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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 1st August 2022

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  1. The abnormal fear of spiders is called what?

Arachnophobia

 

  1. Which band released the hit song ‘Radio Gaga’?

Queen

 

  1. Which continent is the coldest place on Earth?

Antarctica

 

  1. The first TV commercial for a toy aired in 1952, which toy was featured?

Mr Potato Head

 

  1. What type of vehicle does Robert De Niro drive in the title scene of a 1976 Martin Scorsese film?

Taxi

 

  1. If you were born on the 27th of May, what star sign would you be?

Gemini

 

  1. What does ‘RP’ stand for when referring to the accent of Standard English in the UK?

Received Pronunciation

 

  1. What is the capital of Poland?

Warsaw

 

  1. Which hit song of the 60s started with the words, ‘I may not always love you, but long as there are stars above you…’?

God Only Knows – Beach Boys

 

  1. Which sport is the subject of the 1993 film ‘Cool Runnings’?

Bobsleigh

 

  1. What word describes the habit of some bears for sleeping through the winter?

Hibernation

 

  1. In which English county is Charnwood Forest located?

Leicestershire

 

  1. What is the hottest planet in our solar system?

Venus

 

  1. How many books are there in a trilogy?

3

 

  1. Who was the oldest member of the former pop group, the ‘Spice Girls’?

Geri Halliwell

 

  1. What is the highest mountain in Wales?

Snowdon

 

  1. What was the name of the 2016 film sequel to ‘Finding Nemo’?

Finding Dory

 

  1. In Morse code, which letter of the alphabet is represented by a single dot?

E

 

  1. Which two colours feature on the flag of Ukraine?

Blue and yellow

 

  1. Who plays the title character in the ITV comedy drama series ‘Doc Martin’?

Martin Clunes

 

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