Monday, December 26, 2016

2016 in Review - Answers Posted

This will be the last chance for points in 2016.  Three points for the first person with a perfect score.  Two points for the person with the most correct, if there is no perfect score. Deadline: 11:59 PM, December 31, California time.

1.  In January, this U.S. city was declared to be in a federal state of emergency due to contaminated water.  FLINT, MICHIGAN

2.  In June, the UK voted to leave the European Union.  This was called...?  BREXIT

3.  In August, the Summer Olympics were held where?  RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
4.  Bob Dylan unexpectedly won which major award?  NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
5.  Who placed third in the 2016 U.S. presidential election?   COLIN POWELL

6.  In January, the former Davy Jones died.  To what did he change his name to avoid confusion with the lead singer of The Monkees?  DAVID BOWIE
7.  In March, this former FLOTUS died.  NANCY REAGAN
8.  In April, Prince died.  Name his two most famous backing bands.  THE REVOLUTION AND THE NEW POWER GENERATION
9.  In June, Muhammad Ali died.  What was his name before converting to Islam?  CASSIUS CLAY
10.  In November, Leonard Cohen died.  Which of his songs has been covered by Jeff Buckley, K.D. Lang, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bono, and Bon Jovi? HALLELUJAH


1 comment:

  1. I got quite a few right! I'm proud of myself