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The Quarantine Quiz for the 27th 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 14). 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. Who hosted After School, the NZ children’s TV from 1980–1986?
  2. Speaking of After School, which iconic character hatched from their egg when Jason Gunn hosted After School in 1987?
  3. In which year did Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain die?
  4. Who was the rival band of Jem and the Holograms?
  5. What was the Spice Girls’ debut single?
  6. The disastrously mismanaged Sesqui festival was held in Wellington in which year?
  7. The band OMC had an international hit “How Bizarre” in 1995. What does OMC stand for?
  8. Super Mario World was the launch title for which Nintendo home console?
  9. Which non-alcoholic, non-carbonated drink was marketed in Australia and New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s as “The drink you have when you’re not having a drink”?
  10. Which actor played the character Woody in the TV sitcom Cheers?

Answers for 25 May 2020

  1. Olly Ohlson
  2. Thingee
  3. 1994
  4. The Misfits. Who were, frankly, a better band
  5. Wannabe
  6. 1990
  7. Otara Millionaires Club
  8. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  9. Claytons
  10. Woody Harrelson
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