04 May – Daily Quiz

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What type of fruit was originally set to be in the title of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach?

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What New Zealand landscape is depicted in Rita Angus' 1936 painting Cass?

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Opening in 1988, what is the longest running Broadway musical?

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Kiwi author Janet Frame was born and passed away in which New Zealand city?

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What type of sculpture was American artist Alexander Calder most notable for?

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Which expression was often used by Samuel Pepys at the end of his day's diary entry?

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The Pigeon Tunnel is the autobiography of which espionage novelist and former intelligence agent?

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Who penned the 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

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Georges Seurat was most well known for his work in what painting technique?

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Which classic novelist was first published under the pseudonym Boz?

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The first written rules of rugby union appeared in which decade?

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Which Australian chef has recently been fined over $25,000 for false advertising?

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What word describes a text in which all words start with the same letter?

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What New Zealand city was the 1970s soap opera Close to Home set in?

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What animal did knucklebones originally come from?

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Which of these Alfred Hitchcock films did not star Cary Grant?

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Which of these is not a type of sandwich?

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Charles Manson was obsessed and inspired by the lyrics of which British band?

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In what decade did Kiwi Maurice Wilkins win the Nobel Prize for his studies on the structure of DNA?

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What instrument did Dave Dobbyn play for the rock band Th' Dudes during the 1970s?

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What would you buy from a panaderia in Spain?

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What was the name of James Cook's ship during his discovery of New Zealand in the 18th Century?

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What is the de facto capital of Switzerland?

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Who wrote New Zealand's national anthem, God Defend New Zealand, as part of a competition in 1876?

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Bill Clinton was the governor of which American state?

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Himatangi Beach is found in which region of New Zealand?

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In what year did Jenny Shipley become New Zealand's first female Prime Minister?

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How many countries does the equator run through?

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Which of the following land masses is found closest to the Mariana Trench?

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Which politician said "These are not dark days: these are great days – the greatest days our country has ever lived"?

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04 May - Daily Quiz
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