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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 19th February 2021

19th February, 2021

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    1. What does TASER stand for?

    Thomas A. Swift’s Electric Rifle

     

    1. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

    Riyadh

     

    1. There are four faces carved onto Mount Rushmore in America. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are two of them; can you name the other two?

    Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln

     

    1. What is the process by which plants make their food?

    Photosynthesis

     

    1. In what year did the British soap opera, ‘Coronation Street’, start?

    1960

     

    1. What is the scientific name for a red fox?

    Vulpes vulpes

     

    1. In the film, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, what is the name of the ship that Jack Sparrow wants back?

    The Black Pearl

     

    1. Who was the author of the critically acclaimed American novella, ‘Of Mice and Men’?

    John Steinbeck

     

    1. A cockapoo is a cross between which two dog breeds?

    A cocker spaniel and a poodle

     

    1. In what year was the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria assassinated in Sarajevo?

    1914

     

    1. Who was the ancient Roman god of wisdom?

    Minerva

     

    1. What is a baby deer called?

    A fawn

     

    1. What is the word for grapefruit in Spanish?

    Pomelo

     

    1. In which year was Joan of Arc burned at the stake?

    1431

     

    1. What piece of fruit sits at the top of the men’s Wimbledon tennis trophy?

    A pineapple

     

    1. Who is American President Joe Biden’s vice president?

    Kamala Harris

     

    1. In Marvel Comics, what is the name of the scientist who turns into the Hulk?

    Dr. Bruce Banner

     

    1. On your 8th wedding anniversary, what would you traditionally be gifted?

    Bronze or pottery

     

    1. What is the mathematical equation to find out the diameter of a circle?

    D = 2r

     

    1. What nationality is the pro tennis player Novak Djokovic?

    Serbian

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