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The Quarantine Quiz for the 13th 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 19). 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. Which city is more populous? Dunedin, Tauranga or Palmerston North?
  2. How many seasons of Downton Abbey are there?
  3. In the Bible, in what unit of measurement does God specify the dimensions of the Ark to Noah?
  4. What was the name of the astronaut who stayed in orbit around the moon during the Apollo 11 mission?
  5. Approximately when did Tangata Whenua arrive in Aotearoa?
  6. What was the name of Bruce Willis’s character in the Die Hard movie franchise?
  7. What is the name given to the last supercontinent in which almost all of Earth’s continents formed a single land mass?
  8. What was the name of David Bowie’s last studio album, released two days before his death?
  9. The Hateful 8 is what number film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino?
  10. Which team was declared the winner of this year’s Plunket Sheild after the season was cut short?

Answers for 13 April 2020

  1. Tauranga
  2. Six
  3. Cubits (the length from your elbow to the end of your middle finger)
  4. Michael Collins
  5. Around 700 years ago - 1320 to 1350
  6. John McClane
  7. Pangea
  8. Black Star
  9. 8th
  10. Wellington
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