Squiz Quiz – 3 December 2021
1. What’s the name of the country where the new Omicron variant first surfaced?
The country says the virus was brought in by foreign nationals working in the country on a diplomatic mission.
2. What’s the name of the bill that was introduced into Federal parliament this week targeting human rights abusers, cyber attackers, and doers of bad deeds?
It’s based on a US bill intended to punish corrupt Russian officials.
3. Which Caribbean country broke free of the Brits to declare itself a republic this week?
Prince Charles was on site to see the Royal Standard flag lowered after 200 years of colonial rule.
4. Who oversaw the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces which was released this week?
PM Scott Morrison welcomed the report’s recommendations and says steps are being taken to ensure Canberra Parliament House is a better workplace for all
What was the Women's Tennis Association's next move in their quest to ensure Chinese player Peng Shuai's safety?
WTA boss Steve Simon says it's about what’s right and wrong.
6. Indigenous actor David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu died this week. Which movie was his breakthrough role?
He was 68yo and was remembered as one of Australia's greatest artists.
7. Which part of the UK did patrons of the Tan Hill pub get snowed in for 3 days during a heavy winter storm?
And just in case you were wondering, plenty of beer was on tap to help them endure the ordeal...
8. Which actress is starring in the hit Netflix movie Red Notice?
It’s only been out for 2 weeks and it’s already the most watched movie in the history of the streaming service.
9. Which professional sportsperson announced their intention to go part-time this week?
A car crash and a million back surgeries will do that...
10. Which breakfast TV presenter got a new look this week sending people into a flurry?
It seems we were all desperate for some non-Covid related news...
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