Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 21st August
Ready for the answers…?
- “Obrigado/obrigada” means “thank you” in what language?
- What is the business name for the passenger railroad service that provides medium and long-distance intercity travel in the United States and to nine Canadian cities?
- Which actor/character has been the longest standing on the popular soap, EastEnders?
Ian Beale, or as known in real life, Adam Woodyatt
- When did the Louvre, home to the Mona Lisa, first open its doors (you can have a point if you get the right decade!)?
- At which castle were the Pendle Witches imprisoned and executed?
- In which country was guacamole first developed?
- What is Marilyn Monroe’s real name?
Norma Jeane Mortenson – you can have a point even if you just got the first name!
- A Cavachon is a mix of what two dog breeds?
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise
- When it comes to Lancashire and Yorkshire, what colour rose represents each region?
Yorkshire – White
Lancashire – Red
- In what year did Holly Willoughby begin presenting This Morning?
- ‘A system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness’.
The statement above defines either yoga or Pilates, which is it?
- What are dried plums called?
- What refreshing herb is used in a mojito?
- Finish the below lyrics from Elton John’s ‘Candle in the Wind’:
“And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind
Never knowing ___ __ _____ __”
Who to cling to
- What is the capital of Iceland?
- What date will the clocks go back in 2020?
- What is Harry and Megan’s global charity body called? (Clue – they got inspiration from the name of their son).
- In what year did Jessica Ennis become an Olympic World Champion?
- The protagonist in William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ is called Prince Hamlet of _______. What country is he prince of?
- Are Walkers and Lays crisps the same brand, or separate entities?
They are the same brand