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

We hope you had a pleasant King’s Birthday Weekend.  All the answers below feature the word King in them somewhere.

  1. What horror author also published books under the pen name Richard Bachman?
  2. Who won the Best Actor Oscar for their portrayal of Gandhi in the 1982 film?
  3. One of the most famous college Rugby rivalries in NZ is between Auckland Grammar and what other school?
  4. What giant fictional primate first appeared on screen in 1933?
  5. Which female player won the famous “Battle of the Sexes” Tennis match against Bobby Riggs in 1973?
  6. Kōtare is the Maori name for this water-loving bird. What’s the English name?
  7. What 1956 movie musical was based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam?
  8. Who was awarded the 1964 Nobel peace prize for his work as leader of the civil rights movement?
  9. What is the capital city of Jamaica?
  10. The Celtic warrior queen Boudica is supposedly buried under one of the platforms of which busy London Railway Station?



  1. Stephen King
  2. Ben Kingsley
  3. King’s College
  4. King Kong
  5. Billie Jean King
  6. Kingfisher
  7. The King and I
  8. Martin Luther King
  9. Kingston
  10. Kings Cross Station