Quiz of the Year 2016 (Round 5)

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Which person who died in September 1997, was made a Saint by Pope Francis in September of this year?
Mother Teresa

 

At the 68th Emmy awards, which epic series won Outstanding Drama Series?
Game of Thrones

 

The world's largest radio telescope, which is 500m wide, began operations in a province of which country?
China

 

The 41st Ryder Cup saw the U.S. beat Europe by 17 - 11, but at what course was it played>? a) Hazeltine National b) Medinah III c) Castle Pines
a) Hazeltine National

 

In October Samsung announced it would stop production of Note 7 phones after devices caught fire. In which country are they based?
South Korea

 

The American company, Time Warner, agreed a buy-out for an eye-watering $85.4 billion, by which other company? a) Google b) Hewlett Packard Enterprise c) AT&T
c) AT&T

 

Which country finally signed a free trade deal with the EU after 7 years of negotiations?
Canada

 

Which government scrapped its large banknotes overnight, forcing holders to put them in a bank for exchange, thus helping to raise taxes by reducing the blackmarket economy in it's country?
India

 

Which Formula 1 World Champion has announced his retirement?
Nico Rosberg

 

What is the name of the Italian Prime Minister who has just resigned after losing a referendum to reform the constitution
Matteo Renzi