Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 26th October 2020
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- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s charity is called ‘Archewell’, from ‘arche’, meaning “source of action”. But what language does the word originate from?
- What is the national flower of Wales?
- Saffron is extracted from which flower?
- What is the name of the actor who plays Cain Dingle in Emmerdale?
- In what month did Crufts 2020 take place?
- Can you name the four areas that the country of Monaco is made up of?
Monaco-Ville, the Condamine, Monte-Carlo and Fontvieille
- How many lives is a cat said to have?
- Which famous detective from literature is known for the expression,, “Elementary, my dear Watson.”?
Sherlock Holmes, though the quote didn’t originate in Conan Doyle’s book series, only later in films!
- When did Yorkshire Sculpture Park first open?
- From which sea creature is ‘tomalley’ obtained?
- What country does green tea originate from?
- What are baby pigeons called?
Squeakers or squabs
- The autobiography, ’I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’, was written by who?
- How many Oscars has Meryl Streep won?
- In what year did the first British Vogue magazine get published?
- In the 1987 film, ‘Dirty Dancing’, what is Baby’s first name?
- Which novelist wrote twelve James Bond novels?
- How many chess pieces does an individual player get in a game of chess?
- Which actor plays Tom Ripley in the 1999 film, ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’?
- What is the nickname of jazz trumpeter, Louis Armstrong?