Do You Remember... 2013?

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Do You Remember... 2013?
How well do you remember the news events of 2013? This quiz was compiled from stories that appeared on the pages of the Winnipeg Free Press in 2013.

  
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1.  Eager fans headed to the MTS Centre in January to cheer their heroes. What was the event?
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2.  A high-profile athlete admitted to long-time drug usage in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. Who is he?
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3.  Winnipeggers got their first look at Hudson in February. Who is Hudson?
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4.  The Paddlewheel Restaurant was back in the news. Why?
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5.  A meteor explosion injured more than 1,000 people and damaged thousands of buildings. Where did it happen?
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6.  A film based on the actions of a Canadian won an Oscar for best picture.  Name it.  
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7.  The Sals is replaced on the Esplanade Riel. By whom?  
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8.  A Canadian music icon died March 6. Who was he?  
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9.  Bill 18 caused a furor in churches in southern Manitoba. What is Bill 18?
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10.  The TV movie Jack was a hit. Which famous Jack was the film about?
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11.  The College of Cardinals selected Jorge Bergoglio as new Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. What name did the new pope choose?
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12.  A popular Winnipeg festival turned 40 years old in 2013. Name the festival.  
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13.  Hundreds wound their way through Winnipeg streets for the annual Way of the Cross procession in March. On what significant date did this happen? 
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14.  A beloved former premier, known for his folksy personality, died in March.  Who was he?
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15.  Margaret Thatcher, a lady both revered and reviled in her lifetime, died in April. What was her nickname while Prime Minister?   
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16.  The federal Liberals named Justin Trudeau as their new leader. Where is Mr. Trudeau’s home riding located?
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17.  Terror gripped participants and spectators when explosions went off near the finish line of a major marathon. Where did this happen?
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18.  Winnipegger Amanda Steadman appeared on a popular U.S. game show in April. Which show?      
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19.  Canadian Susan Griffiths travelled to Switzerland in April. Why?  
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20.  In April a garment factory building collapsed, killing hundreds of workers and injuring thousands. Where did this happen?
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21.  Three women are found in May in a run-down house where they had been held captive for a decade.  Where did this happen?
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22.  A popular movie star revealed in May that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. Who is she?
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23.  Liberal Christy Clark is an upset winner in a provincial election. Where?
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24.  Elijah Harper died at age 64. His actions were instrumental in blocking a highly controversial change in the constitution. What was the name of the accord he helped to derail?  
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25.  A tornado tore a path of destruction through the American Midwest, dozens and injuring hundreds.  What's the community's name?
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26.  Controversial crusader Dr. Henry Morgentaler died in May. What issue defined his career?
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27.  NSA whistleblower Snowden was revealed. What’s his first name?  
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28.  An inner-city school celebrated the opening of its "field of dreams." Which school?
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29.  Canada Safeway was acquired by another supermarket chain. Which one?
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30.  Thousands of Winnipeggers converged on the south end of the city for the first pre-season game of the 2013 CFL season -- and opening day for the team's new home at Investor's Group Field.  On which day did this happen?
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31.  A historical artifact missing for 23 years turned up when a Manitoba man confessed to stealing it from an Ontario legion In 1991.  What was the artifact?
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32.  James Gandolfini, who played a mob boss on TV, died suddenly at the age of 51. Name the popular show that made him a star.
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33.  Raging flood waters lay waste to a major Canadian city in June. Which city?
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34.  A gigantic explosion and fire devastated the town of Lac-Megantic in Quebec in July. What caused the explosion?  
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35.  A detective was employed to find 1,000 missing livestock in rural Manitoba in July. What type of livestock?
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36.  A future sovereign was born in London. What’s his name?  
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37.  Hudson's Bay Co. purchased an American luxury retailer. Which retailer?
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38.  Two children, sleeping above a pet store in New Brunswick, were killed by a reptilian intruder. What type of animal?
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39.  Manitoba Hydro’s demolition of a small town on the Winnipeg River upset its few remaining residents. Name the town.  
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40.  In August a famous rocker thrilled thousands at Investor’s Group Field. Who put on the show?       
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41.  A revelation by Justin Trudeau in August caused a furor. What did he admit?
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42.  In September it was revealed Taz Stuart no longer worked for the city. What was Taz’s job?
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43.  Quebec proposed a Charter of Values, controversial legislation that would forbid certain people from wearing "ostentatious" religious symbols. Which people would be under the prohibition?
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44.  After carrying more than a million passengers over the years, one of Manitoba’s popular riverboats faces an uncertain future. What’s its name?
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45.  Which venerable city hotel celebrated its 100th birthday in 2013?
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46.  A wild chase ensued in Washington D.C. in October, ending when the driver was shot dead by police. Which historical site was near to the unfolding of this tumultuous event?
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47.  Shares in MTS drop nearly 10% after Ottawa nixes the sale, for security reasons, of its business unit Allstream to a foreign company. Where is the foreign company located?
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48.  A Canadian won a Nobel Prize in literature. Which author?
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49.  The city’s CAO, under pressure over cost over-runs, resigned. Name him.
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50.  In October the Manitoba Liberal Party elected a new leader.  Who is it?
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51.  A senator accused the Prime Minister of involvement in the payment of improperly claimed expenses.  Who made the accusation?               
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52.  University of Manitoba researchers discovered how a certain mutated gene causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. What is the more common name for this disease?
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53.  A downtown historic site once owned by Hugh John MacDonald has quietly closed indefinitely in November. What is the name of the site?
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54.  Nov. 22 was the 50th anniversary of a significant world event. Which event?
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55.  Typhoon Haiyan killed more than 6,000 people in southeast Asia.  Which country was most affected?
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56.  The Saskatchewan Roughriders won the Grey Cup. Which eastern team was the opposition in the big game?
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57.  A Manitoba politician wished season’s greetings to “infidel atheists." Who’s the season’s greeter?   
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58.  The world mourned the passing of anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela. In South Africa, what is apartheid?
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59.  The Roar of the Rings decided the teams that will represent Canada in curling at the Sochi Olympics.  Who will skip the women’s team?
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60.  Canada Post makes a major announcement regarding mail delivery. What’s soon to be a fond memory?
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61.  British actor Peter O’Toole died in December. Which 1962 film made him a star?
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62.  A local MP got into the bobble-head game.  Who’s making a “nodding” acquaintance with his constituents?
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63.  An animal crawled out of a Winnipeg woman's toilet in June.  What was it?
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64.  Dozens of homes in Ochre Beach, Man.,  were damaged or destroyed by a natural phenomenon in May.  What caused the destruction?
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65.  Manitoba Conservation officers killed a deer being kept as a pet on a Hutterite colony.  Why did they kill it?  
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