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The Quarantine Quiz for the 24th 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 13). All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. Which day of the week is Rāapa in Māori, mercredi in French and suiyōbi in Japanese?
  2. Who played bass guitar in the 1990s band Nirvana?
  3. Which British celebrity was the narrator of the first two seasons of the children’s TV show Thomas the Tank Engine?
  4. Where in the Solar System is the dwarf planet Ceres?
  5. What southern US city has the same name as a city on the Nile in Egypt?
  6. What age followed the Bronze Age?
  7. What is the most common blood type? A, AB or O?
  8. The Valkyries were the handmaidens of which god in Norse mythology?
  9. What instrument does Bill Clinton play?
  10. What colour is the Earth’s mantle? Orange, green or white?

Answers for 24 Aug 2020

  1. Wednesday
  2. Krist Novoselic
  3. Richard Starkey AKA Ringo Starr
  4. In the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter
  5. Memphis
  6. Iron Age
  7. O
  8. Odin
  9. Saxophone
  10. Green - do a google for peridotite, it’s beautiful.
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