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

  1. Who, in 1903, was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?
  2. What company produced the 5110 and 3310 mobile phones?
  3. The shooting of whom, in 1914, started World War I?
  4. Which two countries have the longest shared international border?
  5. In chess, what direction can a bishop move?
  6. What year did the All Blacks last lose a test match at Eden Park – 1991, 1994 or 1998?
  7. What pop singer’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta?
  8. What NZ town is the fictional town of ‘Hobbiton’ near?
  9. What was the first and only horror movie to win the Oscar for Best Picture?
  10. What is the capital city of Canada?



  1. Marie Curie
  2. Nokia
  3. Archduke Franz Ferdinand
  4. Canada and the U.S.A.
  5.  Diagonally
  6. 1994
  7. Lady Gaga
  8. Matamata
  9. Silence of the Lambs
  10. Ottawa