Squiz Quiz – 10 June 2022
1. What’s the name of the Queensland town a Sri Lankan Tamil family returned to this week after spending 4 years in immigration detention?
Their advocates have welcomed the developments but want to see them granted permanent residency.
2. The Reserve Bank raised its official interest rate by 0.5% to 0.85% - its biggest rate hike in how many years?
At the centre of it all is the fraught task of managing inflation - and Treasurer Jim Chalmers says things are set to “get harder before it gets easier”.
3. Indonesian President Joko Widodo broke the ice with visiting PM Anthony Albanese with what activity?
Nothing says neighbourly rapport-building like 2 blokes in business attire going for a morning bike ride…
4. Speaking of jet-setting leaders - who became the first foreign leader to visit Oz this week?
The pair have lot to catch up on given they have a connection through the progressive side of politics.
5. Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel said what about her handling of Russian President Vladimir Putin this week?
It was Merkel’s first public appearance since leaving office last year.
6. Spanish tennis champion Rafael Nadal has claimed his 14th French Open title on Sunday. How many grand slams has he won altogether?
His latest win gave him a 2 title gap between himself and Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
7. Perth’s own Minjee Lee clinched the US Open women’s golf title this week. What world ranking did she achieve after the win?
It was an incredible feat that cements her place as one of the best talents Australia has ever produced.
8. A short film released over the Platinum Jubilee weekend in the UK saw Queen Elizabeth share marmalade sandwiches with which fictional British character?
The CGI-animated film put a smile on many dials.
9. Which 80s tune has experienced a resurgence after it was featured in the latest season of Stranger Things?
Just wait until the yoofs get hold of ‘Wuthering Heights’…
10. What's the latest wedding trend that's dividing brides-to-be?
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