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

  1. What is the name of the currency used in Japan?
  2. Who composed the musical The Phantom of the Opera?
  3. Related to the llama, which South American mammal has long shaggy hair?
  4. What sportsground was Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup game played at?
  5. According to the proverb, “Necessity is the mother of…”?
  6. In Chinese culture, what is regarded as the luckiest colour?
  7. What is the term for someone who eats fish but not meat?
  8. Which singer is nicknamed The Boss?
  9. In an annual contest at Coopers Hill, England, what do entrants chase down a steep hill?
  10. Pencil, toothbrush and handlebar are styles of what?


  1.  Yen/Japanese Yen
  2.  Andrew Lloyd Webber
  3.  Alpaca
  4.  The MCG
  5.  Invention
  6.  Red
  7.  Pescatarian
  8.  Bruce Springsteen
  9.  A Wheel of Cheese
  10. Moustache