Quiz of the Year 2016 (Round 6)

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A gemstone weighing 1404.49 carats and valued at at least $100m was certified as the largest ever of which stone?
Blue star sapphire

 

In Feb, Britain's Ordnance Survey posted maps of which location on Flickr? a) Arctic Circle b) The Atlantic seabed c) The planet Mars
c) The planet Mars

 

The first ever what, was grown in space on the International Space Station in 2016 a) a potato b) a moustach c) a flower
c) a flower

 

In January Oxfam published a report stating that the world's 62 richest people are as wealthy as the combined wealth of what proportion of the world's population? a 10% b) 50% c) 90%
b) 50%

 

Which TV drama/sci-fi/horror, starring David and Gillian returned after a break of 13 years?
X-Files

 

Which British DJ and presenter of Crackerjack, died of a stroke at aged 74?
Ed Stewart

 

Who did Novak Djokovic beat to win the Australian Open?
Andy Murray

 

The Venezuelan government ordered more than 100 shopping malls to close early to save electricity, due to drought caused by which naturally occuring phenomenon?
El Niño