How Much Do You Know About Kapa Haka?

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How Much Do You Know About Kapa Haka? - Quiz


abour kapa haka and its culture the items performed in a kapa haka braket. And the kakahu (clothing) used in kapa haka


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the four types of waiata moteatea

    • A.

      Waiata tangi, waiata aroha, waiata whaiāipo, waiata whakaaraara pā,

    • B.

      Waiata aroha, waiata humarie, waiata tumanako. waiata karakia

    • C.

      Waiata whaiapo, waiata humarie, waiata tangi, waiata whakaaro

    • D.

      Waiata whakaaro, waiata tangi, waiata aroha, waiata tumanako

    • E.

      Waiata whakaaraa pa, waiata tumanako, waiata tnagi, waiatan whakaaro

    Correct Answer
    A. Waiata tangi, waiata aroha, waiata whaiāipo, waiata whakaaraara pā,
    Explanation
    The correct answer is waiata tangi, waiata aroha, waiata whaiāipo, waiata whakaaraara pā. These are the four types of waiata moteatea, which are traditional Māori songs. Waiata tangi are songs of lamentation or mourning, waiata aroha are songs of love or affection, waiata whaiāipo are songs of courtship or love, and waiata whakaaraara pā are songs of challenge or defiance. These different types of waiata serve different purposes and are important expressions of Māori culture and identity.

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  • 2. 

    What does whakaeke mean?

    • A.

      Exit

    • B.

      Hand song

    • C.

      Poi

    • D.

      Entrance

    • E.

      Dance

    Correct Answer
    D. Entrance
    Explanation
    Whakaeke means entrance.

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  • 3. 

    Can their be more then one female or male leader?

    • A.

      Hard out

    • B.

      Dont know

    • C.

      Hell NO

    • D.

      No

    • E.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    E. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes, there can be more than one female or male leader. Leadership positions are not limited to a specific gender. Both males and females can possess the qualities and skills required for leadership roles. Gender should not be a determining factor in selecting leaders.

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  • 4. 

    Is it true back in the olden days the men used the poi to stregth in up their arms?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      NO

    • C.

      I have know idea

    • D.

      What?

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    In the olden days, men used the poi to strengthen their arms. The poi is a traditional Maori performance art where weights on the end of ropes are swung in rhythmic patterns. By continuously swinging the poi, it requires the use of arm muscles, thus helping to strengthen them. This practice was common among men in traditional Maori culture, contributing to their physical fitness and strength.

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  • 5. 

    For the pukana is i t just the women who make their eyes big?

    • A.

      I dont know

    • B.

      Hardout

    • C.

      Yes

    • D.

      No

    Correct Answer
    D. No
    Explanation
    The given answer "No" suggests that it is not just women who make their eyes big during the pukana. This implies that both men and women can engage in the pukana and widen their eyes.

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  • 6. 

    True or false. Is the piupiu only worn by the men?

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    A. False
    Explanation
    The piupiu is not only worn by men. It is a traditional Maori garment that can be worn by both men and women. It is a skirt made of flax and is often worn for cultural and ceremonial events.

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  • 7. 

    How importrant do you think is the waiata in a kapa haka braket

    • A.

      Not that important

    • B.

      Veri impotant

    • C.

      Kinda

    • D.

      NO

    Correct Answer
    B. Veri impotant
    Explanation
    The waiata, or song, is considered to be very important in a kapa haka bracket. It is a significant element of the performance that showcases the group's vocal abilities, harmonies, and storytelling skills. The waiata also helps to create a strong connection between the performers and the audience, as it often conveys cultural and historical narratives. Additionally, the waiata contributes to the overall atmosphere and energy of the kapa haka performance, making it an essential component.

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  • 8. 

    What does waiata-a-ringa mean?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      Hand song

    • C.

      Folk song

    • D.

      Dancing song

    • E.

      Poi

    Correct Answer
    B. Hand song
    Explanation
    Waiata-a-ringa is a Māori term that translates to "hand song" in English. It refers to a traditional Māori song, chant, or haka that is performed using hand movements and gestures. These hand movements often have symbolic meanings and are an integral part of Māori cultural performances. Therefore, the correct answer is "hand song."

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  • 9. 

    When is the waiata tira performed?

    • A.

      5th

    • B.

      6th

    • C.

      1st

    • D.

      7th

    • E.

      2nd

    Correct Answer
    C. 1st
    Explanation
    The waiata tira is performed on the 1st day.

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