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The Quarantine Quiz for the 29th 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 35). 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. Dieter Rams is best known for his work in which field of design?
  2. What was New Zealand’s first capital?
  3. Who played the titular character in the movie Donnie Pneumonic?
  4. Americans call it cilantro, what do we call it?
  5. In what part of the world does the dried meat biltong originate?
  6. What is the capital city of California?
  7. Is a scorpion a type of insect, arachnid or crab?
  8. Who authored the horror novel The Call of Cthulhu?
  9. What major quadrennial international sporting event did Auckland host in 1990?
  10. Which cafe did the characters on the TV show Friends frequent?

Answers for 29 April 2020

  1. Industrial Design
  2. Okiato / Russel
  3. Keanu Reeves (yes, I know it’s Johnny Pneumonic, don’t we laugh? Give yourself a bonus point for free.)
  4. Coriander
  5. South or southern Africa
  6. Sacramento
  7. Arachnid, like a spider
  8. H. P. Lovecraft
  9. The Commonwealth Games
  10. Central Perk
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