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How Much Do You Actually Remember About Last Year?

It was only six months ago.

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  1. Which event did NOT happen in 2016?
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    Beyoncé released Lemonade
    Via Parkwood / Columbia
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    Via 20th Century Fox
    Leo DiCaprio won his first Oscar for The Revenant
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    Via Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images
    Donald Trump was sworn in as president
    Via Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images
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    Via The Pokémon Company / Niantic
    Pokémon Go came out
    Via The Pokémon Company / Niantic
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    Trump was elected in November 2016 but sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017.

    Trump was elected in November 2016 but sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017.
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  2. Which movie won the Oscar for Best Picture?
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    The Revenant
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    Via Paramount Pictures
    The Big Short
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    Mad Max: Fury Road
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
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    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    Bridge of Spies
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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    Via Open Road Films
    Spotlight
    Via Open Road Films
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    Via 20th Century Fox
    The Martian
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    Spotlight won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

    Spotlight won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.
    Via Open Road Films
  3. The Grammy for Record of the Year went to:
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    Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"
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    Via Big Machine / Republic
    Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"
    Via Big Machine / Republic
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    Via XL
    Adele, "Hello"
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    Beyoncé, "Formation"
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    "Uptown Funk" beat out "Blank Space" at the 2016 Grammys. "Hello" and "Formation" were 2017 Grammy nominees.

    "Uptown Funk" beat out "Blank Space" at the 2016 Grammys. "Hello" and "Formation" were 2017 Grammy nominees.
    Via RCA
  4. Which Netflix original series premiered in 2016?
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    Sense8
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    Master of None
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    13 Reasons Why
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    Stranger Things
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    The other shows premiered in either 2015 or 2017.

    The other shows premiered in either 2015 or 2017.
    Via Netflix
  5. Who headlined the Super Bowl halftime show?
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    Katy Perry
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    Via Interscope
    Lady Gaga
    Via Interscope
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    Via Parlophone
    Coldplay
    Via Parlophone
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    Beyoncé
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    Coldplay headlined the show, which also featured Beyoncé. Katy Perry headlined in 2015, Gaga in 2017.

    Coldplay headlined the show, which also featured Beyoncé. Katy Perry headlined in 2015, Gaga in 2017.
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  6. Which song was NOT a hit last summer?
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    Drake (feat. Wiz Kid, Kyla), "One Dance"
    Via OVO Sound / Cash Money / Young Money
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    Calvin Harris (feat. Rihanna), "This Is What You Came For"
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    Via Disruptor / Columbia Sony
    The Chainsmokers (feat. Daya), "Don’t Let Me Down"
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    Via Atlantic
    Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"
    Via Atlantic
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    "24K Magic" didn't come out until the fall.

    "24K Magic" didn't come out until the fall.
    Via Atlantic
  7. Which meme blew up in 2016?
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    Meryl Streep Singing/Yelling
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    Via instagram.com
    Salt Bae
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    Via Rede Globo
    Confused Math Lady
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    Via GiantBomb
    White Guy Blinking
    Via GiantBomb
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    Confused Math Lady set Twitter ablaze in 2016. The other memes are from 2017.

    Confused Math Lady set Twitter ablaze in 2016. The other memes are from 2017.
    Via Rede Globo
  8. Which TV show was NOT rebooted last year?
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    Via ABC
    Twin Peaks
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    Via Fox
    The X-Files
    Via Fox
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    Via The WB
    Gilmore Girls
    Via The WB
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    Via ABC
    Full House
    Via ABC
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    Twin Peaks returned to TV in 2017.

    Twin Peaks returned to TV in 2017.
    Via ABC
  9. Which Disney movie came out last year?
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    The Good Dinosaur
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    Inside Out
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    Moana
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    Beauty and the Beast
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    "Moana" came out in 2016; "The Good Dinosaur" and "Inside Out" came out in 2015; and "Beauty and the Beast" came out in 2017.

    "Moana" came out in 2016; "The Good Dinosaur" and "Inside Out" came out in 2015; and "Beauty and the Beast" came out in 2017.
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