The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 52 Answers

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  • mr-pip-on-the-beachWhat is the main ingredient in guacamole? (avocados)

 

  • Which book by Charles Dickens was a key feature of the novel Mister Pip? (Great Expectations)

 

  • Calcium carbonate crystals are the basis of which type of rock? (limestone/marble)

 

  • limestoneWhich Hawke’s Bay town was named after an 18th century Governor of British India? (Clive)

 

  • What is the German word, used in English, which means a look-alike? (doppelganger)

 

  • Liana: an African animal, a climbing plant or a type of pasta? (a climbing plant)

 

  • What sport do the San Antonio Spurs play? (basketball ) (Take a free point as I put in Orlando by mistake!)

 

  • Ipike-river-locationn what year did the Pike River mining tragedy occur? (2010)

 

  • Who turned up on the fourth day of Christmas? (Four calling birds)

 

  • Which actual event provided the dramatic climax of the film Suffragette? (Emily Davison being fatally injured by the king’s horse racing in the 1913 Derby)