1. Kiss Me, Kate
is a musical adaptation of which William Shakespeare play?
2. Colonel William Light is a founding father of which Australian city?
is the French word for what?
4. Communications technology company Huawei was founded in which country?
5. Jim Hawkins is the narrator and main character of which 1880s novel? (Bonus point for naming the novel’s author.)
Treasure Island. (Bonus point: Robert Louis Stevenson.)
6. Who is Australia’s shadow treasurer?
7. The … Report
was an American late-night talk and news satire television program that aired from 2005 to 2014?
8. What living creature represents the astrological sign Cancer?
9. Which club won the first premiership after the VFL became the AFL, in 1990, and won again in 2010?
10. Which actor links the films Double Jeopardy
, Mao’s Last Dancer
and Eight Below
“Sorry pedo guy, you really did ask for it.”
The inventor wipes $US2 billion off Tesla’s market value with a single angry tweet, directed at British cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth. Musk was mostly worried that if the children were left in the cave any longer they might have a chance to unionise.
“Can we deal with the jobs figures first and then we’ll – got any questions on those? No? Alright, very good.”
The prime minister tries to avoid questions on whether he had spoken to Craig Kelly about the Liberal MP’s suggestion that the United States overlook Russian atrocities. Turnbull’s own view is that we should overlook Kelly’s.
“Listening to the lovely bells of Winchester ... So much nicer than the aggressive-sounding ‘Allahu Akhbar’. Or is that just my cultural upbringing?”
The celebrated atheist, who misspelled Akbar in his tweet, continues his slide into racist irrelevance. The man who invented the term “meme” was always doomed to become Pepe the Frog.
“I don’t think that they’re intentionally getting it wrong.”
The Facebook chief executive says posts by Holocaust deniers won’t be removed from the site under new policies to combat “fake news”. Still, denying the Holocaust is basically the definition of “intentionally getting it wrong”.
“THERE WAS NO COLUSION.”
The American president marks up his speaking notes before his press conference in Helsinki celebrating ties with Russia. Elsewhere he noted to check he was wearing pants and also to pick up some milk.
“I want to promise tonight that after the election, my first official meeting will be with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders from across Australia to talk Constitutional Recognition, to talk about Closing the Gap and to talk Treaty.”
The Opposition leader promises to make treaty a key focus of his prime ministership. If he wins.