1. What type of salad includes apples and walnuts and is featured prominently in an episode of Fawlty Towers?
  2. In which Australian state would you find the Nepean River?
  3. What was unusual about the facial appearance of the singer in 1970s hit band Dr Hook?
  4. Which New Zealand city boasts a funicular railway?
  5. What famous New Zealand building was conceived by the Scottish architect Sir Basil Spence?
  6. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, who delivered the “Friends, Romans, countrymen” speech: Brutus, Cassius or Mark Antony?
  7. If you ordered kielbasa in a Polish restaurant, what type of meat would you be served?
  8. What was the occupation of the Irishwoman Veronica Guerin, who was murdered in 1996 and played by Cate Blanchett in a 2003 film?
  9. In Scrabble, which letter is worth more points – J or Q?
  10. Becky Thatcher was the girlfriend of which fictional character: David Copperfield, Tom Sawyer or Tom Brown?


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ANSWERS: 1. Waldorf salad; 2. New South Wales; 3. He wore an eyepatch; 4. Wellington (it’s called the cable car); 5. The Beehive; 6. Mark Antony; 7. Sausage; 8. Journalist; 9. Q; 10. Tom Sawyer.