Answers for HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 29th June
Now for the answers to the quiz…
- When was the Great Wall of China built? (here’s a clue, a very long time ago!)
- How far is a marathon in miles? (Again, a clue – very far)
- Which newspaper was published first, The Guardian or The Times?
The Times was published in 1785 – The Guardian joined later in 1821
- Which British actor has won the most Oscars?
- Which animal’s milk is used to make Stilton cheese?
- How many countries are there in the Commonwealth?
- Which countries border with Paraguay?
Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil
- How many three Michelin Star restaurants are there in the UK?
- In knitting, what does “kfb” mean?
Knit front and back
- Which member of the Royal Family doesn’t need a passport to travel overseas?
- Is it traditional to have whipped or clotted cream with scones?
- In what year was colour TV introduced?
- What does the Latin phrase “carpe diem” translate to in literal terms?
Seize the day
- How many sealed boxes are there on ‘Deal or No Deal’?
- Which famous bear was created by British writer Michael Bond?
- Can you work out the following anagram? Bra Where Owl
Clue, a handy piece of equipment typically used in the garden.
- In which county is the Lake District?
- Which US state is the farthest south?
- In Batman, what is Robin’s real name?
Richard John “Dick” Grayson
- What is the name of the star that is closest to Earth?
The Sun (Sol). We’ll give half a point if you said “Alpha Centauri A” which is the next closest!