Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 24th January 2022

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  1. What does ‘RHS’ stand for?

Royal Horticultural Society

 

  1. On which continent is Mt. Vesuvius located?

Europe

 

  1. Who was the frontman for the British new wave band, ‘Culture Club’?

Boy George

 

  1. Which African country was formerly known as Abyssinia?

Ethiopia

 

  1. What is the capital of Guam?

Hagåtña

 

  1. What is the first element on the periodic table?

Hydrogen

 

  1. In which year did the Republic of South Sudan gain its independence?

2011

 

  1. Which part of the human body experiences different growth rates called anagen, catagen, and telogen?

Hair

 

  1. How many horns does the average African black rhino have?

Two

 

  1. What are the names of the Mancunian brothers who were in the English rock band, ‘Oasis’?

Liam and Noel Gallagher

 

  1. What was the first James Bond novel?

Casino Royale

 

  1. Who won the first season of the TV series, American Idol?

Kelly Clarkson

 

  1. Which country was the first to grant national voting rights to women in 1893?

New Zealand

 

  1. Snowball and Napoleon are pigs who appear in which George Orwell novel?

Animal Farm

 

  1. What year did Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address?

1863

 

  1. Alcatraz Island is located off the coast of which American city?

San Francisco

 

  1. ‘Canebrake’, ‘timber’ and ‘pygmy’ are types of what animal?

Snake (rattlesnake species)

 

  1. Who was the head of state in Japan during the Second World War?

Emperor Hirohito

 

  1. What number is found in reference to ‘varieties’ on Heinz products?

57

 

  1. Who plays Phil Mitchell in EastEnders?

Steve McFadden

 

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