10th September

Made from mash potato and cabbage or kale, Colcannon is a dish that originated in what country?

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The kola nut, which cola drinks are named after, is native to the tropical rainforests of what continent?

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The Baconator is found at what fast food franchise, founded by Dave Thomas in 1969?

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What Kiwi chef, a former judge on MasterChef New Zealand, created the Best Ugly Bagels franchise?

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Following an online campaign, what biscuits with an orange flavoured filling made a comeback on NZ shelves in 2012?

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Nasi lemak and Rendang are dishes that hail from what country?

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What fruit is used in the filling of a traditional Black Forest cake?

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Pork butt is a cut of pork that comes from what part of the animal?

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What flavour is the French liqueur Grand Marnier?

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American chef Julia Child was best known for popularising what country's cuisine to an outside audience?

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What was the infamous Russian mystic Rasputin's first name?

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Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany, but spent most of her life in what city, where she wrote her famous diary?

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Now officially called Tūranganui-a-Kiwa, what is the English name of the bay where James Cook first landed in New Zealand?

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Overthrown in 1893, Liliʻuokalani was the last sovereign monarch of what kingdom?

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In 2005 the Watergate scandal's Deep Throat was revealed to be Mark Felt, then the Associate Director of what organisation?

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Agatha Christie wrote how many detective novels?

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The construction of the Arc de Triomphe was started in what century?

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What artist painted the 1779 masterpiece The Blue Boy?

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What was the first capital city of New Zealand?

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What inventor introduced the mechanical printing press to Europe in the 15th century?

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Don't Dream It's Over reached #2 on the American Billboard Charts in April 1987. Which Kiwi band sang it?

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What was the name of Buddy Holly's band?

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The crooner Lemeul Eugene Lucas, famous for his 1927 hit My Blue Heaven, was better known by what stage name?

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What does the microphone smell like in Billy Joel's hit song Piano Man?

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1977's Moody Blue was the final studio album by whom, releasing less than a month before his death?

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What band recorded the original version of Please Mr. Postman?

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Madman Across the Water and Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player were early studio albums for whom?

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The Music of the Night is a song from what musical?

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According to the title of Gil Scott-Heron's 1971 song, what will not be televised?

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David Ruffin was the lead vocalist for what Motown group, famous for the hit My Girl ?

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Adopted in 1770, the Marcha Real is the national anthem of what country, the largest in Southern Europe?

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The country of Brunei is located on the north coast of what larger island?

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72 year old Yoshihide Suga has been the Prime Minister of what country since 2020?

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The flag of Libya was entirely what colour from 1977-2011?

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What U.S. city is represented in professional sport by the Pistons, Lions, Tigers, and Red Wings?

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What is the highest mountain in the Southern Alps?

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What is the capital city of Portugal?

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What sea is located directly north of Poland?

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Approximately how far away is the Moon from the Earth?

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Windhoek is a capital city - on what continent?

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Which member of Monty Python wrote the musical Spamalot?

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Who was the son of Greek deities Zeus and Maia?

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J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye is predominantly set in what city?

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How many sides does a heptacontagon have?

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Myrmecology denotes the scientific study of what insect of the family Formicidae?

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In what year was O.J. Simpson found not guilty of murdering Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown?

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Anna Kournikova won how many women's Grand Slam singles tennis titles in her career?

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Silver is depicted by what two-letter symbol in the periodic table?

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Who played Mrs. Robinson in the film The Graduate?

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If you were to journey by Shanks's pony, how would you be travelling?

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10th September
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