Delivery from as early as 6-8 weeks* (*exclusions apply)

Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 26th July 2021

Ready for the answers?

 

  1. Where will the 2024 Olympic Games be held?

Paris

 

  1. How many balls are there on a snooker table at the start of a frame, including the white?

22

 

  1. What was the Yorkshire Ripper’s real name?

Peter William Sutcliffe

 

  1. Which species of tree is ‘Quercus robur’ more commonly known as?

English oak

 

  1. During which years was John F. Kennedy (JFK) the President of the United States of America?

1961 – 1963

 

  1. What colour is the Central line on London’s Underground map?

Red

 

  1. Which professional golfer won the 2021 British Open Championship?

Collin Morikawa

 

  1. In J. K. Rowling’s novel sequence, ‘Harry Potter’, which character is Harry’s godfather?

Sirius Black

 

  1. Who is the current CEO of Google?

Sundar Pichai

 

  1. “Starry, starry night” is the first line of a popular 1971 song by Don McLean. Who did he write it about?

Vincent van Gogh

 

  1. The popular science-fiction drama, ‘The X-Files’, first aired in 1993. How many series have been created in total?

11

 

  1. What was the name of the first character created for the Mr. Men franchise?

Mr. Tickle

 

  1. What is the capital of Gambia?

Banjul

 

  1. What event did Ron Hill compete in during the 1964 Tokyo and 1972 Munich Olympic Games?

Marathon

 

  1. Who wrote the British comedy-drama television series, ‘Fleabag’?

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

 

  1. How many children do George Clooney and wife, Amal Clooney, share?

Two (Ella and Alexander)

 

  1. Which swimming stroke is named after an insect?

Butterfly

 

  1. “Kiss Me, Kate” is a musical version of which play by Shakespeare?

The Taming of the Shrew

 

  1. What is the surname of award-winning British singer, Adele?

Adkins

 

  1. What is the fifteenth letter in the alphabet?

O

 

We would LOVE to hear if you got them right, so please share your results with us on Facebook and Instagram – let us know if you did it with a friend and tag them too.

See what people are saying about us