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Would You Pass The ABC News Employee Test?

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So you've always wanted to be an ABC News journalist, right? Well there are a few things you're going to need to answer before getting the gig at Australia's most respected news organisation.

BuzzFeed News has obtained the general knowledge test given to potential new ABC News employees and interns.

There's no "pass mark"... but we understand new candidates are expected to get all these correct.

  1. 1. Who is the federal health minister?

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    Peter Dutton
    Sussan Ley
    Concetta Fierravanti-Wells
  2. 2. When is the next federal election expected to take place?

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  3. 3. What is the exchange rate for the Aussie dollar to the nearest US cent?

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    77 US cents
    81 US cents
    85 US cents
  4. 4. Who won the AFL grand final last year?

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    Sydney Swans
    Geelong Cats
    Hawthorn Hawks
  5. 5. Who won the NRL grand final last year?

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    Manly Sea Eagles
    South Sydney Rabbitohs
    Canterbury Bulldogs
  6. 6. What is the full name of the Lindt Siege shooter?

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    Man Habib Monis
    Man Abdul Monis
    Man Haron Monis
  7. 7. Who is the governor-general?

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    Sir Peter Cosgrove
    Dame Marie Bashir
    Dame Quentin Bryce
  8. 8. Which city will host the next Olympic games?

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    Rio De Janiero
  9. 9. What significant event linked the two Australian former prime ministers who died this year?

    They shared the same birthday
    The 1972 Olympics
    The Dismissal
  10. 10. Who is the premier of Queensland?

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    Annastacia Palaszczuk
    Campbell Newman
    Yvette D'Ath
  11. 11. Who designed the Sydney Opera House?

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    Thomas S. Tait
    Harry Seidler
    Jorn Utzon
  12. 12. Who is the outgoing president of FIFA?

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    Frank Lowy
    Sepp Blatter
    Diego Maradona
  13. 13. What does the TPP stand for?

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    Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Trans-Pacific Pact
    Trans-Pacific Precedent
  14. 14. What year was the Boxing Day Tsunami?

  15. 15. Who is the longest-serving current premier or chief minister of Australia?

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    NT Chief Minister Adam Giles
    WA Premier Colin Barnett
    SA Premier Jay Weatherill
  16. 16. What do the kangaroo and emu have in common?

    Neither can walk backwards
    Both are monotremes
    They're Australia's two endangered animals
  17. 17. What do the letters in QANTAS stand for?

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    Queen of Australia New Trade Aerial Service
    Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service
    It's not an acronym

Would You Pass The ABC News Employee Test?

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