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Ultimate Christmas Quiz of the Year - General Knowledge

A massive quiz to test how well you’ve kept abreast with what’s happened in 2016

Kevin Southam
22 Dec 2016 | 09:00 am
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1. 2016 being a leap year, February had 29 days. A baby born on this day is known as a what?

 

2. What are the middle names of outgoing US President Barack Obama, and the President-Elect Donald Trump?

 

3. What is the name of Dorothy’s dog in The Wizard Of Oz?

 

4. The fear of open spaces is called what?

 

5. Who or what is a barista?

 

6. Santa’s Little Helper is the name of the dog in which TV show?

 

7. What’s the second-largest country in the world by area?

 

8. How many possible different first moves can a player make in a game of chess?

 

9. Of the nine planets nearest the sun, which is the only one not named after a deity?

 

10. In which country is the most remote place from any sea or ocean?

 

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Kevin Southam

Kevin Southam

He asks the questions at Fibber McGee’s weekly Easy Tiger pub quiz (find him there Tuesdays from 8.30pm). When he’s not dreaming upbrain-teasers, he’s an operations manager for Sennheiser Middle East, who alsoadjudicates record attempts for Guinness World Records.