Australian newsquiz answers

Newsquiz answers, January 27, 2017

1. Trans-Pacific Partnership
2. #Fucking Wall
3. Opposition
4. Piers Morgan
5. Bliss N Eso
6. Hong Kong
7. Gladys Berejiklian
8. She is attempting to get into the Guinness Book of records for having the longest legs
9. 14
10. Venus and Serena Williams
11. For accidentally hitting a ball-kid with a ball after losing the opening set.
12. Biomedical scientist Alan Mackay-Sim (2017 Australian of the Year).
13. The Project
14. Swan River
15. Pauline Hanson, leader of One Nation
16. The Wiggles
17. Thalia-Hakin, ten, who was killed in the Melbourne car rampage
18. Melbourne.
19. 80
20. He was found dead in a stairwell Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre
21. His left eyeball popped out of its socket
22. $13 million
23. Surfing over a Great White shark at Samurai Beach
24. Prawns
Newsquiz answers, January 20, 2017

1. Martyr

2. CNN
3. New York Jets 
4. Sasha 
5. Flinders Street Station 
6. Walk on the moon
7. Italy’s Andreas Seppi?
8. A gorilla (He said: 'You see Venus move in and put the gorilla effect on. Charging’. He later said he meant guerilla)
9. Meghan Markle’s brother Thomas
10. He was the jockey who was stood down after steering his horse into other riders in an alleged bid to allow his girlfriend to win the race.
11. A memorial plaque at Ayers rock for his baby Azaria
12. The Crazy Horse Revue
13. Greyhound racing
14. Manly
15. A billboard of two girls wearing hijabs advertising Australia Day
16. Vegemite
17. Newcastle Knights
18. A bacon roll
19. Indecent assault (he is accused of groping a jogger)
20. It was buried under an avalanche which is believed to have killed up to 38 people
21. Vince Colosimo
22. Betty
23. Cahills Crossing
24. Switzerland
25. The Big Bash League match at Sydney Cricket Ground

Newsquiz answers, January 13, 2017

1. January 20 
2. Jared Kushner (Trump’s son-in-law)

3. Buzzfeed
4. Stevie Wonder

5. Presidential Medal of Freedom
6. A Muslim woman wearing a hijab featured in its back-to-school catalogue
7. She billed a friend £325 after her three-year-old daughter scuffed her shoes during a playdate
8. Deprivation
9. Arkham Asylum
10. Stuart MacGill
11. Health minister
12. Tigerair 
13. Actress Cate Blanchett
14. The number of teams will rise to 48
15. Fort Lauderdale
16. The decision to hire a white actor, Joseph Fiennes, to play her father Michael Jackson in the comedy show Urban Myths
17. Moonlight
18. Cecil B. DeMille award
19. Nicole Kidman

20. He shot dead the truck driver who ran over Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
21. 2009
22. Alan Hird (father of former Essendon coach James Hird, who took an overdose)
23. The robbery of Kim Kardashian in Paris
24. She was charged with murdering her partner after allegedly mowing him down with her car in Melbourne
25. Julie Snook 

Newsquiz answers, July 30, 2016

1. Nuclear Weapons
2. 110,000
3. Party chair Debbie Wasserman
4. Bernie Sanders
5. Muse
6. 30,000 emails
7. Comedian Sarah Silverman
8. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (by Stevie Wonder
9. When they go low, we go high 
10. Because Rodham was too close to Rotten
11. Stop an attempted sexual assault of an unconscious woman in an alley in Gainesville
12. Father Jacques Hamel
13. Adolf Hitler
14. She is the mother of Freddie Gray who accused police of lying to investigators after charges against three Baltimore police officers were dropped 
15. Because John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate her father Ronald Reagan in 1981, was released from the psychiatric hospital where has has been held for 35 years.
16. She  was kidnapped from her gated home in Sao Paulo
17. The menopause 
18. Roger Moore (after his stepdaughter Christina Knudsen died of breast cancer)
19. Club Blu
20. The slaves that built the White House
21. Human crap
22. Facebook
23. Dr Dre
24. San Diego
25. Her heart

