Thursday’s quiz

1. Who said: “It is a noteworthy fact that kicking and beating have played so considerable a part in the habits which necessity has imposed on mankind in past ages that the only way of preventing civilised men from beating and kicking their wives is to organize games in which they can kick and beat balls.”?

2. Name four of the seven All Blacks who have been knighted.

3. It’s jeu in French, gioco in Italian, juego in Spanish (not to be used in place of jugo, which means juice, as I did at an Argentinean cafe)  and purei  in Maori, what is it in English?

4. Which university did Graham Henry study at and what qualification did he gain?

5. What will you be doing on Sunday from about 845 8:45pm?

11 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) I’ll pass
    (2) Sir Wilson Whineray and Pinetree are the only two I can think of
    (3) game
    (4) pass
    (5) 845pm does that mean 845 hours after noon on Sunday ie 5pm Thursday the 24th of November? Maybe picking little T up after school


  2. homepaddock says:

    A bonus for spotting the missing colon Andrei – 8:45pm


  3. Andrei says:

    Can I change my (5) worshipping at the altar of New Zealand’s state religion – rugby?


  4. David Winter says:

    Rugby theme’s not going to work for me. Although…

    2) B.J. Lachore, who played for the same rugby club as I did ’till I was about 12. Probably Colin Meads too.
    4) A game
    5) If last week’s anything to go by, writing/editing. But will turn Maori TV on in time for the kick off.


  5. Gravedodger says:

    1 no idea.
    2 Sir Brian Lahore, Sir Wilson Whineray, Sir Colin meads, Sir Fred Allen.
    3 Game.
    4 “Ted” played Cricket for Otago so will say Otago uni and guess PE.
    5 Hopefully will be watching a TV with the final playing, present plans have Murchison a likely option.


  6. Roger says:

    1. George Bernard Shaw

    2. Sir Brian Lochore, Sir Colin Meads, Sir Wilson Whineray, Sir John Graham – interestingly Sir Fred Allen was the coach

    3. Game

    4. Otago – Diploma in Phys Ed.

    5. Sitting in section 405 at Eden Park watching the boys bring the Cup home


  7. Neil says:

    I went to Massey University and was in the same group Graham Henry graduated with a B.Ed. That was the year I got my degree so Massey could be the answer.


  8. Neil says:

    By the way that year was 1978 and graduated in 1979.
    No 5 is watching Sky Sport 1 on Channel 30.


  9. adam2314 says:

    1. Malcom Muggeridge.
    2. Lochore. Meads. Whineray. ( should be Buck. )
    3. Sport/Play ( jeux ) ?.
    4. Pass.
    5. Gripping a cold one and not drinking much…


  10. 1 That bloke from NZ First who drinks his own wee’s
    2 Fred Allen, Brian Larhore, responsible for the tour to South Africa which thankfully Phil Recordon and Paddy Finnigan stopped, Colin Meads, Willie-Away Whineray. (7?)
    3 game
    4 Otago, he’s a teacher, so probably an arts degree
    5 Sitting in my seat at Eden Park awaiting to watch the final with 59,999 others around me…being taken by a client!! Wahoo! (So chargeable time !!)


  11. pdm says:

    1 . Mark Twain – who appears to have disliked golf.
    2. Sir Wilson Whineray, Sir Brian Lochore, Sir Colin Meads, Sir Fred Allen, Sir John Graham
    3. Pass
    4. If the AB’s lose on Sunday it won’t matter because no one will care.
    5. Watching the RWC final which I expect to be far closer than most predict. Brother in Law was prepared to bet $100 that the AB’s would win by over 30 points. mrs pdm would not let me take the bet.


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