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The Quarantine Quiz for the 24th 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 30). 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. How many countries have a lion as their national animal? 4, 13 or 22
  2. Which is bigger, Iceland, Ireland (the island) or the North Island?
  3. The TV show Bosch is based on a series of books by which author?
  4. Is a brown dwarf more or less massive than the sun (which is a yellow dwarf)?
  5. The days of the work week in French are lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi and vendredi. What are they named after?
  6. Who directed the 2009 film Moon?
  7. Sonic the Hedgehog is the mascot character of which Japanese video game developer?
  8. Which author wrote the Foundation series of science fiction books?
  9. Which dinosaur has a latin name meaning King Tyrant Lizard?
  10. Atoms are made of Protons and Neutrons at the core, which is orbited by what?

Answers for 24 April 2020

  1. 13 - please don’t make me list them out
  2. North Island (113,729 km², Iceland 103,001 km², Ireland 84,421 km²)
  3. Michael Connelly
  4. Less
  5. The planets and the moon - Lundi - the moon, Mardi - Mars, Mercredi - Mercury, Jeudi - Jupiter, Vendredi - Venus.
  6. Duncan Jones
  7. Sega
  8. Isaac Asimov
  9. Tyrannosaurus Rex
  10. Electrons
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