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

Ready to check against the answers? Here they are!

  1. What was Doctor Frankenstein’s first name?

Victor

 

  1. What is the capital city of Senegal?

Dakar

 

  1. ‘Bullace’ and ‘Belle de Louvain’ are varieties of which fruit?

Plum

 

  1. “For all those times you stood by me, for all the truth you made me see…” are the opening lines to which 1996 hit by Celine Dion?

Because You Loved Me

 

  1. On which date in 2016 did the UK hold its EU membership referendum?

Thursday 23rd June

 

  1. At which stadium do Birmingham City Football Club play?

Saint Andrew’s

 

  1. What nationality is the satellite navigation and mapping company TomTom?

Dutch

 

  1. How many squares lie uncovered by playing pieces in the beginning of a game of chess?

32

 

  1. In which district of London did Jack the Ripper’s attacks take place?

Whitechapel

 

  1. ‘Nariyal’ is an Indian term for which food?

Coconut

 

  1. At 234 minutes, what is the longest film to have won an Oscar for best picture?

Gone With the Wind

 

  1. In which year was Barack Obama inaugurated as President of the United States of America?

2009

 

  1. ‘Bein’ is the German word for which part of the body?

Leg

 

  1. Which member of the Bee Gees was born first?

Barry Gibb

 

  1. Which was the first novel to be published by Jane Austen and was printed anonymously in 1811, with only ‘A Lady’ listed as author?

Sense and Sensibility

 

  1. In which country would you find the Great Victoria Desert?

Australia

 

  1. What business did Harland Sanders found in 1952?

Kentucky Fried Chicken (He is better known as Colonel Sanders)

 

  1. In which year is Halley’s Comet next predicted to be visible from Earth?

2061

 

  1. In the Harry Potter film series, what is the name of the title character’s mother?

Lily (Potter)

 

  1. Who was the patron saint of animals?

St. Francis of Assisi

 

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