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Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of this site and its previous incarnations during five hectic minutes of questions and puzzlement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which hallucinating journalist first imagined George Bush’s plastic turkey?
    • A. 

      Phillip Adams

    • B. 

      Roger Mellie

    • C. 

      Mark Lawson

    • D. 

      Alan Ramsey

    • E. 

      Jim Schembri

  • 2. 
    Men of what particular appearance are commonly mentioned in Sydney Morning Herald crime reports?
    • A. 

      Swarthy appearance

    • B. 

      Middle Eastern appearance

    • C. 

      Nordic appearance

    • D. 

      No appearance

    • E. 

      Attractive appearance

  • 3. 
    After how many days did The Guardian abandon 2004’s Operation Clark County?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      It remains active

  • 4. 
    Who was Clare Werbeloff’s tattoo parlour friend?
    • A. 

      Bonnie

    • B. 

      Johnny

    • C. 

      Donnie

    • D. 

      Swanny

    • E. 

      Ronnie

  • 5. 
    How many times has this blog been cited by Media Watch? 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      7

  • 6. 
    How did warmenist Cate Blanchett cope with Earth Hour in 2008, when it coincided with a play directed by Blanchett at the Sydney Theatre Company?
    • A. 

      She asked the audience to bring candles

    • B. 

      She moved the play forward by 90 minutes

    • C. 

      She cancelled the play

    • D. 

      She presented the play in darkness

    • E. 

      She asked organisers to reschedule Earth Hour

  • 7. 
    Which commenter composed the satirical headline “British Muslims fear repercussions over tomorrow's train bombing”?
    • A. 

      Kae

    • B. 

      RebeccaH

    • C. 

      JeffS

    • D. 

      Daniel Lewis

    • E. 

      Angus Jung

  • 8. 
    The standard extended form of Tracee Hutchison’s name is:
    • A. 

      Traceee

    • B. 

      Traceee

    • C. 

      Traceeee

    • D. 

      Traceeeee

    • E. 

      Huuuuuuuuutchison

  • 9. 
    How was Farfour killed?
    • A. 

      Beaten by an angry Israeli

    • B. 

      Shot by an angry Israeli

    • C. 

      Riverdanced by an angry Irishman

    • D. 

      Slapped by an angry Bavarian

    • E. 

      Turkey-slapped by an aroused Australian

  • 10. 
    Where did prominent Vietnam Veterans Against the War member Ward Reilly actually serve?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Werribee

    • C. 

      Beenleigh

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      In a land called Honah Lee

  • 11. 
    Which commenter coined the phrase “peer-refused science”?
    • A. 

      Sean of Shellharbour

    • B. 

      Toaf

    • C. 

      Richard Ryan

    • D. 

      Big Hawk

    • E. 

      JanineI

  • 12. 
    According to Nick Stern and Al Gore, what can’t be sold in China?
    • A. 

      American cars

    • B. 

      American pie

    • C. 

      American Idol

    • D. 

      American Express

    • E. 

      American woman, stay away from me

  • 13. 
    What does Wronwright drink?
    • A. 

      Italian red

    • B. 

      Victoria Bitter

    • C. 

      Sumerian mead

    • D. 

      Industrial solvents

    • E. 

      Molten polar ice caps

  • 14. 
    Which city is host to an event known as the Car-B-Q?
    • A. 

      Deniliquin

    • B. 

      Queanbeyan

    • C. 

      Millicent

    • D. 

      Horsham

    • E. 

      Paris

  • 15. 
    James Wolcott roots for:
    • A. 

      Typhoons

    • B. 

      Earthquakes

    • C. 

      Cyclones

    • D. 

      Floods

    • E. 

      Hurricanes

  • 16. 
    What was seen behind Sarah Palin?
    • A. 

      A turkey processing plant

    • B. 

      Andrew Sullivan, hunting for a birth certificate

    • C. 

      David Letterman, looking for a 14-year-old

    • D. 

      Anne Davies, scouring the scene for sambo smears

    • E. 

      Tina Fey, running away

  • 17. 
    Why did Triple J host Marieke Hardy ask a young man to “go and die”?
    • A. 

      Because he was wearing a Ramones t-shirt

    • B. 

      Because he was wearing a Nazi flag

    • C. 

      Because he was wearing a Hezbollah flag

    • D. 

      Because he was wearing an Australian flag

    • E. 

      Because he was wearing a fur coat

  • 18. 
    What was the profession of the terrible Australian racist invented by journalist Uli Schmetzer?
    • A. 

      Psychologist

    • B. 

      Physiotherapist

    • C. 

      Philanthropist

    • D. 

      Psychiatrist

    • E. 

      Pythagoras

  • 19. 
    Who did former Age editor Andrew Jaspan accuse of insensitivity?
    • A. 

      The kidnappers of Douglas Wood

    • B. 

      The rescuers of Douglas Wood

    • C. 

      The employers of Douglas Wood

    • D. 

      The family of Douglas Wood

    • E. 

      Douglas Wood

  • 20. 
    Who was sitting in front of Kevin Rudd as he ate earwax?
    • A. 

      Wayne Swan

    • B. 

      Penny Wong

    • C. 

      Tanya Plibersek

    • D. 

      Julia Gillard

    • E. 

      Jenny Macklin

  • 21. 
    Who featured in the opening paragraph of an Associated Press report?
    • A. 

      The boyfriend of the mother of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s daughter

    • B. 

      The mother of the boyfriend of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s daughter

    • C. 

      The daughter of the boyfriend of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s mother

    • D. 

      The former mother of the vice-daughter of Sarah Palin’s presidential boyfriend

    • E. 

      The vice president of the boyfriend of the former Sarah Palin’s mother’s daughter

  • 22. 
    The crackfish is named:
    • A. 

      Gibby

    • B. 

      Gubby

    • C. 

      Gilly

    • D. 

      Genie

    • E. 

      Linus

  • 23. 
    Which commenter is the leading beach fisherman on climate change?
    • A. 

      Margos Maid

    • B. 

      Boy on a bike

    • C. 

      MarkL

    • D. 

      Spiny Norman

    • E. 

      Cuckoo