4 August 2022

Politics, Parliament and Pocock in this week’s Ken Behren’s Quiz

| Jeremy Jones
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David Pocock

It’s been a ground-breaking week for David Pocock in the Senate. Photo: Lincoln Magee.

Test your knowledge of politics, history and medicine in this week’s Ken Behren’s Quiz. Take it on as a team or challenge your friends!

Be careful not to scroll to the bottom for the answers before you’ve had a go.

  1. In what present-day country would you find the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
  2. Amanda Dolejsi joined ACT Senator David Pocock during his maiden speech to Parliament. What was Ms Dolejsi’s role?
  3. What’s the square root of 1156?
  4. What is the common word for a sigmatism?
  5. Pityriasis capitis is also known as what condition or phenomenon?
  6. Agnolotti, and orzo are both types of what?
  7. Which nation has won the most FIFA World Cups?
  8. Which famous person named one of their sons Kal-el, after Superman’s Kryptonian name?
  9. It is Homelessness Week this week. What percentage of Australians will struggle with homelessness in their lifetime?
  10. What does a Brannock device measure?
  11. Which auto company made the ASX, the Grandis, and the Starion?
  12. We know him as Hugh Jackman, but is ‘Hugh’ the Aussie actor’s first name or middle name?
  13. Ash Barty was in the news this week for doing what?
  14. Slamball is a variation of basketball invented in 2002. What is the main difference between slamball and basketball?
  15. Which word can be placed before bottle, bell and bird?
  16. Chiffon, marble, and bundt are all types of what?
  17. What is known as doing a Harold Holt?
  18. What is the name of Bob the Builder’s beloved wife?
  19. The “Bradley Method” is a way of doing what?
  20. When is the next ACT Territory election?

READ MORE Show your smarts in our weekly Ken Behrens Quiz


  1. Iraq
  2. Auslan translator
  3. 34
  4. Lisp
  5. Dandruff
  6. Pasta
  7. Brazil
  8. Nicholas Cage
  9. 20 per cent
  10. Shoe size
  11. Mitsubishi
  12. First
  13. Getting married
  14. Trampolines
  15. Blue
  16. Cake
  17. Leaving unexpectedly
  18. Wendy
  19. Giving birth
  20. 2024

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