Quiz

Weekend Herald - Canvas - - CONTENTS - Com­piled by Mark Fryer;

1

Joseph Aloi­sius Ratzinger be­came bet­ter known as what?

2

Keanu Reeves was Neo, so who was Trin­ity?

3

Which rel­a­tives of mod­ern hu­mans were named af­ter a val­ley in Ger­many?

4

What did In­dia get on Au­gust 15, 1947?

5

On the In­ter­net Movie Data­base, which movie is rated out of 11, not the usual 10?

6

In 1891, in Spring­field Mas­sachusetts, Dr James Nai­smith in­vented what game?

7

Tay­lor Swift’s 2010 song Dear John is ad­dressed to John who?

8

Of all the known el­e­ments, which is the light­est?

9

When NZ’s cur­rency went dec­i­mal, 50 years ago, how much was a new $1 note worth in the old money?

10

What word links: Tony & Maria; Robyn Mal­colm; Coast; Batman?

1 Pope Bene­dict XVI 2 Car­rie-Anne Moss (in The Ma­trix tril­ogy) 3 The Ne­an­derthals 4 Its in­de­pen­dence from Bri­tain 5 This is Spinal Tap 6 Basketball 7 Singer/ex-boyfriend John Mayer 8 Hy­dro­gen 9 10 shillings 10 West (lead char­ac­ters in West Side Story; played Ch­eryl W.; W. Coast; Played by Adam W.)

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