THE TOP 10

The Tribune (NZ) - - YOUR HEALTH -

1. On 19 April 1948, North Is­land schools re­opened af­ter be­ing closed since Novem­ber 1947. Why were they closed? 2. How many sides has a hep­tagon? 3. Which phrase from Shake­speare’s Othello was used by Ed­ward El­gar as the ti­tle of a set of five marches for a sym­phony or­ches­tra? 4. Who coached gold medal run­ners Peter Snell and Mur­ray Hal­berg for the 1960 Olympics? 5. What is the av­er­age of the num­bers 6,7,8,9, and 10? 6. A prune is what type of fruit dried? 7. In Greek mythol­ogy, what was Me­dusa’s hair made of? 8. Who were the last two New Zealand prime min­is­ters to die in of­fice? 9. What is the fastest land an­i­mal? 10. What is the curved knife used by Gurkhas?

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