The Post Quiz: 2014 in Review

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Did you keep your finger on the world pulse this year? Time to find out.

The Post Quiz: 2014 in Review

Dramatisation of an astronomer plotting the position of a  pyramid in line with the stars in the BBC TV history series 'Pyramid'

Ah, 2014. We knew it well – also under the aliases of:

  • 2767 AUC
  • 6764 since the building of the temple at Assur
  • 62-63 Eliz. II
  • Year of the Water Snake
  • Kali Yuga 5115-5116
  • Unix time 1388534400–1420070399
  • Etc, etc.

Aren't you glad you know all that? What else do you know about this year that's drawing to a close? Answer the questions below.

  1. What was different about Latvian wallets in January?
  2. What was going on in Sochi in February?
  3. How did the International Court make h2g2 fans happy in March?
  4. What happened to popes John XXIII and John Paul II in April?
  5. What happened to Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan in May?
  6. What were all those Germans doing in Brazil in June and July?
  7. What caused most concern in Africa all year?
  8. Why was the World Summit of Peace Laureates suspended in September?
  9. Also in September, what did the Scots decide to do?
  10. What offworld event rocked the planet in November?

Did you know them all? Click the pic below to check the answers.

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