HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 18th October 2021

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HSL Quiz

 

  1. In James Bond, what does the acronym ‘SPECTRE’ stand for?

 

  1. Which animal is thought to be the loudest on Earth?

 

  1. What are the names of Cinderella’s stepsisters in the fairy-tale?

 

  1. What was the first toy to be advertised on television in 1952?

 

  1. Which two country singers famously sang together on 1983 song, ‘Islands in the Stream’?

 

  1. In what year did Joseph Stalin, the second leader of the Soviet Union, die?

 

  1. What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule?

 

  1. In legendary American sitcom, ‘The Golden Girls’, what are the first names of the four main characters?

 

  1. The tropical flower named ‘Strelitzia’ is also known as which kind of bird?

 

  1. Name the one sport where neither the spectators nor the participants know the score until the end.

 

  1. In 1953, the Rosenbergs were executed for what crime?

 

  1. How many actresses have played the part of Queen Elizabeth in historical TV drama, ‘The Crown’, so far (seasons 1-4)?

 

  1. Which scientist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952?

 

  1. Name the only vegetable that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.

 

  1. What colour is vermilion a shade of?

 

  1. Who wrote the true-crime book, ‘In Cold Blood’, often called the first non-fiction novel?

 

  1. What was the name of the first man-made satellite launched into space?

 

  1. Only three common words in standard English begin with the letters ‘ dw’. Name them all.

 

  1. René Magritte’s ‘The Son of Man’ painting shows a man wearing a suit and a bowler hat. Which fruit is covering his face?

 

  1. Which famous North American landmark is constantly moving backwards?

 

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