1. What first name is shared by an actor with the surname Black and a rock musician with the surname White?
  2. What former Labour cabinet minister is vice-president of the Māori party?
  3. What does the word omniscient mean: all-knowing, far-sighted or self-centred?
  4. What German word, commonly used in English, means taking pleasure in the misfortune of others?
  5. Which city has the biggest population: Dunedin, Tauranga or Hamilton?
  6. According to Australian folklore, who uttered the words “such is life” as he was about to be hanged?
  7. What hit musical tells the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers?
  8. What New Zealand sporting hero had a wife named Verna?
  9. What type of creature was the Meg in a 2018 science-fiction movie with that title?
  10. The Spanish region of Rioja is primarily noted for what?


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ANSWERS: 1. Jack; 2. John Tamihere; 3. All-knowing; 4. Schadenfreude; 5. Hamilton; 6. Ned Kelly; 7. Hamilton; 8. All Black Colin Meads; 9. A giant shark; 10. Wine.