Herald daily quiz: August 8

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

  • According to fixtures on the FIFA.com website, who will the All Whites be playing on 18 November?
  • Recent research has found that older people who do not get enough of what particular vitamin face a much higher risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease?
  • What is the name of the hurricane, predicted to weaken to a tropical storm, expected to hit Hawaii on Thursday?
  • In which country would you find the Zagros Mountains?
  • Changes announced this week mean that drivers with learner or restricted licences will have to progress to the next stage within how many years - or resit the theory test?
    5 7 9
  • What is the name of Shihad's new album?
  • Hg is the symbol for which element?
  • Who was the last man on the surface of the moon?
  • What metal band has recently cancelled concerts in Israel amid the ongoing conflict in Gaza?
  • Which of these cities has the highest rate of murder (and non-negligent manslaughter) - at a rate of approximately 55 cases per 100,000 people - in the United States?
  • How old is Nuon Chea, a top Khmer Rouge leader who has been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity?
    84 86 88
  • A number of Crusaders rugby players have found themselves under fire after being seen posing with what type of dead animal in photos on Facebook?
  • Who is on the US cover of 'Teen Vogue' for the September issue?
  • What is botanophobia the fear of?
  • What is the name of the unmanned probe that swung alongside a comet this week after a 6.4-billion kilometre chase through outer space over the course of a decade?
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