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Quiz

Celebrate ten years of the magazine with our fiendish anniversary quiz. Turn to p129 for the answers. (No cheating.)

2009

1 Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States in January. In which US state was he born?

2 The Large Hadron Collider began its first run in November. Which two countries’ border does it cross?

3 Which country renamed a column-like peak ‘Avatar Hallelujah Mountain’ after the James Cameron epic that premiered in December?

PHOTOGRAPHS: EVERETT COLLECTION/ SHUTTERSTOCK, JULIA GAVIN/ALAMY, MATT MUNRO/LONELY PLANET

4 In which city did former railway tracks reopen as the High Line park?

5 Australia is the world’s smallest continent. Which is the world’s largest island, featured in our Best in Travel 2009 list?

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