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Do You Know What's Been Happening In Politics During The Holidays?

Put down the beer because it's an election year.

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  1. Former prime minister Tony Abbott issued an adorable family photo on Christmas Eve. What are the names of his three daughters?

    Tony Abbott/Facebook
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    Margie, Louise, Frances
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    Incorrect
    Lucy, Frances, Bridget
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    Louise, Frances, Bridget
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Louise, Frances and Bridget!

    The final people in the photo are Margie, Tony's wife and the family dog, Maisie.

    It's Louise, Frances and Bridget!
    Via Paul Miller/AAP
  2. In a holiday interview with Fairfax Media, the Education minister said the government would not fund the final two years of Gonski, costing the states billions in projected education funding. Who is the new education minister?

    Mick Tskias/AAP
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    Senator Mitch Fifield
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    Incorrect
    Senator Simon Birmingham
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    Senator Michaelia Cash
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Simon Birmingham!

    That's right the South Australian senator is making a name for himself in the crucial portfolio by pissing off the states.

    It's Simon Birmingham!
  3. A few days later Cities minister Jamie Briggs resigned after kissing the neck or cheek of a female public servant late at night at a Hong Kong bar. What was the name of the bar?

    Lukas Coch/AAP
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    Stormies
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    Incorrect
    Club 71
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    MO Bar
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Stormies!

    Briggs attended the Hong Kong bar with his chief of staff and the 26-year-old female public servant.

    Stormies!
  4. A blurred image of the public servant and Briggs' Chief of Staff was leaked to The Australian just days later. What is the name of Briggs' Chief of Staff?

    theaustralian.com.au
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    Stuart Eaton
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Stuart Seaton
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    Stuart Sleaton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Stuart Eaton!

    The prime minister Malcolm Turnbull was reportedly furious when the photo of the harassed public servant and Mr Eaton appeared in the newspaper.

    It's Stuart Eaton!
  5. Immigration minister Peter Dutton found himself in hot water when he accidentally mis-texted News Corp journalist Samantha Maiden, calling her a "mad fucking witch". What word completes the headline?

    Supplied
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    FFS
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    MESS
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    OMG
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's MESS!

    Peter Dutton outed himself and immediately apologised.

    It's MESS!
  6. The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption was released the day before New Year's Eve. How many union figures and companies were referred to authorities?

    Twitter: @rharris334
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    Zero
    Correct
    Incorrect
    45
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    132
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    45!

    But opposition leader Bill Shorten was NOT one of them.

    45!
  7. One of the union officials who was referred to authorities is a sitting MP. Who was it?

    David Crosling/AAP
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    John Setka
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    Daniel Andrews
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    Cesar Melham
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Cesar Melham!

    The Victorian Labor MP brushed off the allegations telling reporters, "I'm not going anywhere."

    It's Cesar Melham!
  8. Liberal democrat senator David Leyonhjelm called a Twitter troll a very rude word. What was it?

    Twitter: @DavidLeyonhjelm
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    Slut
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    Cunt
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    Bitch
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cunt!

    Yep he really did.

    Cunt!
  9. The government's "no jab no play" reforms came into effect on January 1. Last year Scott Morrison was captured here selling the policy. What is the children's dance he is performing?

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    ABC News/BuzzFeed
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    The Kangaroo Hop
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    The Wombat Wobble
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    The Dingo Dance
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Wombat Wobble!

    And doesn't he look great!

    The Wombat Wobble! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
  10. Finally, New Year's day also saw the cost of a standard postage stamp increased. How much does it now cost?

    Sam Mooy/AAP
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    70c
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    80c
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    $1
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    $1

    OOOOOOOMG.

    $1

Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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