Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 11th April 2022

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  1. A ‘quadrennium’ is a period of how many years?

Four

 

  1. The Royal Albert Dock is located in which UK city?

Liverpool

 

  1. Armagnac is a brandy originating from which area of France?

Gascony

 

  1. Which word beginning with ‘r’ means ‘my master’ or ‘my teacher’ in Hebrew?

Rabbi

 

  1. Williams, Bosc and Comice are varieties of which fruit?

Pear

 

  1. How many balls are on a pool table at the start of a game?

16

 

  1. As of 2021, former British Prime Minister, Clement Attlee, remains the longest-serving leader of which British political party?

Labour

 

  1. Which British king preceded Queen Victoria?

King William IV

 

  1. What is the largest lake in the UK?

Lough Neagh (Northern Island)

 

  1. When it is up to you to make the next move, what object is said to be in your court?

Ball

 

  1. As of 2021, how many men have walked on the Moon?

12

 

  1. According to popular myth, eating which vegetables helps you see in the dark?

Carrots

 

  1. Which American actress and singer born in 1926 famously said, “If I’m genuinely anything I guess I’m genuinely miserable.”

Marilyn Monroe

 

  1. All four members of band, The Beatles, were born in which decade?

1940s

 

  1. Which political figure became the first president of South Africa in May 1994?

Nelson Mandela

 

  1. Who served as Prime Minister immediately before Margaret Thatcher?

James Callaghan

 

  1. How many years would you have been married if you were celebrating your sapphire anniversary?

45

 

  1. What is the first event in the Decathlon?

100m

 

  1. Arabica, Robusta and Libercia are types of which bean?

Coffee bean

 

  1. Gordo was the first type of which animal sent into space in 1958?

Monkey

 

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