News Quiz 10/9

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Question 1

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The Australian senate last night rejected a bill that would require unemployed people under 25 to wait a specified period of time before receiving dole payments. How long was the proposed wait?
Answer
  • 30 days
  • Six months
  • Two months
  • 14 days

Question 2

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This morning on ABC Radio the social services minister said the bill would be presented again to the senate for a vote. He said: "We do not believe that we should be sending a message to young people that it should be okay to go from the school gate to the Centrelink front door." The Minister for Social Services is:
Answer
  • Eric Abetz
  • Julie Bishop
  • Scott Morrison
  • Tanya Plibersek

Question 3

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Which country has sheltered the most refugees from Syria?
Answer
  • The United States
  • Turkey
  • England
  • New Zealand

Question 4

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Which European leader has this week been hailed as "an angel of mercy" for their response to the Syrian refugee crisis?
Answer
  • David Cameron
  • Francois Hollande
  • Vladimir Putin
  • Angela Merkel

Question 5

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Country #1 is Turkey, and #14 is Iran. Which number indicates Syria?
Answer
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 6

Question 6

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New iPads and iPhones unveiled yesterday in the US will ship with which new operating system?
Answer
  • iOS8.8
  • OSX Ocelot
  • iOS9
  • OSX Bandicoot

Question 7

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Which legendary rock star wants his daughters to snort his ashes after he dies and is cremated?

Question 8

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Which super successful national Australian team has called off its US tour because of a pay dispute?
Answer
  • The Matildas
  • The Diamonds
  • The Southern Stars
  • The Opals

Question 9

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Which sport does the team in Q8 play?
Answer
  • Cricket
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Netball

Question 10

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Why are NRL players threatening to boycott the 2015 Dally M. Awards?
Answer
  • They're tired of the way their partners' appearances on the red carpet are bitchily critiqued by newspapers and fashion mags
  • They are demanding a better dinner menu
  • They want a bigger share of the game's revenue
  • They don't think that last year's co-winners, Jarryd Hayne and Johnathan Thurston, deserved the award
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