The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 73

  • If you would still like to have a go, scroll down to May 30.

 

  • Remember that no correspondence, computers or cell phones may be entered into!

 

  • Answers below.

 

  1. What does an American mean when they say Give us your John Hancock? (could I have your signature)

 

  1. In what year did Marines arrive in New Zealand during World War Two: 1941, 1942 or 1943? (1942)

 

  1. What is the main city in the South African province of Natal? (Durban)

 

  1. What do the initials DNA stand for? (deoxyribonucleic acid)

 

  1. Which town in south Taranaki was once an important coastal port? (Patea)

 

  1. Who created the detective Cormoran Strike? (JK Rowling)

 

  1. US Vice President Mike Pence was previously governor of which state? (Indiana)

 

  1. Margaret Craven wrote a book in 1967 called I Heard the _  Call my Name. What is the missing word? (Owl)

 

  1. Give the name of a triangle which has two sides of equal length. (isosceles)

 

  1. In which country does the Blue Nile originate? (Ethiopia)