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  • 1.  Who won last week's Trivia Tower???

    Posted 09-05-2023 14:11

    We wrapped up summer with a "Summer Events" Trivia Tower theme that was super close in points! But there were definitely a few questions on there that stumped everyone. But before I reveal the winner, let's take a look at the answers: 

    1. While the sun is still out, don't forget your SPF! Wait…what does SPF stand for again? Sun Protection Factor.
    2. Some lucky fans got to see Taylor Swift live this summer. What was the average cost per-person for a ticket, hotel, and food? $1300/per person.
    3. The summer of 2023 is the hottest ever recorded. The Earth has not been this hot in how many years? 120,000 years.
    4. There are some animals that hibernate during the summer to avoid the heat. What is this form of hibernation called? Aestivation.
    5. The Barbie movie was a global sensation this summer! Which fact is NOT true about the film? Ken was never in the first script of the movie.
    6. To celebrate the Women's FIFA World Cup that happened this summer, which female player has scored the most goals of all time in international football matches? Christine Sinclair.
    7. Inflation has put a dent in spending money this summer. What is rising at nearly twice the overall inflation rate in the United States? Child Care.
    8. There were many scientific advancements released over the summer. Which is NOT one of them? China landed on the moon and is trying to be the first to convert the ice found there into energy.
    9. On July 20th, 2023, Post Malone bought what rare item for $2 million dollars? Magic: The Gathering playing card. This is what the rare one-of-a-kind card looks like: 
    10. Which play debuted in the New York City Broadway scene this summer? The Shark is Broken (A JAWS inspired comedy). In case you'd like to see the trailer:
    11. The Hollywood Strike that started in May had many actors and writers out of summertime work. Which of the following is NOT one of their demands? No more grueling hours. 
    12. The Genesys Xperience conference was a great way to kick off the summer. Who was the keynote speaker? Richard Branson. 
    13. ChatGPT hit major news waves this season, so we're going to let this AI-powered tool write the next trivia question: What major international sporting event was originally scheduled for summer 2023, but was canceled due to unforeseen circumstances? World Beach Games.
    14. What global initiative was launched for the summer of 2023 to address climate change and promote sustainable initiatives? United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals Summit (SDG).
    15. Which astrological event happened on August 27, 2023? Best chance to see Saturn. (While all these events occurred in August, the best chance to see Saturn was on Aug. 27th,
    16. Wildfires have plagued the summer months in certain parts of the world. How many fires have been recorded from January to August 17, 2023? 35,382.

    Now that you know the answers, let's get to the moment you've all been waiting for -- the winner! Drum roll please....

    @Mrinalini Qadir! You won the top spot and have earned an item of your choice from the Prize Wall, congratulations! I will send you a form to fill out asap. 

    Thank you to everyone who participated in this event and made it so competitive. We can't wait to see who wins big in the community next. 


    Nicole Milliken
    Genesys - Employees

  • 2.  RE: Who won last week's Trivia Tower???

    Posted 09-05-2023 14:22

    Thank you so much!  Sent you an email!

    Mrinalini Qadir
    Genesys - Employees

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