Otago Daily Times
BEGINNER (1pt each)
➊ What is or was ‘‘The Y2K bug’’?
➋ Which fourletter Maori word is used to describe a gift or donation, often given when attending an event?
➌ What is the name of the major earthquake fault which runs the length of the South Island from Fiordland to Marlborough?
INTERMEDIATE (2pt each)
➍ Which author’s novels included several later turned into major films, including The Guns of Navarone and Ice Station Zebra?
➎ In the Super Mario Brothers video game series, what is the name of Mario’s twin brother?
➏ Which early rock’n’roll star’s backing band was The Comets?
➐ Which of these films was not directed by David Lynch: Mulholland Drive, Blue Velvet or Videodrome?
EXPERT (3pt each)
➑ In which part of the world was the Mughal Empire a major historical power?
➒ Which 1970s television series set during World War 2 starred Bernard Hepton, Anthony Valentine, Robert Wagner, and David McCallum?
➓ Sir Matthew Pinsent won gold medals at four consecutive Olympic Games between 1992 and 2004 in which sport?