still playing today?
  3. Which social media site launched in 2004?
  4. Which Royal married in 2005?
  5. The use of a motion-tracking controller was in which gaming console launched in 2006?
  6. What was the title of the last Harry Potter book published in 2007?
  7. Which machine was rumoured it might create a black hole before its launch in 2008?
  8. What caused major airspace disruption in 2009?
  9. Which electronic device was launched in 2010, taking the technology of touchscreens to a new level?
  10. Which newspaper published its last edition in 2011 after a phone hacking scandal?

Answers

  1. Where were the Winter Olympics held in 2002?
    • The XIX Winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City, Utah
  2. Which footballer made his Premier League debut for Manchester United in November 2003 and is still playing today?
    • Cristiano Ronaldo
  3. Which social media site launched in 2004?
    • Facebook
  4. Which Royal married in 2005?
    • The Prince of Wales married Camilla Parker Bowles
  5. The use of a motion-tracking controller was in which gaming console launched in 2006?
    • Nintendo Wii
  6. What was the title of the last Harry Potter book published in 2007?
    • The Deathly Hallows
  7. Which machine was rumoured it might create a black hole before its launch in 2008?
    • The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, was developed to test particle physics theories. It did not cause a black hole!
  8. What caused major airspace disruption in 2009?
    • Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallaj√∂kul erupted, sending a plume of volcanic ash over nine kilometers into the sky
  9. Which electronic device was launched in 2010, taking the technology of touchscreens to a new level?
    • Apple released the iPad
  10. Which newspaper published its last edition in 2011 after a phone hacking scandal?
    • News of the World