As 2017 draws to a close, we look back at triumphs and sadness, Trump and comfort: test what you remember about the year in our 2017 annual quiz!.
While on TV you have the choice between serious and satirical year in review, we choose the playful form like last year: a Year in Review 2017!
What of the many events this year has stuck with you? And what with your family and friends? By the way, this Year Quiz 2017 printable is also a wonderful programme item for a New Year’s Eve party at home.
Here’s the Year Quiz 2017 with questions and answers as a PDF download.
1. Until 20 January, many people around the world were just able to block it out, but then the time had come: Donald Trump entered the stage of international politics and immediately announced loudly in his inauguration speech…
a) I will build a great wall – and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me!
b) The point is, you can never be too greedy.
c) From this moment on, it’s going to be America First.
d) My IQ is one of the highest – and you all know it!
2. On 12 February, Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the FRG with 74.3%. Who was no opponent?
a) Christoph Butterwegge (non-party candidate of the Left Party)
b) Wolfgang Kubicki (FDP)
c) Albrecht Glaser (AfD)
d) Engelbert Sonneborn (Die PARTEI)
3. The 89th Academy Awards took place in Los Angeles on 26 February. Which work was able to claim the Oscar for best film this year?
b) La La Land
d) Hacksaw Ridge – The Decision
4. At the last session of the Bundestag before the summer break on 30 June 2017, the Bundestag voted on “marriage for all” and the draft law was adopted. Which of the following statements is true?
a) Angela Merkel voted in favour of marriage for all.
b) SPD, FDP and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen had previously declared marriage for all as a condition for a coalition with CDU/CSU after the 2017 election.
c) No member of the CSU parliamentary group voted for marriage for all.
d) Marriage for all will not come into force until the end of 2018.
5. In October, the New York Times and the New Yorker publicised serious sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of a campaign to raise awareness of the extent of sexual harassment in society, actress Alyssa Milano coined a hashtag on social media, which?
6. On 31 October, Protestants celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by Martin Luther, who is said to have posted his 95 Theses on the door of a church on that day in 1517. In which town did this happen?
7. What is the latest iPhone model currently available?
a) iPhone X
b) iPhone 7 Plus
c) iPhone 8
d) iPhone 8 Plus
8. Who did the American satirical magazine The Onion crown the “Sexiest Man Alive” in November 2017?
a) Donald Trump
b) Recep Tyyip Erdogan
c) Kim Jong-un
d) Vladimir Putin
9. Which toy experienced a sudden wave of popularity worldwide with gigantic sales since spring 2017, even though it has been around for over 20 years?
a) Rubik’s Rubik’s Cube
c) Creepy Crawlers
d) Fidget Spinner
10. What did Christian Lindner (FDP) say in his explanation why his party would not enter into a Jamaica coalition after all?
a) No sensible policy can be made with the Greens.
b) It is better not to govern than to govern wrongly.
c) We will not join a coalition of stagnation.
d) Jamaica would not have worked, no matter how much grass was used to calm the nerves.
You can find the correct answers here in the PDF version of the 2017 Annual Quiz.
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