GoConqr Quiz of the Year 2016

Sarah Egan
Quiz by Sarah Egan, updated more than 1 year ago
Sarah Egan
Created by Sarah Egan about 3 years ago
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How much attention were you paying to the defining events of 2016? Look back on the year with us and test yourself.

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Question 1

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Which of the following musicians sadly passed away in 2016?
Answer
  • Prince
  • David Bowie
  • James Blunt
  • George Michael
  • Leonard Cohen

Question 2

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Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) featured in the Olympics for the first time at the Rio games in 2016
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Britain left the EU in June 2016 as a result of 'BREXIT'
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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J.K. Rowling extended Harry Potter's world in November with the new film [blank_start]Fantastic[blank_end] [blank_start]Beasts[blank_end] and Where to Find Them
Answer
  • Fantastic
  • Amazing
  • Wonderful
  • Wizards
  • Beasts
  • Mushrooms

Question 5

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Who was Theresa May's closest competitor in the UK Conservative Party leadership contest?
Answer
  • Boris Johnson
  • Andrea Leadsom
  • Michael Gove
  • Nigel Farage

Question 6

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What team won the Major League Baseball World Series for the first time in 108 years?

Question 7

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Who won the most popular votes in the 2016 US Presidential election?

Question 8

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Writer Harper Lee died in 2016. Her best selling novel To Kill a [blank_start]Mockingbird[blank_end] features the [blank_start]Finch[blank_end] family. The story is told through the eyes of the daughter [blank_start]Scout[blank_end]. With her brother Jem and her friend Dill she tries to understand their neighbour Boo [blank_start]Radley[blank_end]. Her father [blank_start]Atticus[blank_end], a lawyer, defends Tom Robinson an innocent black man wrongfully accused of rape.
Answer
  • Mockingbird
  • Finch
  • Scout
  • Radley
  • Atticus
  • Capote
  • Nathan
  • Calpurnia
  • Ewell

Question 9

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What does the fastest growing app of 2016 required users to find and train? [blank_start]Pokemon[blank_end]
Answer
  • Pokemon

Question 10

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A space probe called Juno launched from Cape Caneveral in 2011 entered the orbit of what planet in July of 2016?
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