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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 17th September

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  1. What is the name for a continuous slide upwards or downwards between two music notes?

Glissando

 

  1. How many chukkers are there in a polo match?

Six

 

  1. What is the name of the handy tool that helps a person slide their heel easily along the basin of a shoe to its inner sole?

Shoehorn

 

  1. How many leaves does a shamrock have?

Three

 

  1. What colour is zero on a roulette wheel?

Green

 

  1. Gary and Martin Kemp were in what band?

Spandau Ballet

 

  1. A Corriedale is a breed of which animal?

Sheep

 

  1. Which city has a higher population of people – Nottingham or Leeds?

Leeds

 

  1. Who won the Premier League in 2017?

Manchester City

 

  1. Spheniscidae is the scientific name for which flightless bird?

Penguin

 

  1. What is David Bowie’s real full name? (First, middle and last if you can!)

David Robert Jones

 

  1. Which book won Waterstones ‘Book of The Year” in 2019?

‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ by Charlie Mackesy

 

  1. What does UNESCO stand for?

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

 

  1. What is the name of Dorothy’s dog in the ‘The Wizard of Oz’?

Toto

 

  1. In what year were the comedy short films, Tom and Jerry, created?

1940

 

  1. Who played Father Ted in the beloved Irish sitcom?

Dermot Morgan

 

  1. What colours are present on the Italian flag?

Green, white and red

 

  1. Over which river is the George Washington Bridge?

The Hudson River

 

  1. On which day is Thanksgiving celebrated in the United States?

The fourth (not last) Thursday in November

 

20. At which castle was Prince Charles invested as the Prince of Wales?

Caernarfon Castle

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