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Daily Quiz: Saturday 19th September 2020

Haifa is a major seaport in which country?

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Israel Kristal is the world’s oldest living man according to the Guinness Book of World Records. He was born on Sept. 15, 1903 in Poland – he celebrated is 113th birthday last fall. He’s made his home in Haifa since 1950.

What is the Māori word for guests, visitors?

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Name the remake of a 1960's film with the aid of the following actors. The first actor was in the 60's original, the second actor played the same role in the remake, David Niven and Daniel Craig 

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Bond films have a reputation for breaking Guinness World Records. In Casino Royale, Bond is in a dramatic car crash which sees his Aston Martin flip seven times. This scene took a lot of practise (and a lot of Aston Martins) to get right. The seven flips set the record for highest ever number of barrel rolls by a car. The previous record was held by a stuntman on British TV program Top Gear.

What is a cross between a blackberry and a raspberry?

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The tayberry was patented by Derek L. Jennings of Dundee, Scotland. After 5 years of effort, he developed a suitable raspberry hybrid and crossed it with the American "Aurora" variety blackberry.[2] The union was released in 1979 by the Scottish Horticultural Research Institute, Invergowrie, Scotland.[3] The tayberry was named after the river Tay in Scotland.

Lu is the symbol for Lutetium on the periodic table of elements.

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Which country has a map on it's flag?

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The flag of Cyprus was officially adopted on August 16, 1960. The island is a copper shade representative of its name, Cyprus - the Greek word for copper. The crossed green olive branches symbolize the hope for peace between the Turks and the Greeks

Who replaced Queen Elizabeth II on the front of the New Zealand ten-dollar note in 1991?

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Kate Sheppard was a pivotal figure in making New Zealand the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote.

In which region would you find Hamilton?

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What is the fear of being buried alive known as

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Britain's call it sellotape - What's the brand name in Australia?

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In Oz, the sticky tape (Sellotape) that most people use is named after its manufacturer- Durex. Given the very different meanings in the UK and Australia, confusion (or worse) can arise when natives of one country use this term in the other

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