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The Quarantine Quiz for the 22nd 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 28). 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 the sumo wrestler character in the Street Fighter franchise of video games?
  2. In ancient Greek mythology, what kind of creature was Pegasus?
  3. What is the name of the RNZAF airforce base half way between Palmerston North and Whanganui?
  4. W is the symbol for which chemical element?
  5. What kind of animal is the titular character in the Dr Seuss book Horton Hears a Who!?
  6. Which country’s flag features a silhouette of a two-headed eagle on a red background?
  7. Who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate factory?
  8. Who founded the US media company Harpo Productions?
  9. Wellington Zoo and the Wellington Hockey Stadium are positioned on which Wellington mountain?
  10. What is the top level domain name of Switzerland? (New Zealand is .nz)

Answers for 22 April 2020

  1. E. Honda
  2. A winged horse
  3. Ohakea
  4. Tungsten
  5. Elephant
  6. Albania
  7. Roald Dahl
  8. Oprah Winfrey (Harpo is Oprah backwards)
  9. Albert
  10. .ch (Confoederatio Helvetica, the Latin name for Switzerland)
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