Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 17th May 2021

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  1. What is the plant, spathiphyllum, more commonly known as?

Peace lily

 

  1. In the cartoon’ ‘Tom and Jerry’, who is the mouse?

Jerry

 

  1. What does BPM stand for?

Beats per minute

 

  1. In the novel, ‘Little Women’, by Louisa May Alcott, what is the surname of the family it follows?

March

 

  1. Animals that eat both plants and other animals are known as what?

Omnivores

 

  1. What is the capital of the US state, Florida?

Tallahassee

 

  1. Which fellow American singer starred alongside Jennifer Hudson in the hit film, ‘Dream Girls’?

Beyoncé Knowles

 

  1. What is kelvin a unit of measurement for?

Temperature

 

  1. In what year did the Act of Supremacy pass to make King Henry VIII head of the church of England and the state?

1534

 

  1. In which American city was TV series, ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, set?

Los Angeles

 

  1. What is pop singer Lady Gaga’s real first name?

Stefani

 

  1. What is the word for waterfall in French?

Cascade

 

  1. On the children’s TV show, ‘Sesame Street’, what colour is Big Bird?

Yellow

 

  1. Which Simon & Garfunkel song was used in the 1967 film, ‘The Graduate’?

Mrs Robinson

 

  1. On the Apple brand logo, which side of the apple has a bite mark?

Right

 

  1. What do clinical oncologists specialise in?

Radiotherapy and chemotherapy to treat and manage patients with cancer

 

  1. What does papyrophobia mean?

The extreme, unwarranted and irrational fear of paper

 

  1. Which British actress played Professor Sybill Trelawney in the ‘Harry Potter’ films?

Emma Thompson

 

  1. Edward Burgess Hudson founded which British lifestyle magazine in 1897?

Country Life

 

  1. What was the name of Canadian singer-songwriter, Joni Mitchell’s, 1971 album?

Blue

 

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