Kiwiz Trivia Nights

Test Drive a Mini ‘QuizIT’ Quiz

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General Knowledge

What sort of bird has species called Brown, Little Spotted and Great Spotted?
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?
What North American bird shares its name with a high rank of Roman Catholic Priest?

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?
In what country is the source of the Amazon River?
In a court of law what name is given to the area where the accused sits?
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)
Greed, envy, gluttony, pride, sloth and wrath. What is missing?


The tyres of which company are used on Formula One cars?
Bridgestone (It used to be Bridgestone and Michelin but is now 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?
True or False: Pharlap never raced in New Zealand?
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?
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)


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?
Which name of Walt Disney's Seven Dwarfs is not an adjective?
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)


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?
Viti Levu & Vanua Levu are the largest islands of which island republic?
Is the Peso or the Dong the main currency of the Phillipines?
What is the Spanish name for a river?

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