Ques­tion time

How good is your knowl­edge of the week in pol­i­tics?

Weekend Herald - - JOHN ARMSTRONG -

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

Jian Yang

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