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The Hardest 2015 Quiz You'll Take This Year

Can you remember what went down in 2k15?

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  1. 1. Everyone remembers the dress that broke the internet, but can you remember which month it happened in?

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    January
    February
    March
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    February!

    It started going big on 26 February, and didn't stop for far too long afterwards.

  2. 2. Which of the following movies grossed the highest amount of money?

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
    The Avengers: Age of Ultron
    Via Marvel
    The Avengers: Age of Ultron
    Jurassic World
    Via Universal
    Jurassic World
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jurassic World!

    It grossed more than $652,000,000, making it the top grossing film of 2015 until the new Star Wars came along. Although the seventh film in the space franchise hasn't yet officially overtaken Jurassic World as the top grossing film of the year, it is certain to.

  3. 3. Can you name the artist behind this symbol, which was shared around the world after the Paris attacks in November?

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    Jean Jullien
    Xavier Veilhan
    Daniel Buren
  4. 4. Who had the most liked Instagram photo of 2015?

    Taylor Swift
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    Taylor Swift
    Kim Kardashian
    Via Mike Windle / Getty
    Kim Kardashian
    Kendall Jenner
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Kendall Jenner
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kendall Jenner!

    This picture has an incredible 3.3m likes.

    Kendall Jenner!
    Via instagram.com
  5. 5. What did NASA find on Mars in September?

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    Evidence of liquid water
    Actual liquid water
    Bacteria
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Evidence of liquid water!

  6. 6. Caitlyn Jenner appeared on a historic cover of Vanity Fair in July, but what was the headline?

    Kevin Winter / Getty
    "I Am Cait"
    "Just Call Me Cait"
    "Call Me Caitlyn"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Call Me Caitlyn"

    "Call Me Caitlyn"
    Via Vanity Fair
  7. 7. Which of these singles was NOT released in 2015?

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    "Love Me Like You Do" – Ellie Goulding
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    "Uptown Funk" – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
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    "Sugar" – Maroon 5
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Uptown Funk!

    It was released on 10 November, 2014.

  8. 8. Can you name the winners of the Super Bowl, Premier League, and Rugby World Cup?

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    Seattle Seahawks, Chelsea, Australia
    New England Patriots, Chelsea, New Zealand
    New England Patriots, Manchester City, Australia
  9. 9. In which month did Zayn Malik famously quit One Direction?

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    March
    May
    July
  10. 10. How many new iPhones were released this year?

    Apple
    One
    Two
    Four
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Two!

    The 6S and 6S+.

  11. 11. Which country legalised same sex marriage first?

    Ireland
    Via Charles McQuillan / Getty
    Ireland
    USA
    Via Alex Wong / Getty
    USA
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    USA!

    The United States legalised same sex marriage on 26 June. Ireland voted in favour of legalising it in May, but the law only came into effect on 16 November.

  12. 12. The Foo Fighters had to pull out of Glastonbury after Dave Grohl broke his leg – but who replaced them as a headline act?

    Coldplay
    Via Clemens Bilan / Getty
    Coldplay
    Florence + The Machine
    Via Stefan Hoedrath / Getty
    Florence + The Machine
    Kanye West
    Via Ethan Miller / Getty
    Kanye West
  13. 13. Minions basically took over the world in 2015 – can you name this one?

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    Stuart
    Kevin
    Bob
  14. 14. Is Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman a prequel or sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird?

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    Prequel
    Sequel
  15. 15. Who were the losing finalists in this season's Champions League?

    Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Atletico Madrid
    Atletico Madrid
    Juventus
    Juventus
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Juventus!

    They were beaten 3-1 by Barcelona.

  16. 16. Can you name the star of 2015's crazy viral "Why You Always Lying?" meme?

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    Nicholas Fraser
    Jerome Jefferson
    Tom Pullman
  17. 17. Which car manufacturer came under huge criticism after it was revealed that they had been rigging their diesel emissions tests?

    Renault
    Renault
    Chrysler
    Chrysler
    Volkswagen
    Volkswagen
  18. 18. Which country appeared in the Eurovision song contest for the first time this year?

    Iceland
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Iceland
    Moldova
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Moldova
    Australia
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Australia
  19. 19. This dead raccoon became an internet sensation after being found on the street in which Canadian city?

    Twitter: @jasonwagar
    Vancouver
    Montreal
    Toronto
  20. 20. Who won the Emmy for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series"?

    Kevin Spacey
    Via Christopher Polk / Getty
    Kevin Spacey
    Jon Hamm
    Via Jason Merritt
    Jon Hamm
    Jeff Daniels
    Via Jason Kempin / Getty
    Jeff Daniels
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jon Hamm!

    He finally won his first Emmy for his role as Don Draper in the final season of Mad Men.

  21. 21. Which was the only grand slam title Serena Williams failed to win in 2015?

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    The US Open
    The French Open
    The Australian Open
    Wimbledon
  22. 22. Voice actor Harry Shearer quit The Simpsons in May, before reversing his decision a few months later. Which character did he NOT voice?

    Ned Flanders
    Ned Flanders
    Principal Skinner
    Principal Skinner
    Groundskeeper Willie
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Groundskeeper Willie
  23. 23. Who won the 2015 Great British Bake Off?

    Nadiya
    Nadiya
    Ian
    Ian
    Tamal
    Via BBC
    Tamal
  24. 24. Homo Naledi, a previously unknown species of early human, was found in which country in September?

    Stefan Heunis / AFP / Getty
    Argentina
    South Africa
    Papua New Guinea
  25. 25. These three people all died in 2015, but who was oldest?

    Sir Christopher Lee
    Via Pier Marco Tacca / Getty
    Sir Christopher Lee
    B.B. King
    Via Larry Busacca / Getty
    B.B. King
    Cilla Black
    Via Ian Gavan / Getty
    Cilla Black
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sir Christopher Lee!

    He was 93 when he died on 7 June. B.B. King was 89 and Cilla Black was 72.

The Hardest 2015 Quiz You'll Take This Year

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Where have you been this year? Clearly not paying too much attention to the outside world. Sorry, but it looks like you're going to have to retake 2015.

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Not a bad effort, although you weren't completely on top of this year's news and pop culture events. Still a decent score though.

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You remember a lot of what happened during 2015, there's just a few tricky bits that passed you by. Great work!

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Well done, you've absolutely killed it! You were obviously totally with it during 2015, and now it's paid off.

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