A Quiz About New Zealand! Trivia Facts

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  • 1. 

    What is the tallest mountain in New Zealand?

    • A.

      Mount Everest

    • B.

      Mount Taranaki (EGMONT)

    • C.

      Mount Cook (AORAKI)

    • D.

      Mount Ruapehu

    • E.

      Mount Tasman

    Correct Answer
    C. Mount Cook (AORAKI)
    Explanation
    Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki, is the tallest mountain in New Zealand. It reaches a height of 3,724 meters (12,218 feet) and is located in the Southern Alps on the South Island of New Zealand. Mount Cook is a popular destination for mountaineering and offers stunning views of the surrounding glaciers and alpine landscapes.

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  • 2. 

    On which island is Oban?

    • A.

      North Island

    • B.

      Great Barrier Island

    • C.

      South Island

    • D.

      Stewart Island

    • E.

      Green Island

    Correct Answer
    D. Stewart Island
    Explanation
    Stewart Island is the correct answer because it is an island located off the southern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the third-largest island in New Zealand and is known for its rugged and untouched natural beauty. Oban is a small settlement and the main town on Stewart Island, making it the correct island where Oban is located.

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  • 3. 

    What is the southernmost point of the South Island?

    • A.

      Ross territory (Antarctica)

    • B.

      Bluff

    • C.

      Invercargill

    • D.

      Stewart island

    • E.

      Slope Point

    Correct Answer
    E. Slope Point
    Explanation
    Slope Point is the southernmost point of the South Island. Located near the town of Owaka, it is known for its rugged and windswept landscape. The area is characterized by steep cliffs and rocky terrain, making it an iconic and remote destination for visitors. The other options, Ross territory (Antarctica), Bluff, Invercargill, and Stewart Island, are not as far south as Slope Point.

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  • 4. 

    In which region is Dunedin?

    • A.

      Otago

    • B.

      Canterbury

    • C.

      Dunedin City

    • D.

      Southland

    • E.

      East Coast

    Correct Answer
    A. Otago
    Explanation
    Dunedin is located in the Otago region.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these isn't in the Bay of Plenty?

    • A.

      Whakatane

    • B.

      Whakarapa

    • C.

      Rotorua

    • D.

      Mount Maunganui

    • E.

      Tauranga

    Correct Answer
    B. Whakarapa
    Explanation
    Whakarapa is not in the Bay of Plenty. The Bay of Plenty is a region in New Zealand, known for its coastal landscapes and beaches. Whakarapa is not a known location within this region. Whakatane, Rotorua, Mount Maunganui, and Tauranga are all well-known places that are located in the Bay of Plenty.

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  • 6. 

    Where was the Treaty of Waitangi signed?

    • A.

      Bay of Plenty

    • B.

      Auckland

    • C.

      Waitangi

    • D.

      Russel

    • E.

      Karitane

    Correct Answer
    C. Waitangi
    Explanation
    The Treaty of Waitangi was signed in Waitangi.

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  • 7. 

    By which sea/ocean is 'Tasman' region situated by?

    • A.

      Caribbean Sea

    • B.

      Pacific Ocean

    • C.

      Southern Ocean

    • D.

      Tasman Sea

    • E.

      Cook Sea

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Pacific Ocean
    D. Tasman Sea
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pacific Ocean, Tasman Sea. The Tasman region is situated by the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea. The Tasman Sea is a marginal sea that lies between Australia and New Zealand, while the Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest ocean on Earth.

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  • 8. 

    In which county/region is Cambridge?

    • A.

      Cambridge City

    • B.

      Cambridgeshire

    • C.

      Hamilton City

    • D.

      Waikato

    • E.

      North Island

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Cambridgeshire
    D. Waikato
    Explanation
    Cambridge is located in two different counties/regions: Cambridgeshire in England and Waikato in New Zealand. Cambridgeshire is the county in which the famous University of Cambridge is situated, while Waikato is a region in the North Island of New Zealand where there is a city called Cambridge.

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  • 9. 

    If you were invited to a party, and you were told to 'bring a plate' what should you bring?

    • A.

      An empty plate

    • B.

      Some finger food

    • C.

      Some beer/wine

    • D.

      A pastry filled with chicken and vegetables, in the shape of a plate.

    • E.

      A friend.

    Correct Answer
    B. Some finger food
    Explanation
    If you were invited to a party and told to "bring a plate," it means that you should bring some finger food. This is because "bring a plate" is a common phrase used to request guests to bring a dish or food item to share with others at the party. Finger food is a popular choice for parties as it is easy to eat and share among guests.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these isn't a suburb of Maoriland?

    • A.

      Maorisuburb

    • B.

      Maoriplace

    • C.

      Maorivillage

    • D.

      Maorimarae

    • E.

      Maorihamlet

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Maorisuburb
    B. Maoriplace
    C. Maorivillage
    D. Maorimarae
    E. Maorihamlet

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