2017 Quiz of the Year (Round 2)

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In Jan 2017, António Guterres began his term as United Nations Secretary-General. Which South Korean did he replace?
Ban Ki-moon.


Spanish and Moroccan authorities clashed with migrants on the Moroccan-Spanish border along which Spanish enclave?


At the 74th Golden Globe Awards are held in Hollywood, which film won the award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy?
La La Land 


The Pioneer Cabin Tree, considered one of the U.S.'s most famous trees and estimated to be over 1000 years old was toppled in a storm. What type of tree was it?
A giant sequoia 


Which former IRA activist, who was Sinn Fein’s leader in Northern Ireland, announced the end of his political career due to illness?
Martin McGuinness


Donald Trump was sworn in as President of the USA, but how many Presidents had gone before him? a) 40 b) 42 c) 44
c) 44


The New England Patriots played the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl final. What was historic about the game?
The first Super Bowl final in history to go into overtime.



In February scientists announced they had located and captured four specimens of Cave squeaker which had not previously been seen for 50 years? What type of creature is it? a) Frog b) Bat c) Bird
a) Frog