Goodbye to 2011

Here's a short quiz highlighting some of the key things that happened in 2011. Do you remember? Deaths of 2011 1. Former First Lady who established a treatment center for chemical dependency? 2. This co-founder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Apple, Inc. was also the co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios? 3. American exercise and nutritional expert who was referred to as “The Godfather of Fitness” lived to be 96 yrs old? 4. This persons jewelry went up for auction months after their death, Kim Kardashian tried purchasing some of it?

The Nation 1. On Nov 6th this state experienced a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, the largest in the state’s history? 2. This conflict, which began in March of 2003, was officially declared to be over on December 15th by President Obama? 3. This storm ripped its way up the East Coast causing extensive damage from Florida to Canada? 4. This military group gained notoriety for the assassination of Osama Bin Laden? 5. Protest movement against social and economic inequality, high unemployment, greed and corruption which began in September 2011? 6. This “religion” reached new heights of acceptance in the U.S. at 8%?

The World 1. Nearly 20,000 people were dead or missing after this country’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami? 2. An estimated 2 billion people watched this wedding of this famous couple on April 29th? 3. Protests in this country forced leader Hosni Mubarak to relinquish power after a 30 year reign? 4. The United Nations Population Division announced that the Earth’s population reached this number on October 31st? 5. A major earthquake in this Muslim country gave Christian’s opportunity to show grace?


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The Nation 1. amohalkO 2. raW qarI 3. enerI enacirruH 4. 6 meaT laeS yvaN 5. teertS llaW ypuccO 6. msiehtA

The World 1. napaJ 2. notelddiM etaK & mailliW ecnirP 3. tpygE 4. noillib 7 5. yekruT