Question 1 Why are many school principals in Christchurch concerned? a. there is a meningitis epidemic in Christchurch schools b. it has been announced that schools will close and mergec. schools that had previously been considered ‘safe’ will have to be closed down again as structural problems have been discovered
Question 2What type of endangered animal died suddenly at Wellington Zoo? a. a White rhinoceros b. a Sumatran Tiger c. a Rothschild giraffe
Question 3Australia has recently culled 100, 000 feral animalswhich have been causing problems in the outback. What type of animal have been culled? a. kangaroos b. rabbits c. camels
Question 13 What happened to a fishing vessel off the Canterbury Coast recently?a. it caught on fire and the crew had to be rescued b. it struck a blue whale and sunk c. it got caught with illegal stowaways by the coastguard
Question 14 Why was Pakistan in the news last week? a. an earthquake hit injuring thousandsb. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visited with the idea of adopting another childc. a fire ripped through a factory claiming many lives
Question 15 Why are tickets being sold for the right to tour Kim Dotcom’s mansion?a. the tickets are being sold to help him pay for the rentb. the is selling the tickets to help raise money as part of a charity event c. the tickets are being sold to help raise money for his legal fees
Question 16What country in southern Asia has this flag?
Question 17 Why have 11 000 people been evacuated in Guatemala a. a volcano is erupting b. heavy rain has caused flash floodingc. toxic fumes are engulfing residential areas after a leak at a chemical plant
Question 18 Kiwi actor Michael Galvin has just visited therecently upgraded Christchurch Charity hospital.What character does he play on Shortland Street? a. Dr Warner b. Dr Samuels c. Dr Ngatai
Question 19What is Esperanto? a. a mythical cityb. a universal language c. a type of chili
Question 20 This Kiwi-born celebrity has been in the news on both sides of the Tasman. What is her name?