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The Quarantine Quiz for the 18th of August 2020

Aotearoa is back in various levels of lockdown. Auckland is at Level 3, and the rest of the country is at Level 2. For now. So let’s rip once again so people have something to look forward to while they’re stuck at home. Here’s today’s (Aotearoa Fights Back Day 07). All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. Also the name of a planet, who was the messenger of the Gods in Roman mythology?
  2. What was the nationality of optical illusion illustrator MC Escher?
  3. Bauxite is the ore of which elemental metal?
  4. What colour is zero on a roulette table?
  5. Speaking of colours in games, what colour are the hotels in Monopoly?
  6. Timbuktu is in which African country?
  7. From which Will Ferrel movie is the line “I love lamp”?
  8. What is iron oxide better known as?
  9. Which sample food has the scientific name Oryza sativa?
  10. Galaxy, Citra, Amarillo and Pacific Gem are all varieties of what?

Answers for 18 Aug 2020

  1. Mercury
  2. Dutch
  3. Aluminium
  4. Green
  5. Red
  6. Mali
  7. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  8. Rust
  9. Rice
  10. Hops
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