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The Quarantine Quiz for the 15th 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 21). 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. In printing, the four primary ink colours are cyan, magenta, black and what other colour?
  2. His first names are Simon William and he was the the Prime Minister of New Zealand. What name is he better known by?
  3. Gordon Sumner is better known as whom?
  4. What is the third smallest planet in the solar system?
  5. What was the magnitude of the 2016 Kairkoura earthquake?
  6. How many of Wellington city’s suburbs start with the letter K? 5, 7 or 10?
  7. Which came first, the first launch of the US Space Shuttle or the Beastie Boys?
  8. Which character had the first spoken line in Star Wars IV A New Hope?
  9. A man named Donald Regan was, at one point, which American president’s chief of staff?
  10. The characters of Mario and Luigi in the Mario brothers franchise have a last name. What is it?

Answers for 15 April 2020

  1. Yellow
  2. Bill English
  3. Sting
  4. Venus
  5. 7.8
  6. 7 - Kilbirnie, Kandallah, Karaka Bays, Kingston, Kaiwharawhara, Karori and Kelburn
  7. The Beastie boys in 1978 (Space Shuttle 1981)
  8. C3PO
  9. Ronald Reagan’s
  10. Mario - Luigi Mario and Mario Mario
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