Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 31st January 2022

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  1. Which Mediterranean island is located directly south of Corsica?

Sardinia

 

  1. On which date is the Christian feast day, Epiphany, traditionally celebrated?

6th January

 

  1. Who was the male star of the 1987 film, ‘Fatal Attraction’?

Michael Douglas

 

  1. Which U.S. first lady was nicknamed, “the Silver Fox” by her husband and children?

Barbara Bush

 

  1. In the hit American TV show, ‘Friends’, what is Chandler’s middle name?

Muriel

 

  1. Which planet in our solar system has the longest day?

Venus

 

  1. What are the names of the children in ‘The Addams Family’?

Pugsley and Wednesday

 

  1. How many points are there on the maple leaf on the Canadian flag?

11

 

  1. What is the most common element in air?

Nitrogen

 

  1. In which decade did Winston Churchill win the Nobel prize for literature?

1950s

 

  1. ‘The Godfather’ was released in 1972; who played the title role?

Marlon Brando

 

  1. What was the first perforated UK postage stamp, issued in 1854?

Penny Red

 

  1. What is the official name for the study of fossils?

Palaeontology

 

  1. What is the national animal of Albania?

The eagle

 

  1. Which U.S. city is located at the junction of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River?

Pittsburgh

 

  1. What is the traditional birthstone for the month of June?

Pearl

 

  1. What type of animal is a ‘smew’?

Duck

 

  1. What is the name for Germany’s high-speed highways?

Autobahn

 

  1. Which country is the original home of Bacardi rum?

Cuba

 

  1. How many seconds are there in an hour?

3,600

 

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