Thursday’s quiz

1. Who said: “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”?

2. Who was the Greek god of liars and thieves?

3. It’s  mentire in Italian, mentir in French and Spanish and kōrero parau in Maori, what is it in English?

4. How much does New Zealand First still owe us?

5.  Can you name any other NZ First candidates apart from its leader?

5 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) The liberal’s martyr – JFK

    (2) Hermes

    (3) lie (verb)

    (4) $158,000

    (5) no

    The theme for today’s quiz is deceit, does anybody have an idea as to why?

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  2. James Stephenson says:

    1) Don’t know
    2) Hermes
    3) To lie
    4) $158,000
    5) Nearly: That weatherman off TVNZ that got dumped when they brought Jim Hickey back.

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  3. pdm says:

    1. Martin Luther ing
    2. Pass – but Helen Clark springs to mind.
    3. Lies or something very similar.
    4. $158,000 plus interest since 2005.
    5. Who cares.

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  4. 1. J.F.K.
    2. Pass- Terry Serepisos maybe?
    3. To lie
    4 At least the $158,000.
    5 Andrew Williams, North Shore, which I know because Whaleoil blogged about him.

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  5. adam2314 says:

    1. J F. Kennedy.
    2. Pass.
    3. Lie.
    4. $158000.
    5. NO !!.

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