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The Quarantine Quiz for the 22nd 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 9). 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. North Korea, Azerbaijan, Poland and Finland all share what geographic feature?
  2. During his short 48 years, Manuel Uribe held what dubious world record?
  3. Australian fast food chain Red Rooster primarily makes meals with which meat?
  4. Mozzarella is traditionally made from what animal’s milk?
  5. Which NASA Space Shuttle was the final one to go into space? Atlantis, Discovery or Endeavour
  6. What was the largest empire, in claimed land, in history? British, Mongol or Roman?
  7. In which year was the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Tiananmen Square Massacre and the resignation of David Lange as PM for health reasons?
  8. Which Japanese game designer created the games Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda ?
  9. Which actor play Howard Hughes in the 2004 film The Aviator ?
  10. The songs “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” and “Move Your Body” were hits in 1999 for which Italian Europop group?

Answers for 22 May 2020

  1. A border with Russia
  2. He was the world’s heaviest man at ~600 kg
  3. Chicken
  4. Buffalo
  5. Atlantis in July 2011
  6. British
  7. 1989 (the Exxon Valdez is now called Oriental Nicety)
  8. Shigeru Miyamoto
  9. Leonardo DiCaprio
  10. Eiffel 65
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