Now 2019 is coming to an end, it’s time to reflect on all that has happened this past year. Once you’ve finished, complete part 2 of the quiz here.
At the turn of the 2019 new year, which country legalised same-sex marriage?
What was the country commonly known as Macedonia renamed this year?
Which iconic cathedral was caught in flames this year?
What was Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's career before coming into the political sphere?
How many times was Brexit delayed in 2019?
What is the name of the new baby of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex?
Which famous F1 driver passed away this year?
How many Prime Ministers has Britain had this year?
Which Scandinavian country is environmental activist Greta Thunberg from?
Which country lost to USA in the finals of the Fifa 2019 Women’s World Cup?
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- Following a decision made by the Constitutional Court on 4 December 2017, same sex marriage became legalised in Austria on the 1st January 2019. It has been legal in Ireland since 2015, and is set to become legal in Northern Ireland in 2020.
- After continuous tension with Greece over the country’s name, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia officially changed its name to the Republic of North Macedonia on 12th February 2019.
- On the 15th April, a fire started in Notre-Dame cathedral, destroying the roof and spire and damaging the windows and vaulted ceilings.
- Volodymyr Zelensky was a comedian before moving into politics in 2018.
- Brexit delayed on the 29th March and October 31st. The latest deadline is 31st January 2020.
- Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born on 6th May 2019.
- The Austrian Formula One driver was a three-time F1 World Drivers’ Champion.
- After Theresa May stepped down in July 2019, Boris Johnson took over as head of parliament, and won the December general elections.
- Greta Thunberg is from Sweden, and rose to prominence after she lead school climate strikes in 2018.