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

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  1. In which U.S. state is the city, Nashville?

Tennessee

 

  1. Which American author created the fictional character, Dr. Hannibal Lecter?

Thomas Harris

 

  1. What is the currency of Sweden?

Swedish krona

 

  1. Which tennis Grand Slam tournament is played on a clay surface?

The French Open (Roland-Garros)

 

  1. In which European country would you find the Rijksmuseum?

The Netherlands (Amsterdam)

 

  1. What is the largest pyramid in the world?

Quetzalcóatl Pyramid (Cholula de Rivadavia), Mexico

 

  1. What does the Latin word ‘tempus’ mean in English?

Time

 

  1. In a game of polo, how long does a chukker (period of play) last?

7.5minutes

 

  1. What is the real name of American rapper, P.Diddy?

Sean Combs

 

  1. Which metal has the chemical symbol ‘W’?

Tungsten (or wolfram)

 

  1. What was the name of the tower block where Del Boy and Rodney Trotter lived in ‘Only Fools and Horses’?

Nelson Mandela House

 

  1. Name the first actor to play Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films.

Richard Harris

 

  1. Which soft drink is commonly associated with Scotland?

Irn-Bru

 

  1. What language is spoken in Brazil?

Portuguese

 

  1. Which animal is depicted on luxury car manufacturer, Lamborghini’s, logo?

Bull

 

  1. What is the capital of Qatar?

Doha

 

  1. What type of instrument is a celesta?

Keyboard

 

  1. Who plays the comedy character, Alan Partridge?

Steve Coogan

 

  1. What modern-day country is the Lighthouse of Alexandria (also known as Pharos of Alexandria) located in?

Egypt

 

  1. In pool, what colour is the 5-ball?

Orange

 

 

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