1. The city of Kinshasa is situated on the banks of which river?
2. In the nursery rhyme Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
, who are the three bags of wool for?
The master, the dame and the little boy who lives down the lane.
3. How many Australian prime ministers have there been during the Queen’s reign?
4. Who voiced the character Genie in the 1992 Disney film Aladdin
5. Which Gabriel García Márquez novel focuses on members of the Buendía family?
One Hundred Years of Solitude.
6. True or false: Germany invaded Norway during World War II.
7. Lady Day was the nickname of which singer?
8. What is the name of a Turkish empire and a piece of furniture?
9. What describes a word that mimics the noise it makes?
10. Last month a bar in which city allegedly refused entry to Danish Crown Prince Frederik? (Bonus point for naming the Sydney bar in which he met his future wife during the Sydney 2000 Olympics.)
Brisbane. (Bonus point: Slip Inn.)
“I can confirm Malcolm Turnbull has used the ‘C’ word. He once said ‘Hey Cory!’ ”
The conservative senator weighs in on a story about Malcolm Turnbull getting drunk and calling Tony Abbott a “cunt” on a plane. He does so by suggesting his name is literally a synonym for “cunt” now.
“Now that the court has said no, it’s the community’s chance to say yes.”
The independent MP sees his challenge to the non-binding, entirely pointless postal survey on marriage equality shot down in the High Court. Political courage is now in the same territory as Bunnings catalogues and flyers for discount pizza deliveries.
“They’re charities, apparently. A charity whose job it is to completely destroy the economic base of Australia.”
The deputy prime minister tells the Minerals Council of Australia how terrible are environmental charities. It is unsurprising to find a New Zealander has such contempt for this country and its health.
“I will respect the people’s vote on SSM and, if ‘yes’, facilitate the passage of a bill. 1/3.”
The former prime minister responds on Twitter to news that the postal survey on same-sex marriage will carry. He also appears to give the truthfulness of his statement a rating out of three.
“This is something without precedent.”
The governor of Puerto Rico describes hurricane Irma, a storm that destroyed entire islands in the Caribbean. For a man with a comb-over, Donald Trump is still not taking this terribly seriously.
“Saddened beyond measure to report the death last night of Peter Luck. My dear friend, and great journalist and writer.”
The writer and broadcaster mourns the death of journalist Peter Luck. The former This Day Tonight reporter was 73.