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Malta in 2017: how much do you know?

The Labour Party won a landslide victory at the polls and the Nationalist Party got a new leader, while Malta again failed to impress in the World Cup qualifiers and the streets remain clogged with traffic. What do you really know about what happened in Malta this year?

  • How much does PN leader Adrian Delia owe the taxman?

    • €4,039
    • €34,859
    • €86,783
  • Which of the following is not an option being pursued by government following the collapse of the Azure Window?

    • Create an artificial or an augmented reality reconstruction of the window
    • Rebuild the window with concrete slabs
    • Retrieve the remains of the window from the seabed and exhibit them
  • By how many votes did Labour beat Forza Nazzjonali in the 3 June election?

    • 40,076
    • 35,280
    • 39,745
  • How many new cars are added every single day to the Maltese roads?

    • 37
    • 29
    • 41
  • How many permits were issued by the Planning Authority in the five weeks’ long election campaign of 2017?

    • 789
    • 321
    • 1,247
  • What did Pilatus Bank chairman Seyed Ali Sadr say he was carrying in his bags as he was caught leaving the bank late at night after the Egrant allegations?

    • Documents
    • Personal belongings
    • Toblerone chocolate
  • What did German chancellor Angela Merkel have for breakfast at a Gzira joint when in Malta for an EU summit?

    • Pastizzi and tea in a glass
    • Maltese ftira and fresh orange juice
    • Wudy sausage roll and a cappuccino
  • Which fictitious character would Prime Minister Joseph Muscat like to be?

    • Diabolik
    • Corto Maltese
    • Bart Simpson
  • Who threatened The Shift with crippling legal action abroad?

    • Pilatus Bank
    • SOCAR
    • Henley and Partners
  • How many points did Malta garner in the 2018 World Cup qualifying phase?

    • 2
    • None
    • 1
  • How many car bombs did the police resolve this year?

    • Two
    • None
    • Five
  • Which of the following was not on this year’s Republic Day honours list?

    • Joe Debono Grech
    • Freddie Portelli
    • Donald Tusk
  • What did government do to strengthen law enforcement?

    • Strengthen the FIAU
    • Appoint a new police commisioner
    • Deploy the army
  • Whose chief canvasser was charged with corruption and fraud?

    • Konrad Mizzi
    • Ian Borg
    • Evarist Bartolo

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