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The Squiz Quiz, 4 July 2020

Call yourself a good Squizer? See how well you were across the news this week.

1. What unfortunate milestone for coronavirus cases did the world reach this week?

Andrew Kelly/Reuters
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It's also killed 500,000 people globally - developments the World Health Organisation is deeply concerned about.

2. China had another go at Australia this week. What did it do?

Reuters
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Experts say it’s China's sharpest criticism of Australia yet.

3. After a four-decade manhunt, the man known as the Golden State Killer will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to 13 counts of murder and dozens of kidnapping and sexual assault charges this week. How did investigators track him down?

Reuters
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It was a painstaking process, beginning with the killer’s great-great-great-grandparents.

4. As of this weekend, Queenslanders are allowed back into nightclubs with a further lift of coronavirus restrictions. What is one condition patrons must follow?

ABC News/Meghna Bali
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Which kinda defeats the purpose

5. How many Hongkongers will be given the opportunity to settle in the UK after China this week passed a new security law that takes away many of their freedoms?

Tyrone Siu/Reuters
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Australia is looking into safe haven visas, PM Morrison said this week.

6. A by-election is on in Eden-Monaro this weekend following what event?

Dominic Giannini
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He’s an MP who was well-liked by all sides of politics.

7. US President Donald Trump came under pressure from his own side over what security issue this week?

Al Drago/Reuters
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It’s about Russia. The rest is fake news…

8. Ten Victorian suburbs are in lockdown following a spike in new coronavirus cases. How long will that last?

AFP
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And residents can only leave their home for ‘essential’ reasons.

9. What English football club won the Premier League this week?

Getty
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The win broke the club’s 30-year dry spell.

10. US space agency NASA is offering a cool $50,000 in prizes to the person who can design what?

NASA
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How hard could it be?

Squiz Quiz 4 July 2020
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