1. Crater Lake, the United States’ deepest lake, is located in which state?
2. What is the name of the title character in The Merchant of Venice
3. In which country was the martial art taekwondo developed?
4. Which Scot succeeded Tony Blair as prime minister of the United Kingdom?
5. Name the rookie driver who won this year’s Bathurst 1000?
6. Imperial, murcott and sunburst are all types of what fruit?
7. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last month announced he and his wife would donate $25 million to help fight which disease?
8. Name the celebrity chef owner of The Fat Duck.
9. Which French post-Impressionist painted A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
10. How many planets in the solar system have no moons? (Bonus points for naming them.)
Two. (Bonus points: Mercury and Venus.)
“In an atmosphere of rancid partisanship, few great national questions can ever satisfactorily be decided.”
The prime minister calls for mature debate, while perfectly describing his style of politics and rancid partisanship.
“Giving away freedom for security is like giving your possessions to a thief so you will not be robbed.”
The senator speaks against the foreign fighters bill. His “give your possessions to a thief” amendment was not included in the final legislation.
“I don’t know how many times I hit it, but boy, that racquet will never do me wrong again.”
The world No. 1 says she is not proud of smashing her racquet in the first set of her WTA Finals semi-final. Williams was officially warned by the chair umpire, and came back to win.
“I self-describe in many ways. I just don’t use the term … It’s not part of my lexicon.”
The foreign minister and lone female member of cabinet explains why she does not identify as a feminist, at a luncheon
“I actually tracked down the mayor – it was 6 o’clock on a Friday night – and I think the whole suburb heard the conversation.”
The treasurer details an episode of mature government, where he “exploded” after council “red tape” stopped him pushing together two tables at a local pizza parlour.
“It was a fanciful notion that anyone would be prosecuting journalists.”
The attorney-general dismisses suggestions that legislation explicitly aimed at allowing the prosecution of journalists who report on national security would be used to prosecute journalists.