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The Quarantine Quiz for the 20th 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 7). 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. V-shaped valleys are normally carved by rivers, what are U-shaped valleys carved by?
  2. Who was the captain of the USS enterprise immediately before Captain Kirk?
  3. The Lanisters in the Game of Throne books and TV show are said to always what?
  4. Which Wellington suburb reaches further north, Mount Victoria, Mapuia or Melrose?
  5. How many seperate political parties are currently in New Zealand’s parliament?
  6. In which country did Jimi Hendrix die in 1970?
  7. In which year did New Zealand introduce $1 and $2 coins to replace the notes of the same value? 1987, 1989, 1991?
  8. Speaking of money, which bird features on New Zealand’s $50 bill, a piwakawaka (fantail), a kōkako or a tui?
  9. The flags of Malaysia and Liberia are dominated by what pattern?
  10. The USA has the largest number of reported Covid-19 case. Which country has the second most? Spain, Italy or Russia?

Answers for 19 May 2020

  1. Glaciers
  2. Captain Christopher Pike
  3. Pay their debts
  4. Mount Vic Massive
  5. 5 - National, Labour, Greens, NZ First and Act. I’d also accept 6 if you consider Advance New Zealand (Jamie Lee Ross) a party.
  6. The UK (London)
  7. 1991
  8. Kōkako
  9. Red and white stripes, like the US Flag
  10. Russia
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