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The Squiz Quiz – 21 May 2021

Get your S’Quiz on with the week’s top 10 questions. See how well you were across the news this week.

1. BBC journalist Martin Bashir was a relatively unknown journo until his 1995 interview with Princess Diana. Why was he in the news this week?

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His resignation comes as a report into his conduct is finalised.

2. English soccer club Leicester City made history earlier this week doing what?

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It was their dream come true. And Matilda captain Sam Kerr plays for Chelsea, just so you know…

3. A landmark World Health Organization study this week found what factor is associated with an increased risk of stroke and heart disease?

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So give yourself an early mark today…

4. Who is set to be the first Aussie basketballer inducted into the US Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame?

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Jackson gave a shout out to those “that did the hard yards” before her - including her parents who also represented Australia on the court.

5. A somewhat low-key edition of the Eurovision song contest kicked off in Rotterdam this week. Which artist represented Australia?

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She appeared via a pre-recorded version of her song ‘Technicolour’. Spoiler alert: she didn’t get through to the next round…

6. Which Pacific nation is set to get its first female PM - Fiame Naomi Mata’afa - and its first new leader in almost 22 years?

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That’s if Fiame Naomi Mata’afa is sworn in with the incumbents set to challenge…

7. The International Energy Agency says what needs to happen to get to next zero emissions by 2050?

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It will make for an interesting climate change summit in Glasgow in November…

8. A French artisan is selling soap bars made with snail mucus. How does he extract the key ingredient?

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Apparently, it’s all the rage for anti-ageing and skin-healing. And no, that’s snot a joke...

9. A new study on alcohol consumption has found what?

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Bring back the studies that say how good red wine is for you…

10. “Suburban golf club” is how one critic labelled Australia’s Tokyo Olympics look. What is the blazer lined with?

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It’s all in the details...

Squiz Quiz - 21 May 2021

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