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The Quarantine Quiz for the 18th of August 2021

It’s a new lockdown, and there’s new quizzes! 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 (Aotearoa Rāhui Season 3, Episode 1). All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. Which US University administers the Pulitzer Prize?
  2. What is the most populous city in Europe?
  3. At last count, how many series of Star Trek, including animated ones, have been aired?
  4. The m in mRNA stands for what?
  5. What is the name of the desert that the desert road goes through?
  6. Who is the lead singer of the band The Smashing Pumpkins?
  7. What does the German word schwarz mean in English?
  8. How many of New Zealand’s five bank notes don’t feature white men?
  9. Theropod dinosaurs walked on how many legs?
  10. Which came first, Taylor Swift or Diet Coke?

Answers for 18 August 2021

  1. Colombia University
  2. Istanbul
  3. Nine (see below)
  4. Messenger
  5. Rangipo Desert
  6. Billy Corgan
  7. Black
  8. Three
  9. Two
  10. Diet Coke (1982, Swift 1989)
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