Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 17th January 2022

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  1. What primary colour is vermilion most like?

Red

 

  1. Which American rock band was Lou Reed in?

The Velvet Underground

 

  1. What is philophobia a phobia of?

Falling in love

 

  1. In which UK city would you find the River Clyde?

Glasgow

 

  1. In what year was famous American artist, Andy Warhol, born?

1928

 

  1. Mary Todd was the wife of which U.S. president?

Abraham Lincoln

 

  1. Where is the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, located?

Scotland

 

  1. Russian artist, Wassily Kandinsky, is considered the pioneer for which type of art?

Abstract

 

  1. Which African country has the largest population?

Nigeria

 

  1. Who became Prime Minister of Britain in 1916?

David Lloyd George

 

  1. Who designed the Guggenheim Museum in New York?

Frank Lloyd Wright

 

  1. Complete the name of this famous Brazilian statue, ‘Christ the …’?

Redeemer

 

  1. Which well-known individual first starred in ‘Eastenders’ before becoming an investigative journalist?

Ross Kemp

 

  1. Which wife gave Henry VIII the male heir that he wanted?

Jane Seymour

 

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

Mediterranean Sea

 

  1. What sport is Bill Belichick known for coaching?

American football (NFL)

 

  1. What number comes next in the sequence 1,1,2,3,5?

8

 

  1. Augustus was the first emperor of where?

Rome

 

  1. In which European city are the headquarters of OPEC (The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’?

Vienna

 

  1. The RMS Titanic was operated by which company?

The White Star Line

 

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