2020 Hot Topics
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100

A common household item that sold out in stores during the start of COVID-19

What is toilet paper?

100
A particular ZOOM filter that caused a lawyer to go viral for after he couldn't turn it off

What is a cat filter?

100

The year that Northrop Aircraft bought Grumman Aerospace and became Northrop Grumman

When is 1994?

100

CEO that stepped down from a major online shopping company to focus on another STEM company

Who is Jeff Bezos?

100

A popular social media platform that was almost banned and labeled a national security threat

What is TikTok?

200

The insects that invaded Washington and were capable of wiping out entire bee colonies

What are Murder Hornets?

200

An embarrassing wardrobe mishap common during WFH ZOOM meetings

What is not wearing pants?

200

A tool/benefit that helps NG employees pay for further education and classes

What is EdAssist?

200

The NASA rover that launched in July 2020 and successfully landed on Mars in February 2021

What is Perseverance?

200

A baked good that became a TikTok trend in early 2020

What is banana bread?

300

A popular documentary that showed the sale of a certain exotic pet for around $2,000

What is Tiger King?

300

A new "co-worker" that commonly interrupts virtual meetings

Who are children?

300

An AS web took that has internal NGAS job listings

What is POST?

300

A 2020 Air Force $13 Billion contract for New Nuclear Missile System awarded to Northrop Grumman

What is ICBM - Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?

300

A coffee inspired drink that took over social media in 2020

What is dalgona coffee?

400

A popular conspiracy that the government confirmed existed due to a surge in sightings

What are UFOs?

400

A popular social after work event that is now held virtually

What is Happy Hour?

400

The book by the founder of IT Cosmetics that WEconnect Book Club just finished reading

What is Believe IT!?

400

The satellites SpaceX has been launching into orbit to prepare for a future satellite internet constellation

What is Starlink?

400

The actor that started up a YouTube series after lockdown called Some Good News

Who is John Krasinski?

500

The first A-list celebrity to go viral for getting COVID-19

Who is Tom Hanks?

500

The ergonomic rule that says for every 20 minutes spent looking at a computer screen, one should spend 20 seconds looking at something 20 ft. away

What is the 20/20/20 rule?

500

An NG chart that shows the expectations and typical years of experience for different engineering levels

What is the CJCS Leveling Chart?

500

A lead scientist at the National Institute of Health that helped develop a COVID-19 vaccine

Who is Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett?

500

A drink popularized after a video of Doggface skating went viral

What is Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice?

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