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The Quarantine Quiz for the 26th 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 32). 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. The Nintendo Entertainment System had how many Super Mario Bros. games released on it in the West?
  2. Wave Race is a series of Nintendo games features what water sport?
  3. What is the name of the player character in the series The Legend of Zelda
  4. Daytona USA is a mid-90s arcade game released by which Japanese game company?
  5. What decade was the game Pacman released? 1970s 1980s or 1990s?
  6. Final Fantasy 7 was released on the original Playstation. What system was the prior Final Fantasy (Final Fantasy 6 in Japan, Final Fantasy III in the west) originally released on?
  7. What was the name of Sega’s last games console?
  8. Originally intended to be released on the Mac and PC, what launch title for the original XBox was created by Bungie Studios?
  9. The Konami Code is a famous series of button presses first appearing in the games Gradius and Contra. What is it?
  10. Starcraft, Warcraft and Diablo are games by which game studio?

Answers for 26 April 2020

  1. 3 - Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Mario Bros. 3
  2. Jetski Racing
  3. Link
  4. Sega
  5. 1980s (it was released in 1980)
  6. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  7. The Dreamcast
  8. Halo
  9. Up up down down left right left right B A
  10. Blizzard
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