From the rise of Islamic State to the unending chaos in Ukraine and the deadly spread of Ebola, a series of big news events defined 2014.

Here at WorldViews, we put together questions from some of the events, big and small, that made headlines, to test how closely you've been following the news this year.

If you've played this puzzle before, you know the rules. If you're new to this, here are some things you should know:

The clock starts when you click the "START" button. The target time to complete this puzzle is 15 minutes. To see how scoring works, read this post.

Note that we've added a feature which allows you to read related stories to reveal the word by clicking on the yellow light bulb icon on the top right corner of the puzzle board below. You will be docked five points if you use this option.

Have at it.