We adjusted to exciting new concepts, such as ‘Leppington Triangle’. Test your memory of the past 12 months with our five daily quizzes
What is the title of Jimmy Barnes’ newest memoir?
Too Much Ain’t Enough
Working Class Grandpa
In May, federal treasury was forced to announce a significant correction in its forecast for how much would be spent on the jobkeeper wage subsidy. How big was the revision?
Which Australian politician referred to Adolf Hitler, Tamerlane, Stalin, Lech Wałęsa, Galileo, Michelangelo, Pope John Paul II and Christopher Columbus, among others, in his joyful Christmas message?
A pair of chicks preparing to leave their nest on a city centre skyscraper captivated Melbourne during the city’s long lockdown. What species were they?
White-bellied sea eagles
In what month of this cursed and eternal year did Kim Kardashian West’s deceased father appear to her via hologram?
Which of these Australian parliamentarians did not welcome a baby during 2020?
Which of the following dinosaurs was discovered in Australia for the first time in 2020?
Which Australian government agency posted mysteriously on Twitter: “Hi internet. We thought it would be fun if you followed us for a change.”
Australian federal police
Australian Taxation Office
Australian Border Force
Which national sport chief executive did not lose their job this year?
Who launched a new booze label in Australia this year?
Which reviled historical figure caused a stir with an appearance as a cardboard cutout at an NRL game in May?
What was the name of the sellers of the parcel of land at the “Leppington Triangle” – a transaction criticised by the commonwealth auditor general?
Leppington Dairy Foods
Bringelly Golf Courses
Leppington Pastoral Company
Bringelly Koi Farm
The micronation known as the Principality of Hutt River announced in August that it would be dissolving itself and officially rejoining Australia as a result of the pandemic. Which state or territory will it (still) be in?
At Easter, Dominic Cummings, the former adviser to the British prime minister Boris Johnson, travelled to Barnard Castle in England’s north-east, sparking controversy over whether he had breached lockdown laws. Why did he say he visited the castle?
It was his son’s birthday
He wanted to test his eyesight
To celebrate his wedding anniversary
To test-drive a new car
Which of the following photographs of Bondi Beach was taken in November 2020?
Which of these is Don Farrell’s shadow portfolio?
Special minister of state
National Public Radio in the US sparked consternation in Australia by ruling that a very odd pronunciation of the name one of our native animals was acceptable. Which one?
During the vice-presidential debate, how long did a fly sit on Mike Pence’s head?
2 mins 7 secs
2 mins 14 seconds
2 mins 3 secs
2 mins 32 seconds
In September a meteorite crater 5km in diameter was discovered north-west of Kalgoorlie-Boulder in Western Australia. How old was it believed to be?
1 million years
10 million years
100 million years
An individual specimen of one of these houseplants sold for more than $NZ8,000 ($A7,500) in New Zealand in September. Which one?
20 and above.
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0 and above.
1 and above.