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The Quarantine Quiz for the 28th 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 34). 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. Where in the world is the nation of Brunei?
  2. Who authored the Grant County book series featuring the main character Dr Sara Linton
  3. Who starred as the titular character in the movie Donny Darko?
  4. Who “won” the 2019 men’s cricket world cup
  5. What is the name of the character whose skull Hamlet laments over in the Shakespeare play Hamlet?
  6. What is the most abundant chemical element in the universe?
  7. Who is the current New Zealand Minister of Conservation?
  8. What species is the largest living rodent?
  9. What is the national currency in Egypt?
  10. How many wives did the British king Henry VIII have in total?

Answers for 28 April 2020

  1. South East Asia on the Island of Borneo, almost completely surrounded by Malaysia.
  2. Karen Slaughter
  3. Jake Gyllenhaal
  4. England (by -2 wickets)
  5. Yorick
  6. Hydrogen
  7. Eugenie Sage
  8. The Capybara
  9. The Egyptian pound
  10. Six (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr)
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