Jan 1, 2015


The co-author of a 2013 book named "Why Growth Matters" was put in charge of a National Institution for Transforming India. Who and what was he made charge of?

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This day last year: Q.1189

Dec 31, 2014


In a year which saw groups such as the Islamic State and the Pakistani Taliban make headlines, which group of fighters against an unseen enemy were voted Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2014?

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This day last year: Q.1188

Dec 30, 2014


"A Brief History of Seven Killings" is a 2014 novel by Marlon James, a Jamaican writer. The story talks of Jamaica in the 70s, using a significant event as its centrepiece: the attempted assassination of an iconic Jamaican in 1976 by seven men. Who?

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This day last year: Q.1187

Dec 29, 2014


In December 2014, the United Nations accepted a proposal by India to mark June 21 (usually a solstice day) as the International Day of what fitness practice, which also has its own World Sports Championships?

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This day last year: Q.1186

Dec 28, 2014


The Reith Lectures is a annual radio lecture series by the BBC. 2014's lecture was on the future of medicine, and delivered by a man who published a thought-provoking book called "Being Mortal", about dealing with death.


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This day last year: Q.1185