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Quiz: How Ready Are You For 2015?

From slang, to telly, to politics: how well-prepared are you for the coming year?

Source: Dave Carter

SOME OF US have got our game faces on and are ready to face all that 2015 may throw our way.

Some of us are still slobbing out on the couch, surrounded by chocolate wrappers and pretending the outside world doesn’t exist.

Which are you? Take this quiz to find out…

1. This is a slang word we're likely to see more of in 2015. But what does it mean?
Hot/sexy, especially of a woman: "Sharon Ni Bheolain is bae."
A social media f***-up: "Epic bae by RTÉ tweeting Craig Doyle's mobile number."

Your boyfriend or girlfriend: "Just me n bae watching Jools Holland's Hootenanny"
The boss or teacher: "Bae caught me playing Temple Run 2."
2. Will there be a general election in Ireland in the next 12 months?
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Yes
No, not until 2016

We don't know yet
3. What's the odd movie out?
Fifty Shades of Grey
Cinderella

Unbroken
Jurassic World
4. When asked "What's your position on vaping?", what might a well-informed person reply?
Missionary
It's better than the alternative I guess

Well, at least it's not planking
What?
5. TV3's new soap Red Rock launches in January. What's it centred around?
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A fictional coastguard station in a harbour town
A fictional row of shops in a commuter-belt village

A fictional garda station in a Dublin suburb
A fictional corner store staffed by Alan Hughes, Mark Cagney, and their eccentric uncle Vincent
6. Snapchat is now the fastest-growing social network among smartphone users. But what is it 'a Snapchat'?
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A nude or otherwise compromising photo, shared under encryption so it can't be posted online
A secret anonymously posted online without revealing your identity

A picture or video message which then automatically deletes itself
Something something teenagers.
7. When will we start getting our first water charge bills?
8. Finish this lyric: "'Cause darling I'm a nightmare..."
Dressed like a fantasy
Dressed like a daydream

Dressed like a unicorn
Dressed like a 25-year-old with more money than your puny mind can even conceive
9. What will Ireland be voting on in spring 2015?
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Marriage equality
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Reducing the voting age from 18 to 16

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Allowing younger candidates to stand for the presidency
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All of these, probably
10. And finally, what state are you in after Christmas?
Lethargic, half-sick, permanently hungover
Unnnngggh... pass the chocolates

What do you mean 'after Christmas'? LA LA LA NOT LISTENING LA LA
In great shape, already been to the gym, ready to face the new year
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Woohoo! You are SO READY for 2015
You're well informed and future-proofed. Hell, you're probably vaping right now. Bring it on, calendar year.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Yeah... you're medium ready.
You missed a few questions, but the bones of it are there. Just get through the tail end of Christmas, and then you can sucker-punch the new year right in the solar plexus.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're not very ready at all.
You're not ready for the new year. In fact, the chances are you're still curled up on the sofa surrounded by Roses wrappers. Hey, no judgement!
Share your result:

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