Year 2013

We have selected some of the most important events of 2013 and put them into a quiz. How much can you remember from the past year?

Year 2013

History
2013-12-06

What great South African man of state died on the 5th of December 2013?

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Politics
2013-12-05

The politician Rob Ford admitted after heavy pressure in 2013 to be using crack cocaine. In what city was mayor?

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Art
2013-12-04

The oil-on-canvas 'Three Studies of Lucian Freud' was sold at an auction in London in November 2013 for the highest price ever for a work of art. Who is the artist behind the painting?

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Sports
2013-11-18

Who beat, with a rating of 2861 in January 2013, Garry Kasparov's old record as the highest-ranked chess player ever?

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Gastronomy
2013-11-18

Which restaurant was voted the world's best in 2013?

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Sports
2013-11-18

Which Danish city was hosting the European Championships in show jumping and dressage in 2013?

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Sports
2013-11-18

What country dominated and won the team competition at the European Championships in dressage 2013 held in Denmark?

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Sports
2013-11-18

In which Spanish city was the World Championship in swimming held in 2013?

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Music
2013-11-14

Which band released the 2013 album 'Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams' with the singles 'Up in the Air' and 'Do or Die'?

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Music
2013-11-14

'Trouble Will Find Me' is a 2013 album from which melancholic band?

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Music
2013-11-14

Which highly productive guitarist has during 2013 released a series of 25 albums with the titles 'Pike 1' to 'Pike 25'?

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Music
2013-11-14

Which musician released in 2013 the album 'True' with very popular radio hits like 'Hey Brother' and 'Wake Me Up'?

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Music
2013-11-14

Which American rap artist is known for his alter-ego 'Slim Shady'?

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Music
2013-11-14

Which artist released the 2013 album 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2', which contains the singles 'Berzerk' and 'Survival'?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Who has directed, written and created the movie Gravity, which took the audience on an unprecedented 3D viewing experience in 2013?

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Movies
2013-11-14

What movie earned more than 1.2 billion dollars and thus the most money in the world in 2013?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Who plays the female lead role as Ryan Stone, an engineer in medicine, in the movie Gravity from 2013?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Who plays the male lead role as the astronaut Matt Kowalski in the movie Gravity from 2013?

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Movies
2013-11-14

What was the title of the 2013 movie starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent?

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Movies
2013-11-14

What movie with Tom Cruise in the lead role got repremiere in 2013 in a three-dimensional version?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Which number in the series of 'The Hangover' movies premiered in 2013?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Which animal gets its head split from the rest of the body at the beginning of the movie 'The Hangover: Part III'?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Who directed the movie 'Elysium' which premiered in 2013 with Matt Damon and Jodie Foster in the lead roles?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Which of the following fictional characters is a skilled archer?

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Movies
2013-11-14

Which of the following films premiered in 2013?

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Science
2013-11-13

Which country set the course of a spacecraft towards Mars for the first time early in November 2013 ?

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Music
2013-11-13

Which artist released the critically acclaimed album "The Next Day Extra" in 2013?

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History
2013-11-13

Which typhoon killed thousands of people in the Philippines on the 8th of November 2013?

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History
2013-11-13

When Typhoon Yoloanda hit the Philippines on the 8th of November 2013, its wind speeds exceeded 250 km/h making it equivalent to a category 5 tropical storm. What is the scale use to categorize hurricanes and typhoons called?

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Music
2013-11-13

Which expressively strong musician, who used existential language and played minimalist riffs on his guitar, passed away on the 27th of October 2013?

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Music
2013-11-13

Which fast-playing band released their 16th studio album with the title song 'True North' in the beginning of 2013?

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Music
2013-11-13

In 2013 the third studio album "Artpop" was release by a well-known pop singer. Which flamboyant artist is behind the album?

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Music
2013-11-13

Parts of this album was recorded before the band broke up in 1997 and other parts after their reunification in 2007. Which band released the critically acclaimed album 'm b v' in 2013?

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Music
2013-11-13

It was recorded in frontman Mark Oliver Everett's home studio in Los Feliz, Los Angeles. Which band released the album 'Wonderful, Glorious' on the 4th of February 2013?

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Music
2013-11-13

'Push the Sky Away' is the 15th studio album by the alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. What country is the band from?

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Music
2013-11-13

In 2001 Eminem made the singer behind the 2013 album 'Girl Who Got Away' world-renowned. This time the album features the rapper Kendrick Lamar. Who is the singer?

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Music
2013-11-13

The album 'Graffiti on the Train' was well received by its critics and commercially successful. Which band from Wales was behind this release in 2013?

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Music
2013-11-13

On the 25th of March 2013 the fifth studio album by the American indie rock band The Strokes was released. The album includes the single "All the Time". What is the albums title?

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Music
2013-11-13

The album 'Rocks and Honey' was released on the 8th of March 2013. The name reveals the artist vast repertoire. Who is the singer who has sung everything from country to pop since her debut in 1975?

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Music
2013-11-13

Which Welsh singer competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 with the song "Believe in Me"?

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Music
2013-11-13

Who released the 2013 album "The 20/20 Experience" which contains the single "Suit & Tie"?

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Music
2013-11-13

The British band Depeche Mode released their 13th studio album in 2013 on which you can listen to singles like "Heaven" and "Soothe My Soul". What is the albums title?

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Music
2013-11-13

The American band OneRepublic released their third studio album "Native" on the 22nd of March 2013. Which of the following singles was NOT on the album?

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Music
2013-11-13

Which artist is behind the album 'Overgrown', which won the Mercury Prize in October 2013 for being the best album in the UK and Ireland?

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Politics
2013-11-12

The far-right party Golden Dawn has grown in power following the financial crisis in the euro zone. Which country does the organization come from?

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Literature
2013-11-12

Which French writer and existentialist could have been 100 years old on the 7th of November 2013, but died in a car accident at Villeblevin on the 4th of January 1960?

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Literature
2013-11-12

The French writer Albert Camus suffered from tuberculosis during his time at university. It haunted him for a lifetime. What did he think about life in general?

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Geography
2013-11-12

On the 10th of February 2013 one hundred years had passed since the expedition leader Robert Falcon Scott was found dead in his tent along with two other members of his expedition. Where were they located?

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Literature
2013-11-12

How old could the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, in theory, have been in 2013?

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Literature
2013-11-12

Which author and philosopher published in 1843 the book "Either-Or" under the pseudonym Victor Eremita?

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