Monday, 14 August 2017

Current Events

Current Events Week 4

1. Sanitarium is trying to stop a small retailer importing a breakfast cereal that has a name similar to Weet-Bix. What is the cereal’s name?
• a. WeetaBix
• b. Sweet-Bix
• c. Weet-Bricks

2. What 100-year-old perfectly preserved food item has been found in an Antarctic hut by members of the Antarctic Heritage Trust?
• a. a bar of chocolate
• b. a fruit cake
• c. a salami

3. True or false, Green co-leader Metiria Turei resigned last week? TRUE

4. The Auckland Council has issued a warning that the Waitakere Ranges are facing the extinction of all …?
• a. kiwi
b. kauri trees
c. tuatara

5. Which entertainment company is pulling out of U.S Netflix to start its own movie streaming service?
• a. Disney
• b. Paramount
• c. Warner Bros.

6. Which area of the country has been in the news due to a controversial decision to allow iron sands to be mined on the sea floor?
• a. Taranaki
• b. West Coast of the South Island
• c. Northland

7. Who has been claiming that they are being spied on by private investigators? • a. members of the New Zealand First Party
• b. members of the All Blacks
• c. New Zealand Greenpeace activists

8. Which Australian team has been dropped from the Super Rugby Competition and will not participate from 2018 onwards?
• a. Western Force
• b. Melbourne Rebels
• c. Queensland Reds

9. Which South American country has been in the news for the past four months due to often violent protests against their government?
• a. Peru
• b. Chile
• c. Venezuela

10.A drink made by a kiwi founded drink company will soon be sold at celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurants. What type of drink is it?
• a. a cola
• b. a feijoa juice

• c. a kiwi and apple juice


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