Zurich Qwizzeria Daily #263

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 July 2019, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a famous event, massive crowds assembled in Huntsville, Alabama. What famous event?

2. What percussion instrument is composed of a set of tuned keys arranged in the fashion of a piano’s keyboard? It gets its name from the German translation of ‘set of bells.’

3. The Swiss-based International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has played a critical role in changing the status of what species from ‘critically endangered’ to ‘endangered.’ Dian Fossey. At the same time, she was alive, had projected that the primates might be extinct by 2000. Now there are 1,004 individuals as of Dec 2018. What species?

4. The Kanamara Matsuri festival is an annual Japanese spring festival that started in 1969 in Kawasaki. What is the festival’s central theme (human anatomy), reflected in illustrations, candy, carved vegetables, decorations, and a mikoshi parade?

5. This is Richat Structure, also known by other names such as Eye of Africa, Eye of the Sahara located in the Sahara’s Adrar Plateau, is situated in which country? (PICTURE)


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