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General Knowledge

What sort of bird has species called Brown, Little Spotted and Great Spotted?
Kiwi
Which rank did Six Million Dollar Man Steve Austin hold?
Colonel (as his name was Lee Majors some people think he was a Major)
In the Sound of Music song "doe ray me" How is "te" referred to?
A drink with jam and bread
What colour is the starboard light on a ship?
Green
What North American bird shares its name with a high rank of Roman Catholic Priest?
Cardinal

Four Letter Answers

What four letter word begins with F and ends with K and if you can't get one you use your hand?
Fork
In what country is the source of the Amazon River?
Peru
In a court of law what name is given to the area where the accused sits?
Dock
What is the largest country in the world (in area) with a four letter name? (it is the 17th largest country in the world)
Iran (Next is Peru then Chad, Mali and Niger)
Avarice, envy, gluttony, pride, sloth and wrath. What is missing?
Lust

Sport

The tyres of which company are used on Formula One cars?
Bridgestone (It used to be Bridgestone and Michelin but starting this season it is only Bridgestone)
Who has the largest shoe size Ian Thorpe or Shaquille O'Neal?
Shaquille O'Neal (Shaq) 21 EEE (Ian Thorpe 17)
In which Olympic track event do you get wet even if it's not raining?
Steeplechase
True or False: Pharlap never raced in New Zealand?
True
Barbara Kendal has qualified for the Beijing Olympics which will be her fifth Olympic Games . Only one other New Zealander has achieved this feat previously. Name them.
Ian Ferguson

TV Plots

A poor mountain man finds oil on his property. With his new-found wealth, his relatives convince him to move to southern California?
The Beverly Hillbillies
A small pleasure cruise turns tragic when an unexpected storm maroons the crew and their passengers on a deserted island.
Gilligan's Island
A girl and her family face the rigors of settling the frontier of the United States in the 19th Century.
Little House on the Prairie
A family of burglars decide to go straight after the father is jailed. The show chronicles how difficult this is going to be.
Outrageous Fortune
An engineer who was hired to renovate the prison where his brother is being held on Death Row, decides to take drastic measures to help his brother.
Prison Break

New Zealand

What New Zealand town is famous for its oysters?
Bluff
Which comedian created the character Fred Dagg?
John Clarke
What is the second largest town on the West Coast?
Hokitika (largest is Greymouth)
WITHOUT looking at the people on New Zealand currency notes. Name all that are currently living?
Queen Elizabeth II
WITHOUT looking at the rest of people on New Zealand currency notes. Name the one that died first?
Kate Sheppard (1934) Lord Rutherford (1937) Sir Apirana Ngata (1950)

Entertainment

What does "Five-O" stand for in Hawaii Five 0?
Hawaii was the 50th State of America
Name the "global help service" operated by the Tracy brothers?
International Rescue (Thunderbirds)
Oceanic flight 815 features in which television series?
Lost
Which name of Walt Disney's Seven Dwarfs is not an adjective?
Doc
Recently seen giving David Duchovny a black eye as well as other things in the TV series Californication, Madeline Zima played the youngest daughter in which long running US TV sit-com?
The Nanny (Gracie Sheffield)

Geography

In which famous square is St Basil's cathedral?
Red square (Moscow)
Which country contains the major part of the Kalahari desert: Tanzania, Kenya or Botswana?
Botswana
Viti Levu & Vanua Levu are the largest islands of which island republic?
Fiji
Is the Peso or the Dong the main currency of the Phillipines?
Peso
What is the Spanish name for a river?
Rio

Round of Doom

Where on a horse would you put an Eggbutt Snaffle?
In its mouth (it's a bit)
Where would you see all together Mae West, Lenny Bruce, Fred Astaire, Bob Dylan, Tony Curtis, HG Wells, John Lennon and Albert Einstein?
On the cover of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The lowest point on the surface of the world not covered by sea water is 2555 metres below sea level and can be found on which continent?
Antarctica – The Bentley Subglacial Trench is covered by ice and about the size of Mexico
The crooked mile referred to in the Nursery Rhyme 'There was a crooked man' is a reference to the border between which two countries?
Scotland and England (The crooked man was Scottish General Sir Alexander Leslie who signed a covenant securing religious and political freedom for Scotland during the reign of Charles I)
On a clear day, from the top of Mount Ruapehu, what is the furthest thing you can see in the distance?
The Sun

TESTIMONIALS

"Another great night thanks to our KIWIZ Trivia kit. I can’t believe we used to write the questions ourselves!"

Sally – ABC Childcare

"Our fundraisers have become so popular we now run them monthly. Thanks guys!"

Puturau Education Trust

"$3,500 raised and everyone had a great time. Thanks"

Nigel - Birkenhead College

"Our Oscars themed quiz went just perfectly and we raised over $5000. Thanks again"

Newbury School Parents Association

"How did you find out so much interesting facts about Pahiatua.. We couldn't have done it better ourselves. Thanks again"

Tararua District Club

"For the first time ever, we had no one arguing about the answers. We definitely will be using you again next year!"

Kara - Discovery School

"Bingo + Trivia + Birthday Party what a great combination. Thanks so much!"

Mandy Bowman

"Once again our weekly Kiwiz Trivia Quizzes have been have been topical and greatly enjoyed by all attending. We will be back for next year."

Ruakura Research Centre

"Another theme another great quiz delivered. This time it was the 1920’s ."

Fiona – Otautau School

"Another great night we have had to expand the venue ever y year as the quiz has become so popular."

Alison – Mt Albert

"We started a yearly quiz after it being mentioned in The Best Places to Work survey. They have proved so successful we now run them monthly."

Robyn – NZ Stats

"Wednesday is now our second biggest night thanks to the quiz"

The Royal

"Tuesday’s takings are up 200% thanks to the quiz night"

The Grand Hotel

"Wednesday night quiz was so successful we now run another one on Mondays."

Art Deco, Hastings

"Quiz patrons eat and drink while competing a great recipe for profit."

The Black Harp

"Since we started the quiz we see many of the quiz goers as regulars on other nights."

The Green Man