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

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  1. What word is used to describe the partial or complete loss of your sense of smell?

Anosmia

 

  1. Who painted the 1808 masterpiece, ‘The 3rd of May’?

Francisco de Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)

 

  1. Lomé is the capital of which African country?

Togo

 

  1. In an isosceles triangle, how many sides have an equal length?

Two

 

  1. What is the longest river in Canada?

Mackenzie River (at 4,241km long!)

 

  1. How many red squares are there on a standard checkerboard?

32

 

  1. Which animal is traditionally associated with the Zodiac sign, Cancer?

Crab

 

  1. If a laptop costs £800 before VAT, and VAT is 20%, what is the total price of the laptop?

£960

 

  1. What year were the Olympic Games hosted in the U.S. for the first time?

1904

 

  1. Who co-founded the company, Microsoft, with Bill Gates in 1975?

Paul Allen

 

  1. In which year was the first commercial flight?

1914

 

  1. What kind of poisoning is known as ‘plumbism’?

Lead poisoning

 

  1. What female’s name is also the correct term for a female donkey?

Jenny

 

  1. In Greek mythology, who was the last King of Troy?

Priam

 

  1. What is the fourth book in the Harry Potter series?

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

 

  1. What is the technical term for when a human bone bends and cracks only on one side?

Greenstick fracture

 

  1. The Clio Award is an award given in which field?

Advertising

 

  1. What alcoholic drink is made from fermented honey, yeast and water?

Mead

 

  1. ‘Morello’ is a variety of which fruit?

Cherry

 

  1. Which organ is responsible for creating urine?

Kidney

 

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