HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 20th 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!
- How many members are there in the House of Lords?
- What was the name of the eldest child on the American drama TV series, ‘The Waltons’, which aired on CBS in 1972?
- Who scored the winning goal for England in the 1966 FIFA World Cup final?
- The band name ABBA, is an acronym of the first names of the group’s members, but what are their first names?
- A statue of feminist pioneer, Mary Wollstonecraft, was unveiled in London recently. Do you know the name of her famous novelist daughter?
- What was the bestselling album in the UK in 1968?
- Voted the all-time favourite children’s programme in 1999, ‘Bagpuss’ first aired in which year?
- Which member of The Bee Gees was once married to Scottish singer, Lulu?
- What is the oldest letter in the alphabet?
- In how many films did the late Sean Connery play James Bond?
- There is a widespread belief (likely untrue), that the traditional folk song ‘Greensleeves’, was written by which King of England?
- What is the only letter of the alphabet that doesn’t appear in any of the US state names?
- What is the name for a cow/bison cross-breed?
- When was the earliest-known sponge cake recipe recorded in writing?
- How many times has the top prize been won on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’
- Which element has the atomic number, 3?
- Which song starts with the lyrics, “I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand”?
- What is the average number of eggs a chicken lays in a year?
- How far does Hawaii move towards Alaska each year in centimetres?
- Which film famously ends with the line, “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!”?
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