The Great New Zealand Quiz

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The Great New Zealand Quiz

How much do you know if this awesome island in the lower Pacific? Test your knowledge and see how you stack up against other world travelers!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the New Zealand context, the term “kiwi” can mean:
    • A. 

      A green oval shaped fruit covered in brown fuzzy skin

    • B. 

      A flightless bird with no tail and coarse, bristly, hair-like feathers

    • C. 

      Someone who is born in New Zealand

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    New Zealand was the first country in the world to do many things.  Which is NOT one of them?
    • A. 

      Give women the vote

    • B. 

      Identify the 10 most deadliest spiders

    • C. 

      Adopt the eight-hour working day

    • D. 

      Introduce the retirement pension

  • 3. 
    Which invention was NOT created by a NEW ZEALANDER?
    • A. 

      The bobby pin

    • B. 

      The bottle opener

    • C. 

      The wide toothed shearing comb

    • D. 

      The jet boat

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the New Zealand national tribe?
    • A. 

      Maori

    • B. 

      Aborigines

    • C. 

      Cree

    • D. 

      Crow

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the body of water between Australia and New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Indian Ocean

    • C. 

      Coromandel Peninsula

    • D. 

      Tasman Sea

  • 6. 
    What is the capital city of New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Auckland

    • B. 

      Canberra

    • C. 

      Queenstown

    • D. 

      Wellington

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT a New Zealand backpacker bus company?
    • A. 

      Magic Bus

    • B. 

      Naked Bus

    • C. 

      Oz Experience

    • D. 

      Stray Bus

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many sheep are there per person in New Zealand?
    • A. 

      2-4

    • B. 

      8-12

    • C. 

      20-24

    • D. 

      There are more people than sheep in New Zealand

  • 9. 
    A.J. Hackett broke the world record for highest bungy jump from a building after throwing himself off the Auckland sky tower.  How high was this jump? 
    • A. 

      180 Meters

    • B. 

      150 Meters

    • C. 

      134 Meters

    • D. 

      55 Meters

  • 10. 
    The New Zealand slang word “togs” refers to what?
    • A. 

      Sandals

    • B. 

      Swimsuit

    • C. 

      Sunglasses

    • D. 

      Utensils used to toss salad

  • 11. 
    What do New Zealanders call this type of food storage device?
    • A. 

      Cooler

    • B. 

      Esky

    • C. 

      Chilly bin

    • D. 

      Big blue box