Otago Daily Times
BEGINNER (1 pt each)
➊ Which Swedish pop group became an international sensation after winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest?
➋ To the nearest half a million people, what is the population of New Zealand?
➌ Which major transport link is situated in the Wellington suburb of Rongotai?
INTERMEDIATE (2 pts each)
➍ Which rapper had a hit in 2004 when he declared he had ‘‘99 problems’’?
➎ Which major 1990s corruption inquiry is commonly named for the containers in which documents relating to it were brought into Parliament?
➏ Which Canadian ice hockey team holds the record for most wins in the North American NHL?
➐ In which 1999 movie did young actor Haley Joel Osment say the muchquoted line ‘‘I see dead people’’?
EXPERT (3 pts each)
➑ Which fictional character appears in three Shakespeare plays, is mentioned in a fourth and lends his name to operas by both Verdi and Salieri?
➒ Which alcoholic drink, originally from Japan, has a Japanese name meaning ‘‘green’’?
➓ Which former political party, a forerunner of the Maori Party, was founded by Matiu Rata in 1979?