Disaster Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Where did Hurricane Mitch strike in 1998?
A: Central America.
Which Open Tennis tournament was John McEnroe expelled from?
Which airline owned the plane which crashed off Nova Scotia in 1998 killing over
200 including UN officials?
Which disaster took place in Kobe, Japan in 1995?
Charles Rolls of Rolls Royce fame died in what type of vehicle?
Which scandal hit sportsman was described by wife Monica in 1998 as "kind of
A: Mike Tyson.
In which African countries were US embassies bombed in 1998?
A: Kenya & Tanzania.
Bandleader Glenn Miller was last seen in an aircraft leaving which country?
In 1998 the Festina team was banned from what over drug allegations?
A: Tour de France cycle race.
Where was the USA's worst nuclear accident, in 1979?
A: Three Mile Island.
On which of the Canary Islands did a collision of two jumbo
jets take place,
making it one of the worst air disasters in history?
Who was the first US President to resign while in office?
A: Richard Nixon.
In which country's waters was Greenpeace's Rainbow
Warrior sunk in 1985?
A: New Zealand's.
Which Olympic Games were the scene of a terrorist attack by Palestinian
In which country did the Red Brigades operate in the late 70s?
In which month did the attack on Pearl Harbor take place?
Which German airship crashed in New Jersey in 1937?
In what decade did the Dust Bowl devastate Midwest farmers?
In which country was the Titanic launched?
How did 1940s British murderer John Haigh dispose of his victims' bodies?
A: Acid bath.
Which illness caused twice as many fatalities in America and Europe in 1917-18
as there were in WWI?
What was the nationality of the jet shot down in Russian air space in 1983?
Which American married a former King of England?
A: Wallis Warfield Simpson.
Where in India did a major industrial accident occur in 1984?
In what year was the Wall Street Crash.
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