Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 28th February 2022

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  1. What title did Indian actress, Priyanka Chopra, win in 2000?

Miss World

 

  1. What was the earliest-known name for the island of Britain?

Albion

 

  1. Which National Trail runs from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish borders?

Pennine Way

 

  1. Someone who does not say what they mean is said to be ‘beating around the …’?

Bush

 

  1. Gigs, shades and specs are all nicknames for which type of eyewear?

Glasses

 

  1. The film ‘Moneyball’ is based around which sport?

Baseball

 

  1. In which century did English author Charlotte Brontë write ‘Jane Eyre’?

19th century

 

  1. 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

 

  1. Which U.S. actor played Dr. Raymond Stantz in ‘Ghostbusters’ (1984) and Elwood Blues in ‘The Blues Brothers’?

Dan Aykroyd

 

  1. Which novel by Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in May 1937?

Gone With the Wind

 

  1. What small name did performer, Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, choose as his stage name?

Tinie Tempah

 

  1. How would you write the year 2016 in Roman numerals?

MMXVI

 

  1. ‘Bacon Sordine’ is an anagram of which 1997 Johnny Depp film?

Donnie Brasco

 

  1. Which type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?

Choux

 

  1. ‘Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’ is the debut album of which Scottish singer-songwriter?

Lewis Capaldi

 

  1. True or false; boxing heavyweight world champion, Tyson Fury, was born and raised in Manchester.

True

 

  1. By population, which is the largest city in Yorkshire?

Leeds

 

  1. Known as ‘solitaire’ in the U.S., what’s the traditional name for this card game in the UK?

Patience

 

  1. True or false; The makeup artist behind the ‘Max Factor’ brand was called Maximilian Faktorovich?

True

 

  1. What is the chemical symbol for Californium?

Cf

 

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