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Quiz: Kupu pukapuka i te reo Maaori

The time has once again come for another Sapling quiz! Today we're testing your knowledge of ētahi kupu pukapuka i te reo Māori – some book words in Māori! Good luck...

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1. He aha ngā kupu Māori mō 'paperback'? What are the Māori words for 'paperback'?

A. Uhi ngohe

B. Uhi mārō

C. Uhi mua D. Uhi muri

2. He aha ngā kupu Ingarihi mō 'whārangi ingoa'? What are the English words for 'whārangi ingoa'?

A. Library card

B. Back cover

C. Title page D. Chapter book


3. He aha te kupu Māori mō 'index'? What is the Māori word for 'index'?

A. Āpitihanga

B. Kuputohu

C. Turukitanga

D. Wāhanga

4. He aha te kupu Ingarihi mō 'whare pukapuka'? What is the English word for 'whare pukapuka'?

A. School

B. Publisher

C. Bookshop

D. Library

5. He aha te kupu Māori mō 'non-fiction'? What is the Māori word for 'non-fiction'?

A. Pono

B. Pakimaero

C. Teka D. Hangarau



6. He aha te kupu Ingarihi mō 'papakupu whāiti'? What is the English word for 'papakupu whāiti'?

A. Review

B. Blurb

C. Glossary D. Foreword

7. He aha ngā kupu Māori mō 'translated by'? What are the Māori words for 'translated by'?

A. Nā INGOA/NAME i whakamāori. B. Nā INGOA/NAME i whakatika. C. Nā INGOA/NAME i pōhēhē. D. Nā INGOA/NAME i tuhi.


8. He aha ngā kupu Ingarihi mō 'kaiarotake pukapuka'? What are the English words for 'kaiarotake pukapuka'?

A. Book editor

B. Book illustrator

C. Book reviewer

D. Bookseller


Answers

1. A. Uhi ngohe (uhi mārō means hardback, uhi mua means front cover and uhi muri means back cover!)

2. C. Title page

3. B. Kuputohu (āpitihanga is appendix, turukitanga is epilogue and wāhanga in a book context in chapter!)

4. D. Library

5. A. Pono (pakimaero refers to a novel, teka means lie and hangarau can mean technology or deceive or other things – but not non-fiction!)

6. C. Glossary

7. A. Nā INGOA/NAME i whakamāori. (whakatika means to correct, pōhēhē means to misunderstand and tuhi means to write)

8. C. Book reviewer