Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 28th June 2021

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  1. What is arithmophobia a fear of?

Numbers

 

  1. In which year was the film, ‘The Sound of Music’, released?

1965

 

  1. What atomic number is helium in the periodic table?

Two

 

  1. How long is a rugby union match?

80 minutes or two 40minute halves

 

  1. What does BAFTA stand for?

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

 

  1. What was Bill Sikes’ dog’s name in the novel, ‘Oliver Twist’?

Bull’s-eye

 

  1. Which car manufacturer uses the slogan, “Vorsprung durch Technik”?

Audi

 

  1. How many pennies was a shilling equivalent to?

12 pence

 

  1. Which country borders 14 nations and crosses eight time zones?

Russia

 

  1. What is the collective noun for pandas?

An embarrassment, bamboo or cupboard

 

  1. ‘The Magician’s Nephew’ is a prequel to which series of books?

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

 

  1. What type of animal is a wahoo?

Fish

 

  1. “If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken

Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools

Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,

And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools” – is an excerpt from which famous poem?

If by Rudyard Kipling

 

  1. What organ is inflamed by hepatitis?

Liver

 

  1. What was Pixar Animation Studios’ first feature-length movie released in 1995?

Toy Story

 

  1. What does the Italian word, albicocca, mean in English?

Apricot

 

  1. When listed in alphabetical order, which of the world’s countries comes first?

Afghanistan

 

  1. What is the most abundant gas in the Earth’s atmosphere?

Nitrogen

 

  1. Which Formula One driver has the most race wins in F1 history?

Lewis Hamilton

 

  1. What was the Roman name for what is now known as Scotland?

Caledonia

 

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