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The Quarantine Quiz for the 5th of May 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 41). 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. Liechtenstein is double-landlocked. Which 2 landlocked countries does it border?
  2. George R R Martin’s A Game of Thrones is the first book in which series of novels?
  3. Which country has the most cases of COVID-19?
  4. According to legend, shortly after being abandoned, twins Romulus and Remus were suckle by what animal?
  5. According to the 2020 World Press Freedom ranking of Reporters Without Borders, which country ranks highest in press freedom: Norway, New Zealand or Australia?
  6. In which acclaimed TV series did the late James Gandolfini play a man called Tony?
  7. The Brooklyn Wind Turbine was installed in 1993. What year was it replaced with the current newer, bigger turbine: 2014, 2015 or 2016?
  8. How many average weeks worth of takeaways did New Zealand eat in the first week of Level 3 lockdown?
  9. What is the stage name of Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor?
  10. The robot Johnny-Five was the main character in which two 1980s movies?

Answers for 5 May 2020

  1. Austria and Switzerland
  2. A Song of Ice and Fire
  3. The USA - with over 1.2 million
  4. A wolf
  5. Norway (1st, 9th to NZ and 26th to Australia)
  6. The Sopranos
  7. 2016 - at twice the size it produces 4x the electricity
  8. 5
  9. Lorde
  10. Short Circuit and Short Circuit 2
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