Otago Daily Times
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’’?