Mid Week Quiz No. 136 Answers

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  • Answers below.


  1. In New York and San Francisco what do the initials MOMA stand for? (Museum of Modern Art)


  1. Who wrote the book The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat? (Oliver Sacks)


  1. In what year did the Prague Spring occur: 1966, 1968, 1970 or 1972? (1968)


4.     Who are the New Zealand netball champions for 2018? (Southern Steel)


5.     Mogadishu is the capital of which East African country? (Somalia)

6.     Name the actress who has played the queens Elizabeth I, Elizabeth II, Marie Antoinette and Caroline? (Helen Mirren)


7.     Who was the artist along with George Braque who developed the Cubist style? (Pablo Picasso)


8.     In the song Scottish Soldier where were the green, green hills of home? (Tyrol)


9.     Which of these rivers doesn’t flow into the sea north of Dunedin: Rangitata, Clutha, Rakaia, Waitaki?  (Clutha)


10.  What does the French phrase coup d’état mean?(An overthrow of the government)






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