How Much Do You Remember About 2016?

As the year comes to a close, it's time to assess just how much you remember about the events of the past year. Are you ready to put your 2016 knowledge to the test? Let's find out!
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On January 16th, the first ever flower was grown in space. What kind of flower was it?
A daisy
A zinnia
A tulip
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What virus posed a major health concern to children and pregnant women throughout much of 2016?
Sars
Zika
Influenza
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Who won the Super Bowl on February 9, 2016?
The Denver Broncos
The Carolina Panthers
The New York Giants
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True or false: In 2016, San Francisco became the first US city to mandate paid parental leave.
True
False
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Which US city passed a tax on sweetened drinks in 2016?
New York
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
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On what day did the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union in their "Brexit" referendum?
June 23rd
June 16th
May 11th
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Which wildly popular game was released by Niantic on July 6, 2016?
Dragonball Z Mobile
Pokemon Go
Super Mario City Edition
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True or false: On July 12th, Senator Bernie Sanders officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.
True
False
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What brand purchased Yahoo in 2016 for 4.8 billion dollars?
AT&T
Time Warner
Verizon
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Where was the Democratic National Convention held in 2016?
New York
Philadelphia
Los Angeles
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How many electoral votes did Donald Trump win to secure the US election?
304
276
290
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When did Henry Heimlich, inventor of the Heimlich maneuverer die?
December 10th
December 9th
December 17th
Result
Okay, so maybe this year was a bit busy for you in terms of life and responsibilities. This would explain why you couldn't keep up on current events and the ever changing news cycle of this year in history. Fret not, at least this quiz proved a refresher course on 2016!

C+, 2016 Slow

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2016 was far from a breeze for most. Thankfully, you remember everything that happened in this year and so much more. Even though you missed a few questions, we know that you've got the major events secured in your memory.

B+, 2016 Sensational

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While 2016 may not have been a year of cheerful news, it was a year of major changes. Part of preserving history is documenting those moments and carrying them with you as a part of your own story. You've done that and so much more!

A+, 2016 Superstar

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1
On January 16th, the first ever flower was grown in space. What kind of flower was it?
A daisy
A zinnia
A tulip
2
What virus posed a major health concern to children and pregnant women throughout much of 2016?
Sars
Zika
Influenza
3
Who won the Super Bowl on February 9, 2016?
The Denver Broncos
The Carolina Panthers
The New York Giants
4
True or false: In 2016, San Francisco became the first US city to mandate paid parental leave.
True
False
5
Which US city passed a tax on sweetened drinks in 2016?
New York
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
6
On what day did the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union in their "Brexit" referendum?
June 23rd
June 16th
May 11th
7
Which wildly popular game was released by Niantic on July 6, 2016?
Dragonball Z Mobile
Pokemon Go
Super Mario City Edition
8
True or false: On July 12th, Senator Bernie Sanders officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.
True
False
9
What brand purchased Yahoo in 2016 for 4.8 billion dollars?
AT&T
Time Warner
Verizon
10
Where was the Democratic National Convention held in 2016?
New York
Philadelphia
Los Angeles
11
How many electoral votes did Donald Trump win to secure the US election?
304
276
290
12
When did Henry Heimlich, inventor of the Heimlich maneuverer die?
December 10th
December 9th
December 17th