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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 26th October 2020

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    1. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s charity is called ‘Archewell’, from ‘arche’, meaning “source of action”. But what language does the word originate from?

    Greek

     

    1. What is the national flower of Wales?

    Daffodil

     

    1. Saffron is extracted from which flower?

    Crocus sativus

     

    1. What is the name of the actor who plays Cain Dingle in Emmerdale?

    Jeff Hordley

     

    1. In what month did Crufts 2020 take place?

    March

     

    1. Can you name the four areas that the country of Monaco is made up of?

    Monaco-Ville, the Condamine, Monte-Carlo and Fontvieille

     

    1. How many lives is a cat said to have?

    Nine

     

    1. 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!

     

    1. When did Yorkshire Sculpture Park first open?
      1977

     

    1. From which sea creature is ‘tomalley’ obtained?

    A lobster

     

    1. What country does green tea originate from?

    China

     

    1. What are baby pigeons called?

    Squeakers or squabs

     

    1. The autobiography, ’I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’, was written by who?

    Mary Angelou

     

    1. How many Oscars has Meryl Streep won?

    Three

     

    1. In what year did the first British Vogue magazine get published?
      1916

     

    1. In the 1987 film, ‘Dirty Dancing’, what is Baby’s first name?

    Frances

     

    1. Which novelist wrote twelve James Bond novels?

    Ian Fleming

     

    1. How many chess pieces does an individual player get in a game of chess?

    Sixteen

     

    1. Which actor plays Tom Ripley in the 1999 film, ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’?

    Matt Damon

     

    1. What is the nickname of jazz trumpeter, Louis Armstrong?

    Satchmo

 

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