17th September

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Fiddler on the Roof is a musical set in what historical empire?

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Classic mystery novel The Woman in White was written by whom?

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Which of the following art movements was not founded in the 20th century?

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Bliss and The Garden Party are the titles of both short stories and short story collections by what Kiwi writer?

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In what country did the Renaissance begin?

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In which NZ institution would you find the painting All 'e Same t'e Pakeha by Charles Goldie?

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What artist was responsible for the masterpiece The Birth of Venus?

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The Rostovs, the Bolkonskys, and the Bezukhovs are principle families in what classic 1800s novel?

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Who wrote the novels Howards End and A Passage to India?

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Thought to be the work of Alexandros of Antioch, the Venus de Milo currently stands in what museum?

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Who hosted Mastermind on New Zealand television for 17 years in the 1970s and 1980s?

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What 1987 comedy starred Steve Martin as Neal Page and John Candy as Del Griffith, was Planes, Trains and what ?

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Richard Dean Anderson played the titular character in which '80s TV show?

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Which African American actor played the role of Morpheus in the Matrix Trilogy?

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Who won a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in the film The Iron Lady?

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Who has never presented Q+A on TVNZ?

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What breed of dog is the iconic film canine Beethoven?

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Audrey Hepburn beat out what actress to play Eliza Doolittle in the film version of My Fair Lady?

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To which Hollywood leading man was the actress Carole Lombard married until her untimely death in 1942?

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What brand sponsored the TV show Wonder Dogs?

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Katrina Rore (née Grant) represents New Zealand in what sport?

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Roland Garros, who lends his name to the French Open in tennis, was a famous what?

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Then known as the British Empire Games, in what year were the first Commonwealth Games held?

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What Formula One racer has the record for the most career Grand Prix wins, with 99?

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What animals are "in an eating race" according to a commercial for a board game bearing their name?

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Where was the first Rugby League World Cup held in 1954?

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What team became the first ever winner of the Premier League in its inaugural 1992-93 season?

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What colour is the Sports & Leisure wedge in the board game Trivial Pursuit?

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How many Olympic gold medals did the record-setting runner Sir Peter Snell win during his career?

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Who is the current coach of the Crusaders?

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According to ancient Phrygian legend, who solved the intractable Gordian Knot?

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What war has been the costliest for the U.S.A. in terms of the total number of military deaths suffered?

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Which king was the first to unite Scotland, England, and Ireland into one kingdom?

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Who captained, and famously went down with, the RMS Titanic?

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The bombing of Pearl Harbour took place in what year?

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MJørn Utzon designed which famous Southern Hemisphere building, that opened in 1973?

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The fall of Constantinople in 1453 marked the end of what empire?

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Which of these American states never seceded from the Union to join the Confederate States of America?

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In 2001, what country became the first to legalise same-sex marriage?

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What Greek hero was the leader of the Argonauts, who accompanied him on his quest to find the Golden Fleece?

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The genus of python Antaresia is better known by what common name?

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Guinness beer was first brewed in which Irish city?

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What type of current does a circuit in a house run on?

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It was a huge hit for Wet Wet Wet in 1994, but what band recorded the original version of Love Is All Around?

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In which Italian city would you find the Bocca della Verità, or the Mouth of Truth?

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Homo sapiens is Latin for what?

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The coat of arms of what country has an eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus, gripping a snake in its beak and talons?

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What New Zealand town is home to a giant corrugated iron sheep and sheepdog?

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How many South American countries do the Andes run through?

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What does the French word papillon translate to in English?

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17th September
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