Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 21st February 2022

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  1. What countries made up the original Axis powers in World War II?

Germany, Italy, and Japan

 

  1. What element is Cs in the periodic table?

Caesium

 

  1. Which country lies on Israel’s northern border?

Lebanon

 

  1. What is American singer and actor, Bing Crosby’s, real name?

Harry Lillis Crosby

 

  1. What is the Scoville unit a measure of?

Spiciness or ‘heat’ of chili peppers

 

  1. What do ‘Noodlers’ catch with their bare hands?

Catfish

 

  1. What is the most commonly used collective noun for rhinos?

Crash

 

  1. What is the oldest university in the United States? (Bonus point if you can guess the year it was founded!)

Harvard University, 1636

 

  1. The ancient Phoenician city of Constantine is located in what modern-day Arab country?

Algeria

 

  1. Which layer of the Earth’s atmosphere makes radio communications possible?

The ionosphere

 

  1. In Greek mythology, who fell in love with his own reflection and was eventually turned into a flower?

Narcissus

 

  1. Where was world-famous singer and songwriter, Celine Dion, born?

Canada (Charlemagne)

 

  1. Which American astronomer corrected Einstein’s theory of a static universe?

Edwin Hubble

 

  1. In which 1997 film did American actress, Demi Moore, shave her head?

G.I. Jane

 

  1. When did Indira Gandhi’s first term as Prime Minister of India begin?

1966

 

  1. Electric, perse and smalt are shades of which primary colour?

Blue

 

  1. Which biblical figure was the founder of Judaism?

Abraham

 

  1. Which major American airline announced its bankruptcy in January 1991?

Eastern Air Lines

 

  1. What patented structure does Apple feature in its stores?

The floating glass staircase

 

  1. What is the word for ‘fish’ in Italian?

Pesce

 

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