Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 1st June 2021

1st June, 2021

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  1. What is cilantro more commonly known as in Britain?

Coriander

 

  1. Which team does professional English footballer, Jamie Vardy, play for?

Leicester City

 

  1. What is the word for thank you in Italian?

Grazie

 

  1. Which vitamin helps to coagulate (clot) blood in the human body?

Vitamin K

 

  1. Until 1995, what was the city of Mumbai known as?

Bombay

 

  1. What does someone with dyslexia have trouble doing?

Reading, writing and spelling

 

  1. Who is the current presenter of the TV programme, ‘University Challenge’?

Jeremy Paxman

 

  1. Which English county is Dorchester located in?

Dorset

 

  1. Which park in the North West of England is the RHS Flower Show held at?

Tatton Park

 

  1. What is the only US state with a Union Jack on its flag?

Hawaii

 

  1. What is the name for sculpting hedges and shrubs into unique, defined shapes?

Topiary

 

  1. What is the capital of Malta?

Valletta

 

  1. Who directed the hit 1975 film, ‘Jaws’?

Steven Spielberg

 

  1. What were the names of the two main characters in the children’s British TV programme, The Flower Pot Men’?

Bill and Ben

 

  1. Who is British rock icon, Rod Stewart, currently married to?

Penny Lancaster

 

  1. Which brand of beer does Homer Simpson famously drink in ‘The Simpsons’?

Duff

 

  1. What character does Johnny Depp play in ‘The Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie series?

Captain Jack Sparrow

 

  1. Which rock band sang the theme song to the film, ‘The Breakfast Club’?

Simple Minds

 

  1. Notorious gangster, Al Capone, ruled over which American city in the 1920s?

Chicago

 

  1. What is the study of dogs called?

Cynology

 

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