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Hi, we're Craig and Ailsa and we run BBC Scotland's Democracy Live website. During the parliamentary year we cover what happens in the chamber and committee rooms. See if you can answer the questions we've set in our 2012 end-of-year Holyrood quiz.....
1.) Multiple Choice Question
What ministerial role did Humza Yousaf take on after the cabinet reshuffle?
- Housing and Welfare Minister
- Environment and Climate Change Minister
- External Affairs and International Development Minister
2.) Multiple Choice Question
What is the planned minimum price for alcohol?
3.) Multiple Choice Question
What new parliamentary business did Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick introduce in her shake up of Holyrood?
- Decision time
- General questions
- Member's debate
- Topical questions
4.) Multiple Choice Question
Which MSP was suspended from the chamber for a day for telling the presiding officer "you're out of order"?
- Duncan McNeil
- Michael McMahon
- Kenneth Gibson
- Jackson Carlaw
5.) Multiple Choice Question
Jean Urquhart and John Finnie left the SNP, but what was the issue that triggered the move?
- EU membership legal advice
- Votes for 16/17 year olds
- Nato membership
6.) Multiple Choice Question
On what date was the historic Edinburgh Agreement signed?
- 15 October
- 14 July
- 15 September
- 14 November
7.) Multiple Choice Question
Who replaced John Park as list MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife?
- Richard Baker
- Brian Forbes
- Jayne Baxter
- Brian Wilson
8.) Multiple Choice Question
Over what issue did Alex Salmond and then Michael Russell have to apologise for in 2012?
- College budgets
- EU legal advice
- Tuition fees
9.) Multiple Choice Question
MSPs voted in favour of a motion from Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to lower the drink drive limit to what level?
10.) Multiple Choice Question
What did US tycoon Donald Trump tell MSPs looking into claims wind farms were damaging Scottish tourism?
- "I am the evidence"
- "I am the boss"
- "I know best"
- Glasgow list MSP Humza Yousaf took on the External Affairs and International Development ministerial role in the first major cabinet reshuffle since the SNP won power in 2007.
- MSPs passed new laws in May that will see the price of alcohol in Scotland set at 50p per unit - that is 5p more than the planned 45p for England.
- Tricia Marwick introduced the new "topical questions time" to allow MSPs to grill ministers at short notice on major, emerging issues.
- Labour MSP Michael McMahon (pictured bottom left) was supended for "gross discourtesy" after making his comment during a heated debate on inaccurate figures given to the parliament.
- The two MSPs left the party over a decision by members at the Scottish National Party conference in October to change their anti-Nato membership stance.
- The Prime Minister David Cameron and Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond signed the deal on 15 October - paving the way for the 2014 Scottish independence referendum - in Edinburgh.
- Kelty-based politician Jayne Baxter was a former parliamentary assistant to ex-PM Gordon Brown. She has now taken over from Mr Park who has taken up a full-time union position.
- Alex Salmond apologised to MSPs for using incorrect figures in relation to college funding. He told the chamber his Education Secretary Mike Russell was also sorry.
- The Scottish government wants to reduce the drink drive limit from 80 milligrams per 100ml of blood to 50 milligrams.
- The businessman told members on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee "I am the evidence" when asked for information to back his claims that wind power would damage Scotland's tourism industry.
0 - 4 : You're suspended
5 - 7 : Backbench hopeful
8 - 10 : Frontbench promotion
Helpful hint - read our parliamentary review of the year before attempting the quiz.
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