Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 28th February 2022
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- What title did Indian actress, Priyanka Chopra, win in 2000?
- What was the earliest-known name for the island of Britain?
- Which National Trail runs from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish borders?
- Someone who does not say what they mean is said to be ‘beating around the …’?
- Gigs, shades and specs are all nicknames for which type of eyewear?
- The film ‘Moneyball’ is based around which sport?
- In which century did English author Charlotte Brontë write ‘Jane Eyre’?
- Which award-winning Tom Hanks film follows a group of soldiers who go behind enemy lines to rescue a paratrooper following the Normandy Landings?
Saving Private Ryan
- Which U.S. actor played Dr. Raymond Stantz in ‘Ghostbusters’ (1984) and Elwood Blues in ‘The Blues Brothers’?
- Which novel by Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in May 1937?
Gone With the Wind
- What small name did performer, Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, choose as his stage name?
- How would you write the year 2016 in Roman numerals?
- ‘Bacon Sordine’ is an anagram of which 1997 Johnny Depp film?
- Which type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?
- ‘Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’ is the debut album of which Scottish singer-songwriter?
- True or false; boxing heavyweight world champion, Tyson Fury, was born and raised in Manchester.
- By population, which is the largest city in Yorkshire?
- Known as ‘solitaire’ in the U.S., what’s the traditional name for this card game in the UK?
- True or false; The makeup artist behind the ‘Max Factor’ brand was called Maximilian Faktorovich?
- What is the chemical symbol for Californium?