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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 30th August 2021

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  1. Which part of an atom has no charge?

Neutron

 

  1. In which European city is Checkpoint Charlie located?

Berlin

 

  1. What is botany the study of?

Plants

 

  1. What is anaemia?

When your blood doesn’t have enough red blood cells

 

  1. In what year was the first annual GRAMMY Awards?

1958

 

  1. Which actress plays Princess Leia in the Star Wars films?

Carrie Fisher

 

  1. Which continent includes Iran?

Asia

 

  1. The “Pomsky” dog breed is a mix between which two dogs?

Siberian Husky and Pomeranian

 

  1. What is the capital of Kenya?

Nairobi

 

  1. Who was the author of the true-crime book, ‘In Cold Blood’, often called the first non-fiction novel?

Truman Capote

 

  1. The Beatles recorded at which famous studio in London?

 

Abbey Road Studios

 

  1. The region of Siberia occupies approximately three-quarters of which country?

Russia

 

  1. What flower was French painter, Monet, most famous for painting?

Water lilies

 

  1. Which member of the Spice Girls abruptly left the group in 1998?

Ginger Spice (Geri Halliwell)

 

  1. The Ishtar Gate was the main entrance to which ancient city?

Babylon

 

  1. Who is the current prime minister of Australia?

Scott Morrison

 

  1. What movie has the best-selling soundtrack of all time?

The Bodyguard (1992)

 

  1. In what year did the Vietnam War begin?

1955

 

  1. ‘Lady Finger’ is a variety of which fruit?

Banana

 

  1. What is a mycophagist?

Someone that gathers fungi or wild mushrooms to eat

 

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