Monday’s Quiz

1. Which is New Zealand’s shortest river?

2. Who said “What is left for men to do? After they’ve taken the rubbish out, that is?”

3. Who wrote For Better, For Worse and For Lunch?

4. Who was the first woman to graduate from the University of Otago (which I think means NZ)?

5. What are the Maori and botanical names for cabbage tree?

5 Responses to Monday’s Quiz

  1. pdm says:

    1 Turanganui River, Gisborne
    2. Mae West
    3. No idea
    4. No idea
    5. ti kouka – they are from the lily family.

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  2. gravedodger says:

    1 Turanganui river in gisborne
    2
    3
    4
    5 Te Kouka, cordyline australis

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  3. Paul Tremewan says:

    Turanganui , in the Waioeka Gorge comes out near Gisborne; not Dorothy Parker, could be Phyllis Diller ( not Jenny Shipley again??); Christine Hindhaugh; the redoubtable Kate Edger; and cordyline australis, and ti kouka.
    Close?

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  4. homepaddock says:

    PDM & Gravedodger 2; Paul 2 right, 1 very close (maybe just a typo?) and 1 wrong.

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  5. Kismet says:

    4 is Caroline Freeman

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