Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 29th March 2021

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  1. What kind of dog breed is Lassie from the 1940s novel ‘Lassie Come-Home’?

A (rough) collie

 

  1. In a rugby union match, how many players from each team are in a scrum?

Eight

 

  1. What does the acronym ‘DOMS’ stand for?

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

 

  1. In which US state would you find Yosemite National Park?

California

 

  1. What does an endocrinologist specialise in?

Hormone-related diseases (metabolism and glands too)

 

  1. Which American president delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863?

President Abraham Lincoln

 

  1. What is the main ingredient used to make glass?

Sand (which mainly contains silicon dioxide aka silica)

 

  1. What is the subtitle of J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantasy novel, ‘The Hobbit’?

‘or There and Back Again’

 

  1. In which city was actress Helen Mirren born?

London (Chiswick)

 

  1. What sea borders Tunisia?

Mediterranean Sea

 

  1. In the Disney film, ‘The Lion King’, what does ‘Hakuna Matata’ mean?

‘No worries’

 

  1. American baseball team, the Red Sox, are based in which US city?

Boston

 

  1. Who is Scooby-Doo’s nephew?

Scrappy-Doo

 

  1. What do bees collect from flowers?

Pollen/nectar

 

  1. Which country is Leo Tolstoy’s novel, ‘War and Peace’, set in?

Russia

 

  1. What is the name of the only city in Cornwall?

Truro

 

  1. What is the birthstone for the month of October?

Opal or Tourmaline

 

  1. What automotive group developed the Bugatti Veyron?

Volkswagen Group

 

  1. What is the capital of Nepal?

Kathmandu

 

  1. What is the main ingredient in dal curry?

Lentils

 

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