The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 58 Answers

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  • What is the name given to a non-parasitic plant that grows on another plant? (epiphyte)

 

  • Who is the prime minister of Canada? (Justin Trudeau)

 

  • Which Greek writer established the basis for historical inquiry? (Herodotus)

 

  • What major portfolio in the Bill English cabinet does Simon Bridges hold? (Economic Development/ Transport/Communications)

 

  • Which New Zealand river carries the greatest volume of water: the Clutha, Waitaki, Wanganui or Waikato? (Clutha)

 

  • A daguerreotype was an early type of what? (photograph)

 

  • Who is the odd one out: Shelley, Wordsworth, Brooke, Byron or Coleridge? (Brooke, the others were Romantic poets)

 

  • What is the name given to the area around the Pacific which has active earthquake faults and volcanoes? (The Ring of Fire)

 

  • The population of Australia is approximately 20 million, 22 million, 24 million or 26 million? (24 million)