Zurich Daily Quiz #239

Five questions of the day, in other words, Qwizzeria Daily, a daily quiz where you get to discover new facts from the ocean of information or test what you already know.

Here are today’s five questions –

1. In August 2020, which Russian vaccine (for COVID-19) was the first to be registered for emergency use? Its name is similar to its cosmic namesake that made history in the 1950s.

2. What overseas collectivity of France has Marigot as its capital and separated from Anguilla’s island by the Anguilla channel?

3. Samuel Adams was an American revolutionary known for masterminding an anti-taxation raid on British ships in the 18th century. By what three-word name do we know this raid?

4. Taking their name’ inhabitant of the desert’ from Arabic, the Sahrawi people are indigenous people of which part of Africa? They occupy 20% of a disputed territory under the self-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

5. In Danish, the word means ‘castle,’ referring to Christiansborg Palace, home to the three Danish government branches. Name this highly acclaimed TV series that ran for three seasons from 2010 to 2013. (PICTURE)

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