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The Quarantine Quiz for the 7th of April 2020

Every day of the nation-wide Aotearoa quarantine, I’m posting a quiz as something for people to look forward to. Here’s today’s (Aotearoa Rāhui Day 13). There’s a meta puzzle too, see if you can piece it together from the 3rd to the 22nd of April.

  1. What is the largest living species of lizard?
  2. The Provence of New Munster was the original name for which area of New Zealand?
  3. What does the T in James T Kirk, from Star Trek fame, stand for?
  4. What temperature is the same Fahrenheit and Celsius?
  5. Stefani Germanotta is better known as whom?
  6. Street Artist Banksy originated fro which UK city?
  7. Wellington’s World of Wearable Art show started in which New Zealand city?
  8. How many provinces and territories are there in Canada?
  9. In which year did New Zealand hold its first general election using MMP?
  10. Which species won Bird of the year in 2019? The Kererū, the Hoiho or the Kea?

Answers for 7 April 2020

  1. Komodo dragon
  2. The South Island (and Stewart Island)
  3. Tiberius
  4. -40
  5. Lady Gaga
  6. Bristol
  7. Nelson
  8. 13
  9. 1996 (the referendum to whether to switch to MMP was held at the 1993 general election)
  10. Hoiho (The Yellow-Eyed Penguin)
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