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The Quarantine Quiz for the 21st 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 27). 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. At almost 11 km, the Challenger Deep is the deepest point in the ocean, and part of what trench?
  2. Gympie, Kia Ora, Banana and Scotchy Pocket are all towns or settlements in which Australian state?
  3. What colour Wiggle is Emma Watkins?
  4. “Hey I just met you and this is crazy, but here’s my number” are the first words of the chorus to which Carly Rae Jepsen song?
  5. Sea water contains approximately what concentration of salt? 0.5 %, 2 %, 3.5 %
  6. Bill Gates and Paul Allen found which technology company in April 1975?
  7. Who is New Zealand’s Chief Justice?
  8. It’s the Queen’s actual birthday today. How old is she turning?
  9. What was the name of the character played by Woody Harrelson in the TV show Cheers?
  10. Who piloted the Bell X-1 experimental aircraft to mach 1 on October 14 1947?

Answers for 21 April 2020

  1. Mariana or Marianas Trench
  2. Queensland
  3. Yellow
  4. Call me maybe
  5. 3.5 %
  6. Microsoft
  7. Dame Helen Winkelmann
  8. 94
  9. Woody (full name Woody Boyd)
  10. Chuck Yeager
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