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Posted: Jan 14 2018, 08:20 AM
Group: Featured Blogers
Member No.: 17
Joined: 17-January 12
Rep: 142 pts
Plenty of points up for grabs this week. We have 8 questions based on events from 2017. See if you can answer without Mr Google. To help in this regard they are multiple choice questions.
Same–sex marriage became legal in Australia after a postal survey. What percentage of eligible Australians participated in the survey?
Gunman Stephen Paddock committed the deadliest mass shooting in US history when he killed 58 and injured nearly 500 at a concert in Las Vegas. After the attack, why did people line up for six hours?
a To leave Las Vegas
b To donate food
c To get a refund
d To donate blood
The creators of which TV show told the ABC that Donald Trump is too hard to satirise?
a South Park
b House of Cards
d Rick and Morty
North Korea launched a lot of missiles this year. How many flew over Japan?
d All of them
The citizenship saga dominated Australian politics in the second half of the year. Who was the first politician to resign because of Section 44?
a Malcolm Roberts
b Scott Ludlam
c Larissa Waters
d Matt Canavan
Who joined Ariana Grande on stage at One Love Manchester, two weeks after 22 people were killed by a suicide bomber at her concert?
a Miley Cyrus
b Katy Perry
d Justin Bieber
Allegations of sexual assault levelled at disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein kicked off a global movement. What hashtag did women use to share their stories?
The US and surrounds were battered by four massive hurricanes in August and September. Which arrived first?
a Hurricane Maria
b Hurricane Irma
c Hurricane Harvey
d Hurricane Jose
"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed,
if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed." - Mark Twain
"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." - George Bernard Shaw