2012 Quiz

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Can you name the 2012 answers?

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Mitt Romney apparently beats this contender by 8 votes in the Iowa caucusJanuary 3
This cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground at the Isola del Giglio in this seaJanuary 13
This singer is found dead at the Beverly Hills HiltonFebruary 11
Eurozone finance ministers agree a €130-billion bailout of this country February 21
This Russian wins the Presidential election, gaining 64% of the popular voteMarch 4
This actor is arrested during a protest at Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C.March 16
Aung San Suu Kyi wins a seat in this country's parliamentApril 1
This former Liberian President is found guilty of war crimes April 26
This Edvard Munch painting sells for US$120 millionMay 2
Nicolas Sarkozy is beaten by this man in the French Presidential electionMay 6
This former Egyptian President is sentenced to life imprisonmentJune 2
Lonesome George (Galapagos Islands) dies. He was a species of this animalJune 24
This sportsman claims his seventh Wimbledon singles titleJuly 8
The 2012 Summer Olympics opens in this cityJuly 27
Curiosity, the Science Laboratory mission's rover, lands hereAugust 6
This all-female punk band are sentenced to two years in a Russian penal colonyAugust 17
Gunmen storm the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and kill this diplomat and three othersSeptember 11
Syrian rebels launch a major attack on this citySeptember 28
Felix Baumgartner breaks this barrier over Roswell, New Mexico October 14
This North American hurricane kills at least 209 peopleOctober 24
This country launches Operation Pillar of DefenseNovember 14
This organization approves a motion granting Palestine non-member observer state statusNovember 29
This lady's morning sickness makes world news headlinesDecember 3
Barricades are erected outside the Presidential palace in this cityDecember 6

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