12th November

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What does the Māori word niho translate to in English?

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Renamed in 1940, what was the town now known as Wānaka originally named during the 19th-century gold rush?

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Who was Prime Minister of New Zealand in 1987?

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The Huka Falls are a feature of what New Zealand river?

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Joelle King represents New Zealand in what sport?

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The majority of Winston Peters's time in Parliament saw him as the MP of what electorate?

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What provincial side currently holds the Ranfurly Shield?

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New Zealander Nigel Richards has won the most world championships in what?

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In 1982, what N.Z. newsreader shocked the country when she appeared nude in the TV comedy play The Venus Touch?

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The 1969 children's book A Lion in the Meadow served as which author's debut?

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To whom was the photographer Antony Armstrong Jones married from 1960 until 1978?

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Who is considered the First Tsar of Russia, having proclaimed himself such in 1547?

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In what year was the natural mummy Ötzi the Iceman discovered in the Ötztal Alps?

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In Norse mythology, who is the one-eyed father of Thor?

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An Olympic sport from 1900-1936, what sport played by Princes Harry and William is known as the "sport of kings"?

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In what year did Queen Victoria pass away?

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In Roman mythology the founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus, were reared by what animal?

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Who painted the 1642 artwork The Night Watch?

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What footballer once said "I spent a lot of money on booze, birds, and fast cars. The rest I just squandered"?

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Who was King of England during the Battle of Agincourt, in 1415?

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Who played Ilsa to Humphrey Bogart's Rick in the 1943 classic Hollywood movie Casablanca?

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What character did Val Kilmer play in the 1995 action flick Batman Forever?

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The Mysterons are extra-terrestrial antagonists in what children's TV show?

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Caryn Elaine Johnson, famous for her roles in Ghost and Sister Act, is better known by what stage name?

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Who directed the iconic horror films Halloween and The Thing?

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American sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show was set at a fictional TV studio in what city?

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What Monty Python member has featured in a series of travel documentaries, starting with 1989's Around the World in 80 Days?

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What actress won the Best Actress Oscar for 1945 for her portrayal of the titular character in Mildred Pierce?

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Yoda first appeared in which Star Wars film?

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Performed by Donald O'Connor, Make 'Em Laugh is a song from what 1952 musical?

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Topeka is the capital of which U.S. state?

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With a maximum depth of 310 m, or 1020 ft, what is the deepest loch in Scotland?

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What continent is the tamarind fruit indigenous to?

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What is the most abundant metal in Earth's crust (and Earth's third most abundant element)?

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The Taj Mahal is located in what Indian city?

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To the nearest million kilometres, how far away is the Sun from Earth?

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What country is the world's largest producer of avocados?

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To the nearest million, what is the population of London?

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The Colombian flag is comprised of which three colours: blue, red and -?

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Vientiane is the capital of what landlocked Southeast Asian country?

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Which of the following is not a percussive instrument?

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According to the rhyme, the wise man built his house upon the rocks; where did the foolish man build his?

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In the U.S.A., what does the D stand for in the acronym FDA?

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Who was the lead vocalist of both Bronski Beat and The Communards?

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What breakfast food is traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday?

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Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead expands upon two minor characters from what Shakespeare play?

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In what country was chef Gordon Ramsay born?

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What was Screamin' Jay Hawkins' given name?

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What is ascorbic acid more commonly known as?

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Born in 1948, Vincent Damon Furnier is much better known by what stage name?

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