02 April – Daily Quiz

QUIZ
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Which of these pop classics was NOT weaving its way up the charts in 1972?

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How many valves does a trumpet have?

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What year did the Beatles officially disband?

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Can you finish the lyrics to "You're the One That I Want" by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John? "I got chills / They're multiplying / And I'm losing control."

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Who left his heart in San Francisco?

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Who is Elton John's long-term writing partner?

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They changed the face of music forever – in what decade were electric guitars introduced to the world?

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Which of the following was the inaugural year of the Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Award)?

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Why do birds suddenly appear, every time you are near? Just like me, they long to be...

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Which of the following is NOT an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?

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Who is the only person to play rugby for New Zealand and England, and was born in neither country?

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Who did John Walker take the 1500m world record from in August 1975?

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Who was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic gold medal and in what sport?

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Which famous Russian ballet dancer is credited with changing the face of modern ballet?

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Which country did New Zealand win its first ever cricket test match against?

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How many New Zealand tennis players have made the final at Wimbledon?

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Which New Zealand Olympian has won the most gold medals?

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Ruia Morrison represented New Zealand in what sport?

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In darts, what are we talking about when we refer to a 'pie'?

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Who is the highest points scorer in NBA history?

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Who is the oldest grand-daughter of Queen Elizabeth II?

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Who became the British Prime Minister after Winston Churchill in 1955?

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What was the name of the European Royal who was assassinated which kick started a series of events ending in World War One?

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What was the name of the last Russian Tzar?

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What was the name of the major external armed conflict that Margaret Thatcher was involved in?

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Who was famous for the quote "Let them Eat Cake"

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Some kids get all the breaks. For instance, Alexander the Great was homeschooled by the legendary Aristotle.

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The famous Carthaginian general Hannibal famously crossed the Alps by elephant. What was the name of his favourite elephant?

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Which former US President faked his way into the Navy?

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During the American Civil war, the king of Thailand offered President Lincoln a troop of war elephants to aid in his fight against the confederates. The request was politely declined.

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Which garden is considered to be among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

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Which country has the most natural lakes?

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What is the driest place on Earth?

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What African nation has the most pyramids?

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What is the only major city located on two continents?

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What is the coldest sea on Earth?

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What is the oldest active volcano on Earth?

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What is the capital of Costa Rica?

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Where was the first European settlement in Australia located?

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What is the smallest independent country in the world?

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Paeroa's iconic 6-metre tall L&P bottle once tipped over in a storm. The Mayor at the time, Peter Southbridge, famously righted the bottle with his Massey Ferguson and the local council made sure to give it a much more generous concrete foundation.

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In what year did the TV Series Dennis the Menace start?

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The first moon landing was on 21st July 1969, but what date did the astronauts on Apollo 11 return to Earth?

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What is a pedestrian crossing that allows people to cross every direction called?

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When did the last trolley bus run on Auckland streets?

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What animal undertakes the world's longest migration each year?

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Which chess piece cannot move in a straight line?

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Icon of the Hollywood Western, Clint Eastwood has been in some some truly classic films along with a raft of lesser known flops. How many films in total has he starred in?

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From Te Puke's big kiwifruit to Gore's giant trout, many New Zealand towns are famous for their 'Big Things'. So, exactly how many towns in NZ have a big thing?

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What transport system did Auckland Mayor Sir Dove-Myer Robinson call for in the 1960s?

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