2021 Year in Review

Can you answer these questions about some well known and news worthy events that occurred during the year 2021?
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Last updated: October 20, 2022
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The U.S. Capitol is attacked by rioters on January 6, in an attempt to disrupt this man's inevitable election defeat.
Donald Trump
This man becomes the richest in the world.
Elon Musk
A large cargo ship becomes lodged in this major waterway, causing billions in revenue loss.
Suez Canal
A dispute over water access triggers a clash on the border of these two Central Asian countries (name either one).
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh dies in this castle, only months short of receiving a letter from his wife
Windsor Castle
Russian criminal hackers launch a major cyberattack on this U.S. gasoline pipeline.
Colonial Pipeline
Jovenel Moise, the president of this nation, is assassinated, causing an influx of illegal immigrants to the U.S.
243 people die in extreme flooding across Europe, with 239 of those in these two countries.
This trilateral security partnership is announced by the leaders of Australia, the UK, and the U.S.
This new and highly contagious strain of COVID-19 spreads from South Africa to much of the world.
This Belarusian president encourages refugees from the Middle East to enter the EU through its borders.
Alexander Lukashenko
This militant organisation regains power of Afghanistan following U.S. withdrawal from the country.
Forces from this Ethiopian province see success in the country's civil war, causing speculation of the country's collapse.
The president of this country survives an assassination attempt in the form of a drone strike.
This company projects $36 billion in vaccine revenue for 2021.
Pfizer Inc.
A climate change conference is held in this Scottish city, aimed at reducing methane emissions among other climate threats.
The threat of war looms in Eastern Europe as a Russian military build-up lines the border with this country.
This Marvel Studios movie rockets to sixth highest ever in lifetime gross at the box office.
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Level 66
Dec 20, 2022
If you enjoyed this, you might like to try the 2022 version!
Level 49
Aug 30, 2022
Very good idea, nominated. You should somehow highlight what you're looking for in the answers (like the word "president" in the belarus question)
Level 49
Aug 30, 2022
Great quiz but I got a couple answers by mistake guessing the wrong countries. Maybe switch some of the answers to not being countries?
Level 66
Aug 31, 2022
Thanks! I've amended the quiz slightly to hopefully eliminate that :)
Level 66
Sep 4, 2022
It's getting worse every year...
Level 38
Sep 13, 2022
Phillip question doesn't make sense
Level 66
Sep 13, 2022
I fail to see how...