04 April – Daily Quiz

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What musical instrument would NOT be found in a string quartet?

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What was The King's first US number one hit?

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The bagpipe originated in Scotland.

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What song, made popular by Johnny Cash, are these lyrics from "Well, it was Gatlinburg in mid-July. And I just hit town and my throat was dry"?

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When Bowie suggested that his fans should vote via phone which tracks he should play for his 1990 world tour, what was the most requested?

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Who was featured on the cover of the first ever issue of Rolling Stone?

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How many keys does a piano have?

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Which US child star was made internationally famous in 1998 by the hit single "Baby One More Time"?

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What is the meaning of the musical term "Acapella"?

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Which of the following is NOT a type of percussion instrument?

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In 1983, Raul Ricardo Alfonsin was elected President of what South American country?

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Microsoft's first version of the Windows operating system, Windows 1.0, was released in what year?

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In what year did Charles, Prince of Wales marry Lady Diana Spencer?

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In 1986 an American space shuttle disintegrated after launch, killing all aboard, what was the name of the shuttle?

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The 1985 Live Aid concerts to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia took place in London and what American city?

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Crowded House, co-founded by Kiwi Neil Finn, found success in the US in 1987 with which single?

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What was the date of the Chernobyl disaster?

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What is the name of the Swiss company that introduced their watches in 1983 which went on to become a fashion craze?

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Which box office hit Indiana Jones film was released in 1984?

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Which company introduced the first mobile phone to the world in 1983?

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The Iguana is a lizard that is most commonly found on which continent?

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Which of the following is the largest of the toothed whale species?

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Which insect plays an integral role in the future of agriculture?

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What is a marsupial?

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Flamingos are naturally pink in colour.

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Which of the following shark facts is NOT true?

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Mother camels carry their calves up to __ months before giving birth.

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Kiwi are part of a group of largely flightless birds known as ratites which have a flat breastbone without a keel. Which of the following is also a ratite?

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What is the largest spider in the world?

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What is a group of monkeys called?

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Which book published in 1868 was made into a film for the second time released in 2019?

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In which of the following William Shakespeare plays does the character Mercutio appear in?

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In Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn', what is the name of the kind woman who takes Huck in?

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What is the name of the author with 12 of their books adapted into romantic films?

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In the 1844 novel The Count of Monte Cristo, to which family does the Monte Cristo fortune belong?

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How many novels of the James Bond series did the original author, Ian Fleming, write before his death in 1964?

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In George Orwell's Animal Farm, what kind of animal is Boxer?

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Lord of the Rings author, J.R.R. Tolkien was at one time a close friend of fellow author C. S. Lewis.

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Which author was Forbes 2019 highest paid author of the year?

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Which animal is running late in the novel 'Alice's adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll?

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Paeroa, a small Waikato town, gave its name to the now famous Lemon and Paeroa soft-drink, but what was the drink first called?

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Georgie Pie was a New Zealand-owned fast food chain. The first outlet opened in what decade?

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National Jandal Day is held every year to raise money for which New Zealand charity?

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Kiwi fruit was originally called Chinese Gooseberries.

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What was the name of the only vehicle designed and manufactured in New Zealand?

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New Zealand became the first country in the world to allow woman (both Pākehā and Māori) the right to vote in general elections in what year?

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New Zealand has more golf courses per capita than anywhere else in the world. How many golf courses does New Zealand have?

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Finish the lyrics to Dave Dobbyn's 1986 hit Slice of Heaven. What comes after 'Yeah, you have a lot of fun don't you, And...'?

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In which New Zealand city is the world's steepest residential street?

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What is New Zealand's National Sport?

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