Squiz Quiz – 24 September 2021

1. An earthquake was detected near Mansfield, Victoria on Wednesday morning. Oz doesn’t see many quakes over magnitude-5, which raises the question - where was Australia’s deadliest earthquake recorded?

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It happened in Newcastle in 1989, and 13 people died.

2. Why did Industry, Science and Technology Minister Christian Porter resign this week?

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Energy Minister Angus Taylor will act in Porter’s portfolios for now.

3. How did France respond to Australia’s decision to scrap a $90 billion submarine deal with the country’s Naval Group?

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France ain’t happy about being cut out of the picture.

4. Canadian PM Justin Trudeau won Monday’s national/early election. So why are experts saying he is back to “square one”?

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The whole idea was to shake off minority government, but it didn’t work out that way…

5. Cases of what are expected to double by 2058?

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Bring on those treatments/cures...

6. What Christmas favourite is expected to be in short supply come December?

Delicious
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Merry Christmas indeed...

7. Which famous sports star has announced their candidacy for president in their home country?

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He’s a former boxing world champ/senator from the Philippines.

8. Who was named the AFL’s Brownlow Medallist for 2021?

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He's the first player from Port Adelaide to win it.

9. Which royal gave birth to her first child this week?

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The Queen has “been informed”. That’s warm...

10. What series took home the dramatic acting awards at the 73rd Emmy Awards?

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Talk about a royal flush...

Squiz Quiz - 24 September 2021

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