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Australia summer quiz #2: what can you remember about 2020?


Yes, there was a lot of bad stuff, but there was also Junior Masterchef. Test your memory of 2020 with our daily quizzes across five days

Who said, in August, “The tinfoil hat-wearing brigade are alive and well out there in our community … it’s batshit crazy nonsense” when talking about the rise of conspiracy theories during Covid?

Celebrity chef Pete Evans

Federal MP Bob Katter

Victoria police assistant commissioner Luke Cornelius

Asio deputy director general Heather Cook

Bridget McKenzie resigned from Scott Morrison’s ministry in February because she failed to declare membership of a club while allocating grants in the “sports rorts” imbroglio. What was the name of the club?

Wangaratta Clay Target Club

Wodonga Shooters Society

Shepparton Rifle Range

Echuca Dynamite Fishers

In what city was the Donald Trump presidential campaign rally held for which TikTok users and K-pop fans bought tickets but didn’t attend, leaving the venue conspicuously short of participants?

Tampa

Tulsa

Toledo

Tucson

Which was the winning dish in the 2020 season of Junior MasterChef?

A hazelnut cake with mirror glaze, crumble and strawberry sorbet, made by a literal child

A toasted coconut ice cream slice with Davidson plum meringues and pearls, made by a literal child

Vanilla bean panna cotta, raspberry sorbet and chocolate soil, made by a literal child

An ornate snow globe made of sugar inside a fairy floss fireball, made by a literal child

Based on Google search trends, demand for all of the following items rose in 2020. But which were the most popular?

What sporting fixture was Scott Morrison going to but decided not to because of social distancing restrictions?

The Grand Prix

The AFL grand final

State of Origin

Round one NRL

In February, two baboons escaped from a lab and ran rampant in which Australian city?

Melbourne

Brisbane

Adelaide

Sydney

In September, yet another rogue sheep was discovered in the Victorian bush bearing a hugely oversized fleece. What name was given to the latest runaway?

Shaun

Ramsey

Ewenice

Kevin

Who won the 2020 Miles Franklin literary prize?

Tony Birch for The White Girl

Peggy Frew for Islands

Tara June Winch for The Yield

Carrie Tiffany for Exploded View

Which of the following celebrities has not been photographed in Byron Bay this year?

How many Australian cyclists have claimed a podium finish in the Tour de France?

1

2

3

4

Which of these parliamentarians was not diagnosed with Covid-19?

Peter Dutton

Rex Patrick

Josh Frydenberg

Andrew Bragg

How much was a 21-year-old man fined for eating a kebab alone on a public bench in Newcastle in April?

$1,100

$550

$1,000

$850

Donald Trump described catching Covid as …

A blessing from God

A very serious infection

Just like the flu

More serious than he expected

This year the musical theatre creator, singer-songwriter, comedian and showrunner Tim Minchin released his first studio album of original songs. What is it called?

Tell Me Why

Apart Together

Punisher

14 Steps to a Better You

Which of the following face masks was already available before the Covid-19 pandemic?

Which two premiers accelerated the timetable for lockdowns during Covid’s first wave?

Daniel Andrews and Gladys Berejiklian

Gladys Berejiklian and Annastacia Palaszczuk

Daniel Andrews and Mark McGowan

Peter Gutwein and Steve Marshall

Dr Farvardin Daliri used his time in lockdown to build a 750kg sculpture of what?

The Milky Way

The coronavirus

A cricket bat

A laughing kookaburra

Which one of these was not a real Guardian headline in 2020?

Ratatouille the musical? Is that even possible?

‘He couldn’t move’: New York City man falls into sinkhole full of rats

‘It’s bigger than her head’: Sydney sharehouse forced to move out after giant rat moves in

Summer of the cannibal rats! Hungry, aggressive, highly fertile – and coming to our homes

Which tennis star apparently recorded a glowing video tribute when the broadcaster Alan Jones retired from 2GB in May?

Andy Murray

Nick Kyrgios

Pat Cash

Roger Federer

20 and above.

19 and above.

18 and above.

17 and above.

16 and above.

15 and above.

14 and above.

13 and above.

12 and above.

11 and above.

10 and above.

9 and above.

8 and above.

7 and above.

6 and above.

5 and above.

4 and above.

3 and above.

2 and above.

0 and above.

1 and above.

