Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 27th June 2022

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  1. What is the seventh planet from the Sun?

Uranus

 

  1. Which BBC children’s show gardens were famously vandalised in 1983?

Blue Peter

 

  1. Who was the British Prime Minister when Elizabeth II became Queen?

Sir Winston Churchill

 

  1. With which Cuban singer did Shawn Mendes team up with on the track “Señorita”?

Camila Cabello

 

  1. What is the state capital of Texas?

Austin

 

  1. Which toy invented in 1943 takes the form of a compressed helical spring?

Slinky

 

  1. In the Harry Potter book series, which character is described as having a “wild, tangled beard”?

Hagrid

 

  1. In 1990, a 25 day prison riot took place at which northern English prison?

Strangeways

 

  1. What is the nationality of the Formula One driver Nico Rosberg?

German-Finnish

 

  1. Complete this movie title: The Shawshank…?

Redemption

 

  1. How many players are there in a standard ultimate frisbee team?

Seven

 

  1. What is the second largest country in South America?

Argentina

 

  1. FIBA is the world governing body of which sport?

Basketball

 

  1. What title is given to the wife of a Duke?

Duchess

 

  1. Which is the only British county with two coastlines?

Devon

 

  1. Guy Garvey is the lead singer of which Manchester-based band?

Elbow

 

  1. Heliology is the study of what?

The Sun

 

  1. Which folk hero is said to have been born in Loxley. South Yorkshire?

Robin Hood

 

  1. In the Mr. Men series, what colour is Mr Tickle?

Orange

 

  1. What does the abbreviation ROI stand for in the financial world?

Return On Investment

 

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