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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 11th February 2021

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  1. Which is the only capital city beginning with the letter ‘q’?

Quito, in Ecuador


  1. There are seven deadly sins; can you name them all?

Pride, greed, gluttony, sloth, anger (or wrath), envy, lust


  1. In the famous British sitcom ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, who plays the character Patsy?

Joanna Lumley


  1. In what country were the Hanging Gardens of Babylon thought to have been?



  1. What is the chemical symbol for lead?



  1. Finish the old British saying, “a fly in the [BLANK]”.



  1. Who is the current Prime Minister of Sweden?

Stefan Löfven


  1. What is the molecular formula of glucose?



  1. How many tributaries does the Amazon River have? a) 1,100 b) 560 or c) 3,020?

    a) 1,100


  1. What is bronchitis an inflammation of?

The lungs, the main airways of the lungs or more specifically, the bronchi


  1. In Harper Lee’s classic novel, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, what is the lead character’s name?

Jean Louise ‘Scout’ Finch


  1. What are the three types of naturally occurring rock?

Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic


  1. Glasgow is north of Belfast. True or false?



  1. In the film ‘Castaway’ with Tom Hanks, what does he name the volleyball?



15.   What does the French word for a type of fruit, “la mûre”, translate to in English?



16.   What is the original name of international golfer, Tiger Woods?

Eldrick (Tont) Woods


17.   Finish the name of the American professional basketball team ‘Orlando [BLANK]’.



18.   Usain Bolt holds the current 200m world record, but what is his exact time?

19.19 seconds


19.   Which country is said to have the most natural lakes in the world?



20.  Which Canadian artist released ‘Man! I Feel Like A Woman!’ in 1999?

Shania Twain

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