Squiz Quiz – 5 August 2022
1. What did the Greens unsuccessfully push for during negotiations on the Albanese Government's emissions reductions target?
Leader Adam Bandt said he was disappointed because "you can't put out the fire while pouring more petrol on it”.
2. Vulnerable Aussie kids aged between 6 months and 5yo will be able to receive their first jab of which COVID vaccine from next month?
It makes Oz one of the first countries to roll out the COVID vaccine to kids under 5yo.
3. Aussie pollies have been urged to avoid TikTok due to security concerns, following which 2 nations?
The Australian Signals Directorate has briefed MPs in recent weeks on the dangers lurking on their work phones, according to reports.
4. The leader of which terrorist group was killed in a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the CIA this week?
Ayman al-Zawahiri was one of America's most wanted terrorists as a mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.
5. Where is Russia seeking to expand its power and influence, according to a new doctrine signed this week?
Russia has pledged to become a “great maritime power” and “defend its national interests in the world’s oceans”.
6. One of Prince Charles’ charities has been embroiled in another scandal over a donation received from the half-brothers of which late figure?
The brothers have no ties to terrorism, but it has increased calls for more transparency around the support charities receive.
7. Which Aussie swimmer became the most successful athlete in Commonwealth Games history this week?
McKeon claimed the incredible achievement after winning her 11th career Commonwealth gold medal in the pool. Then she won her 12th, then 13th…
8. Which TV show was named the best of the past 25 years, according to the UK's Radio Times?
A notable omission from the list was ‘Antiques Roadshow’...
9. Which celeb’s private jet emits the most carbon dioxide, according to a new report?
Her plane made 170 flights in the first 200 days of the year, but the pop megastar said the aircraft is loaned out a lot...
10. Which trendy new pizza topping is dividing foodies?
Some pizza enthusiasts say it’s the worst thing since pineapples…
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