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The Quarantine Quiz for the 28th 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 15). 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. Complete the lyrics to this 1987 Was Not Was song: Open the door, get on the floor, everybody …?
  2. Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a French territory off the coast of which country?
  3. Which is the longer bridge - Auckland Harbour Bridge, Thorndon Over-bridges or the Rakaia River bridge?
  4. Perry is a cider-like drink made from which fruit?
  5. The LIGO experiment was the first to measure what cosmic phenomenon in 2016?
  6. On a standard dart board, what number is between 13 and 10?
  7. Dion Reynolds and Jessica O’Connor were rescued yesterday, after being lost for 13 days, in which national park near Nelson?
  8. What is the main grain used to make bourbon whiskey?
  9. Most of the world calls them abalone, what do we call them?
  10. What weather phenomenon is the Freemantle Doctor?

Answers for 25 May 2020

  1. Walk the dinosaur
  2. Canada
  3. Raikia River bridge (1.7 km, Auckland harbour is ~1km and Thorndon over-bridges are ~1.3 km)
  4. Pears
  5. Gravitational waves (from 2 black holes merging)
  6. 6
  7. Kahurangi National Park
  8. Corn or Maize
  9. Paua
  10. A sea breeze
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