2011 Year in Review

Name these facts about current events and trends from the year 2011.
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Last updated: May 6, 2020
First submittedDecember 31, 2011
Times taken36,593
Average score56.5%
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Terrorist leader killed by U.S.
troops on May 2nd
Osama bin Laden
Country where he was hiding
City where he was hiding
Protest group that said "We are the 99%"
Occupy Wall Street
Country struck by a 9.0 earthquake
and tsunami
City whose nuclear plant melted down
New voice-activated personal assistant
for the iPhone
American who was acquitted of murder
by an Italian appeals court
Amanda Knox
69 people at a youth camp were killed
by a lone gunman in this country
Prince William's new wife
Kate Middleton
Technology CEO who died of cancer
Steve Jobs
Congresswoman shot in an
attempted assassination
Gabby Giffords
European country that defaulted
on part of its debt
Arab countries whose governments
were overthrown
Name for that uprising
Arab Spring
Newly-independent African country
South Sudan
Quarterback whose name
became a verb
Tim Tebow
He replaced Charlie Sheen on
"Two and a Half Men"
Ashton Kutcher
Who Did That Song?
"Sexy and I Know It"
"It Will Rain"
Bruno Mars
"Rolling in the Deep"
Level 71
Dec 31, 2011
100% with 0: 59 left
Level 41
May 9, 2012
Actually Bin Laden was found in the city of Islamabad. Look it up.
Level 78
Oct 10, 2018
I did. He wasn't.
Level 44
Sep 10, 2012
Couldn't remember how to spell Abbottabad, thought it was Abatabad or something along those lines, didn't even think of adding an 'o'
Level 71
Aug 6, 2016
You have smart people problems. I couldn't even spell Kutcher :-D
Level 53
May 5, 2021
I didn't even know who Kutcher was.
Level 83
Jan 29, 2013
apparently I can't spell tebow.
Level 69
Dec 28, 2014
Gah! Thought it was Fukishima.. did better on the 2010 quiz.
Level 61
Dec 28, 2014
20% know "It Will Rain" is by Bruno Mars?
Level 81
Dec 29, 2014
Seems impossible, doesn't it? Never heard of it in my life.
Level 75
Dec 30, 2014
I don't think its one of his more popular ones. Seems like an odd inclusion to me.
Level 78
Dec 30, 2014
How about accepting "Abadabad?"
Level 83
Oct 26, 2017
Yeah, I think a bit more flexibility there would be a good thing.
Level 34
Jan 3, 2015
Sexy and I Know It by ROFLMAO... LMAO... ROFLOLMAO...
Level 35
Jul 7, 2016
Gabrielle Giffords should be accepted. That's her full name. Gabby is a nickname
Level 34
Jul 22, 2016
Level 29
Aug 4, 2016
Level 14
Sep 24, 2017
Ok so if you're gonna put the Tohoku Disaster/Fukushima Daiichi thing, why not put the other natural disaster that occurred that year:The Joplin Tornado
Level 75
Sep 19, 2020
Never heard of it. I would have thought the next biggest natural disaster was the Christchurch earthquake
Level 67
Jun 18, 2022
And what every other single other thing that happened, or are we just going to conveniently forget about them too?? To be fair, this quiz should have at least 30,000 to 40,000 questions.
Level 22
Dec 7, 2017
This is so American centric...you could try to be a little more global
Level 80
Nov 12, 2018
Most of this stuff has nothing to do with the USA. If your feelings still can't handle it, too bad for you.
Level 83
Jan 29, 2020
America is on the globe, believe it or not.
Level 76
Feb 20, 2021
This is an American quiz site. 🤷‍♂️
Level 71
Apr 18, 2020
I tried Fukusima, Fukusawa, Fukujima, Fukujawa, Fukusaka, Fukuhawa, Fukuyama, Fukuyima, Fukusamurai then gave up.
Level 72
Nov 11, 2021
Convenient that Osama was dropped in the ocean wasn’t it? No way to ever prove that it really was (or wasn’t) him at all - genius! I suppose the rest of the world will just have to take your word for it. After all, when has America ever lied?

The towers were demolished, and the bullshit continues