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

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  1. On which part of the body would one wear a cravat?

Neck

 

  1. What was the Roman name for England?

Brittania

 

  1. Rita Maria Crudgington became famous after ripping her skirt off, but what name did she choose to perform under?

Cheryl Baker

 

  1. Meyer, Eureka and Sorrento are types of which yellow citrus fruit?

Lemon

 

  1. The mnemonic HOMES refers to what?

The five Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior

 

  1. In which French city would you find the Musee D’Orsay?

Paris

 

  1. Which actress played Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 film, ‘The Iron Lady’?

Meryl Streep

 

  1. Which planet has the shortest year?

Mercury

 

  1. ‘Notes on Nursing’ was a 1859 book by which English founder of modern nursing?

Florence Nightingale

 

  1. In March 1983 Bob Hawke was appointed as prime minister of which country?

Australia

 

  1. What did ancient Egyptians use as pillows?

Wood and stones

 

  1. What instrument did Lionel Hampton introduce to jazz in 1930?

Vibraphone

 

  1. Who is Cleveland, Ohio, named after?

General Moses Cleveland

 

  1. Trinidad and Tobago is part of which continent?

South America

 

  1. Known as Venus to the Romans and Freya to Norsemen, what was this goddess known as to the Greeks?

Aphrodite

 

  1. Where was Buddha born?

Lumbini Province, Nepal

 

  1. The song, ‘Disco Inferno’, appeared on the soundtrack of which 1970s movie?

Saturday Night Fever

 

  1. What colour are the stars on China’s flag?

Yellow

 

  1. What is the fear of the sun called?

Heliophobia

 

  1. Epee, Sabre and Foil are all types of what?

Swords (Fencing swords)

 

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