The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 9

  • QuizThe ninth in the series.
  • Remember that no correspondence, computers or cell phones may be entered into!
  • Answers on Sunday.


  1. Which Australian sports team is called The Matildas?


  1. The use of which word in Italy usually attracts the response “prego”?


  1. Which conference of great powers redrew the map of Europe after the Napoleonic Wars?


  1. The wife of Bath is a character in which famous work of English literature?


  1. What is the subject of this year’s Academy Award winning film?


  1. Which word for an Asian currency also means to have a craving for something?


  1. Last weekend’s opening matches of Super Rugby saw the three best New Zealand teams in last year’s competition all lose. True or False?


  1. Which category of living things has the highest number of species on the planet: insects, fish, birds or mammals?


  1. What position did Warren Harding hold in the early 1920s?


  1. In the interaction of tectonic plates what is a subduction zone?