HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 13th November 2020
How did you get on with last week’s quiz? There are some tricky ones this week. If you have any questions you’d like to see featured, send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and you might see them in our next edition!
- What is measured in barleycorns (which is a unit of measurement based on the length of a grain of barley)?
- On which finger would a person traditionally wear a signet ring?
- Who took the Christmas number one spot in 2009?
- How many cities are there in England?
- Which species of bird’s chicks are called goslings?
- “Dia dhuit” means “hello” in which language?
- In what year did the Spice Girls break up?
- What is the literary term for when someone uses exaggeration as a figure of speech or as a rhetorical device?
- In which country is Mount Vesuvius?
- When was absinthe legalised in the U.S.?
- Can you name three current judges on BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’?
- Duroliponte was a small town in the Roman province of Britannia, on the site of which modern city?
- There are two Bank Holidays in April, what dates did they fall on in 2020?
- Who was the Roman god of agriculture?
- In which Cornwall city was Poldark filmed?
- If you had musophobia (sometimes called murophobia), what would you have a fear of?
- In May 2020, Kylie Minogue released her own range of what? (Clue: you can consume it)
- What is Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s son’s full name?
- What is the name of the actor that plays Gavin’s dad in BBC’s ‘Gavin & Stacey’?
- Which animal adorns the state flag of Canada?
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