1. Which popular global food product cannot be bought in Iran, the Vatican City, Myanmar, Afghanistan, North Korea, Nepal or Zimbabwe?
1. Her name is Melinda and her husband's name is Bill. What is their surname?
1. Who said: "If you wish to kill yourself but lack the courage to, I think a visit to Palmerston North will do the trick"?
1. Which 1983 gangster film contained the much-quoted line: "Say hello to my leetle friend"?
1. Which sovereign state employs security guards who must, by law, be citizens of Switzerland?
1. John Key is New Zealand's 38th prime minister. Who was the 34th?
1. In a TV commercial, who bathes in the Mangatainoka River?
1. Which language was created for the film Star Trek III: The Search for Spock?
1. Name the year in which Pete Sampras beat Pat Rafter in the Wimbledon men's tennis final, American Beauty won the Oscar for best picture and Sydney hosted the Olympic Games.
1. In a quote from Shakespeare's Macbeth, what "knits up the ravell'd sleave of care"?
1. When Australian rock fans talk about Acca Dacca, who or what are they referring to?
1. Which historic character has been played on the big screen by Douglas Fairbanks, Errol Flynn, Sean Connery, John Cleese and Kevin Costner?
1. Name the year in which Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI, President George Bush began his second term in office and Prince Charles married Camilla Parker Bowles.
1. Which 1960s British pop group took its name from an American pioneer of rock and roll?
1. Which popular model of American car took its name from an African antelope?
1. Name the year in which Dennis Conner's yacht Stars and Stripes won the America's Cup against Australia, Platoon won the Academy Award for best picture and Jeremy Coney played his last cricket test match.
1. Who was the last New Zealand prime minister not born in New Zealand: Walter Nash, Peter Fraser or Jim Bolger?
1. In the classic 1951 sci-fi novel The Day of the Triffids, what affliction strikes most of humanity?
1. British motor-racing driver Stirling Moss said there were two things no man would admit doing badly. One was driving - what was the other?
1. Which famous screen nanny looked after children named Jane and Michael Banks?