Herald daily quiz: February 16

Current events, geography, history, trivia ... Test your knowledge with our daily quiz.

  • 1. Fidel Castro was sworn in as Prime Minister of Cuba on this day in which year?
  • 2. How many people died after the cruise liner Mikhail Lermontov struck rocks and sank in the Marlborough Sounds on this day in 1986?
  • 3. Which beer maker uses Clydesdale horses in its advertising?
  • 4. The cocaine in the drug bust featuring a Tauranga yacht was worth about how many million?
  • 5. Which river runs through Strasbourg, France?
  • 6. Who is the only batsman to score more than 50 test match centuries?
  • 7. What’s the meat in the hugely popular French sandwich jambon beurre?
  • 8. “Why worry? Each one of us is wearing an unlicenced nuclear reactor on his back” is from which movie?
  • 9. When Graeme Wheeler steps down how many years will he have been Governor of the Reserve Bank?
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  • 10. Flight time Auckland-Tahiti is five hours – true or false?
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