The New Zealand Quiz #4

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Quiz by Akasnah
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Last updated: January 3, 2013
First submittedJanuary 3, 2013
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Ernest Rutherford is famous for splitting what
The Atom
What is the name of the world's largest kauri tree
Tane Mahuta
Who won gold medals in the 1984 & 1988 Olympics and was voted "Event Rider of the 20th Century"
Mark Todd
What is the name of the strait between the North and South Island
Cook Strait
What is the largest bird of prey to ever have lived
The Haast's Eagle
Which NZ mountaineer was the first double amputee to climb Mt Everest
Mark Inglis
Who was NZ's longest serving Prime Minister
Richard Seddon
What is the largest glacier in NZ
Tasman Glacier
What is the name for NZ greenstone
Pounamu
Who was the first and only woman to be executed in NZ
Minne Dean
Who was the first Anglican Bishop of NZ
George Selwyn
Who was the famous Maori entertainer who was named "Entertainer of the Decade" 1975-1984
Billy T James
What is the name of the famous limestone caves in the King Country
Waitomo Caves
What is the largest seabird in the world
Albatross
What NZ fruit is named after a bird
Kiwifruit
What is the southernmost town in the South Island
Bluff
What is the name of the NZ national netball team
The Silver Ferns
Who is the most capped All Black
Sean Fitzpatrick
What is the name of the Parliamentary building which looks like something that bees might live in
The Beehive
What is the third officially recognized language of NZ
New Zealand Sign Language
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Level 22
Oct 3, 2015
Richie Mccaw is now the most capped player, currently he's played about 50 more tests than Sean Fitzpatrick. Good quiz tho, cheers.
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Level 67
Dec 1, 2015
Yeah, when I saw how long ago this quiz was made, I had to rack my brains to think who Richie overtook, but to no avail. 18/20, also couldn't get the bishop.