Surveillance, Snack Cakes and Red Sox: 2013 in Review
When it comes to the events of 2013, the NSA knows everything -- but do you? Test yourself with our year in review quiz.
Who was the most talked-about person of 2013?
- Miley Cyrus
- Kate Middleton
- Edward Snowden
- Pope Francis
Which was NOT an ingredient in the world's first test tube beef burger, eaten in August?
- muscle stem cells
- beetroot juice
- all of these are in the burger
True or false: The world's first lab-grown burger was fat-free.
Which ligament did orthopedic surgeons discover in October?
- anterolateral ligament
- lateral collateral ligament
- posterior cruciate ligament
Which country became the newest European Union member since Bulgaria and Romania joined in 2007?
Which body part did scientists "grow" on a man's forehead?
- an ear
- a nose
- a urethra
- a kidney
True or false: It had been 95 years since the last time the Boston Red Sox won the World Series at Fenway Park.
Which of the following 2013 rampages is one of the 25 deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history?
- Sandy Hook Elementary School
- Colorado movie theater massacre
- Washington Navy Yard
During which of the following months of 2013 were there no mass shootings?
What is Prince George of Cambridge's full name?
- George Arthur Philip Louis
- George Alexander Louis
- George Henry Albert David
How much did the 16-day U.S. government shutdown cost per day?
- $1.5 billion a day
- $76 million a day
- $152 million a day
Which word became official when it was added to Oxford English dictionary in August?
- all of the above
Which state legalized gay marriage in 2013, making it the 15th state to do so?
- Rhode Island
Which celebrity chef lost her food empire amid allegations of racism?
- Paula Deen
- Giada De Laurentiis
- Ina Garten
- Nigella Lawson
True or false: The asteroid impact near Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013 was the largest recorded meteorite air burst since the 1908 Tunguska explosion.
What small kitchen appliances were used in the Boston Marathon bombing?
- bread machines
Where was the body of 15th-century ruler King Richard III found?
- in a burial chamber
- in Westminster Abbey
- beneath a parking lot
- in Père Lachaise
What country gave former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden asylum?
Which 2013 storm was one of the strongest recorded storms in world history?
- St. Jude storm
- Typhoon Haiyan
- Cyclone Phailin
What iconic snack cake returned to store shelves in July 2013 after being under wraps for nine months?
- Zebra Cakes
- Moon pies