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The Quarantine Quiz for the 11th 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 17). There’s a meta puzzle too, see if you can piece it together from the 3rd to the 22nd of April. All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. What does the R in the MMR vaccine stand for?
  2. How many official languages does Australia have?
  3. In which year was the Battle of Hastings?
  4. Which early nineties superhero character had sidekicks with superpowers of earth, wind, fire, water or “heart”?
  5. Who was the prime minister of the United Kingdom at the time of the Queen’s coronation?
  6. Robert Galbraith is the pen name of who?
  7. “My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die!”, is a quote from which movie?
  8. Who was the third US president?
  9. In space, what colour is the Sun?
  10. What was the name of the Nintendo game console released between the N64 and the Wii?

Answers for 11 April 2020

  1. Rubella
  2. Zero (English is the de facto language)
  3. 1066
  4. Captain Planet
  5. Winston Churchill
  6. J. K. Rowling
  7. The Princess Bride
  8. Thomas Jefferson
  9. White - although ever so slightly green
  10. The GameCube
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