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The Quarantine Quiz for the 20th 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 26). 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 brightest star in the sky?
  2. Which chemical element has the symbol Hg?
  3. Gillette’s range of razors targeted towards women has what brand?
  4. “Do you remember, the 21st night of September” are the opening lines of a song by which genre-spanning American band?
  5. What British chocolate bar was originally developed to resemble the American Milky Way chocolate bar?
  6. What is the name of the Roman version of the ancient Greek god Zeus?
  7. Which Petone-based communications company did Australian company Telstra buy in 1999?
  8. In Futurama, which planet was renamed “Urectum” because scientists wanted to “end that stupid joke once and for all”?
  9. What fictional Californian town is the TV show Veronica Mars set in?
  10. What is the name of Mickey Mouse’s dog?

Answers for 20 April 2020

  1. Our star, the Sun
  2. Mercury
  3. Venus
  4. Earth, Wind and Fire
  5. Mars
  6. Jupiter
  7. Saturn (officially Saturn Communications)
  8. Uranus
  9. Neptune
  10. Pluto
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