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HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 20th July 2021

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HSL Quiz


  1. Who wrote the novel, ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’?


  1. How many bones are there in the human body?


  1. Which celebrity couple’s children are named Brooklyn, Harper, Romeo and Cruz?


  1. Beef Wellington is made with what kind of pastry?


  1. Madame de Pompadour was the chief mistress (maîtresse-en-titre) of which French king?


  1. Who played the titular character in the 1998 film, ‘Little Voice’?


  1. What was the first videogame to be played in space?


  1. Who wrote the 1974 song, ‘I Will Always Love You’?


  1. What’s the maximum score you can achieve in 10-pin bowling?


  1. A spendthrift is a person who is particularly thrifty with their money. True or false?


  1. Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?


  1. Name the only two positions that can shoot and score in netball.


  1. In the Marvel universe, which Avenger has the real name, Dr. Robert Bruce Banner?


  1. In football, who scored Germany’s golden goal in the 1996 UEFA Euro final?


  1. Who painted ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’?


  1. ‘Cochon’ is the French word for which animal?


  1. ‘The Archers’ is the longest-running daily serial in the world. In which year did it begin, on BBC Radio 4?


  1. Michael Caine’s birthday is the 14th of March. What age is he now?


  1. Blanche DuBois is the main character in which American play?


  1. The word ‘nepotism’ comes from the Latin word, ‘nepos’. What does ‘nepos’ mean?


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