Quiz of the Year 2016 (Round 4)

Pub Quiz Questions HQ

Print PDF version of this RoundPrint PDF version of this Round Quiz of the Year General Knowledge

 

In March a study concluded that which famous playwright's skull had probably been stolen by graverobbers?
Shakespeare

 

11.5 million confidential documents from offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca became the world largest confidential data leak, what did it become known as?
Panama Papers

 

In April the 80th Masters Golf Tournament was won by which English golfer?
Danny Willett

 

May, which team overcame starting odds of 5000-1, to be crowned champions?
Leicester City

 

The world’s longest and most expensive tunnel costing €11bn opened in June in which country?
Switzerland (Gotthard Base Tunnel)

 

Who was the first British International Space Station astronaut who returned to earth in June after 186 days in space?
Tim Peake

 

The 103rd Tour De France was won in July by which rider?
Chris Froome

 

The Olympic Games opened in Brazil in August, but what was the name of the stadium where the opening ceremony took place?
Maracanã Stadium

 

Which athlete ended his career at the Rio Olympics after winning his 23rd Gold medal making him world's most decorated Olympian?
Michael Phelps

 

What was the name of the Brazilian President who was removed from office following a vote to impeach her by the Brazilian Senate? 
Dilma Rousseff