News quiz

Sunday Star-Times - - Focus -

1. Who was briefly and con­tro­ver­sially named as a World Health Or­gan­i­sa­tion good­will am­bas­sador?

2. Name New Zealand’s bird of the year, cho­sen af­ter a For­est and Bird poll.

3. How much did the Na­tional Party have to pay in the Eminem copy­right in­fringe­ment case?

4. Who found his thrill on Blue­berry Hill?

5. Robert Guil­laume, pic­tured, who has died aged 89, found fame in a 1970s TV se­ries and a spinoff. Name them.

6. Martina Hingis has just re­tired from top-level ten­nis. How old was she when she won her first grand slam ti­tle, in the Wim­ble­don dou­bles?

7. Who is the min­is­ter in charge of Pike River re-en­try?

8. Aus­tralia has just stopped mak­ing which fa­mous make of car af­ter 69 years?

9. The US gov­ern­ment has just re­leased thou­sands of pages of doc­u­ments on which in­fa­mous event?

10. How many tries were scored in Welling­ton’s epic 59-45 ex­tra-time rugby cham­pi­onship win over Bay of Plenty?

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