HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 6th October 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!
- Which deceased American singer had the following on his rider? “12 rolls of cherry lifesavers and a backstage bar stocked with bottles of Absolut, Jack Daniels, Chivas Regal scotch, Beefeater gin, white and red wine, and Courvoisier”. (Clue he was big in the 40s and 50s)
- Which US state has the largest land area?
- Who sings the 2008 hit, ‘Chasing Pavements’?
- In the comic strip ‘Peanuts’, what breed of dog is Snoopy?
- Who first invented the train?
- Which is higher, Scafell Pike or Helvellyn (in meters)?
- Around how many days does it take for a caterpillar to emerge from its chrysalides and turn into a butterfly?
- How many lines are there on the London Underground?
- Who wrote ‘Dracula’?
- Which football team has won the Premier League the most times?
- What is the traditional symbol given for 11 years of marriage?
- Where is ITV’s popular show, Doc Martin, filmed? (You can have a point for getting the right region)
- How old is David Attenborough?
- Who was the first ever winner of The X Factor (UK)?
- What year did the smoking ban (that made it illegal to smoke in any pub, restaurant, nightclub, most workplaces and work vehicles) come into force in England?
- What is a female deer called?
- Finish this phrase: ‘reduce, reuse _______’
- What is 12.5 inches in centimetres?
- What gas has had a major role in the Greenhouse Effect?
- On which radio station and what show does Greg James present?
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