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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 13th December 2021

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  1. What is the common name for batteries that contain zinc and manganese dioxide?

Alkaline batteries


  1. What kind of animal lives in a warren?



  1. Which iconic U.S. motorbike company is known by the initials ‘HD’?



  1. An equinox is marked by what notable occurrence?

Equal day and night


  1. In what year was Neptune discovered?



  1. What does the Mohs scale measure?

Mineral hardness


  1. The London underground station, Bank, is on which line?



  1. In the Bible, what is the first book of the New Testament?

The Gospel According to St. Matthew


  1. Who is the current presenter of the TV quiz show, ‘University Challenge?

Jeremy Paxman


  1. What does the ‘A’ stand for in the acronym DNA?



  1. What is the word for ‘rhino’ in German?



  1. Name the three colours in the Jamaican flag.

Black, yellow and green


  1. The Staatsoper concert venue is situated in which Austrian city?



  1. What is the English equivalent for an item that Americans would call a ‘thumb tack?

Drawing pin


  1. Which famous mountain is located just outside Tokyo?

Mount Fuji


  1. What is the traditional Egyptian and Middle Eastern food which is a deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or both?



  1. David Beckham played his last game of professional football in the shirt of which club?

Paris Saint Germain


  1. The Spanish resort, Benidorm, sits on which sea?

Mediterranean Sea


  1. ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was the title of the 1970 album from which American musical duo?

Simon & Garfunkel


  1. Where would you find the glabella in the human body? a) Face b) Stomach c) Bones
  2. a) Face (between the eyebrows)


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