Newsquiz answers, July 22, 2016

1. Air Force One
2. Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland)
3. Gender neutral. 
4. Fox presenter Megyn Kelly
5. Alright Now by Free
6. Ted Cruz
7. Documentary maker Michael Moore
8. Bitch
9. The Life of Pablo
10. Cosmo Setepenra
11. House Speaker
12. August 5
13. Four

14. Outstanding guest actor
15. Tappen Zee Bridge, New York
16. Lady Gaga
17. Five
18. Distraction
19. Rupert Murdoch. 
20. Missy Elliott
21. This Is For My Girls
22. Times Square, New York
23. He built a miniature wall round Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
24. Miami
25. Lupo
Newsquiz answers, July 15, 2016

1. Promenade des Anglais
2. July 26
3. The news conference concerning his Vice Presidential announcement?
4. She was pictured standing up to two police officers in riot gear in Baton Rouge
5. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings
6. Stevie Wonder
7. She is Miss Alabama who was suspended from her job at a Miami TV station after calling the Dallas cop sniper 'a martyr’
8. Los Angeles (LAX)
9. Sovereign Citizen
10. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
11. China - the court ruled it has no rights over the South China seas
12. 23
13. Tom Hiddleston, talking about his relationship with Taylor Swift
14. Italy
15. K2
16. Boris Johnson
17. 113
18. The husband didn't go. He was stopped from travelling to Greece due to visa issues, his wife went with her inlaws and took lots of photo’s which have gone viral
19.  LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade
20. Mick Jagger
21. Hollywood Vampires
22. Alice Cooper on vocals and Johnny Depp as a fellow guitarist
23. Cleveland Browns' Isaiah Crowell
24. Lin-Manuel Miranda
25. Playing Pokeman Go

Newsquiz answers, July 8, 2016

1. Black Lives Matter 
2. Micah Xavier Johnson
3. El Centro college 
4. The Rev Jesse Jackson
5. Glasgow
6. Warsaw
7. They are the two police officers who shot Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge
8. Diamond Reynolds
9. Benghazi
10. Jason Chaffetz
11. He drowned in the River Tiber after an altercation with a homeless man in Rome
12. Royalty
13. San Diego
14. Italy
15. 292
16. George Bush
17. Donald Trump’s running mate
18. A mosquito he had just squashed
19. That the Star Trek character Sulu, who he played in the TV series, will be openly gay in the forthcoming movie Star Trek Beyond
20. He had his leg blown off after standing on a device in Central Park 
21. Gretchen Carlson
22. Roger Ailes
23. Harper’s Bazaar
24. Gem
25. The festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain
Newsquiz answers, December 12

1. Chicken pox

2. Appleby
3. Banana
4. Craig (Steven) Wright
5. Australia Academy Cinema Television Arts
6. Cate Blanchett
7. Tevita Daunibau
8. Picton
9. Ed Sheeran
10. Angela Merkell
11. Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
12. That Justin Bieber posted her picture saying ‘OMG Who is this?’
13. Saint
14. Glen Steele
15. Kandahar
16. AccorHotels arena
17. People have the power
18. Flying Cocks
19. Bindi Irwin
20. She gave a scathing end-of-year speech at Ravenswood School for Girls, Sydney
21. Ginger Jihadi
22. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
24. Two silver catering trays
25. The Gender Fairy

Newsquiz answers, December 4

1. Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas 
2. $30,000
3. David Panton
4. Supergurl
5. Rape us now
6. The judge entered the courtroom before the defendant, who had refused to stand for court judges.
7. He was denied a visa due to his domestic violence conviction.
8. 51
9. Max
10. Hacksaw Ridge
11. Seth Porter
12. Rudder control
13. Tim Tams
14. Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
15. 397
16. Google translate
1. Fox Glacier
2. Certain
3. Probable
4. 12
5. Helpers
6. That she wasn’t special because her dad had died
7. A spider
8. In this sign conquer 
9. Brisbane Bandits v Adelaide Bite
10. Pacific Dawn, Pacific Pearl, Pacific Jewel, Pacific Eden and Pacific Aria
11. One Direction
12. Tina Arena
13. The Star, Sydney
14. Taylor Swift
15. Eastern brown snakes
16. Marcus Thornton 
17. Stereosonic
18. Masterchef
19. He was the tattooed ‘poster boy’ of Reclaim Australia
20. Israel
21. His buttock hair
22. A turtle
23. Abe
Newsquiz answers, November 21
9. Norway and Germany
13. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
14. Katy Perry
15. The X Factor Australia final on November 23
16. Perth (Cottesloe beach)
17. Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female of the Year
20. 2004
1. Grand Old Party (or Gallant Old Party). Bonus: Cleveland, Ohio. Bonus: Jeb Bush. Bonus: Lego
6. Zayn Malik formerly of One Direction (to Perrie Edwards)
7. 4,000 Syrian refugees
8. Legionnaire’s disease
15. Hamilton

