Which country held an elaborate state funeral in February for its former king?
Released in April, what was the name of Psy's follow-up single to Gangnam Style?
Correct! Though not as viewed as Gangnam Style, Gentleman has still notched up more than 595 million views on YouTube. (Gangnam Style has veen viewed more than a billion times.)
No. The right answer is Gentleman, which - though not as viewed as Gangnam Style - has still racked up more than 595 million views on YouTube.
Which country did Prime Minister John Key NOT visit in 2013?
Correct! John Key visited Myanmar in November 2012.
Incorrect. While John Key has visited Myanmar, it was in November 2012. This year, he attended the East Asia Summit in Brunei, the APEC meeting in Bali and visited China with a business delegation.
According to the 2013 Census results, what is the fourth most commonly spoken language in New Zealand?
Correct! Hindi is the most-spoken language after English, Māori and Samoan.
Nope. The answer you wanted is Hindi, which is the most-spoken language in New Zealand after English, Māori and Samoan.
Who played for the Otago Highlanders in the 2013 Super 15 tournament, and then for Japan’s Brave Blossoms in their test against the All Blacks in November?
Correct! In our Insight section of the website Matt Calman talked to Fumiaki Tanaka. To see the online article.
ANZTEC came into force on December 1. What is it?
Correct! ANZTEC stands for The Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu on Economic Cooperation. Website.
According to Statistics NZ, how much did New Zealand’s dairy exports to China grow in the two decades to 2012?
Correct! See the Statistics New Zealand newsletter
The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2013 rated which Asian country as the fifth most advanced in the world for gender quality - ahead of New Zealand, which was placed seventh?
Correct! To read the report.
In the 2012-13 year, which country was New Zealand’s number one source of skilled migrants?
Correct! See Migration Trends Key Indicators Report: June 2013.
China’s President Xi Jinping used a particular phrase repeatedly during his acceptance speech at the National People’s Congress in March, making it one of the year’s most popular slogans and the subject of much analysis. What was it?
Correct! For more about political slogans in China click here.