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Famous Faces Quiz New Zealand

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New Zealand-born scientist Ernest Rutherford was awarded the 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of [ra---ac---e s----a---s]."
Answer : Radioactive substances
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Opera star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sang "Let The Bright Seraphim" at what 1981 event ... ?
Option : Nelson Mandela's release from prison
Option : Prince Charles and Lady Diana's wedding
Option : US President George HW Bush's inauguration
Option : Pope John Paul I's visit to New Zealand
Answer : Prince Charles and Lady Diana's wedding
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Which of these TV series did NOT star New Zealand actress Lucy Lawless ... ?
Option : Spartacus: Blood And Sand
Option : Battlestar Galactica
Option : Stargate SG-1
Option : Xena: Warrior Princess
Answer : Stargate SG-1
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Neil Finn of New Zealand's Split Enz wrote the group's hit song "I Got You," which begins, "I got you, [t---'s --- I ---t]."
Answer : That's all I want
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In 2012, scrum half Piri Weepu re-signed with which Super 15 Rugby club ... ?
Option : Waikato Chiefs
Option : Dunedin Highlanders
Option : Canterbury Crusaders
Option : Auckland Blues
Answer : Auckland Blues
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New Zealand-born model and actress Rachel Hunter was married to singer Billy Joel in the 1990s.
Option : TRUE
Option : FALSE
Answer : FALSE
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Edmund Hillary wrote about his historic ascent of Mount Everest in which 1955 book ... ?
Option : High Adventure
Option : Above The Clouds
Option : No Shortcuts To The Top
Option : Dark Summit
Answer : High Adventure
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From 1966-79, composer Douglas Gordon Lilburn was the founding director of Victoria University in Wellington's [--------ic] Music Studio.
Answer : Electronic
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On TV's "Flight Of The Conchords," where in New York did Murray Hewitt, played by Rhys Darby, work ... ?
Option : Macy's department store
Option : Metropolitan Museum of Art
Option : Rockefeller Center
Option : New Zealand consulate
Answer : New Zealand consulate
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In 2005, New Zealander Michael Campbell won which of golf's major championships, his first major win ... ?
Option : British Open
Option : The Masters
Option : PGA Championship
Option : US Open
Answer : US Open

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