23. William & Lawrence Bragg

Newsquiz answers, December 5

17. He allegedly posted an offensive sexual comment related to a toddler on Facebook
18. The Greater Sydney Commission
19. Oscar Pistorius
20. Its website was hacked by a group claiming to represent Islamic State. Its home page was replaced with a threatening message and videos of beheadings
21. Lady Gaga
22. MetLife
23. San Bernardino
24. Three
25. Pink Floyd
26. Robot Child

Newsquiz answers, November 28

24. That she had stage four cervical cancer
25. Phuc Dat Bich
26. Perth

1. Boko Haram
2. Australia's Grand Mufti Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed
3. Diesel
4. Saint-Denis
5. Run Hide and Tell
6. Jihadi John
7. Fatima Elomar
8. Esperance
10. The death of former teammate Phillip Hughes 
11. Kelsey Lee
12. Manila
18. VW, Audi and Skoda diesel vehicles that were fitted with devices to cheat emissions tests
19. Nephrotic Syndrome
21. She claimed to have regular unprotected sex with Charlie Sheen, even though she knew he was HIV positive
22. A mask like the one used in the horror movie Saw
23. She was bitten by a deadly funnel web spider  
24. Bill Cooper
25. A ban on dogs which now need to be secured safely in a vehicle, on a lead and muzzled or carried

Newsquiz answers, August 22

1. Josh Duggar
2. The Impact team
3. Alabama
4. $10
5. Storm Flower Noir
6. Kelly Clarkson
7. Erawan Shrine
8. An ice cream salesman
9. Cincinnati Masters
10. She is the Alabama stepmother who was sentenced to death for poisoning her stepchildren's dinners with anti-freeze
11. Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle
12. Donald Trump
13. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
14. Gene Simmons, frontman of Kiss
15. Dismaland
16. St Louis
17. The Black Rock desert in Nevada
18. Heidi Klum, reacting to Donald Trump saying she was ‘no longer a 10’
19. Chelsea O’Donnell
20. Darwinism
21. CEO Jeff Bezos (
22. Lyric
23. Poland
24. She had 90 stitches after being bitten by a shark off a beach in Jacksonville, Florida
25. Captain Kristen Griest and 1st Lieutenant Shaye Haver 

 Newsquiz answers, August 15

1. Platte River Networks
2. War. Bonus: Roger Ailes 
3. The use of torture
4. Tianjin
5. Liver. Bonus: 90
6. Lettuce
7. He drowned in a kayaking accident on the Hudson (the boyfriend of Annie Lennox’s daughter) 
8. David Beckham
9. He starred in the film The Artist
10. 90
11. The cable channel HBO
12. New England Patriots' player Aaron Hernandez
13. Teacher who was jailed for ten years for raping a 15-year-old student
14. Alphabet
15. Wisconsin
16. The Raptor
17. Kohler, (Wisconsin)
18. Oscar Pistorius 
19. Japan 
20. Jenna Bush Hager
21. 54 years
22. Miley Cyrus

Newsquiz answers, August 8

2. The nine-year-old bat boy who was killed at National Baseball Congress game on Saturday.
3. Miss Piggy (who announced her split with Kermit the Frog)
4. Debris found on Reunion island believed to be from missing airliner MH370 
5. Enola Gay
9. He refused to pick up three passengers because they were black
10. Steve Jobs
11. Vietnam
12. Bruce Springsteen. Bonus: Trevor Noah
13. Courtney Cox. Bonus: Bel Air (LA) - they then honeymooned in Bora Bora
14. Its own time-zone ... turning the clocks back by 30 minutes
16. An eruption of the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and Montana
17. Powder Springs, Georgia
18. Mad Max
19. For putting ghost chili oil in his meatloaf
20. Holding hands

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