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The 2012 Quiz

The 2012 Quiz

Even though we might not look remotely like Jimmy Carr, our position as official end of year quizmaster is, quite frankly, without question. If you ask us, that is.

If you've been paying attention this year while cheering the Olympics, listening to some Frank Ocean, tweeting about Homeland and still laughing at Fresco Jesus then you should get full marks.

Go forth...

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The 2012 Quiz

Answers

1. 817,164

2. The White Stripes

3. Tokyo

4. Temple

5. 1768

6. Volkswagen

7. Jeremy Hunt

8. The Garlic Fries Crust

9. Xander

10. On Twitter

11. Ratonhnhaké:ton

12. Cecilia Gimenez

13. On the tube

14. Emeli Sande

15. Han Solo

16. Portugal

17. 834 mph

18. 10%

19. Pontifex

20. The Scream

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Barack Obama's re-election tweet broke a record for retweets. How many did it receive (as of December 20th)?

Question 1 of 20

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Which band DIDN'T break up in 2012?

Question 2 of 20

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In May, the tallest tower in the world opened in which city?

Question 3 of 20

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Which tube station is the setting for a chase between Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem in Skyfall?

Question 4 of 20

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The Encyclopædia Britannica discontinued its print edition in 2012. In what year did it originally start?

Question 5 of 20

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Which car brand scored a viral success with their advert of dogs barking the Imperial March?

Question 6 of 20

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Which politician accidentally hit a woman with a bell during coverage of the Olympics?

Question 7 of 20

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Which one of these WASN'T a strange new Pizza Hut creation in 2012?

Question 8 of 20

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What was the name of Dana's original boyfriend in Homeland?

Question 9 of 20

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How did Chelsea mercenary, sorry, player Eden Hazard announce his move to Stamford Bridge?

Question 10 of 20

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Assassin’s Creed III introduced a new hero to the franchise. He was called Connor in English, but what was his Mohawk name?

Question 11 of 20

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What is the name of the infamous Fresco Jesus "artist"?

Question 12 of 20

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Where did England gaffer Roy Hodgson announce that Rio Ferdinand's career was over?

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Who DIDN'T perform at the Diamond Jubilee concert outside Buckingham Palace?

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In Angry Birds Star Wars, which character is designed to look like the Yellow Bird?

Question 15 of 20

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Which of these countries won the lowest number of medals at the Olympics?

Question 16 of 20

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At what speed did Felix Baumgartner skydive to earth in his record-breaking jump from space in October?

Question 17 of 20

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In Looper, what percentage of the population now have telekinetic powers?

Question 18 of 20

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This year, The Pope joined Twitter but what's his handle?

Question 19 of 20

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Which painting sold for a record $119 million (£73 million) back in May?

Question 20 of 20

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