Herald daily quiz: August 3

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

  • In what city does all traffic and pedestrian movement stop for one minute on August the 1st?
  • Approximately what percentage of Sri Lankan male elephants have tusks?
  • In what year did a team of researchers rediscover the Pink and White Terraces below the surface of Lake Rotomahana?
  • How many children did actor Paul Walker have?
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  • Where were the 2006 Commonwealth Games held?
  • A mysterious lake has appeared suddenly in a desert in which country recently, creating an impromptu "beach" in the drought-ridden country?
  • In the Super Rugby final last night the Crusaders lost Daniel Carter to an injury on which part of his body?
  • Linton is a suburb in which New Zealand city?
  • In what year was the Overlander train that travelled along the North Island Main Trunk replaced in New Zealand?
  • Where is the UN's Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States being held this year?
  • Who wrote the novel 'A Short History of Nearly Everything'?
  • What year was the Mana Party formed?
  • Which estuary in New Zealand is the biggest?
  • Pluto is the smallest planet in our solar system. True or false?
  • In which state was Harley-Davidson Motor Company founded?
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