I New Zealand Quiz
1 New Zealand is
a) a small country b) the largest country in the world c) the sixth largest country in the world
2 New Zealand’s population is
a) 18.3 mln. people b) 3.5 mln. people c) 58.5 mln. people
3 The capital of New Zealand is
a) Wellington b) Auckland c) Christchurch
4 The Maori make up
a) 5% of the total population b) 8% of the total population c) 30% of the total population
5 New Zealand is
a) a colony of Great Britain b) an independent state c) a dominion of Great Britain
6 The Parliament of New Zealand consists of
a) two Houses b) one House c) four Houses
7 Who is the official representative of the Queen in New Zealand?
a) Prime Minister b) Lord Chancellor c) Governor-General
8 The Constitutional Act of New Zealand was adopted in
a) 1986 b) 1826 c) 1990
9 Which bird symbolizes New Zealand?
a) kakapo b) tui c) kiwi
10. Which is considered to be a national sport in New Zealand?
a) fishing b) rugby football c) tennis
II Mark true statements about New Zealand
New Zealand is a colony of Great Britain
New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy
The official languages of New Zealand are English and Maori
There are four political parties in New Zealand
The official representative of the British monarch in New Zealand is the Governor- General
New Zealand’s Parliament sits in Auckland
The Maori make up one half of the total population of New Zealand
On the New Zealand’s flag, you can see the stars of the Southern Cross
The kiwi, a flightless bird, is the national emblem of New Zealand
New Zealand is the sixth largest country in the world
III What is this about?
3.5 mln. people
The British monarch
Rugby, cricket, tennis, hiking
The National party and the Labour party
Kiwi, kakapo, tui
The North Island
A white woman and a Maori man standing on the leaves of fern
IV Write 15 sentences or more about New Zealand.