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Answers for HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 28th May!

Now for the answers to the quiz…


  1. How many millimetres are in an inch?



  1. What is the top speed (in mph) an elephant can run at (yes, this one is from the Levison Wood show we mentioned!)?

25 mph – but most can only reach 15mph


  1. Is hot air lighter or heavier than cold air?



  1. What does BBC stand for?

British Broadcasting Corporation


  1. What nut is used to make marzipan?



  1. In which month is St. George’s Day?

April (23rd)


  1. Whose bill for the abolition of the slave trade was passed by the British Parliament in 1807?

William Wilber Force


  1. Which planet has a pink sky?



  1. Which of these is furthest west – Bristol, Liverpool or Cheltenham



  1. What name is given to a baby whale?



  1. What are stratus and cumulus types of?



  1. Where are the ‘dreaming spires’?



  1. In which country is Alice Springs?



  1. Which English town has football teams called United and Wednesday?



  1. Name the world’s fourth most populated country.



  1. “When You Wish Upon a Star” is a song written for which 1940 film?



  1. What is the Swahili word for ‘journey’?



  1. How many people are there on an English jury?



  1. What’s the name of the Royal family’s castle in Scotland?

Balmoral Castle


  1. What does the word ‘pont’ mean in both French and Welsh?



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