News Quiz 3/9

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C4 news and current affairs quiz

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Question 1

Question
Why was Australian actress and comedian Rebel Wilson criticised this week?
Answer
  • For her diva-like behaviour and demands to the producers of Pitch Perfect 3
  • She said she would "rather eat leather than Vegemite".
  • She made a joke about police violence
  • She is taking a group of nuns to court

Question 2

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Which institutional decision did PM Tony Abbott admit was a gross misjudgement of error?
Answer
  • The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
  • Random visa checks by Australian Border Force in the Melbourne CBD
  • The government's 2013-2014 Budget
  • The decision to open tenders for submarine building in South Australia

Question 3

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Which country's official language is Flemish?
Answer
  • Belgium
  • The Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • Luxembourg

Question 4

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Overnight US President Barack Obama secured enough support in the senate to ensure a nuclear deal with which country?
Answer
  • Iraq
  • Syria
  • Iran
  • Israel

Question 5

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Which of the flags below is NOT one of the final designs under consideration for the nee New Zealand flag?
Answer

Question 6

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On 19 September there will be a by-election in a federal seat in Western Australia. What is the name of the seat?
Answer
  • Durack
  • Canning
  • O'Connor
  • Forrest

Question 7

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Kanye West surprised the MTV VMA Crowd this week by announcing what?
Answer
  • He’s two years sober
  • He wants to run for President in 2020
  • He is launching a new fragrance to for babies to be sprayed with as they are born
  • He's splitting up with Kim to marry Taylor

Question 8

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Aussie footy star Jarryd Hayne is fighting for one of how many spots in the San Franciso 49ers roster? (Hint: he also ran this number of yards in his first dash with the ball in his debut against the Houston Texans.)
Answer
  • 50
  • 53
  • 63
  • 72

Question 9

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What's a bicuspid?
Answer
  • A tooth
  • A double-valved ocean mollusc
  • A Renaissance sculpture of infant angels, joined in an embrace
  • A mammal that walks on two legs

Question 10

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Dyson Heydon made a controversial ruling this week with regards to the Royal Commission. What is the focus of the Royal Commission?
Answer
  • Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Trade Union Governance and Corruption
  • The Home Insulation Program
  • The Building and Construction Industry
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