28 January 2022

UPDATED: Get a Wiggle on and try our weekly Ken Behrens Quiz

| Jeremy Jones
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The Wiggles

It was a big week for The Wiggles. Do you know why? Photo: Facebook.

It’s all happening in Australia, from tennis and cricket to the Hottest 100. Have you been keeping up with the news? Put your knowledge to the test with this weekly quiz with a Canberra spin.

Make it a household challenge, or take it on as a team – warning, this article has now been updated with the answers down the bottom. Don’t peek!

  1. Which of the following is not a real dating app: Meet-an-Inmate, Mullet Passions or AmishLink?
  2. Kellie, Kathleen, Nathan, Tim, and Charli are the original members of which group?
  3. Scott Morrison made headlines last week for suggesting to the national cabinet that children should be able to do what?
  4. Which Canberra landmark displays the score for Advance Australia Fair?
  5. The Wiggles topped the Hottest 100 on Saturday with Elephant. Which artist originally released the song?
  6. “I do wish we could chat longer, but I’m having an old friend for dinner” is the last line of which film?

    Manuka Oval

    Manuka Oval is playing host to which sporting event for the first time? Photo: Thomas Lucraft.

  7. What sporting event is occurring at Manuka Oval for the first time in ACT history?
  8. Which number is higher: The population of WA or the number of people who voted in the Triple J Hottest 100 in 2021?
  9. The National Museum of Australia is hosting the Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition. Who narrated the plays in the theatres of ancient Greece?
  10. Meat Loaf sadly died last week. What was Meat Loaf’s real name?

    container deposit scheme reverse vending machine

    The brand new ‘reverse vending machine’ is now in operation. Photo: File.

  11. The ACT’s first reverse vending machine has just opened. In which suburb would you find the machine?
  12. What’s the name of the IBM supercomputer that beat Garry Kasparov in chess in 1997?
  13. In The Emperor’s New Groove, what animal does Emperor Kuzco become?
  14. Which of these words was the Oxford Word of the Year for 2021: vax, quarantine or contactless?
  15. “Belong anywhere” is the slogan for which brand?
  16. Which two tennis players make up the “Special Ks” in the Australian Open Doubles?
  17. In what sport did the Second World War hero and surgeon Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop represent Australia?
  18. What does the yellow circle on the Aboriginal flag represent?
  19. Lunar New Year begins on Tuesday. What is the zodiac animal for 2022?
  20. The fortified wine called port comes from the Douro valley in which country?


  1. Amish Link
  2. High-5
  3. Drive forklifts
  4. Australians of the Year Walk
  5. Tame Impala
  6. The Silence Of The Lambs
  7. A women’s Ashes Test
  8. The number of people that voted in the Triple J Hottest 100 in 2021
  9. The Chorus
  10. Michael Lee Aday
  11. Wanniassa
  12. Deep Blue
  13. Llama
  14. Vax
  15. AirBnB
  16. Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis
  17. Rugby
  18. The Sun
  19. The tiger
  20. Portugal

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