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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 16th August 2021

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  1. Where would you find the GR20 hiking trail?

Corsica

 

  1. What colour top does A. Milne’s fictional character, Winnie-the-Pooh, wear?

Red

 

  1. Which metal is also known as quicksilver?

Mercury

 

  1. Which team won the 2021 American Super Bowl?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

 

  1. Which fellow Spanish actor is Javier Bardem married to?

Penélope Cruz

 

  1. In the 1939 film, ‘The Wizard of Oz’, where does the Yellow Brick Road lead to?

Emerald City

 

  1. What name is given to a triangular or fan-like river?

Delta

 

  1. Who is the current manager of the Premier League football club, Manchester City?

Josep “Pep” Guardiola Sala

 

  1. Who created the contemporary sculpture in Gateshead called the ‘Angel of the North’?

Antony Gormley

 

  1. From which fruit is the sweet syrup, Grenadine, obtained?

Pomegranate

 

  1. Did Team GB win more medals in total at the London 2012 Olympics or at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

Rio 2016 (67 – compared to 65 at London 2012)

 

  1. In which sea is the island of Malta situated?

Mediterranean

 

  1. In music, what does ‘crescendo’ mean?

A gradual increase in the volume of music

 

  1. Which English rock band released the 1972 album, ‘Exile on Main St.’?

The Rolling Stones

 

  1. Which company makes the peanut butter candy, Reese’s?

The Hershey Company

 

  1. Wasaga Beach is the longest freshwater beach in the world, but where is it located?

Ontario, Canada

 

  1. Who was the first Holy Roman Emperor?

Charlemagne, also called Charles I or Charles the Great

 

  1. Who wrote the novel, ‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’?

Mark Haddon

 

  1. How is Lyme disease transmitted?

Through the bite of infected ticks

 

  1. What was former Prime Minister of the UK, Margaret Thatcher’s, husband called?

Dennis Thatcher

 

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