What Happened In The Last Week Of 2016?

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What Happened In The Last Week Of 2016? - Quiz

A lot of things happened in the last week of 2016. Have you done your weekly entertainment reading? Let's see are you keeping up with the latest news!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A popular singer died on Christmas day 2016. Which one?

    • A.

      Steven Tyler

    • B.

      Iggy Pop

    • C.

      Mick Jagger

    • D.

      George Michael

    Correct Answer
    D. George Michael
    Explanation
    George Michael, a popular singer, passed away on Christmas day in 2016. This information is not explicitly mentioned in the question, but it is a well-known fact. Therefore, the correct answer is George Michael.

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  • 2. 

    This week was fatal to a great actress, Carrie Fisher. In which popular franchise did she act? 

    • A.

      James Bond

    • B.

      Harry Potter

    • C.

      Star Wars

    • D.

      Star Trek

    Correct Answer
    C. Star Wars
    Explanation
    Carrie Fisher, a great actress, is known for her role in the popular franchise Star Wars. She portrayed the iconic character Princess Leia in the series.

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  • 3. 

    A day after Carrie Fisher died, Debbie Reynolds also passed away. Carrie and Debbie were _______?

    • A.

      Sisters

    • B.

      Best friends

    • C.

      Not related

    • D.

      Mother and daughter

    Correct Answer
    D. Mother and daughter
    Explanation
    Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds were mother and daughter. This is evident from the fact that they both passed away within a day of each other, indicating a close familial bond.

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  • 4. 

    This week was fatal to Richard Adams, a British writer. Which famous book did he write? 

    • A.

      The Hobbit

    • B.

      Lord of Flies

    • C.

      The Catcher in the Rye

    • D.

      Watership Down

    Correct Answer
    D. Watership Down
    Explanation
    Richard Adams, a British writer who passed away recently, is best known for his famous book "Watership Down." This novel, published in 1972, tells the story of a group of rabbits seeking a new home after their warren is destroyed. It explores themes of survival, adventure, and the importance of community. "Watership Down" became a beloved classic and has been praised for its rich storytelling and vivid depiction of the animal world. Adams' death serves as a reminder of his significant contribution to literature through this iconic work.

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  • 5. 

    Who's the highest grossing actress in 2016?

    • A.

      Charlize Theron

    • B.

      Scarlett Johansson

    • C.

      Jennifer Lawrence

    • D.

      Emma Watson

    Correct Answer
    B. Scarlett Johansson
    Explanation
    Scarlett Johansson was the highest grossing actress in 2016 because she appeared in several successful films during that year, such as "Captain America: Civil War" and "The Jungle Book." These movies were major box office hits and contributed significantly to Johansson's overall earnings. Additionally, Johansson's popularity and talent as an actress also played a role in her success, attracting audiences to watch her films and further boosting her financial success in 2016.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the most Googled person of 2016?

    • A.

      Donald Trump

    • B.

      Kim Kardashian

    • C.

      Meghan Markle

    • D.

      Kylie Jenner

    Correct Answer
    C. Meghan Markle
    Explanation
    Meghan Markle was the most Googled person of 2016 due to her relationship with Prince Harry and their highly publicized engagement. As an American actress, her popularity soared after news of her relationship with the British royal broke. People were curious to learn more about her background, career, and personal life, leading to a significant increase in Google searches about her.

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  • 7. 

    Serena Williams got engaged to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of _______?

    • A.

      Yahoo

    • B.

      Instagram

    • C.

      Facebook

    • D.

      Reddit

    Correct Answer
    D. Reddit
    Explanation
    Serena Williams got engaged to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.

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  • 8. 

    The Grey's Anatomy star, Ellen Pompeo, gave birth this week? How many kids does she have now?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    Ellen Pompeo, the Grey's Anatomy star, recently gave birth, indicating that she has added another child to her family. Since the question asks how many kids she has now, the correct answer is 3, implying that she had two children prior to the recent birth.

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  • 9. 

    Which singer got arrested for destroying stage equipment? 

    • A.

      John Mayer

    • B.

      Kanye West

    • C.

      Trey Songz

    • D.

      Drake

    Correct Answer
    C. Trey Songz
    Explanation
    Trey Songz is the correct answer because he was arrested for destroying stage equipment during a concert.

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  • 10. 

    Which Kardashian was rushed into ER because of type 2 diabetes?

    • A.

      Kourtney Kardashian

    • B.

      Kim Kardashian

    • C.

      Rob Kardashian

    • D.

      Khloe Kardashian

    Correct Answer
    C. Rob Kardashian
    Explanation
    Rob Kardashian was rushed into the ER because of type 2 diabetes.

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