February 2022 – Quiz of the Year

QUESTIONS

1. The 2022 Winter Olympics started on 4th February in which city?

2. Which American Football team changed its name to avoid a Native American racial slur controversy over its mascot and former nickname?

3. What news channel was blocked all over Europe in February 2022 following their very one sided view of tensions in Eastern Europe?

4. In the delayed 2021 African Cup of Nations, which country emerged victorious after beating Egypt in the final on penalties to win their first ever international trophy?

5. What country saw the ‘Freedom Convoy 2022’ where truckers effectively blocked many routes in and out of major cities in a protest against Covid-19 restrictions and mandates?

6. Jeff Zucker was forced to resign from his job as president of which news organisation in February after failing to disclose his relationship with the network’s executive vice-president?

7. Which English Premier League club won their first FIFA Club World Cup title after beating Brazilian club, Palmeiras 2-1 after extra time in Abu Dhabi?

8. Two regions of Ukraine were annexed by Russia in February 2022, an act that was declared illegal by many world leaders. Luhansk was one, what was the other?

9. The mayor of Kyiv announces a curfew in the capital from 10pm to 7am due to the Russian invasion of the country, which former professional boxer is the mayor?

10. Who is the Ukrainian President, a former actor and comedian, who has guided his country during the Russian invasion of his country which began in February 2022?

 

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ANSWERS

1. The 2022 Winter Olympics started on 4th February in which city?
BEIJING

2. Which American Football team changed its name to avoid a Native American racial slur controversy over its mascot and former nickname?
WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Changed to Washington Commanders from 2022

3. What news channel was blocked all over Europe in February 2022 following their very one sided view of tensions in Eastern Europe?
RT (Russia Today) (Sputnik News was also banned)

4. In the delayed 2021 African Cup of Nations, which country emerged victorious after beating Egypt in the final on penalties to win their first ever international trophy?
SENEGAL

5. What country saw the ‘Freedom Convoy 2022’ where truckers effectively blocked many routes in and out of major cities in a protest against Covid-19 restrictions and mandates?
CANADA

6. Jeff Zucker was forced to resign from his job as president of which news organisation in February after failing to disclose his relationship with the network’s executive vice-president?
CNN

7. Which English Premier League club won their first FIFA Club World Cup title after beating Brazilian club, Palmeiras 2-1 after extra time in Abu Dhabi?
CHELSEA

8. Two regions of Ukraine were annexed by Russia in February 2022, an act that was declared illegal by many world leaders. Luhansk was one, what was the other?
DONETSK

9. The mayor of Kyiv announces a curfew in the capital from 10pm to 7am due to the Russian invasion of the country, which former professional boxer is the mayor?
VITALI KLITSCHKO

10. Who is the Ukrainian President, a former actor and comedian, who has guided his country during the Russian invasion of his country which began in February 2022?
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKYY