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

22nd November, 2021

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  1. Which British band frontman did Gwyneth Paltrow marry in 2003?

Chris Martin

 

  1. A 12-sided polygon is known as a what?

Dodecagon

 

  1. The Simi Valley is located in which U.S. state?

California

 

  1. Which is the only even prime number?

Two

 

  1. Which American band originally recorded the 1975 rock song, ‘Walk this Way’?

Aerosmith

 

  1. Who was the first tennis player to win the Grand Slam (the four major tennis tournaments)?

Don Budge

 

  1. In what year was the Richter scale developed?

1935

 

  1. What is shell-shaped pasta better known as?

Conchiglie (medium-sized), also found in different sizes e.g. Conchigliette (small) and Congchiglioni (large)

 

  1. What does the substance, melanin, control in humans and animals?

Skin, hair and eye colour

 

  1. What is typically considered to be the largest island in the world?

Greenland

 

  1. Which type of triangle has no equal sides?

Scalene

 

  1. What does an otologist study?

The ear and its diseases

 

  1. What is the traditional birthstone for July?

Ruby

 

  1. Chablis wine comes from which French wine region?

Burgundy

 

  1. What type of nut is used to make satay sauce?

Peanuts

 

  1. How many months are there in twelve years?

144

 

  1. Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes used a tiger as its advertising cartoon mascot. What was he called?

Tony

 

  1. Which chemical element has the symbol ‘Sg’?

Seaborgium

 

  1. Which American state was the author, J. D. Salinger, born in?

New York

 

  1. What is the capital of Liberia?

Monrovia

 

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