Five years on from my last Quiz of the Year, Here are 50 questions to test you on what happened during the Snooker Year.
1. MASTERS: Which player opened the Masters Tournament of 2016 with a first round elimination of Shaun Murphy?
2. MASTERS: Which former Masters champions did Ronnie O'Sullivan defeat en route to taking the title?
3. MASTERS: Who hit the highest break of the tournament?
4. WORLD SENIORS: Who added to his list of 'World' titles by adding the Seniors to his Six-red crowns?
5. WORLD SENIORS: How many former World Seniors Champions were in the 16 man field in Preston?
6. GERMAN MASTERS: Who reached his maiden ranking Final at the German Masters before defeat to Martin Gould?
7. GERMAN MASTERS: Who knocked out reigning German Masters Champion Mark Selby in the Last 16?
8. SHOOTOUT: Snooker returned to which famous venue for the 2016 Shootout - the first time the event has been played away from Blackpool?
9. SHOOTOUT: In what round did Joe Swail achieve his famous on the buzzer victory over Gary Wilson?
10. WELSH OPEN: On what score did Ronnie O'Sullivan take the 'pink' en route to his 146 break?
11. WELSH OPEN: Who subsequently 'nicked' the £2,000 high-break prize from O'Sullivan by making a 147?
12. WELSH OPEN: Which Welshman advanced the furthest in the competition?
13. GYDINIA: Who won the 2016 Gydinia Open?
14. CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE: Who became the oldest player to make a competitive 147 during the 2016 Championship League campaign?
15. CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE: How many former winners of the Championship League qualified for the 2016 Winners Group?
16. GRAND PRIX: What seed was eventual winner Shaun Murphy for the tournament - based on the top 32 money list?
17. GRAND PRIX: Who was the highest seed to lose a first round match - going out in a decider to Peter Ebdon?
18. PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS: Who replaced Mark Selby in the first round draw after his withdrawal from the tournament?
19. PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS: Who won the first ever Players Championship match to reach an eighth frame?
20. PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS: Which two former winners of the Players Championship Finals were absent from the 2016 lineup
21. CHINA OPEN: Who did Judd Trump defeat in the Semi-Finals in a 6-0 whitewash?
22. CHINA OPEN: Name the only qualified player defeated in a Wild Card match?
23. CHINA OPEN: Who had the highest break of the tournament at the venue stage?
24. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Stuart Bingham's 10-9 first round defeat by Allister Carter was the first defeat by a defending champion in the opening round since whom?
25. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Stuart Bingham's 10-9 defeat was the first by a World Champion in a deciding frame at the Crucible since whom?
26. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: True or False - Paul Collier became the youngest man to referee a second World Final this year at the age of 46. He currently holds the record of the youngest ever referee for a Crucible final.
27. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Ding Junhui v Alan McManus was the first semi-final to be contested by two qualifiers since when?
28. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: How many of the world's top 32 competed at the Crucible in 2016?
29. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Name the only debutant in the 2016 Crucible Line-up?
30. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Who was the only first time quarter-finalist in the 2016 Crucible last eight?
31. PINK RIBBON: Who won the 2016 Pink Ribbon tournament at the SWSA in Gloucester?
32. RIGA MASTERS: Which amateur reached the Semi-Finals of the Riga Masters before losing to eventual champion Neil Robertson?
33. INDIAN OPEN: Who's first World Ranking title arrived with the Indian Open in Hyderabad in July?
34. WORLD OPEN: Which two players withdrew from the last 64 of the World Open allowing Joe Perry and Judd Trump respectively byes to the Last 32.
35. WORLD OPEN: Who eliminated defending champion Shaun Murphy from the World Open?
36. PAUL HUNTER CLASSIC: Who hit a 147 maximum in his third round match against Kurt Maflin atoning for some near misses?
37. PAUL HUNTER CLASSIC: The 2016 event marked the first of two full ranking events in 2016/17 to give entry to amateurs, which event yet to be played will be the second with the amateur rounds going towards an amateur order of merit?
38. PAUL HUNTER CLASSIC: Who was runner up to Mark Selby?
39. SIX REDS - Who won the Six Red World Championship, winning the title in a deciding frame?
40. SHANGHAI MASTERS: Who knocked Kyren Wilson out of the 2016 Shanghai Masters in the first round?
41. SHANGHAI MASTERS: How many frames did Ding Junhui concede en route to the title?
42. EUROPEAN MASTERS: How many framed did Ronnie O'Sullivan concede en route to the final?
43. ENGLISH OPEN: Who made his 100th century break during the English Open and what was significant about it other than a ton of tons?
44. INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Who became the first person to appear in a second International Championship final, before losing 10-1 to Mark Selby?
45. OTHER EVENTS: How many different players did John Higgins defeat during his eight match winning streak in winning the China Championship and Champion of Champions events?
46. NORTHERN IRELAND OPEN: Who ended Liang Wenbo's quest for the £1,000,000 at the Northern Ireland Open?
47. UK CHAMPIONSHIPS: Who shocked Neil Robertson with a first round victory in York?
48. UK CHAMPIONSHIPS: Who was Mark Allen's opponent when he made his 147 Maximum during the Second round?
49. UK CHAMPIONSHIPS: How many former UK Champions appeared in the quarter-final line up.
50. MAXIMUMS: How many professional 147's were made during 2016?
You have until New Year's Eve. Good Luck
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