The Ultimate 2000s Genre Quiz

How much can you remember from the 2000s? From historical events to Fashion, TV, Music and celebrities during the noughties decade. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some nostalgic quizzing.

Round 1 – 2000s Trivia

1 – In Hong Kong in 2005 there was an acute outbreak of SARS, what does the acronym SARS stand for?

2 – In 2007, it was reported that one pound in every seven spent in the UK went to which grocery giant?

3 – In 2005, the first successful partial human face transplant was performed in which country?

4 – Which company released 9 out of the 10 top selling video games of the 2000s?

5 – Which US singer made chunky highlights fashionable in 2002?

6 – Which country was first to impose public smoking bans?

7 – The number of which medications, prescribed by the NHS in the UK almost doubled during the 00s?

8 – Which TV chef brought about a radical change to school dinners in the 00s?

9 – Re-opened in 2002, The Millennium Bridge crosses over which river?

10 – What nickname is given to the 00s decade?

Round 2 – TV, Film & Showbiz

1 – What was the highest grossing animated movie of the 00s?

2 – What was the highest grossing film of the 00s?

3 – Who played the lead role in the 2008 film ‘Taken’?

4 – Which 2008 British comedy series centred around four socially awkward friends?

5 – Which actors played Mr & Mrs Smith in the 2005 film of the same name?

6 – Katie Price and Peter Andre fell in love on which TV show?

7 – Gerard Butler starred in which 2006 Greek war film?

8 – Which 2004 TV series centred around the survivors of a plane crash, stranded on a mysterious island?

9 – Which 2000 film starred Christian Bale as a serial killer?

10 – Which TV series created by, and starring Simon Cowell premiered in 2004?

Round 3 – Music

1 – Which artist released the song ‘Crazy’ in 2006?

2 – Alex Turner is the lead singer for which band, founded in 2002?

3 – Who was the biggest selling artist of the 00s?

4  – Which artist released the song ‘American Boy’ in 2008?

5 – Who featured with Amy Winehouse on the 2007 hit ‘Valerie’?

6 – Name three of the four artists that contributed to the 2001 song ‘Lady Marmalade’?

7 – Which artist released the song ‘Rock DJ’ in 2000?

8 – Who had the most number 1 hits in the 00s?

9 – Which Scottish rock band was formed in Glasgow in 2002?

10 – Which artist released the song ‘Complicated’ in 2002?

Round 4 – Historical Events

1 – In which year did the 9/11 attacks take place?

2 – Who was sworn in as the 43rd President of the US in 2001?

3 – Who was elected as Prime Minister for the UK in 2007?

4 – In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated which US city?

5 – In 2004, the Spirit rover landed on which planet?

6 – Elected in 2009, who was the first African American president of the US?

7 – Which football stadium opened in England in 2007?

8 – In 2000, what became a legally recognised religion?

9 – In 2006 a vaccine was invented for which common cause of cervical cancer?

10 – Which country won the 2006 FIFA World Cup?

Round 5 – True or False

1 – The Netherlands was the first country to legalise same-sex marriage in the decade – True or False?

2 – The first social networking sites were founded in the 00s – True or False?

3 – Google was founded in the 00s – True or False?

4 – Bing was founded in the 00s – True or False?

5 – In 2001 Mark Zuckerberg was sued by Bebo for copyright – True or False?

6 – George Michael married a woman in 2009 – True or False?

7 – The e-cigarette was invented in the 00s – True or False?

8 – The sport of fox hunting was banned in the UK during the 00s – True or False?

9 – The legal age to drive in the UK in 2001 was 14 – True or False?

10 – It was still illegal to show public displays of affection in France until 2009 – True of False?




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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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