Auckland Multiple Choice

How well do you know Auckland?
NOTE: this was made by a non-native person currently living in Auckland. I just want to share my experience about the city
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Last updated: February 27, 2019
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1. What country does Auckland belong to?
New Zealand
Australia
Samoa
United Kingdom
2. How many people live in the city? (June 2018)
2.56 m
852 k
1.63 m
1.39 m
3. On what side of the road do Aucklanders drive?
left
right
4. What is the name of the highest structure in Auckland?
Sky Tower
White Tower
Sail Tower
Auckland Tower
It has a height of 328 m, thus making it the highest structure in Southern Hemisphere
5. What body of water is crossed by the Auckland Harbour Bridge?
Manukau Harbour
Hauraki Harbour
Waitemata Harbour
North Shore Harbour
alternatively spelled 'Auckland Harbour'
6. What is Auckland's nickname?
Gateway to New Zealand
Capital of the South
Maori Town
City of Sails
7. What does the "K" in K-Road stand for?
Kings
Kerikeri
Karangahape
Kaiatuma
Kerikeri is a town in northern New Zealand
Kaiatuma is a word I completely came up with
8. How many volcanoes form the Auckland Volcanic Field?
28
43
53
71
9. Which one of these volcanoes is the youngest? (it erupted about 600 years ago)
Rangitoto
Maungarei
Waiheke
One Tree Hill
Rangitoto is an island volcano in the Hauraki Gulf. Plus, it's the highest one, too
10. What is the profession of Auckland resident Dai Henwood?
rugby player
musician
TV host
current Mayor
He used to host 'Family Feud' - I absolutely love this show!
11. Of the ethnicities listed below, which one's the biggest in terms of population?
Australians
Māori
Chinese
Japanese
Māori: 10.7%
Chinese: 8.4%
Australians: 0.5%
Japanese: 0.5%
12. What are 'Countdown' and 'New World'?
supermarkets
educational programmes
train stations
suburbs
13. Who was NOT born in Auckland?
Jonah Lomu
Peter Jackson
Lorde
Sir Edmund Hillary
Peter Jackson was born and raised in Wellington
14. What is the "Domain"?
an amusement park
a wharf
a well-known store
a park
it is the oldest park of the city and contains the Auckland Museum
15. What is the name of Auckland's central railway station?
Ponsonby
Britomart
Queen's Station
Newmarket
16. What is 'pōhutukawa'?
a common New Zealand greeting
another word for kiwifruit
the local Māori tribe (Iwi)
a type of tree
also called 'New Zealand Christmas Tree', it is red and can be found on Rangitoto Island
17. True or false: the Māori call Auckland 'Aotearoa'.
True
False
Aotearoa means New Zealand
Auckland is called Ākarana or Tāmaki-makau-rau
18. True or false: Auckland is the most isolated capital in the world.
False
True
Auckland hasn't been a capital since 1865
19. True or false: 'AKL' is the IATA code for Auckland Intl. Airport
True
False
20. A tricky one to conclude: if you'd start digging a hole in Auckland, where would eventually end up? (assuming you're heat-resistent)
near Seville, Spain
in the Atlantic Ocean, close to Ireland
near Nuremberg, Germany
in the Scottish Highlands
You'll end up near Ronda, a well-known town between Seville and Málaga
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