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Great Britain - The games were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5th to August 21st 2016.Who finished second in the medals table to USA at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

a. Great Britain
b. Russia
c. Japan
d. China

83 - Gene's cause of death was due to complications from Alzheimer's disease.How old was Gene Wilder when he sadly passed away in August 2016?

a. 93
b. 83
c. 73
d. 63

Spotlight - The film also won the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award.Which film won Best Picture at the 2016 Oscars?

a. The Revenant
b. Room
c. Joy
d. Spotlight

North Korea - North Korea is an atheist state with no official religion.Which country carried out its fifth and biggest nuclear test in September of 2016?

a. France
b. Russia
c. China
d. North Korea

Pablo - The Life of Pablo is West's seventh studio album.Complete the title of the 2016 Kanye West album - "The Life of ..."?

a. Martha
b. Pablo
c. Jesus
d. Eduardo

Hillary Clinton - F.B.I. Director James Comey recommended no charges be laid for Hillary.Who was investigated by the FBI in 2016 over alleged email abuse?

a. Barack Obama
b. George W Bush
c. Donald Trump
d. Hillary Clinton

400 - Shakespeare died on April 23rd, 1616.What anniversary of Shakespeare's death was widely celebrated in 2016?

a. 300
b. 200
c. 600
d. 400

Elizabeth II - The Crown is a biographical story about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II.Making its debut in November of 2016, the Netflix series "The Crown" is about which monarch?

a. Queen Victoria
b. Elizabeth II
c. Henry VIII
d. Henry VII

Mad Max - Fury Road - Actor Chris Rock hosted the Awards.Which film won the most Oscars at the 2016 Academy Awards with six?

a. The Martian
b. Mad Max - Fury Road
c. Spotlight
d. The Big Short

Chicago Cubs - Defeating the Indians in seven games, the Cubs won their first World Series victory in 108 years.Which team won the MLB (Major League Baseball) 2016 World Series?

a. New York Yankees
b. Boston Redsox
c. Chicago Cubs
d. Chicago Whitesox

74 - Ali died from septic shock on June 3rd, 2016.Boxing great "Muhammad Ali" died in 2016 at what age?

a. 64
b. 84
c. 74
d. 54

Game of Thrones - Game of Thrones made its debut in 2011.Which TV show won "Outstanding Drama Series" at the 2016 Emmys?

a. Downtown Abbey
b. Mr. Robot
c. Game of Thrones
d. Homeland

Jupiter - The spacecraft Galileo orbited Jupiter from 1995 to 2003.NASA's "Juno" became the second craft to orbit which planet in 2016?

a. Neptune
b. Mars
c. Jupiter
d. Uranus

Selena Gomez - We Don't Talk Anymore is from Puth's debut studio album 'Nine Track Mind'.Who is featured on the 2016 Charlie Puth hit "We Don't Talk Anymore"?

a. Mariah Carey
b. Miley Cyrus
c. Beyonce
d. Selena Gomez

Taiwan - Tsai Ing-wen took office in May of 2016.Which of these nations elected their first female prime minister in 2016?

a. India
b. Japan
c. China
d. Taiwan

Watch - End of Watch is Stephen King's 55th novel. Complete the title of this 2016 Stephen King novel "End of ..."?

a. Man
b. Watch
c. Times
d. Days

Winona Ryder - Winona Ryder plays the role of Joyce Byers.Who stars in the 2016 science fiction-horror TV series "Stranger Things"?

a. Nicola Kidman
b. Winona Ryder
c. Reese Witherspoon
d. Drew Barrymore

Suicide Squad - Suicide Squad is based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name.Deadshot, Harley Quinn and Rick Flag are all characters in which 2016 film?

a. Barman Vs Superman
b. Star Trek Beyond
c. Suicide Squad
d. Captain American Civil War

Portugal - Portugal beat France 1-0 at the final after extra time.Which team won the UEFA European Championships in 2016?

a. Portugal
b. Germany
c. France
d. Russia

Great Britain - Twelve teams competed in the event.Which team took gold in Women's Hockey at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

a. USA
b. Canada
c. Great Britain
d. Germany

The Maldives - Queen Elizabeth II serves as the Head of the Commonwealth. Which country announced its decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations on October 13th, 2016?

a. Pakistan
b. The Maldives
c. Dominica
d. Bangladesh

Dilma Rousseff - Rousseff was the first woman to have held that office.With a vote of 61 to 20, the Brazilian Senate impeached which President of Brazil on August 31st, 2016?

a. Fernando Henrique Cardoso
b. Itamar Franco
c. Michel Temer
d. Dilma Rousseff

Zika Virus - Its name comes from the Zika Forest of Uganda.On January 28th, 2016, what virus outbreak was announced by the World Health Organization?

a. Respiratory Syncytial Virus
b. Influenza A Virus
c. Lassa Virus
d. Zika Virus

Selena Gomez - Favorite Male Artist went to Justin Bieber.Who won the Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Award at the 2016 American Music Awards?

a. Selena
b. Selena Gomez
c. Ariana Grande
d. Demi Lovato

Ottawa Redblacks - Played at the BMO Field in Toronto, Ottawa beat Calgary with a score of 39 to 33.Which team won the CFL Grey Cup in November of 2016?

a. Ottawa Redblacks
b. Calgary Stampeders
c. Edmonton Eskimos
d. BC Lions

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