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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 25th August

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  1. The popular pie company, Holland’s, was founded and still produces pies in which UK ceremonial county?

Lancashire

 

  1. What is the Queen’s full name (clue: four names)?

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor

 

  1. ‘Hiver’ means ‘winter’ in what language?

French

 

  1. What colour are the seats in the House of Commons?

Green

 

  1. Columbidae is a bird family consisting of which two well-known bird breeds?

Doves and pigeons

 

  1. How many planes usually represent the RAF Red Arrows?

Nine

 

  1. How many legs does a lobster have?

Ten, or five pairs

 

  1. Which Brontë sister wrote Wuthering Heights?

Emily Brontë

 

  1. What does the acronym ‘spf’ stand for (the cream used to shield us from the sun)?

Sun protection factor

 

  1. What breed of dog does Queen Elizabeth love?

Corgi

 

  1. In the film, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, which actress sings the song Fernando?

Cher

 

  1. In the game of Monopoly, one piece used to go around the board is a dog, what breed is this dog?

Scottish Terrier

 

  1. What time period was the Victorian era?

1837 – 1901 (we’ll take the 18th century too)

 

  1. Who played the main character in the Bridget Jones films?

Renée Zellweger

 

  1. In what year did the Titanic sink?

1912

 

  1. Out of a rhombus and a hexagon, which shape has the most sides?

Hexagon

 

  1. In what sport would you use a shuttlecock?

Badminton

 

  1. In what year was Google founded?

1998

 

  1. Who played Johnny Castle in the 1987 film, Dirty Dancing?

Patrick Swayze

 

  1. When will the next leap day be?

29 February 2024

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