Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 15th August 2022

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  1. Which hugely successful female American singer has released songs entitled ’Proud Mary’ and ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’?

Tina Turner

 

  1. Rn is the symbol for which chemical element?

Radon

 

  1. How many squares are there on a standard Scrabble board?

225

 

  1. David Lloyd George was a Prime Minister who represented which political party?

Liberal

 

  1. According to the proverb, what is ‘in the detail’?

The devil

 

  1. What is the capital of the United Arab Emirates?

Abu Dhabi

 

  1. At which stadium was the famous 1966 football World Cup final match played?

Wembley

 

  1. Who was the original host of the ITV quiz show ‘Tenable’?

Warwick Davies

 

  1. How many players may be on the court during a game of basketball?

Ten (five from each team)

 

  1. New Orleans owns an airport which is named after which famous jazz musician?

Louis Armstrong

 

  1. Who performed the theme song ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ to the 2015 James Bond film ‘Spectre’?

Sam Smith

 

  1. Who was the Queen’s first great-grandchild?

Savannah Phillips

 

  1. Which three-letter word is used for the young of a beaver?

Kit

 

  1. In which US state is Alcatraz?

California

 

  1. Which is the last sign of the zodiac alphabetically?

Virgo

 

  1. What do the fashion brand initials DKNY stand for?

Donna Karan New York

 

  1. In which year was the first clone mammal ‘Dolly the Sheep’ born?

1996

 

  1. Which 1984 pop song starts with the lyrics “I made it through the wilderness”?

Like a virgin – Madonna

 

  1. How many sides does a tetradecagon have?

14

 

  1. How many times has Donald Trump been married?

3

 

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