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What country artist had hits with Jolene, Islands in the Stream, and 9 to 5?

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What musician's biggest hits included Mack the Knife, Splish Splash, and Dream Lover?

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In what country did dancehall music originate?

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In what decade did the Sydney Opera House officially open its doors to the public?

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Diana Ross found fame as the lead singer of what Motown group?

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Jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie is best associated with which instrument?

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The song Yellow Submarine first featured on what album by The Beatles?

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Famously covered by Manfred Mann's Earth Band, who wrote and recorded the original version of Blinded by the Light?

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The Music of the Night is a song from which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?

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What band had a 1967 hit with Happy Together?

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The Napoleonic Wars took place between 1803 and what year?

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What monarch was nicknamed the Sun King?

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Gunpowder was invented in what country?

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NZ scientists Alan MacDiarmid and Ernest Rutherford both won their Nobel Prizes in what category?

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Philosopher Karl Marx was born in what country?

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What does the letter "C" stand for in ANZAC?

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King Henry VIII famously had how many wives, though three of those marriages were annulled?

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Who is widely credited with the invention of the electric battery?

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"To thine own self be true” is a quote from which of Shakespeare's tragedies?

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What famous battle ended the first Persian invasion of Greece in 490 BC?

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Which of these towns is closest to Queenstown?

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In what London borough would you find Buckingham Palace?

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Cable Bay, Jurassic Ridge, and Peacock Sky vineyards can all be found in what part of NZ?

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What is the most populous city in India?

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What mountain is known by the Māori name Aoraki?

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What is the capital city of Turkey?

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What is the only country named after a chemical element (and not the other way around)?

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Who has been the mayor of Whanganui since 2016?

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Red and what other colour are the only two colours featured on the flag of Bangladesh?

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Lima is the capital city of what South American country?

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Who was New Zealand's opponent in the 1987 Rugby World Cup Final?

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What English Premier League team is not based in London?

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What captain led Australia to victory at the 1999 Rugby World Cup?

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What is the maximum number of players that can play the board game Risk together at one time?

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Entertainer Laura McGoldrick has been married to what Black Cap since 2014?

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On a darts board, what number is directly opposite no. 1 ?

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Who is New Zealand's most successful Olympian, having won five gold medals and one bronze in their career?

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Who holds the record for most Grand Slam tournament singles titles in women's tennis, with 24?

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Alfred Mosher Butts is famous for inventing what board game in 1938?

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Kiwi Sarah Ulmer won gold at the 2004 Olympic games in what sport?

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Metropolis is the home city of what superhero?

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A Sidecar cocktail contains triple sec, lemon juice and what other ingredient?

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A Sidecar cocktail contains triple sec, lemon juice and what other ingredient?

Who played Carrie in the 1976 horror movie of the same name?

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What author wrote the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird?

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Who starred as Inspector Raymond Fowler in the British sitcom The Thin Blue Line?

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What author created the fictional detective Miss Marple?

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What activity would you expect a person with a "green thumb" to excel at?

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What American writer coined the phrase "iceberg theory" to describe his writing style?

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In what decade was McDonald's breakfast introduced in New Zealand?

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Anthony Daniels, the only actor to have appeared in all of the episodic films in the Star Wars series, plays what character?

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