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The Quarantine Quiz for the 16th 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 (Spaced Out Aotearoa Day 03). 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. What is the name of the island in Island Bay?
  2. The Rongotai electorate also includes what eastern region of New Zealand?
  3. Which galaxy will our Milky Way collide and merge with in the next 5 billion years?
  4. The word jandal is a blend of which two words?
  5. Midori is a green liqueur and is the word for green in which language
  6. Which French Word War 2 army officer was elected French president in 1958 after rewriting the French constitution?
  7. Rugby Sevens was added to the Commonwealth Games in which year? 1994, 1998, 2002 or 2006?
  8. 1 million is how many order of magnitude bigger than 1?
  9. The Tsar Bomba was the biggest ever what?
  10. The novel The Colour of Magic is the first book in which fantasy novel series?

Answers for 16 May 2020

  1. Taputeranga
  2. The Chatham Islands
  3. Andromeda
  4. Japanese and sandal
  5. Japanese
  6. Charles de Gaulle
  7. 1998
  8. 6 orders of magnitude
  9. Hydrogen bomb or nuclear weapon, courtesy of the USSR
  10. The Discworld series by Terry Prachett
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