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BEGIN­NER (1pt each)

➊ Where­abouts in New Zealand is Matiu or Somes Is­land?

➋ What is the name of the seis­mic fault line which runs through Cal­i­for­nia and is re­spon­si­ble for most of the state’s earth­quakes?

➌ Who, ac­cord­ing to leg­end, rode naked through the streets of Coven­try to protest against taxes levied by her hus­band, the Earl of Mer­cia?

IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE (2pt each)

➍ Who was lead singer of Mo­town group The Mir­a­cles for all their big 1960s hit records?

➎ Which South Amer­i­can coun­try both hosted and won the first foot­ball World Cup, in 1930?

➏ Which horse won this year’s Mel­bourne Cup?

➐ Who be­came New Zealand’s first Gov­er­nor in 1841?

EX­PERT (3pt each)

➑ What was the alias of Baroness Or­czy’s swash­buck­ling fic­tional char­ac­ter Sir Percy Blak­eney?

➒ What was the name of the New Zealand pro­tester who died in con­tro­ver­sial cir­cum­stances dur­ing an anti­racism protest in Lon­don in 1979?

➓ Which vin­tage tele­vi­sion co­me­dian pop­u­larised the catch­phrases ‘‘Hello, honky tonk’’ and ‘‘Ooh, you are aw­ful — but I like you’’?

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