The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 54 Answers

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  • What was the nationality of George Simenon, the author of the Maigret detective stories? (Belgian)

 

  • Which Christian group receives guidance from the light within? (The Quakers)

 

  • In which part of New Zealand is the coastal town of Clifton? (Hawke’s Bay)

 

  • Where on the body would you find the illiotibial band? (the leg)

 

  • Rex Tillerson, the Secretary of State nomination for the Trump administration, has never held a political or military position. True of False? (True)

 

  • It’s derived from the French game of boules. What is it called in New Zealand? (petanque)

 

  • What are mountaineers doing when they rappel? (abseil)

 

  • Which BBC television series was the predecessor of Softly Softly? (Z Cars)

 

  • Name the two large rivers which flow through Mesopotamia. (Tigris and Euphrates)

 

  • Which country was the main topic for discussion at the 1938 Munich Conference? (Czechoslovakia)