Thursday’s questions were:
1. Which character in which book by which author said: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. ?
2. What song in which musical starts:
“Dear God, you made many, many poor people.
I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor.
But it’s no great honor either!
So, what would have been so terrible if I had a small fortune?”
3. It’s too easy in French, preventivo in Italian, presuepuesto in Spanish and putea in Maori, what is it in English?
4. Who was Finance Minister when Bill English was Treasurer and under which Prime Minister were they serving?
5. If you the Finance Minister offered to implement a policy for you, what would it be?
Points for answers:
Andrei got 4 1/2 – #4 had two parts.
J Bloggs wins an electronic jelly sponge with five right (though I don’t agree with the universal allowance).
Grant got four (would have been five if you’d stopped at budget for #3.
PDM got one.
Answers follow the break:
1. Wilkins Micawber in David Copperfield by Charles Dickens.
2. If I were a Rich Man in Fiddler on the Roof.
4. Bill Birch, Jenny Shipley.