1. Which two artists wrote 1985’s “We Are the World”?
Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie.
2. Is the font for the new Google logo serif or sans serif? (Bonus points for naming the colour of the two ‘o’s in Google.)
Sans serif. (Bonus points: red and yellow.)
3. In the United States Navy, sea, air and land teams are commonly known as what?
4. What material is the Eiffel Tower built from?
5. Who wrote the novel American Psycho
6. David McAllister is the artistic director of which Australian dance company?
7. Aztecs were native to which current-day country?
8. Wrasse, drum and halibut are all types of what?
9. By area, what is the largest national park in Australia?
10. Which driver this month won his sixth Bathurst 1000 title?
“The lower end of seriousness.”
The barrister acting for Freya Newman, who pleaded guilty to revealing details of an undisclosed scholarship granted to Tony Abbott’s daughter, describes her offence. She will be sentenced next month.
“I don’t believe there is any evidence to suggest that that is a likely course of action.”
The vice-admiral responds in senate estimates to Jacqui Lambie’s concern that Ebola-infected “suicide agents” may breach the country’s borders.
“This is a very proud day for my family. My father had a long history and association with Souths.”
The gaming mogul announces he will continue to invest in his father’s appetites, buying into the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league team. Expect further investments in steak and chips and sweet and sour pork.
The lawyer acting for University of Sydney poetry professor Barry Spurr describes his client as a victim of an anti-government plot after the leaking of emails in which he showed contempt for “Chinky-poos” and “Mussies” and anyone who wasn’t an old white poetry professor. He won a “whimsical” injunction against further publication.
“Why am I having to defend the decisions I made about our son? Isn’t it unfair that I’m having to be the one to answer for all this?”
The mother of Luke Batty, who was killed by his father earlier this year, responds to questions at an inquest into his death.
“The problem that the Labor Party has today is that Bill Shorten is an economic girlie man.”
The finance minister explains why the opposition leader has not passed the budget. He later explained that the statement was not at all sexist. This week, as in any week, most would rather be a girlie man than a Cormann.