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The Quarantine Quiz for the 24th 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 10). 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. It’s Sunday, so there’s a theme: traveling arond the North Island.

  1. What is on the side of the road as you drive out of Bulls on State Highway 3?
  2. What is on the side of the road as your drive into Taihape on State Highway 1?
  3. There is a statue of a giant what in Ohakune?
  4. A white, 14 metre high statue of which religious figure can be seen as one drives south on State Highway 1 through Paraparaumu?
  5. Tirau has three side-by-side buildings made of corrugated iron shaped like which animals?
  6. Which town has a statue of a giant soft drink bottle?
  7. Which lower North Island town once described itself as “The Fox Town”
  8. Ruapehu has three ski fields on it. What are they called?
  9. On which North island peninsula is New Zealand’s only rocket launch site?
  10. What lake is the settlement of Lake Ferry on the shore of? Ferry, Wairarapa or Onoke?

Answers for 24 May 2020

  1. A life-sized bull statue
  2. A giant gumboot made of corrugated iron
  3. Carrot
  4. The Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Lourdes)
  5. A ewe, a ram and a dog
  6. Paeroa
  7. Foxton
  8. Whakapapa, Turoa and Tukino
  9. Mahia Peninsula
  10. Lake Onoke
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