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The Quarantine Quiz for the 2nd of September 2021

My old man’s a quiz man, he wears a quiz man’s hat. 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 16). All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. Released in 1994, Smash was the first successful album of which band?
  2. Balaclavas are named after a town in which country?
  3. What is the most abundant gas in the Earth’s atmosphere?
  4. What was the first name of Admiral Nelson, who is commemorated with Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar square?
  5. The Māori name for Wellington is Pōneke and what other name?
  6. In which year did Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay summit Everest?
  7. What are the colours of the Danish flag?
  8. Complete these Beatles lyrics: “Lady Madonna, children at your feet…”
  9. Happy Valley is the learners slope on which New Zealand ski field?
  10. Giant, Avanti and Cannondale are all brands of what?

Answers for 02 September 2021

  1. The Offspring
  2. Ukraine / Crimea
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Horatio
  5. Te Whanganui-a-Tara
  6. 1953
  7. Red and white
  8. “Wonder how you manage to make ends meet”
  9. Whakapapa
  10. Bicycles
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