How good is your knowledge of the week in politics?
1. What is true about Labour and a capital gains tax? a. It may introduce one next term. b. It has ruled one out altogether. c. It might introduce one but it would not take effect until April 2021. 2. What did pack- house worker Robin Lane confront Bill English about in Gisborne? a. Health and safety laws b. Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme c. The minimum wage 3. How many points ahead of National was Labour in this week’s 1News Colmar Brunton poll? a. 2 b. 3 c. 4 4. What did Winston Peters ask be fetched from the boot of his car during an interview with Guyon Espiner on RNZ? a. A briefcase containing his superannuation application b. A black folder holding a letter from Helen Clark confirming she did not sack him. c. A copy of Espiner’s book, The
9th Floor, for him to autograph. 5. Jian Yang, the National MP who taught English at a Chinese military school, was elected to Parliament in what year? a. 2008 b. 2011 c. 2014 6. What scohool did Prime Minister Bill English visit this week? a. St Pat’s Silverstream, his old school b. Mt Albert Grammar c. Vanguard Military School 7. Which political leader met the Pike River families this week? a. Winston Peters b. James Shaw c. Jacinda Ardern 8. Who is due to host the last televised debate between Bill English and Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday? a. Patrick Gower b. Mike Hosking c. Corin Dann 9. The Greens estimate that the annual dividend to adult New Zealanders from the Kiwi Climate Fund will be what by 2020? a. $ 750 b. $ 100 c. $ 250 10. Which politician visited a cat sanctuary this week? a. Gareth Morgan b. Marama Fox c. Bill English Answers 1. c,2. c, 3. c, 4. b, 5. b, 6. c, 7. c, 8. b, 9. c, 10. c