18 February 2022

UPDATED: Nothing to protest in this week's Ken Behrens Quiz

| Jeremy Jones
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A crazy week in Canberra deserves some questioning in this week’s quiz. Photo: File.

From the Convoy to Canberra to election time, Canberra has been dominating the national headlines this week. Have you been paying attention?

Take this quiz and find out – warning, this has been updated with answers at the bottom. Don’t peek!

  1. Which of these is not a registered political party? West Australia Party, Australian Affordable Parking Party, or Kim for Canberra?
  2. Market St Eats, 54 Benjamin, and Chatterbox Espresso Bar are cafes in which suburb?
  3. Which TV show is set in the fictional coastal town of Port Niranda in Victoria?
  4. Which orphan is adopted by “Daddy” Warbucks in a famous musical?
  5. What have you been doing if you finish by casting off?
  6. Rihanna celebrates her 34th birthday this Monday. Which Caribbean Island is Rihanna from?
  7. Any dish served “a la Florentine” includes which vegetable?

    Ned Kelly paintings

    Which famous artist is responsible for 25 Ned Kelly paintings donated to the National Gallery of Australia? Photo: File.

  8. Which Australian artist is famous for a set of 27 Ned Kelly paintings, of which 25 have been donated to the National Gallery of Australia?
  9. Groceries and Charlie are songs by which Brisbane artist?
  10. Sydney recently unveiled the longest piece of infrastructure in the southern hemisphere measuring 45 metres. What is it?
  11. On which day next week will the international borders be open?
  12. The camping facilities at EPIC have been in the news all week. What does EPIC stand for?
  13. Narooma’s iconic Black Bream Point property has been sold for a record price. Which famous Australian bought the property?

    Black Bream Point

    Who is the high-profile new owner of Black Bream Point? Photo: File.

  14. What are the colours of the ACT?
  15. In which nature reserve would you find a NASA complex in the ACT?
  16. Which artist performed the half-time show at the Superbowl on Monday?
  17. Which ACT suburb has the highest percentage of children?
  18. Which building material takes its name from the Italian for baked earth?
  19. Which 2008 TV series set in Canberra starred Rob Sitch, Merrick Watts, Lachy Hulme?
  20. Who first proposed the idea that the world was not flat but a sphere?


  1. Australian Affordable Parking Party
  2. Belconnen
  3. Round the Twist
  4. Annie
  5. Knitting
  6. Barbados
  7. Spinach
  8. Sir Sidney Nolan
  9. Mallrat
  10. Escalator
  11. Monday, 21 February
  12. Exhibition Park in Canberra
  13. Gerry Harvey
  14. Blue and gold
  15. Tidbinbilla
  16. Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J Blige, Kendrick Lemar and Eminem
  17. Bonner
  18. Terracotta
  19. The Hollowmen
  20. Pythagoras

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