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The Squiz Quiz – 25 June 2021

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

1. The Federal Government released some details about how the COVID vaccination program will be supplied going forward. They aren’t targets, they are...

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Long story short, we’ll be done with the AstraZeneca vaccine in October and then it’s all about Pfizer and Moderna…

2. Barnaby Joyce rolled Michael McCormack this week for the leadership of the Nationals. What did McCormack say about it?

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And he got a standing ovation from the floor of the Parliament for it. PS ‘Root my boot’ was made famous by a Nationals senator in years gone by…

3. Environment Minister Sussan Ley cried foul this week about a recommendation to put the Great Barrier Reef on the World Heritage ‘in danger’ list due to damage inflicted by climate change. What did she say was her problem with that?

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Ley says UNESCO’s process smells like the reef’s iconic coral trout – fishy…

4. Ebrahim Raisi has been elected the new President of Iran, and he'll take up the position last this year. What job does he currently hold?

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And he’s known for being uber conservative…

5. Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s biggest tabloid newspaper, closed this week. What was it known for?

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Advocates say it’s another nail in the coffin for freedoms in the Chinese territory.

6. Microsoft passed what company milestone this week?

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It’s the second US company to achieve that after Apple.

7. Princes William and Harry were back in the news this week. What event in the coming week will deliver potential awkward scenes?

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Another week, another mountain to climb…

8. Why was pop star Britney Spears in court this week?

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“I just want my life back,” she told the judge.

9. What post-COVID vaccination dance has taken off on social media?

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Rumoured to alleviate post injection soreness, it doesn’t…

10. The Foo Fighters will put out a new album in July celebrating which iconic disco hitmakers?

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They’re naming themselves the Dee Gees in a nod to frontman Dave Grohl’s initials.

Squiz Quiz - 25 June 2021

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