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The Quarantine Quiz for the 26th 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 15). All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. Which New Zealand islands are further south, Auckland Islands, Campbells Islands or Antipodes Islands?
  2. Who was the longest serving Russian Prime Minister under President Boris Yeltsin?
  3. In Harry Potter, What is the full name of Hogwarts’?
  4. Which chemical element has the symbol Au?
  5. What nationality was Pablo Picasso?
  6. In the Simpsons, who voices Principal Skinner, Otto and Mr Burns, among other characters?
  7. In which years was David Shearer the leader of the Opposition? 2009-2011, 2011-2013 or 2013-2015
  8. What generation are you if you were born in 1930?
  9. What is the name of the “surprise” Taylor Swift album released at the end of July?
  10. Which Polish French scientist is the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two sciences (Physics and Chemistry)?

Answers for 26 Aug 2020

  1. Campbell Islands
  2. Vladmir Putin
  3. Hogwarts’ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
  4. Gold
  5. Spanish
  6. Harry Shearer
  7. 2011-2013
  8. The Silent Generation
  9. Folklore
  10. Marie Curie
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