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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 24th November 2020

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  1. In what year was Margaret Thatcher elected Prime Minister of the UK?

1979

 

  1. What is another more common name for an Alligator Pear?

Avocado

 

  1. What are newborn rabbits called?

Kittens or kits

 

  1. Who wrote The Jungle Book?

Rudyard Kipling

 

  1. What does SCUBA stand for?

Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

 

  1. What was the name of the tower block where Del Boy and Rodney Trotter lived in Only Fools and Horses?

Nelson Mandela House

 

  1. @pontifex is which religious figures Twitter handle?

The Pope’s. “Pontifex” means a member of the principle college of priests.

 

  1. In what year did California officially become a U.S. state?

1850

 

  1. Which planet was discovered in 1846?

Neptune

 

  1. What’s the nearest galaxy to the Milky Way?

The Andromeda Galaxy

 

  1. How many years’ has the Queen been married to Prince Phillip?

73 years

 

  1. What colours are shown on the Mexican flag?

Green, white and red

 

  1. What is the second largest castle in the UK, and first largest in Wales?

Caerphilly Castle

 

  1. Which ground nut is typically used when making macaroons?

Almonds

 

  1. In what year did the first ever series of ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ air?

2002

 

  1. What does IPA stand for?

Indian Pale Ale

 

  1. How many miles is the Tour de France?

2,000 miles

 

  1. What is the original thing people are meant to be giving thanks to on Thanksgiving Day?

The harvest

 

  1. What date was Diwali celebrated in 2020?

14 November

 

  1. What is the capital of Tunisia?

Tunis

 

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