Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 24th March 2021

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  1. In what year was M&S founded?

1884 – in Leeds!

 

  1. Which Roman god is The Statue of Liberty in New York based on?

Libertas

 

  1. Finish the well-known expression, “we’re not trying to reinvent the ______.”

Wheel

 

  1. In which British city would you find the historic monument Stonehenge?

Salisbury in Wiltshire

 

  1. Who wrote the song, ‘Landslide’, released in 1975?

Stevie Nicks

 

  1. What is scolionophobia or didaskaleinophobia?

The fear of school or going to school

 

  1. Which 2013 film focuses on the adaptation of the ‘Mary Poppins’ children’s books for cinema?

‘Saving Mr Banks’

 

  1. What alcohol is traditionally put in tiramisu?

Marsala wine

 

  1. How many women have walked on the moon?

None! However, 65 women have flown in space

 

  1. Which character was the first landlady of the Rovers Return pub in Coronation Street?

Annie Walker

 

  1. Who wrote the 1996 historical fictional novel, ‘Alias Grace’?

Margaret Atwood

 

  1. What date is St. Patrick’s Day each year?

17th March

 

  1. What are the two main colours on the Austrian flag?

Red and white

 

  1. In what year did Richard Nixon become the 37th President of the United States of America? A) 1969 B) 1968 C) 1970

    A) 1969

 

  1. Who plays the character of Legolas in the film adaption of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ by J. R. R. Tolkien?

Orlando Bloom

 

  1. When was the first human heart transplant performed?

1967

 

  1. What is the most common type of star found in the Milky Way?

Red Dwarfs

 

  1. Where was professional footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, born?

Madeira, Portugal

 

  1. Who supposedly invented the sandwich?

John Montagu, the Earl of Sandwich

 

  1. What kind of dental specialist generally performs root canals?

Endodontist

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