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2012 news quiz: Answers

Date

NATIONAL

1. Her shoe

2. Kevin Rudd in the lead-up to the February spill.

3. Seven.

4. Ginia Rinehart.

5. Former Labor MP, now Independent MP Craig Thomson.

6. Steve Lewis, and The Marmalade Files (co-written with Chris Uhlmann)

7. A gazelle.

8. Whyalla.

9. Up to four.

10. A BattleTech Marauder

WHO TWEETED THIS

11. Rupert Murdoch, January

12. Bob Carr, May

13. Mars Curiosity Rover, August

INTERNATIONAL

14. Costa Concordia

15. African war lord Joseph Kony.

16. Bo Xilai

17. Valérie Trierweiler, a political journalist.

18. A chair

ENTERTAINMENT

19. 21

20. Seal, Delta Goodrem, Keith Urban, Joel Madden.

21. None.

22. Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen

23. Downton Abbey

SCIENCE

24. Stephen Hawking

25. The Transit of Venus

26. The Higgs Boson

27. He has a star-decorated mohawk.

28. Alex Malley, chief executive of Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia

SOCIETY

29. "Omnishambles", coined by character Malcolm Tucker on political sitcom The Thick of It

30. Activated almonds

31. Women

32. Asian ancestry

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