Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 23rd May 2022

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  1. In which organ of the human body would you find the cornea?

The eye

 

  1. Which football stadium in the English Premier League has the highest capacity?

Old Trafford (Manchester United)

 

  1. How many players are there in a men’s field lacrosse team?

Ten

 

  1. Which land mammal has the longest tail?

Giraffe

 

  1. What colour is the ‘L’ in the Google logo?

Green

 

  1. Which influential British Tudor monarch reigned from 1509 to 1547?

Henry VIII

 

  1. According to Greek mythology, what was the only spirit that remained inside Pandora’s box?

Hope

 

  1. What is the international radio code word used for ‘T’ in the NATO phonetic alphabet?

Tango

 

  1. Which First Lady was the second to be born outside of the United States?

Melania Trump

 

  1. Which country is often known as the land of the white elephant?

Thailand

 

  1. Which metal is most commonly used to produce musical instruments including the trombone, trumpet and baritone horn?

Brass

 

  1. What is the large explosion that takes place at the end of a star’s life cycle called?

Supernova

 

  1. Who was the first member of British boy band, Take That, to have a solo UK number one?

Gary Barlow

 

  1. The 14ft marble statue, David, was unveiled in Florence 1504. Who was the sculptor?

Michelangelo

 

  1. In 1991, Uzbekistan declared its independence from which state?

Soviet Union

 

  1. Which American singer-songwriter released hit song, ‘Piano Man’, in 1973?

Billy Joel

 

  1. What colour is the circle on the London Underground logo?

Red

 

  1. What tragic event destroyed 13,200 houses and killed 6 people over four days?

The Great Fire of London

 

  1. Which actress starred as Sandy Olsson in the 1978 American film-musical, ‘Grease’?

Olivia Newton-John

 

  1. The world’s first handheld phone was launched in 1973 by which company?

Motorola

 

 

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