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The Quarantine Quiz for the 18th 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 24). 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 is the name of a 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn and the adapted 2014 movie starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike?
  2. What colour pill did the character Neo decide to take in the movie The Matrix?
  3. The 32 km long, Onyx River is the longest river on which continent?
  4. What’s the collective noun for a group of wild cats?
  5. What do the flags of Kosovo and Cyprus have in common?
  6. Who Directed the movie Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back?
  7. The October Revolution, or the Bolshevik Revolution occurred in which year?
  8. A Moscow Mule cocktail is made with vodka, lime and what other ingredient?
  9. Antibiotics are effective against only what type of infection? Viral, Bacterial or Fungal?
  10. Which has the biggest population? Perth in Scotland, Wellington in Sommerset, England or Canterbury in Kent, England?

Answers for 18 April 2020

  1. Gone Girl
  2. The red pill
  3. Antarctica
  4. A Destruction
  5. They both have maps on them
  6. Irvin Kershner
  7. 1917
  8. Ginger beer
  9. Bacterial. Only bacterial.
  10. Canterbury (~55,000, Perth ~47,000, Wellington ~15,000)
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