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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 29th September 2020

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  1. Who was the first lady to fly across the Atlantic?

Amelia Earhart

 

  1. Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond series, also wrote which popular children’s book? (Clue, it was first published in three parts).

‘Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car’

 

  1. What was Mr Darcy’s first name in the 1813 novel, ‘Pride and Prejudice’?

Fitzwilliam

 

  1. What month of the year does Trooping the Colour take place?

June

 

  1. Which Princess has just announced (September 2020) that they’re expecting a child?

Eugenie

 

  1. Where does the Royal Family spend Christmas?

Sandringham House

 

  1. Who was the first president to live in the Whitehouse?

President John Adams

 

  1. What’s the biggest diamond in the world called?

The Cullinan Diamond, also known as the Great Star of Africa

 

  1. Which book opens with the line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”?

A Tale of Two Cities

 

  1. Who won The Great British Bake Off in 2019?

David Atherton

 

  1. Which astronaut hit a golf ball on the moon?

Alan Shepherd

 

  1. Where on the human body would you find the papillae?

Tongue

 

  1. What are three main ingredients in a Caprese salad?

Tomatoes, mozzarella and basil

 

  1. Which frozen gas forms dry ice?

Carbon dioxide

 

  1. What dish was the iconic Deirdre Barlow (from Coronation Street) most famous for?

Stuffed marrow

 

  1. Which body is the UK’s largest farm owner, with more than 1,500 tenant farmers?

The National Trust

 

  1. What was the highest grossing film of the 90s?

Titanic

 

  1. Who painted the Sistine Chapel?

Michelangelo

 

  1. Triskaidekaphobia, is a fear of what?

The number 13

 

  1. What does MOT (the vehicle test) stand for?

Ministry of Transport

 

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