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

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  1. What is the closest star to Earth?

The Sun

 

  1. What is the study of bells called?

Campanology

 

  1. In which year did Jimmy Carter become President of the United States?

1977

 

  1. What bay does the Ganges River flow into?

The Bay of Bengal

 

  1. On the human body, where is skin the thinnest?

Eyelids

 

  1. Who is the current Prime Minister of Spain?

Pedro Sánchez

 

  1. What is the name of the largest glacier in the world?

Lambert-Fisher Glacier, Antarctica

 

  1. What type of animal is the Japanese monster, Megalon?

Beetle

 

  1. What part of the body does a Rhinologist specialise in?

The nose

 

  1. Kalium is the Latin name for which element?

Potassium

 

  1. What film won the 1944 Oscar for Best Picture?

Casablanca

 

  1. What is a shark’s skeleton made of?

Cartilage

 

  1. Which 1919 treaty ended the war between Germany and the Allied Powers in World War I?

Treaty of Versailles

 

  1. Which film director did Madonna marry in 2000?

Guy Ritchie

 

  1. What year was the luxury brand, Tiffany & Co., founded?

1837

 

  1. Anubis, the God of Death, had the head of a what?

Jackal

 

  1. Of the four suits in a deck of cards, which suit is the highest ranking in a game of bridge?

Spades

 

  1. What is the largest country in Africa in terms of land size?

Algeria

 

  1. Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ famously described which area in England?

Yorkshire moorlands

 

  1. Which U.S. state’s highest mountain is Mt. Elbert?

Colorado

 

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