Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 2nd May 2022

2nd May, 2022

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  1. What is entomology a scientific study of?

Insects

 

  1. In the popular children’s nursery rhyme, how many men did the Grand Old Duke of York have?

Ten thousand

 

  1. Which English football club plays their home games at Old Trafford Stadium?

Manchester United

 

  1. What is the tenth astrological sign of the Zodiac often depicted as a horned goat?

Capricorn

 

  1. Which planet sits between Saturn and Neptune in its proximity to the sun?

Uranus

 

  1. According to the old English proverb, what is ‘in the eye of the beholder’?

Beauty

 

  1. Theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, was born in which European country?

Germany

 

  1. On a payslip, what do the initials ‘PAYE’ stand for?

Pay As You Earn

 

  1. What is the name of Paul McCartney’s fashion designing daughter?

Stella

 

  1. Amarelle, May Duke and Morello are all types of which fruit?

Cherry

 

  1. The Battle of the Somme in the First World War took place in which country?

France

 

  1. Budapest is the capital of which European country?

Hungary

 

  1. Which is the heaviest metal, gold or silver?

Gold

 

  1. English writer, Charles Dickens, featured on which British banknote?

£10

 

  1. Traditionally, what colour is the ‘filling’ in the middle of an Oreo cookie?

White

 

  1. In the movie, Back to the Future, what make of car helped Marty McFly head to 1955?

Delorean

 

  1. Grand Central Terminal is located in which city?

New York

 

  1. Which metal is commonly used for electrical wiring?

Copper

 

  1. Where would you find the Cliffs of Moher?

Burren region in County Clare, Ireland

 

  1. Sir Bruce Forsyth presented the BBC’s, Strictly Come Dancing, with which female presenter between 2004 and 2013?

Tess Daly

 

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