Answers: Quiz No 4: 8 June 2016

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IA's Election QUIZ: How well do you know Australia’s prime ministers? (No 4)

1. (e) The Constitution mentions ‘Ministers of State’ but not the prime minister.

2. (i) Bob Hawke

3. (f) Lyons was born in Tasmania. Watson was born in Chile.

4. (e) all of the above. Data here, here, here and here.

5. (c) Keating in 1991/92 with 480. Whitlam passed the greatest number of bills through the House, but the Senate rejected a record number.

6. (a) Menzies in 1954/55 with 154.

7. (e) Tony Abbott. Fifteen have gone, including Abbott himself. So far.

8. (d) Kevin Rudd. Chris Watson was a compositor, the others journalists.

9. (e) Gillard’s misogyny speech.

10. (f) Kevin Rudd.

11. (e) Malcolm Turnbull

12. (e) Edmund Barton had no predecessor.

Disputes with the quizmaster are welcome and correspondence will enthusiastically be entered into. You can Tweet Alan Austin @AlanTheAmazing.

Next quiz: See IA, Saturday 11 June, 2016.

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