Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 27th April 2021

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  1. What famous lane is the hit American TV series, ‘Desperate Housewives’, set on?

Wisteria Lane



  1. What is the name of the best friend of cartoon character, Snoopy?




  1. What does an anemometer measure?

Wind speed, direction and pressure



  1. What is László Bíró credited with inventing?

The ballpoint pen



  1. Can you name the only American state that begins with the letter ‘L’?




  1. What is the traditional gift for celebrating a 15th wedding anniversary?




  1. Where was the business titan, Elon Musk, born?

Pretoria, South Africa



  1. Who played Freddie Mercury in the 2018 film, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?

Rami Malek



  1. Which Norwegian artist painted ‘The Scream’ in 1893?

Edvard Munch



  1. In what year did the Boston Tea Party protests happen?




  1. What is a baby turkey called?

A poult



  1. Complete the title of American singer, Meat Loaf’s, 1977 album, ‘[______] Out of Hell’.

Bat Out of Hell



  1. Which artist’s work was hung upside down in New York’s Museum of Modern Art for 47 days before it was rectified in 1961?

Henri Matisse



  1. What colour is chlorophyll?




  1. What is the chemical symbol for calcium?




  1. What is the name of the protagonist and narrator in the classic novel, ‘The Catcher in the Rye’, by J. D. Salinger?

Holden Caulfield



  1. What type of animal is a Pudu?

Deer (the smallest in the world!)



  1. What currency did the Netherlands have before the Euro?

The Dutch guilder



  1. Who does the voiceover for Sheriff Woody in Disney’s 1995 film, ‘Toy Story’?

Tom Hanks



  1. The longest crocodile ever measured was 6.17 metres, but what type of crocodile was it?



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