15 May – Daily Quiz

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Later covered by Whitney Houston, who sang the original version of I'm Every Woman in 1978?

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Elvis Presley's hit song In the Ghetto was set in what American city?

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Who wrote and sang the song Red Red Wine in 1967?

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Jon Anderson was the lead singer of which English rock band?

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Which of The Beatles members is behind the song Imagine?

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Martha Reeves was the frontwoman for what pioneering girl group?

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With which band did Eric Clapton first record the song Layla?

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From which song is the lyric "young and sweet only seventeen" taken?

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What was the first song broadcast from space to Earth, on December 16th 1965?

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How many strings are usually found on a bass guitar?

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court was an 1889 novel by what author?

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Who had a ''secret life'', according to James Thurber’s 1941 story?

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In what year did J.D. Salinger pass away?

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Published in 1937, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street was the first book by what author?

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Death on the Nile and The Murder at the Vicarage were novels by whom?

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Which Kiwi author won Carnegie Medals in the 1980s for the books The Haunting and The Changeover?

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Released in 2000, what is the first book in Dan Brown's series featuring Professor Robert Langdon?

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According to Charles Dickens in the The Old Curiosity Shop, "if there were no bad people, there would be no good" what?

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How many James Bond books were written by Ian Fleming?

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What country is Paddington Bear originally from?

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Which of the following All Blacks players is the highest try scorer?

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Grizabella and Bombalurina are characters from which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?

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Bechamel, Veloute, Espagnole, Hollandaise, and Tomato are considered the five what sauces?

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Egypt won independence from which nation in 1922?

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Who played drunken millionaire playboy Arthur Bach in a 1981 film?

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If you were following these instructions, what would your hobby be: ''P3, K2TOG, PSSO, K12''?

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The Māori word ngahuru names what season?

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Baldrick was a character in which 1980s British TV sitcom?

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How many children did Queen Victoria have?

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What musical film won the Best Picture Oscar for 1958?

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A build up of uric acid in the joints gives rise to what painful condition?

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The kōtare is the only species of what bird native to New Zealand?

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What is the chemical symbol for Mercury?

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What country has the world's largest reserves of recoverable uranium?

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What country gets its name from the Latin word for silver?

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How many chambers does the heart have?

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To the nearest million, what is the temperature in ºC at the centre of the sun?

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A possum is a type of what?

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What is the world's largest living animal, growing up to 33 metres in length and 181 tonnes in weight?

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Which of the following birds is not extinct?

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The Bonneville Salt Flats are a feature of what American state?

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Which of these countries is not a member of the United Nations?

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What does the letter 'A' in the acronym NATO stand for?

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The Cape of Good Hope is at the bottom of which continent?

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Iraq shares land borders with how many countries?

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Assuming Australia to be a continent, not an island, what is the world's largest island by area?

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If you travelled due east from the coast of New Zealand, in what country would you next strike land?

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Queenstown was named in honour of which British queen?

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What mountain is also known as Mount Godwin-Austen?

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How many countries in South America does the Equator cross?

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