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The Quarantine Quiz for the 7th 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 43). 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. Wheat, corn and sugar cane are all types of what kind of plant?
  2. What is the most eastern state of the USA?
  3. Which BBC children’s TV show, running from 1965 to 1977, featured characters Dougal, Zebedee and Dylan, and was an english dubbed version of the French show Le Manège enchanté?
  4. Who is the author of The Martian and Artemis
  5. Speaking of Artemis, in Greek mythology Artemis is the is goddess of what body in the solar system?
  6. Vicente Fox was the president of which country from 2000–2006
  7. Tik Tok is a popular video app, but the 2009 pop song of the same name was the debut single of which American musician?
  8. The Lumberjack song is by which British comedy troupe?
  9. South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone wrote which Broadway musical?
  10. What is the fifth element of the periodic table?

Answers for 7 May 2020

  1. They’re all types of grass
  2. Alaska
  3. The Magic Roundabout
  4. Andy Weir
  5. The Moon
  6. Mexico
  7. Kesha or Ke$ha
  8. Monty Python
  9. The Book of Mormon (it won 9 Tony awards)
  10. Boron
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