Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 25th May 2021

25th May, 2021

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  1. What does the ‘F’ stand for in John F. Kennedy?

Fitzgerald

 

  1. Which sportswear titan is named after the Greek goddess of victory?

Nike

 

  1. Chives are a member of which family of vegetables?

Onions

 

  1. How many novels are there in The DaVinci Code series?

Five

 

  1. In a game of cards, what is a straight flush?

Five cards of sequential rank, all of the same suit

 

  1. A Kir Royale cocktail is flavoured with which liqueur?

Crème de cassis

 

  1. In what year was the Treaty of Paris signed to end the war of the American Revolution?

1783

 

  1. Which popular cereal had the slogan, “Snap! Crackle! Pop!”?

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies

 

  1. What breed of dog features on multiple Dulux TV adverts?

Old English Sheepdog

 

  1. Where is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, set?

New York

 

  1. How many syllables does iambic pentameter have?

10

 

  1. What was the name of artist, Banksy’s, 2015 pop-up exhibition in Weston-super-Mare?

Dismaland

 

  1. What did Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds name their son who was born in 2020?

Wilfred (Lawrie Nicholas Johnson)

 

  1. What is the capital of Greenland?

Nuuk

 

  1. What was the name of the character that Kelsey Grammer played in the hit US TV series, Cheers?

Dr. Fraiser Crane

 

  1. What river flows through the city of Bath?

River Avon

 

  1. Which British Prime Minister declared war on Germany in 1939?

Neville Chamberlain

 

  1. What is fior di latte?

A soft cheese (like mozzarella), made from cow’s milk

 

  1. Leningrad is now which modern Russian city?

Saint Petersburg

 

  1. Who sang the James Bond theme song for GoldenEye?

Tina Turner

 

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