Thursday’s questions were:
1. Who said: “Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. In some schools they have abolished failing grades; they’ll give you as many chances as you want to get the right answer. This doesn’t bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING.”
2. Who has just resigned as coach of the Silver Ferns, who has replaced her?
3. What is Spinacia oleracea more commonly known as and who ate it for strength?
4. It’s espoir in French; speranza in Italian, esperanza in Spanish and awhero, wawata or manawa ora in Maori, what is it in English?
5. Where was Richie McCaw born and where was his childhood home?
Points for answers:
Andrei got three, a general okay though not sepcific for #5, and a bonus for good memory.
James got three and a half.
David got three and a bonus for added information.
PDM got two witha obnus for could-have-been for #1 and fair comment for #5
GD got 4 with a near-enough by giving more than required to get a point for #5 plus a bonus for extra information which wins this week’s electronic bag of black jelly beans.
Paul got three and a near enough for #5 with a bonus for trying with #1.
Answers follow the break:
1. Bill Gates.
2. Ruth Aitkens, Waimarama Taumaunu.
3. Spinach, Popeye.
5. Oamaru, Hakataramea Valley (the Haka to locals).