# Do You Know 2016 That Much?

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Years come and go, time and season aren't static. Things happens some generally and others individually. Now this is for the observant minds, Try to see how much you observe and knew about 2016.

• 1.

### 2016 was designated as __________________________________ by the United Nations.

• A.

International year of diplomacy

• B.

International year of peace

• C.

International year of Epidemic

• D.

International year of pulses

D. International year of pulses
Explanation
In 2016, the United Nations designated it as the International Year of Pulses. Pulses, also known as legumes, are a type of crop that includes beans, lentils, and chickpeas. This designation aimed to raise awareness about the importance of pulses in sustainable food production, nutrition, and food security. It also aimed to promote the consumption of pulses as a healthy and affordable source of protein and other essential nutrients.

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• 2.

### What is the roman numeral equivalent of 2016?

• A.

MMXVI

• B.

MMMXV

• C.

MXXVI

• D.

MMXXVI

A. MMXVI
Explanation
The roman numeral equivalent of 2016 is MMXVI. In Roman numerals, M represents 1000, X represents 10, and VI represents 6. Therefore, MMXVI represents 2000 + 10 + 6, which equals 2016.

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• 3.

### How many even numbers are there in 2016?

• A.

4

• B.

5

• C.

3

• D.

2

D. 2
Explanation
In the number 2016, there are two even numbers, which are 2 and 6. The other two digits, 0 and 1, are not even numbers. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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• 4.

### What lead to the diplomatic rift between Iran and Saudi Arabia in 2016?

• A.

Nuclear Deal

• B.

Intervention in refrendum

• C.

Execution of Nimr al-Nimr

• D.

Veto in OPEC

C. Execution of Nimr al-Nimr
Explanation
The diplomatic rift between Iran and Saudi Arabia in 2016 was primarily caused by the execution of Nimr al-Nimr. Nimr al-Nimr was a prominent Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia who was critical of the Saudi government. His execution sparked outrage among Shia Muslims in Iran, leading to protests and an attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran. In response, Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic ties with Iran, escalating tensions between the two countries. The other options mentioned, such as the Nuclear Deal, intervention in a referendum, and veto in OPEC, are not directly related to the diplomatic rift between Iran and Saudi Arabia in 2016.

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• 5.

### WHO announced the outbreak of zika virus ____________, 2016

• A.

January 28

• B.

December 1

• C.

July 9

• D.

August 14

A. January 28
Explanation
On January 28, WHO announced the outbreak of the Zika virus. This indicates that the correct answer is January 28.

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• 6.

### What is the equivalent year for 2016 in the Bengali calendar?

• A.

1527

• B.

3090

• C.

1423

• D.

2980

C. 1423
Explanation
The Bengali calendar is based on the solar calendar, which is approximately 594 years behind the Gregorian calendar. Therefore, to find the equivalent year in the Bengali calendar, we subtract 594 from 2016, resulting in the year 1422. However, since the Bengali calendar starts from the year 593 of the Gregorian calendar, we add 1 to the result, giving us the equivalent year of 1423.

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• 7.

### What's the equivalent year for 2016 in the Coptic calendar?

• A.

1437–1438

• B.

2072–2073

• C.

1732–1733

• D.

2008–2009

C. 1732–1733
Explanation
The Coptic calendar is a calendar used by the Coptic Orthodox Church and is based on the ancient Egyptian calendar. The equivalent year for 2016 in the Coptic calendar is 1732–1733.

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• 8.

### What is the equivalent of 2016 in the Japanese calendar?

• A.

Renigan 904

• B.

Heisei 28

• C.

Nagashi 094

• D.

Tenten 829

B. Heisei 28
Explanation
Heisei 28 is the correct answer because the Japanese calendar is based on the reign of the emperor, and Heisei is the current era that started in 1989 with Emperor Akihito. Each year of the Heisei era is counted sequentially, so 2016 corresponds to Heisei 28.

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• 9.

### What is the equivalent of 2016 in the Thai solar calendar?

• A.

1966

• B.

2066

• C.

2559

• D.

538

C. 2559
Explanation
The Thai solar calendar, also known as the Thai Buddhist calendar, is based on the Buddhist Era (BE) which is 543 years ahead of the Gregorian calendar. To find the equivalent year in the Thai solar calendar, we subtract 543 from 2016, resulting in 1473. However, the Thai solar calendar also has a different starting point, so we need to add 543 to 1473, giving us 2016. Therefore, the equivalent of 2016 in the Thai solar calendar is 2559.

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• 10.

• A.

8123

• B.

1382

• C.

3182

• D.

2813