10 quiz questions to kick off your week – Scroll to the bottom for the answers

  1. What is the name of the world’s largest coral reef system, located in Australia?
  2. Who was the first person to run a mile in under four minutes?
  3. What is the name of the famous detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?
  4. Who directed the 1975 film Jaws?
  5. What is the team name of the New Zealand women’s football team?
  6. YouTube was launched in which year. 1995, 2000, or 2005?
  7. Which ‘C’ word means an ornamental trim running around the walls of a room near the ceiling?
  8. Who wrote the novel Pride and Prejudice?
  9. The fruiting of Rimu trees is closely tied to the breeding success of which endangered native parrot?
  10. In Cockney Rhyming Slang what does ‘Dog and Bone’ mean?


  1.  Great Barrier Reef
  2.  Roger Bannister
  3.  Sherlock Holmes
  4.  Steven Spielberg
  5.  The Football Ferns
  6.  2005
  7.  Crown Moulding or Cornice
  8.  Jane Austen
  9.  The Kākāpō
  10. Phone