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Music of New Zealand: Quiz


Question 1: Among the most active cities in modern New Zealand indie scene are Christchurch, ________ and Dunedin.
Hamilton, New ZealandTaurangaAucklandAshburton, New Zealand

Question 2: Sampling the song "Dreadlock Holiday" by ________, it went to number one for several weeks in 1993 and was also an Australian hit.
10ccGraham GouldmanEric StewartGodley & Creme

Question 3: Chamber Music New Zealand is an organisation that promotes concerts throughout ________ providing a performing platform for local and international artists.
NauruNew ZealandAustraliaUnited Kingdom

Question 4: In 2005, Savage, another NZ hip hop artist, had back to back number one hits with Swing and Moonshine, the latter featuring a USA artist called ________.
AkonSmack ThatAkon discographyFreedom (Akon album)

Question 5: The early European (Pākehā) settlers had ________ similar to, and shared with Australia's.
Pete SeegerElectric folkWoody GuthrieFolk music

Question 6: Isolated geographically from the rest of the world, the formal traditions of ________ took a long time to develop in New Zealand.
Musical notationClassical musicMusical formMusic theory

Question 7: In 2004, Wellington composer John Psathas achieved the largest audience for New Zealand-composed music when his fanfares and other music were heard by billions at the opening and closing ceremonies of the ________ Olympiad.

Question 8: Composers such as Alfred Hill were educated in ________ and brought late Romantic Music traditions to New Zealand.
Eastern EuropeBalkansWestern EuropeEurope

Question 9: These include the Vector Wellington Orchestra, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Southern Sinfonia in ________.
AucklandAshburton, New ZealandHamilton, New ZealandDunedin

Question 10: The latter provided much of the ambient music used in the ________.
The Lord of the Rings film trilogyThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


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