How Well Do You Know New Zealand
How Well Do You Know New Zealand?Take the quiz and find out!
Thinking about a New Zealand vacation? You might not know much about this magical island country except for that it has spectacular landscapes, lots of sheepherding, and extreme sports. But there’s so much more to know! Test your knowledge and see how well you know the Land of Kiwi.
1. The Māori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa. It means:
B) Land of vineyards
C) Land of confusion
D) Land of the long white cloud
2. New Zealand is home to the world’s smallest…
B) Bird species
C) Horse species
D) Insect species
3. New Zealand has 3 official languages. What are they?
A) English, Māori and Spanish
B) English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language
C) English, Māori and Chinese
D) English, Māori and Malaysian
4. The kea, a native bird of New Zealand, is most well-known for what?
B) Singing a song that sounds like the New Zealand national anthem
C) Pulling windshield wipers off cars and eating the strips of rubber from windows
D) Building nests in unusual places out of man-made materials
5. More people die in New Zealand each year by doing this one activity:
B) Scuba diving
C) Sky diving
D) Bungee jumping
6. New Zealand was the first country to:
B) Give women the right to vote
C) Develop wine making
D) Open a restaurant
7. Who was Pelorus Jack?
A) New Zealand’s first explorer
B) The first serial killer in New Zealand
C) New Zealand’s version of Santa Claus
D) A dolphin who safely guided ships around dangerous New Zealand waters in the early 1902
8. On the South Island, you can find a giant carnivorous:
9. What were kiwifruit originally called?
B) Green thunders
C) Egg berries
10. The national sport of New Zealand is:
B) Bungee jumping
How did you do?
Check your answers! 1. D; 2. A; 3. B; 4. C; 5. A; 6. B; 7. D; 8. C; 9. A; 10. D
The best way to learn about New Zealand is to come here and experience it. Make sure you stay with Millennium Hotels so that you can get the best out of your visit with luxuriously-appointed suites and amenities that will make you feel right at home.