Time magazine declared the first 10 years of the 21st century the "Decade from Hell" -- what else would you call a decade that started off with the deadliest terrorist attack in history and ended with global economic collapse? How well you remember the events that happened in the years from 2000 through 2009?
The merger of these two companies in 2000 was the first of the decade's many major corporate mergers and buyouts.
Disney and ABC
Time Warner and AOL
Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs
Yahoo and Microsoft
Time Warner and Microsoft
IBM and Apple
What was the final price of the massive U.S. stimulus program approved by Congress in 2009?
The epicenter of the earthquake that caused the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami was off the coast of which island in the Indian Ocean?
Papua New Guinea
Who won the 2008 Iowa Republican caucus?
What's the name of the pilot who successfully landed US Airways flight 1549 on the Hudson River in January 2009?
Chesley B. Sullenberger III
Charles F. Sullenberg Jr.
Charles D. Sullenberger
Chesley R. Sullenberg III
What were the names of Saddam Hussein's sons who were killed by U.S. troops in July 2003?
Usay and Quday
Uday and Qusay
From which airline was the first airplane to hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001?
Nancy Pelosi, the first female Speaker of the House, is from what state?
The U.S. military perhaps came closest to capturing Osama bin Laden in late 2001, when he was reportedly hiding in caves in this Afghan region.
Sarah Palin was the mayor of which Alaskan town?
In President Bush's State of the Union address in 2003, he claimed that Iraq had bought this type of uranium from Niger in an effort to make weapons of mass destruction.
Which of these companies went bankrupt over the course of the decade?
GM, Kmart, United Airlines
Chevrolet, Toys 'R' Us, AirTran
Ford, Best Buy, Delta Airlines
Where did United Airlines flight 93 crash on Sept. 11, 2001?
New Lebanon, Pa.
Which presidential candidate effectively ruined his political career by yelling during a concession speech in 2004?
What song was playing during the final scene of "The Sopranos"?
"Panama" by Van Halen
"Patience" by Guns 'n' Roses
"Layla" by Derek and the Dominos
"Photograph" by Def Leppard
"Don’t Stop Believin'" by Journey
What investment bank's declaration of bankruptcy is considered to be the start of the global economic collapse of 2008?
The first major American military campaign against the Taliban was called Operation _______.
How many bombs were detonated in the July 7, 2005, attack on the London public transportation system?
The U.S. government has labeled the widespread killing in this African region genocide, but the United Nations hasn't gone that far.
In May 2003, Paul Bremer III, the White House envoy to Iraq, signed the second Coalition Provisional Authority order. What did it do?
allowed the bombing of Baghdad
disbanded the Iraqi military
put a reward on the head of Saddam Hussein
What category was Hurricane Katrina when it made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005?
Who was the CEO of Enron during its dramatic downfall?
In what year did Ronald Reagan die?
In what year did Gerald R. Ford die?
When did Pope John Paul II die?
For which movie did Halle Berry win the Best Actress Oscar in 2003?
A suicide bomb detonated in a Balinese nightclub on Oct. 12, 2002. What was the club's name?
The Lotus Club
Ukrainian opposition leader and presidential candidate Viktor Yuschenko became disfigured in 2004, apparently by what type of poisoning?
What was the magnitude of the earthquake that killed more than 70,000 people in the Sichuan region of China on May 12, 2008?
How long after the 2000 presidential election was George W. Bush officially declared the winner?
How many crew members were killed when the space shuttle Columbia was destroyed upon reentry on Feb. 1, 2003?
Who was the first American woman to die in the Iraq war?
Which birthday did Elian Gonzalez celebrate in 2009?
What's the full title of the first Harry Potter movie, released on Nov. 16, 2001?
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
"Harry Potter and the Demon Love Child"
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
What was the name of the hotel in Mumbai where hostages were held during the terrorist attacks of Nov. 2008?
Star of India
Taj Mahal Palace
Who played Jesus in Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ"?
How many people died in the anthrax-letter attacks of late 2001?
In which state was the first legal gay marriage in the United States performed?
How many people died in the shooting rampage at Virginia Tech in April 2007?
How many months did Martha Stewart spend in prison?
Approximately how many American troops have served in Iraq and Afghanistan in this decade?
Terri Schiavo died on March 31, 2005. How long had she been on life support?
Where was American Airlines flight 587 headed on Nov. 12, 2001, when it crashed shortly after takeoff in Queens, N.Y.?
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
On March 11, 2004, 191 people were killed by train bombs in what city?
Michael Phelps beat Serbia's Milo Cavic by one one-thousandth of a second in what event to win his seventh gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games?
400-meter individual medley
The biggest blackout in U.S. history struck in 2003. How many states were affected?
As of the end of 2009, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have how many biological children and how many adopted children?
three adopted, two biological
three adopted, three biological
four adopted, two biological
Who was Florida's secretary of state during the 2000 presidential election?
The 2004 Super Bowl became famous because of a wardrobe malfunction. What teams played in that game?
Chicago Bears and Pittsburgh Steelers
Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots
Saint Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles
New York Giants and Chicago Bears
Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots
Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles
Which former American Idol contestant has sold the most albums around the world?