News Quiz 8/10

Question 1 of 10

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Which politician said this? "For people on 40 and 50 and 60,000 dollars a year, penalty rates are the difference as to whether they can afford to send their kids to a private school, whether or not they can afford to pay the mortgage."

Select one of the following:

  • Malcolm Turnbull

  • Barnaby Joyce

  • Bill Shorten

  • Anthony Albanese

Question 2 of 10

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A Queensland grandma has won a court case this week arguing against the patenting by a huge US company of what?

Select one of the following:

  • A plant that can be cross bred to bolster disease resistance in crops

  • A naturopathic remedy for treating migraine

  • A gene that causes breast and ovarian cancer

  • A bacteria useful for treating bowel disorders

Question 3 of 10

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Who is Marise Payne?

Select one of the following:

  • The Governor of NSW

  • Federal Treasurer

  • Federal Defence Minister

  • CEO of News Corp Australia

Question 4 of 10

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Which country launched cruise missile strikes overnight against rebels in Syria?

Select one of the following:

  • Russia

  • The US

  • Israel

  • Turkey

Question 5 of 10

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Nineteen people have died after typhoon-triggered tornados hit which country?

Select one of the following:

  • China

  • The Philippines

  • Cambodia

  • Taiwan

Question 6 of 10

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Which car manufacturer has admitted that 77,149 Australian vehicles were fitted with emissions-rigging "defeat devices" that make cars perform better in emissions testing?

Select one of the following:

  • Toyota

  • Volkswagen

  • BMW

  • Hyundai

Question 7 of 10

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Which country is NOT participating in negotiations for the TPP?

Select one of the following:

  • Australia

  • Spain

  • Vietnam

  • Chile

Question 8 of 10

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Which Australian television personality who got his start in community TV has been offered a $2.5 million share option to host TodayFM's Breakfast Show starting next year?

Select one of the following:

  • Kyle Sandilands

  • Rove McManus

  • Tim Ross

  • Andrew Denton

Question 9 of 10

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Which designer/s collaborated with budget supermarket chain Aldi to produce a limited edition range of kids' clothing?

Select one of the following:

  • Collette Dinnigan

  • Nicky & Simone Zimmermann

  • Danni Minogue

  • Akira Isogawa

Question 10 of 10

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What was the final score in the NRL Grand Final?

Select one of the following:

  • Cowboys 16 - Broncos 15

  • Cowboys 17 - Broncos 16

  • Cowboys 18 - Broncos 17

  • Cowboys 11 - Broncos 10

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