16 April – Daily Quiz

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Developed in New Zealand, what ‘farmed’ creature is a Coopworth?

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After the elephant, what is the heaviest land mammal?

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What is the fastest 2-legged animal in the world?

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The Pekapeka is the only New Zealand native land mammal. What is it?

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Caesar, who learns to talk in the 'Planet of the Apes' series of films, is what species of animal?

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Recent scientific studies disclose the longest living species of mammal as what?

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What is a group of porcupines is called?

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The Asian snow leopard is also known by which of these?

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The small ‘puggle’ dog is a crossbreed between a pug and what other dog?

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The ‘Sheltie’, ‘Texel’, ‘Abyssinian’ and ‘Peruvian’ are all breeds of which domesticated animal?

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The novel 'Les Misérables' was written by which Frenchman?

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Which movie did NOT star Sean Connery?

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Riff Raff is a leading character from...?

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What was the original name for the 1965 Beatles song ‘Yesterday’?

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What is the term for a person who writes plays?

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In the works of J.R.R.Tolkien - Narsil, Orchrist, Anguirel and Glamdring are what?

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is set in which Verona provincial city?

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'If you prick us do we not bleed' is a quotation from the writings of...?

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‘Born Free’, written for the 1966 film of the same name, became the signature tune for which artist who first recorded it?

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Who directed the 1993 movie ‘Jurassic Park’?

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The French word “jambon” translates to what sandwich ingredient?

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What specialised pastry is used in chocolate eclairs, creampuffs and profiteroles?

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What ingredient gives a traditional Caesar salad its distinctive sharp flavour?

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Visiting which fast-food restaurant is a Christmas tradition in Japan?

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The most common and best-selling 2019 food item at Countdown, Four Square, New World and Pak'n'Save stores was what?

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The official recipe for Chiffon Cakes (USA) always uses what in the place of butter?

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Fricadelles, keftedes and polpette are all kinds of what?

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The Sardinian cheese Casu Marzu contains what novel ingredient?

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What is the French word for ice cream?

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US company ‘Nathan's Famous’ is best known for which American-style food item that is standard fare at baseball parks?

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All four of New Zealand's gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics were won on the water.

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The first day of the 20th century and the first day of the 1900's are different dates.

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The Pukeko is not considered an endemic creature of New Zealand.

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Only the females of midges, mosquito and sandflies bite male humans.

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'Starchy' potatoes contain more water than 'waxy' ones.

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The tyres of the world's longest airliner, the Boeing 747-8 are filled with helium to maximise lift at take-off.

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Our Queen's birthday is 21st April, one day after Adolf Hitler’s.

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Fisher & Paykel draw-type dishwashers are the company's only remaining whiteware item manufactured in New Zealand.

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Australia's Koala is the world’s smallest bear.

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New Zealand’s Lake Taupo, at its widest point, is approximately twice the width of Cook Strait at its narrowest point.

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As 2020 is a leap year, how many months will have 29 days?

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Unofficially, the national flower of New Zealand is regarded as what?

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The South Island town that was the first (1888) in the Southern Hemisphere to have its streets lit by commercially generated electricity was?

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New Zealand invention ‘Firstcheck’ app lets you send a smartphone photo of your what for analysis?

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The Tasman Glacier is _______ metres at its deepest point.

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A white map of its landscape at the centre of a blue background is the official flag of...?

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New Zealand's only Equestrian Olympic medals have all been won in what discipline?

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The best of New Zealand's Manuka honey commands a price in London of what for a 250-gram jar?

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The archipelago bought by the United States from Denmark in 1917 for $25 million was...?

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What was the number of New Zealand cattle destroyed in 2018/2019 because of the Mycoplasma bovis disease?

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