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  1. 1. Who won the 2016 Gold Logie?

    Scott Cam
    Waleed Aly
    Karl Stefanovic
    Carrie Bickmore
  2. 2. Who is the captain of the Australian netball team?

  3. 3. Senator Pauline Hanson owned a fish and chip shop in which city?

    Brisbane
    Mackay
    Rockhampton
    Ipswich
  4. 4. Which SNL cast member has been sent to Rio to cover the Olympics?

    Kate Mckinnon
    Leslie Jones
    Bobby Moynihan
    Cecily Strong
  5. 5. Chinese state media said which nation is “at the fringes of civilization” this week?

  6. 6. Which man is featured on Australia’s $50 note?

    Banjo Patterson
    David Unaipon
    John Flynn
    Alfred Deakin
  7. 7. What’s the rate of the GST in New Zealand?

    10%
    12.5%
    15%
    17.5%
  8. 8. Who will be on the cover of the September issue of US Vogue?

    Margot Robbie
    Kim Kardashian
    Kendall Jenner
    Selena Gomes
  9. 9. What is the name of this year’s Bachelor?

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  1. How many gold medals has the Australian team won to date?

  2. 2. Who was Australia's first prime minister?

    Edmund Barton
    Alfred Deakin
    Andrew Fisher
    James Scullin
  3. 3. Adelaide-born singer songwriter Sia is one of Australia’s most successful artists, what is her surname?

  4. 4. Who won the 2015 NRL grand final?

  5. 5. At the last election, how many senators were elected who don’t belong to the Coalition, Labor or the Greens?

    10
    11
    12
    13
  6. 6. What percentage of your taxable income goes to the Medicare levy?

    1.5%
    2%
    2.5%
    2.75%
  7. 7. Who won the third most delegates in the Republican primaries this year?

    Marco Rubio
    John Kasich
    Ted Cruz
    Jeb Bush
  8. How many biological children does Kris Jenner have?

    3
    4
    5
    6
  9. Who is the top earning female entertainer in 2016?

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  1. 1. The latest instalment of the "Thor" movie franchise starring Chris Hemsworth is currently being filmed on the Gold Coast. Who is the director?

    Jon Favreau
    Kenneth Brannagh
    Joss Whedon
    Taika Waititi
  2. 2. Which two current members of parliament have been contestants on "Dancing With the Stars?"

    Sam Dastyari and Cory Bernardi
    Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten
    Sarah Hanson-Young and Penny Wong
    Pauline Hanson and Derryn Hinch
  3. 3. Approximately how many people were able to successfully complete the census online on August 9 before the site crashed?

    1 million
    1.5 million
    2 million
    2.5 million
  4. 4. What is the RBA’s official cash rate?

    1.5%
    1.75%
    2%
    2.25%
  5. 5. In what year did East Timor officially become an independent sovereign state?

    1999
    2000
    2001
    2002
  6. What’s the name of Delta Goodrem’s newest album?

  7. 7. Which former minister once brought a cardboard cutout of a cat into parliament and tried to feed it a saucer of milk?

    Mark Latham
    Joe Hockey
    Paul Keating
    Craig Emerson
  8. What was Sir Donald Bradman’s test batting average?

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  1. 1. What is a Hiddleswift?

    A type of cheese
    A rare African bird
    The portmanteau for the relationship between Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston
    An involuntary noise made when a person is surprised.
  2. 2. Which sport did Australian Rugby Sevens star Ellia Green excel in as a junior?

  3. 3. In total, how many members of the Australian parliament are there?

  4. 4. What's the minimum hourly wage in Australia?

    $14.40
    $15.50
    $16.60
    $17.70
  5. 5. Which amendment to the US Constitution guarantees the right to bear arms?

    1st
    2nd
    3rd
    4th
  6. 6. How many seats did Labor win at the 2016 election?

    65
    69
    74
    76
  7. The ABS says its census website was affected by a DDOS attack on Tuesday night. What does DDOS stand for?

  8. 8. Which Australian actor has been attached to the next installment of the "Ocean’s 11" movie franchise?

    Cate Blanchett
    Nicole Kidman
    Naomi Watts
    Rose Byrne
  9. 9. How much is a litre of full cream Dairy Farmers milk at Coles?

    $1.60
    $1.85
    $2
    $2.15

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  1. 1. Who won the 2015 AFL Grand Final?

    Sydney Swans
    Hawthorn Hawks
    West Coast Eagles
    Brisbane Lions
  2. 2. Which fictional character stood on the steps of parliament house alongside Gough Whitlam after he was sacked as prime minister?

    Norman Gunston
    Dame Edna Everage
    Sir Les Patterson
    Bert Newton
  3. 3. Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate Tim Kaine is a senator from which US state?

    Ohio
    California
    Virginia
    Colorado
  4. 4. Sausage Party is now out cinemas, what food does Salma Hayek play?

    A Sausage
    A Bun
    A Taco
    Tequila
  5. 5. In which country was the 2015 Pacific Islands Forum held?

    Australia
    Fiji
    Papua New Guinea
    New Zealand
  6. 6. How many electoral college votes are needed to win the US election?

  7. Who directed Netflix’s latest release "The Get Down"?

  8. Which two members of parliament have been in jail?

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  1. 1. Who was the subject of this year’s Archibald Prize winning portrait?

    Barry Humphries
    George Colambaris
    Josh Frydenberg
    Wendy Whiteley
  2. 2. How many Oscars was "Mad Max: Fury Road" nominated for?

    6
    8
    10
    12
  3. 3. How many gold medals has Ian Thorpe won?

    5
    6
    7
    8
  4. 4. Who is Australia’s third longest serving prime minister?

    Malcolm Fraser
    Gough Whitlam
    Paul Keating
    Bob Hawke
  5. 5. To the nearest billion what was the Commonwealth Bank’s full year cash profit announced this week?

    $8 billion
    $9 Billion
    $10 billlion
    $11 Billion
  6. 6. How many Australians died in the 2002 Bali bombing?

  7. 7. Antonio Guterres is widely considered the frontrunner to be the next UN secretary general. Where is he from?

  8. 8. Which Australian musician did US President Obama add on his playlist?

    Sia
    Courtney Barnett
    Gurrumul Yunupingu
    Tame Impala
  9. Which MP said same-sex marriage was like two rams f*cking and no lamb coming out?

    Cory Bernardi
    Andrew Broad
    George Christensen
    Scott Morrison

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  1. 1. How many plebiscites have there been in Australian history?

    2
    3
    4
    5
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    What’s the name of the new movie coming out of the Harry Potter universe?

  2. 2. What’s the name of the new movie coming out of the Harry Potter universe?

  3. 3. How many out LGBT members of Australian federal parliament are there?

    4
    5
    6
    7
  4. 4. At which Australian beach was Harold Holt last seen alive?

  5. 4. Which Solomon Islands prime minister had his office raided by the Australian Federal Police in 2006?

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