Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 14th March 2022

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  1. What is the term for a young whale?

Calf

 

  1. Zion National Park is located in which U.S. state?

Utah

 

  1. What is the gestation period of a hippopotamus?

Eight months

 

  1. Which large European mountain range does the Gotthard Base Tunnel pass through?

The Alps

 

  1. Which European country ruled Macau until December 20th, 1999?

Portugal

 

  1. In Shakespeare’s famous play ‘Romeo and Juliet’, was Romeo a Capulet or a Montague?

Montague

 

  1. What flower was the French artist, Oscar-Claude Monet, most famous for painting?

Water lilies

 

  1. Where is Machu Picchu located?

Peru

 

  1. The former American president, Jimmy Carter, was also a peanut farmer. True or False?

True

 

  1. ‘Anyone Can Fall in Love’ is the title which popular British soap’s theme tune?

Eastenders

 

  1. How many Earths could fit inside the Sun?

1.3 million

 

  1. Auricular muscles are found in which part of the human body?

Ear

 

  1. What system in mathematics did John Napier invent?

Logarithms

 

  1. At 3,915 miles, what is the longest river in China?

Yangtze River

 

  1. How would you write the year 2016 in Roman numerals?

MMXVI

 

  1. What do the numbers 6, 28, and 496 have in common?

They are perfect numbers (equal to the sum of all their factors)

 

  1. Which French chemist is renowned for his discovery of the principles of vaccination, pasteurisation and microbial fermentation?

Louis Pasteur

 

  1. Chris Chibnall created which British crime drama starring Olivia Coleman and David Tennant?

Broadchurch

 

  1. Honey, Apidae and carpenter are types of what insect?

Bees

 

  1. Which celebrity couple married at Belvedere, Florence in Italy in 2014?

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

 

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