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Australia summer quiz #2: what can you remember about 2020?


Yes, there was a lot of bad stuff, but there was also Junior Masterchef. Test your memory of 2020 with our daily quizzes across five days

Who said, in August, “The tinfoil hat-wearing brigade are alive and well out there in our community … it’s batshit crazy nonsense” when talking about the rise of conspiracy theories during Covid?

Celebrity chef Pete Evans

Federal MP Bob Katter

Victoria police assistant commissioner Luke Cornelius

Asio deputy director general Heather Cook

Bridget McKenzie resigned from Scott Morrison’s ministry in February because she failed to declare membership of a club while allocating grants in the “sports rorts” imbroglio. What was the name of the club?

Wangaratta Clay Target Club

Wodonga Shooters Society

Shepparton Rifle Range

Echuca Dynamite Fishers

In what city was the Donald Trump presidential campaign rally held for which TikTok users and K-pop fans bought tickets but didn’t attend, leaving the venue conspicuously short of participants?

Tampa

Tulsa

Toledo

Tucson

Which was the winning dish in the 2020 season of Junior MasterChef?

A hazelnut cake with mirror glaze, crumble and strawberry sorbet, made by a literal child

A toasted coconut ice cream slice with Davidson plum meringues and pearls, made by a literal child

Vanilla bean panna cotta, raspberry sorbet and chocolate soil, made by a literal child

An ornate snow globe made of sugar inside a fairy floss fireball, made by a literal child

Based on Google search trends, demand for all of the following items rose in 2020. But which were the most popular?

What sporting fixture was Scott Morrison going to but decided not to because of social distancing restrictions?

The Grand Prix

The AFL grand final

State of Origin

Round one NRL

In February, two baboons escaped from a lab and ran rampant in which Australian city?

Melbourne

Brisbane

Adelaide

Sydney

In September, yet another rogue sheep was discovered in the Victorian bush bearing a hugely oversized fleece. What name was given to the latest runaway?

Shaun

Ramsey

Ewenice

Kevin

Who won the 2020 Miles Franklin literary prize?

Tony Birch for The White Girl

Peggy Frew for Islands

Tara June Winch for The Yield

Carrie Tiffany for Exploded View

Which of the following celebrities has not been photographed in Byron Bay this year?

How many Australian cyclists have claimed a podium finish in the Tour de France?

1

2

3

4

Which of these parliamentarians was not diagnosed with Covid-19?

Peter Dutton

Rex Patrick

Josh Frydenberg

Andrew Bragg

How much was a 21-year-old man fined for eating a kebab alone on a public bench in Newcastle in April?

$1,100

$550

$1,000

$850

Donald Trump described catching Covid as …

A blessing from God

A very serious infection

Just like the flu

More serious than he expected

This year the musical theatre creator, singer-songwriter, comedian and showrunner Tim Minchin released his first studio album of original songs. What is it called?

Tell Me Why

Apart Together

Punisher

14 Steps to a Better You

Which of the following face masks was already available before the Covid-19 pandemic?

Which two premiers accelerated the timetable for lockdowns during Covid’s first wave?

Daniel Andrews and Gladys Berejiklian

Gladys Berejiklian and Annastacia Palaszczuk

Daniel Andrews and Mark McGowan

Peter Gutwein and Steve Marshall

Dr Farvardin Daliri used his time in lockdown to build a 750kg sculpture of what?

The Milky Way

The coronavirus

A cricket bat

A laughing kookaburra

Which one of these was not a real Guardian headline in 2020?

Ratatouille the musical? Is that even possible?

‘He couldn’t move’: New York City man falls into sinkhole full of rats

‘It’s bigger than her head’: Sydney sharehouse forced to move out after giant rat moves in

Summer of the cannibal rats! Hungry, aggressive, highly fertile – and coming to our homes

Which tennis star apparently recorded a glowing video tribute when the broadcaster Alan Jones retired from 2GB in May?

Andy Murray

Nick Kyrgios

Pat Cash

Roger Federer

20 and above.

19 and above.

18 and above.

17 and above.

16 and above.

15 and above.

14 and above.

13 and above.

12 and above.

11 and above.

10 and above.

9 and above.

8 and above.

7 and above.

6 and above.

5 and above.

4 and above.

3 and above.

2 and above.

0 and above.

1 and above.

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