Ultimate 2021 Quiz Questions and Answers

From sport and politics, to music and movies, it’s time to test your knowledge of the year with these 2021 quiz questions!

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This 2021 quiz covers world events, sport, music, movies and more

2021 was a year unlike any other. While the pandemic continued, a ‘new normal’ started to appear. The United States swore in their new president, actors attended a small-scale Oscar ceremony, music concerts returned, and people started to travel the world again.

The British Royal family welcomed their first American member, two billionaires went to space and several exciting discoveries were made back here on Earth.

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This quiz about 2021 will test if you paid attention to the news

It really was a year to remember! But, how much did you really take in? This quiz about 2021 will put that to the test.

If you’ve loved our general knowledge quizzes and our ultimate quiz questions about music and movies, you’re going to enjoy playing this one. Plus, if you’re planning some entertainment for a New Year’s Eve party, you might like to play this quiz alongside our special New Year quiz.

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Are you ready to play our big quiz about 2021 – it was a big year!

These 2021 quiz questions cover everything from politics and sports games to your standard pub quiz questions. Whether you’ve had your head buried in the news or you’ve had some useful chats over the water cooler these 2021 trivia questions will suss out whether you’ve paid attention.

Just for fun, we’ve written 21 questions about the year 2021. Some you’ll know in a flash while others will have you scratching your head.

Once you’ve finished, we’d recommend seeing how much you know about this year in our 2022 quiz.

Also, if you’re looking to learn a bit more this year, then check out our other site Fun Facts About to learn loads of amazing facts that you never knew before!

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There are some challenging 2021 trivia questions coming up

Ready? It’s time to see how well you do on this fun trivia quiz about 2021.

2021 Quiz Questions and Answers

On June 4th, Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle announced the birth of their daughter whose name pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. What is her name?

Which United States president had his Facebook account suspended in 2021?

Which of the following billionaires went to space in 2021?

Which US city was the first to require people to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination to enter businesses?

Which country hosted the delayed 2020 Olympics in 2021?

On June 25th 2021, a fossilized skull of a new species of human was found in northeast China. What nickname was the skull given?

What was the former name of the breakfast food brand that changed its name to Pearl Milling Company in June 2021?

What anniversary is the Harry Potter film franchise celebrating in 2021?

Which of the following James Bond films (released in 2021) was Daniel Craig’s last movie as the title character?

Which female tennis player was the surprise winner of the US Open in 2021?

Which of these famous couples did not break up in 2021?

In 2021, who was the first woman of color to win an Oscar for Best Director?

Which country won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021 in Rotterdam?

Which Dr. Seuss book will Dr. Seuss Enterprises no longer publish due to its offensive imagery?

Which country topped the leaderboard at the delayed 2020 Olympics?

Which legend of the musical theatre world sadly passed away in November 2021?

In which of the following canals did the container ship, Ever Given, run aground?

Abdulrazak Gurnah won a Nobel Prize in 2021 in which of the following fields?

The delayed Euro 2020 football tournament took place in 2021. Which country won?

Which of these is the name of a hurricane which struck at the end of August 2021?

What was the name of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference which took place in Scotland?


Plan your own quiz night

quiz books

If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite quiz books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Ultimate Quiz Night
  2. Quiz Master
  3. The Big Pub Quiz

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