Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 6th October 2020
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- Which deceased American singer had the following on his rider? “12 rolls of cherry lifesavers and a backstage bar stocked with bottles of Absolut, Jack Daniels, Chivas Regal scotch, Beefeater gin, white and red wine, and Courvoisier”. (Clue he was big in the 40s and 50s)
- Which US state has the largest land area?
- Who sings the 2008 hit, ‘Chasing Pavements’?
- In the comic strip ‘Peanuts’, what breed of dog is Snoopy?
- Who first invented the train?
Cornwall-born British engineer, Richard Trevithick
- Which is higher, Scafell Pike or Helvellyn (in meters)?
Scafell Pike takes the win at 978 meters, only 28 meters higher than Helvellyn
- Around how many days does it take for a caterpillar to emerge from its chrysalides and turn into a butterfly?
7 to 10 days
- How many lines are there on the London Underground?
11 (Bakerloo, Central, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria and Waterloo & City)
- Who wrote ‘Dracula’?
- Which football team has won the Premier League the most times?
- What is the traditional symbol given for 11 years of marriage?
- Where is ITV’s popular show, Doc Martin, filmed? (You can have a point for getting the right region)
Port Isaac, North Cornwall
- How old is David Attenborough?
94 years old
- Who was the first ever winner of The X Factor (UK)?
- What year did the smoking ban (that made it illegal to smoke in any pub, restaurant, nightclub, most workplaces and work vehicles) come into force in England?
- What is a female deer called?
- Finish this phrase: ‘reduce, reuse _______’
- What is 12.5 inches in centimetres?
- What gas has had a major role in the Greenhouse Effect?
- On which radio station and what show does Greg James present?
Radio 1’s Breakfast Show