Quiz: 2016 in Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
2016 in Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz

Every year has its ups and downs, but many people were counting down the days until the end of 2016, hoping for a brighter year ahead. Yet for every act of violence or hate, there's a positive story to balance things out, even in the worst of times. Take our quiz to see how much you remember about the best and worst of 2016.

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What team did the Chicago Cubs defeat to win the World Series?
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How old was Muhammed Ali when he passed away in June 2016?
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What state passed a controversial bathroom bill in March 2016?
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What year did the U.S. embargo against Cuba get put in place?
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President Obama visited this city to discuss drinking water problems on May 4, 2016.
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The population of this animal increased for the first time in over a century in 2016.
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What zoo was home to Harambe?
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President Obama became the first sitting president to visit this city.
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What city is Pulse nightclub -- site of a horrific terrorist attack -- located in?
10.0 of 30
In 2016, the U.S. government announced that this person's picture would appear on the new $20 bill.
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What infamous criminal was finally released from prison in 2016?
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What storm became the first Category 5 hurricane to hit the Atlantic since 2007?
13.0 of 30
Hillary Clinton was the first female presidential nominee for a major party.
14.0 of 30
Clinton won the popular vote in the 2016 presidential election.
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Where can you find the Stonewall Monument?
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What southern city suffered from a major wildfire in late November 2016?
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What is Joaquin Guzman better known as?
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Which of these diseases made headlines in 2016 for its effect on pregnant women?
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What percent of people in Britain voted to leave the EU in June 2016?
20.0 of 30
Where were the 2016 Summer Olympics held?
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Which of these three celebs departed the world first in 2016?
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What were people protesting at Standing Rock?
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The Ice Bucket Challenge provided a critical breakthrough for this disease in 2016.
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What branch of the military does Eric Fanning represent?
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What closing benchmark did the DOW reach for the first time on November 22, 2016?
26.0 of 30
Which country set a world tree-planting record in July?
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What movie finally earned Leonardo DiCaprio his first Oscar?
28.0 of 30
How many people downloaded Pokemon GO in 2016?
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What country's president encouraged killing drug pushers and users in 2016?
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Where did the Juno mission finally arrive in 2016?
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