Are You Ready for 2014?

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill led oil companies to retreat from the Gulf of Mexico. Now they’re back, investing billions into what?
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The expense of hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics has created controversy in Brazil. How much is the government spending on stadiums for the World Cup?
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What is Apple's share of the Chinese mobile market?
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Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to shutter Germany’s nine remaining nuclear reactors by 2022. How much is the transition to clean energy expected to cost?
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Trucks move billions of dollars worth of goods around the country each year. The industry is now facing a problem. What is it?
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The budget squeeze in Washington is hurting U.S. defense contractors. What are they doing to drum up new business?
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National restaurants are tweaking their menus to make their food healthier, but not everything is slimming down. The Cheesecake Factory's Bistro Shrimp Pasta has 3,120 calories, close to the same calorie count as how many slices of the chain's Original Cheesecake?
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2014 is the year when medical providers must complete the transition to electronic health records, or else what happens?
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Some 90,000 families and businesses in the U.S. installed solar panels on their roofs last year, enough to generate 1.5 gigawatts of power, which is about as much as:
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The expected initial public offering of Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce company, could be one of the biggest market events of 2014. The company accounted for what percentage of package deliveries in China last year?
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Ford sold 5.7 million cars in 2012, fourth among global car companies. What percentage of its vehicle sales came from Europe?
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PepsiCo and Coca-Cola sell about what percentage of their products at Wal-Mart stores?
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Comcast is far and away the biggest cable provider in North America, with 22 million subscribers. Who’s the biggest cable/Internet provider in Europe based on total number of subscribers?
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By market value and estimated market share, which is bigger?
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Macau is a bigger gambling mecca than Las Vegas, as measured by gambling industry revenue, and has been since what year?
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Novartis drugs were prescribed more than those of any other large pharmaceutical company in the U.S. last year. How many prescriptions for the company’s drugs were written?
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After state-owned China State Construction Engineering, what’s the biggest real estate company in Asia by assets?
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Last year, Philip Morris International sold around 927 billion cigarettes, which is enough to do what?
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The Indian government has designed a 7-inch Android-powered tablet called the Aakash 4. How much will it cost?
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Superhero movies accounted for 12 percent of Hollywood box office revenue in 2012. Which of these two comic book heroes is starring in a movie planned for 2014?
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