Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 22nd April 2021

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  1. Who is considered to be the main author of the Marvel Comics?

Stan Lee

 

  1. What cuisine does panna cotta (a chilled, creamy dessert) come from?

Italian

 

  1. In golf, what does a ‘birdie’ mean?

Scoring one stroke less than the declared par of any given hole

 

  1. What is added to water to make tonic water?

Quinine

 

  1. What kind of dog breed was Marley in the hit film, ‘Marley & Me’?

Labrador Retriever

 

  1. What is a male cat most commonly called?

Tom or tomcat

 

  1. In the human body, what does the endocrine system refer to?

A series of glands that produce hormones

 

  1. In the periodic table of elements, what group do lithium, sodium and potassium all belong to?

Alkali metals

 

  1. What can people with type 1 diabetes not produce or produce very little of?

Insulin

 

  1. What do the ‘M’s’ stand for in the confectionary brand, M&M’s?

Mars & Murrie

 

  1. A Cara Cara navel is a type of what common fruit?

Orange

 

  1. What country does the Vatican City belong to?

Italy

 

  1. Which popstar is the founder of the cosmetics brand, Fenty Beauty?

Rihanna

 

  1. Who was the author of the 1922 novel, ‘Ulysses’?

James Joyce

 

  1. How many points is the letter ‘K’ worth in a game of Scrabble?

Five

 

  1. Sydney is the capital of Australia. True or false?

False (it’s Canberra)

 

  1. Which English rock band released the hit single, ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’?

Joy Division

 

  1. What artist is best known for a painting of his mother?

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

 

  1. What is American rapper, Jay-Z’s, real name?

Shawn Corey Carter

 

  1. What city named its airport after Marco Polo?

Venice

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