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Can you provide the answers to each of these clues related to people and events from 2016?

Quiz Updated Jan 13, 2017

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Which singer died shortly after the release of his Blackstar album?January
Which Leonardo DiCaprio movie received 12 Oscar nominations?January
Which Facebook-owned app announced 1 billion users worldwide?February
Hilda Heine became president of which Oceanic country?February
Which former First Lady died at the age of 94?March
Which president ordered his country's military to withdraw most of its forces from Syria?March
Which US Secretary of State made a diplomatic visit to Hiroshima?April
Which country's legislators voted to begin the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff?April
Which soft drink's production was halted in Venezuela due to a shortage of sugar? May
Max Verstappen won his first Formula 1 race. What nationality is he?May
Which video game removed all gender restrictions from its character creation screen?June
In the UK, 51.9% of voters voted in favor of leaving which politico-economic organization?June
Recep Erdogan survived a failed coup in which country?July
Donald Trump introduced which Indiana governor as his vice presidential running mate?July
The world's first vaccine against leprosy was developed in which country?August
Which Olympian faked being robbed in Rio?August
Which politician was taken ill at the memorial for 9/11?September
Which Chinese animal was removed from the endangered species list?September
Which singer/songwriter was named as the Nobel literature prize winner?October
Boko Haram released 21 kidnapped girls in which country?October
Which team won baseball's World Series for the first time in over one hundred years?November
Which tennis player became world number one for the first time at age 29?November
Which US astronaut died at the age of 95?December
Which fast food company is to move its international headquarters from Luxembourg to Britain?December

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