Love it or hate it, people are interested in scandals due to the rise of mass media and worth of mouth. From political to sexual, let’s check out the following 25 scandals quiz questions and answers to see how much you know.
Scandals Quiz Questions And Answers
1. Which British politician faced a lot of criticism in the Partygate scandal when he had many parties during coronavirus lockdowns?
A. Nigel Farage
B. Boris Johnson
C. Tony Blair
2. On 15 September 2008, which American investment bank went bankrupt and triggered the world’s financial crisis in 2007-2008?
A. Merrill Lynch
B. Morgan Stanley
C. Lehman Brothers
3. In the 2022 Academy Awards, why did the actor Will Smith walk on stage and slap Chris Rock?
A. Chris Rock joked about Will Smith’s wife
B. Chris Rock said some bad words about Will Smith
C. It was staged by the organiser
4. The former US President Bill Clinton was involved in a sex scandal with whom in 1998?
A. A friend of his wife
B. A White House intern
C. A secretary
5. Which newspaper revealed the Watergate scandal, a major political scandal that caused former U.S. President Richard Nixon to resign in 1974?
A. Washington Post
B. New York Times
C. New Yorker
6. At the 2000 Paralympic Games, the basketball team of which country cheated and won the gold medal with players that were actually not mentally disabled?
7. Which automaker was fined billions of dollars in penalties for cheating pollution emissions tests?
8. Which football player was fined £40,000 and banned for 8 games for racially abusing the former Manchester United player Patrice Evra?
A. John Terry
B. Luis Suarez
C. Kevin de Bruyne
9. During the 2010s, the British consulting company Cambridge Analytica collected and misused the data of up to 87 million users on which social network platforms?
10. Which singer was sentenced to 5 years probation for beating his girlfriend Rihanna in 2009?
A. Chris Brown
C. Snoop Dogg
11. Which leakage of approximately 11.9 million documents from offshore tax havens was published in 2011 to expose the secret accounts of many world leaders and celebrities?
A. Panama Papers
B. Pandora Papers
C. Paradise Papers
12. Which famous golfer was found cheating on his wife when many women came out to share voicemails and text messages?
A. Gary Player
B. Nick Faldo
C. Tiger Woods
13. The pop star Michael Jackson was faced with which accusation in 2005?
A. Tax evasion
B. Drug trade
C. Child sexual abuse
14. Which sister in the Kardashian family released a sex tape in 2008 with her boyfriend Ray J?
A. Kim Kardashian
B. Kourtney Kardashian
C. Khloé Kardashian
15. Which cyclist was stripped of all 7 consecutive Tour de France titles due to the use of doping?
A. Peter Sagan
B. Lance Armstrong
C. Greg LeMond
16. Why did Prince Charles and Princess Diana got divorced in 1992?
A. Princess Diana cheated on Prince Charles
B. Prince Charles cheated on Princess Diana
C. Both cheated on each other
17. In May 2022, the price of which major crypto token crashed from $120 to 0.02, a 99.99% drop, only within 2 days?
18. “The Hand of God” is a scandal in which sport in 1986?
19. What happened in the Donutgate scandal that involved the American singer Ariana Grande in 2015?
A. She stole a doughnut
B. She licked a doughnut without paying
C. She threw a doughnut at a fan
20. In 2017, the capture of former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein due to sexual assault and harassment gave rise to which social movement?
A. Me too
B. Hippie movement
C. Free love
21. Which scandal gave rise to the social and political movement called Black Lives Matter all over the world?
A. A mass shooting of black students
B. Death of a black man by a policeman during an arrest
C. Assassination of a black leader
22. Which serious scandal involved many Catholic priests and nuns during the 20th and 21st centuries?
A. Children sexual abuse
B. Tax evasion
C. Mass killings of people from other religions
23. In 2012, 125 students in which university was accused of cheating on their take-home final exams?
A. Stanford University
B. Oxford University
C. Harvard University
24. The 2012 political thriller TV series Scandal takes place in which capital city?
C. Washington D.C.
25. How much money does Amber Heard have to pay her ex-husband Johnny Depp after losing a trial that exposed their troubled marriage?
A. $1 million
B. $10 million
C. $100 million
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