1. The activist organisation Extinction Rebellion campaigns on what issue?
  2. Who was the last New Zealand prime minister to have served in the Second World War?
  3. What actress appeared on the cover of the first Playboy magazine in 1953?
  4. Which two New Zealanders won Academy Awards for the same film in 1994?
  5. What six-syllable word meaning very old is derived from a Latin term meaning before the great biblical flood?
  6. What has traditionally been sold at London’s Smithfield Market?
  7. What is unusual about the dorper breed of sheep: (a) it originated on New Zealand’s D’Urville Island, (b) it sheds its wool or (c) its meat is fat-free?
  8. The social networking service TikTok is based in what country?
  9. The TV series Friends, Mr Bean and Blue Heelers made their debuts in which decade?
  10. The Galapagos Islands belong to which country: Peru, Chile or Ecuador?


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ANSWERS: 1. Climate change; 2. Robert Muldoon; 3. Marilyn Monroe; 4. Jane Campion for best original screenplay and Anna Paquin for the best-supporting actress (both for The Piano); 5. Antediluvian; 6. Meat; 7. It sheds its wool; 8. China; 9. The 1990s; 10. Ecuador.