Library Week Daily Quiz 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who wrote the book "Underrunners"?

    • A.

      Shakespeare

    • B.

      Margaret Mahy

    • C.

      Dan Brown

    • D.

      The Wiggles

    Correct Answer
    B. Margaret Mahy
    Explanation
    Margaret Mahy wrote the book "Underrunners".

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  • 2. 

    When searching for indepth reference information what would be the most appropriate source to use?

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Magazines

    • C.

      Facebook

    • D.

      Journals

    Correct Answer
    D. Journals
    Explanation
    Journals would be the most appropriate source for in-depth reference information because they are academic publications that contain scholarly articles written by experts in a particular field. These articles undergo a rigorous peer-review process, ensuring the quality and reliability of the information. Journals provide detailed and comprehensive research, analysis, and findings on specific topics, making them a reliable source for indepth reference information. Email, magazines, and Facebook are not typically considered reliable or comprehensive sources for academic or indepth reference information.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the Pub in Molesworth Street, Wellington, across the road from Parliament House?

    • A.

      The Back Bencher (once called the Wellington Hotel)

    • B.

      The Gumpy Mole

    • C.

      Pierre's Chicken

    • D.

      The Quinns Post

    Correct Answer
    A. The Back Bencher (once called the Wellington Hotel)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Back Bencher (once called the Wellington Hotel). This pub is located on Molesworth Street in Wellington, across the road from Parliament House. It was previously known as the Wellington Hotel.

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  • 4. 

    What street is Taupo Library Located on?

    • A.

      Book Place

    • B.

      Shortland Street

    • C.

      Story Place

    • D.

      Sesame Street

    Correct Answer
    C. Story Place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Story Place because the question is asking for the street where Taupo Library is located. Out of the given options, Story Place is the only one that mentions a street name. Therefore, it can be inferred that Taupo Library is located on Story Place.

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  • 5. 

    Name the book from the first line: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity,....”

    • A.

      Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    • B.

      Oliver Twist

    • C.

      The Tailor of Panama

    • D.

      A Tale of Two Cities

    Correct Answer
    D. A Tale of Two Cities
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Tale of Two Cities" because the first line quoted is the famous opening line of Charles Dickens' novel "A Tale of Two Cities." The line sets the contrasting tone of the novel and introduces the themes of duality and social inequality that are explored throughout the story.

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  • 6. 

    Where is the The New Zealand Army Museum based?

    • A.

      Waiouru

    • B.

      Palmerston North

    • C.

      Burnham

    • D.

      Auckland City

    Correct Answer
    A. Waiouru
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Waiouru. The New Zealand Army Museum is based in Waiouru.

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  • 7. 

    Which Public Library holds a collection given by Sir George Grey?

    • A.

      Tupu Library

    • B.

      Featherston Library

    • C.

      Christchurch Public Library

    • D.

      Auckland Public Library

    Correct Answer
    D. Auckland Public Library
    Explanation
    The Auckland Public Library holds a collection given by Sir George Grey.

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  • 8. 

    Mark David Chapman, John Hinkley Jr and Robert John Bardo have all been associated with which book?

    • A.

      Trinny and Suzanna's guide to what not to wear

    • B.

      Where's Wally

    • C.

      The Power of One

    • D.

      The Catcher in the Rye

    Correct Answer
    D. The Catcher in the Rye
    Explanation
    Mark David Chapman, John Hinkley Jr, and Robert John Bardo have all been associated with "The Catcher in the Rye." Mark David Chapman, who assassinated John Lennon, was carrying a copy of the book when he was arrested. John Hinkley Jr, who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, was also found to be obsessed with the novel. Robert John Bardo, who murdered actress Rebecca Schaeffer, was reportedly influenced by the book as well. "The Catcher in the Rye" has been controversially linked to acts of violence and has gained notoriety for its association with these individuals.

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  • 9. 

    Name the song with the opening line " E Ihowa Atua"?

    • A.

      The All Blacks Haka

    • B.

      Our Father in Maori

    • C.

      The Maori version of "God Defend New Zealand"

    • D.

      Pokarekare Ana

    Correct Answer
    C. The Maori version of "God Defend New Zealand"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Maori version of 'God Defend New Zealand'". This is because the opening line "E Ihowa Atua" is the Maori translation of "God of Nations" which is the first line of the Maori version of the New Zealand national anthem.

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  • 10. 

    In the book "A pukeko in a ponga tree" what was given on the second day of Christmas?

    • A.

      3 Jaffas

    • B.

      Six pois a twirling

    • C.

      Two kumera

    • D.

      Four huhu grubs

    Correct Answer
    C. Two kumera
    Explanation
    On the second day of Christmas in the book "A pukeko in a ponga tree," two kumera were given.

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