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The Quarantine Quiz for the 25th 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 25). 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 Netflix series The Crown costs how much per episode to make? $5 million, $8 million or $13 million?
  2. Which fruit, popular with New Zealanders, is also known as a pineapple guava?
  3. What is the stage name of rapper and NCIS: Los Angeles actor James Todd Smith?
  4. The three major types of rock on Earth are metamorphic, igneous and what?
  5. What is the third most populous country?
  6. In computing, what does tue acronym RAM stand for?
  7. Who created The Simpsons?
  8. Which came first? Fonterra, the boy band NSYNC or the animated series Family Guy?
  9. What is the tallest mountain on the North Island?
  10. Which is more endangered? The New Zealand Fairy Tern, the Kakapo or the North Island Kōkako

Answers for 25 April 2020

  1. $13 million (I know, right!? Costumes and sets are expensive!)
  2. Feijoa
  3. LL Cool J - short for “Ladies Love Cool James”
  4. Sedimentary
  5. The United States of America
  6. Random Access Memory
  7. Matt Groening
  8. NSYNC (1995, Family Guy 1999, Fonterra 2001)
  9. Ruapehu
  10. Fairy Tern (~40 left, Kakapo ~200, Kōkako isn’t threatened)
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