Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 29th August 2022

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  1. What colour is amethyst?

Purple

 

  1. Who is attributed with the quote “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain?

Dolly Parton

 

  1. On which racecourse is the Grand National run?

Aintree

 

  1. Who won the football World Cup in 1998?

France

 

  1. In maths, what is 4 cubed?

64

 

  1. The month of January is named after the Roman God Janus – but what did he have two of?

Faces

 

  1. What is the most common name for ascorbic acid?

Vitamin C

 

  1. What is the capital city of Peru?

Lima

 

  1. In the 1982 science fiction film, E.T., what colour are E.T.’s eyes?

Blue

 

  1. What star sign would you be if you were born on the 1st of May?

Taurus

 

  1. What do American’s generally call candy floss?

Cotton Candy

 

  1. The lotus is the national flower of which country?

India

 

  1. Who was the first famous non-royal to appear on a UK postage stamp?

William Shakespeare

 

  1. What colour is the circle on the Japanese flag?

Red

 

  1. Who is the famous television presenter wife of Vernon Kay?

Tess Daly

 

  1. ‘People’s car’ is the translation of which car brand name?

Volkswagen

 

  1. Which actor played James Bond in the 1983 film Octopussy?

Roger Moore

 

  1. ‘Myopia’ is a condition that affects which part of the body?

The eyes

 

  1. In the classic thriller story, what are the first names of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?

Henry (Jekyll) and Edward (Hyde)

 

  1. How many legs do butterflies have?

6

 

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