Quiz Of The Year How Much Can You Remember About Whats Happened In 2014
From George Clooney finally tying the knot, to the tragedy of ebola, 2014 will be a year we’ll never forget.
But how much more can you recollect from the rest of the last 12 months?
Put your knowledge of this year’s big events to the test with our quiz of 2014.
Guess the selfie
Swap: Joey Essex and which politician
Who left herself overexposed, and was spoofed by a surprisingly convincing Alan Carr?Who announced a secret (and super speedy) marriage to her French boyfriend with this ring?They’ve been on, then off, then on, engaged, then off… you get the idea. But who are they?This singer is so desperate to prove he’s all grown up, he selfies shaving. Thing is, it was probably for the very first time.Who photobombed Australian Hockey player Jayde Taylor and friend at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games?From me to you.. but this was no time for humour as this selfie of which comedy duo was taken outside court after they gave evidence at the trial of Dave Lee Travis?Who is exciting Bristol University student Becky Smith after she spotted him in Nandos?Thank your lucky stars which pop star is wearing clothes for once?They might look like twins but let’s hope reality king Joey Essex doesn’t try a job swap with which politician?
Who said that
Mystery: Who said that
Who celebrated his marriage by saying: “It feels pretty damn great”?Who said “Before I knew it, I had fired four shots at the door,” but was cleared of murder in his high-profile trial?Who said: “We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner”?Whose schoolboy excuse was: “I lost my balance, making my body unstable and falling on top of my opponent. At that moment I hit my face against the player on leaving a small bruise on my cheek and a strong pain in my teeth”?Who said: “I can’t breathe!”?Who explained he was late because the “population is going through the roof chiefly because of open-door immigration and the fact that the M4 is not as navigable as it used to be”?Who delivered a passionate defence of the United Kingdom before the Scottish devolution vote with the words: “This is our Scotland. Scotland does not belong to the SNP. Scotland does not belong to the Yes campaign. This is not their flag, their country, their culture, their streets”?Who called a taxi driver a “sweaty, stupid little sh**!”?Who refused to join Band Aid 30 saying: “I prefer to do my charitable bit by donating actual money and not being lumped in a with a bunch of people like that… ”?Which millionaire social revolutionary said: “I’m not interested in talking to you about my rent, mate”?
Prince Harry: Which birthday?
What was the toy marsupial given to Prince George on his trip to Australia after he had met one in real life?Which birthday did Prince Harry celebrate this year?When are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting their second child?What breach of protocol did US basketball legend LeBron James commit when he met the Duchess of Cambridge in New York?Who met Pope Francis for the first time in April and presented him with a hamper of British food?Which member of the Royal Family will be the first to appear on a reality TV show?What was the name of Prince Harry’s international sports tournament for wounded army veterans?Who took a new job as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance service?What about his wife did Prince William say was “a nightmare”?What was featured on the front of the jumper Prince George wore for Christmas photos released earlier this month?
Poppies: But where were they?
Parts of which countries form part of the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate, declared in June?In which country did the Ebola outbreak start?For what reason did overweight North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supposedly disappear from view for more than a month?What is the name of the disputed territory formerly part of Ukraine annexed by Russia this year?Where were more than 888,000 ceramic poppies planted to commemorate the centenary of World War One?Which iconic pop star performed live for the first time since 1979 to huge critical acclaim?In October, who became the youngest person ever to the receive the Nobel Peace Prize?The US and which other country ended a 50 year rift this month after months of secret talks involving Pope Francis?Which SNP leader resigned after Scotland voted ‘no’ to independence?What post will Libby Lane become the first woman to ever hold?
Who won Britain’s Got Talent this year?Which of Lord Sugar’s aides on The Apprentice was elevated to the House of Lords?Who walked out of the jungle in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here?Which was the most complained about show of 2014?What was the most popular entertainment show of the year, beaten only by England losing to Uruguay in the World Cup?Which British drama cleaned up at the Emmy awards, winning seven in total including Best Actor?Which much loved comedy returned for a one off special for Sport Relief?Which channel celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014.Which character’s moving death in Coronation Street won actress Julie Hesmondhalgh a Best Actress gong at the Soap Awards.Which TV show caused a political row when they filmed a Christmas special in Argentina?
Family ties: Where was Nigel Farage”s wife born?
What kind of sandwich did Ed Miliband famously struggle to eat, leading to much mockery?If Labour win the next General Election, they are proposing to lower the age that you are allowed to vote in General, Local and European elections to what age?Which MP was forced to resign from Labour’s front bench after a snobby tweet about a white van man during the Rochester and Strood by-election last month?Which designer sent models down the catwalk at her London Fashion Week show wearing “Yes” badges supporting Scottish Independence?Which sci-fi show did new Culture Secretary Sajid Javid reveal himself to be a fan of in his first big speech about the arts?Which two Tory MP surprisingly defected to UKIP?Which MP saw his councillor wife plunged into a social media storm about her love of daring necklines on her selfies?In the Scottish Referendum in September, which major Scottish city voted “yes” for independence?Where was Nigel Farage’s wife Kirsten born?Which scandal hit former Liberal party leader died earlier this month?
Tour: But where did it start?
Who won Sports Personality of the Year?Which county hosted the start of the Tour de France?Which British athlete became the oldest, at 40, to win gold at the European Championships?Who won the Champions League?Who split from coach Ivan Lendl?Who was golf’s PGA Player of the Year?Which England cricketer’s book upset fellow players?Where were the Winter Olympics held?Who won the Golden Boot at the World Cup?Which two boxers set a new British record when 80,000 people watched them fight?
Guess the selfie
Announcement: Cheryl told the world about her engagement
Lauren GoodgerCheryl ColeKelly Brooke and David McIntoshJustin BieberThe QueenThe Chuckle BrothersDavid CameronMiley CyrusEd Miliband
Who said that
George Clooney on marrying Amal AlamuddinOscar PistoriusGwyneth Paltrow’s statement announcing her separation from Coldplay’s Chris MartinLuis Suarez on biting the shoulder of Italian player Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in June.Eric Garner, filmed as police arrested him in New York, said “I can’t breathe” 11 times. He died an hour later in July.UKIP leader Nigel Farage.Former prime minister Gordon BrownFormer cabinet minister David MellorLily AllenRussell Brand
A bilbyThirtiethAprilPut his hand on her shoulderThe QueenMike Tindall who will star on Channel 4’s The JumpThe Invictus GamesPrince WilliamHer hairToy soldiers
Iraq and SyriaGuineaHe needed surgery for two broken anklesCrimeaTower of LondonKate BushMalala YousafzaiCubaAlex SalmondA bishop in the Church of England
Boyband CollabroKarren BradyGemma CollinsBig BrotherThe Great British Bake Off final which was watched by13.5 million people.SherlockOnly Fools and Horses.BBC2Hayley CropperTop Gear
Bacon16Emily ThornberryThe Derbyshire born, London dwelling Vivienne Westwood.Star TrekDouglas Carswell, MP for Clacton, and Mark Reckless, MP for Rochester and StroodRochdale Labour MP Simon Danczuk – whose wife is Councillor Karen DanczukGlasgowGermanyJeremy Thorpe
Lewis HamiltonYorkshireJo Pavey in the 10,000mReal MadridAndy MurrayRory McIlroyKevin PietersenSochi, in RussiaJames Rodriguez of Colombia.Carl Froch and George Groves.