Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz – 4th August
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- What type of meat is traditionally used in shepherd’s pie?
- How much is the letter “W” worth in scrabble?
- At Kate and William’s Royal Wedding, what colour attire did the queen wear?
- What are the three main ingredients of a piña colada?
Rum, cream of coconut or coconut milk, and pineapple juice
- New passports are being phased into the UK from mid-year, what colour will they be?
- What is the nickname for a type of camping that involves more luxurious accommodation and facilities?
- Who painted the Mona Lisa?
Leonardo da Vinci
- In which city is the original Oktoberfest (the world’s largest Volksfest) held?
- What is the highest mountain in Europe?
- In what year was the first production of The Phantom of the Opera?
- What is the capital of Turkey?
- How many strings does a violin have?
- What height (in metres) is the Elizabeth Tower? Hint: this is where you’ll find the Great Bell, popularly known as Big Ben!
- Pastel de nata is an egg tart pastry, which country does it originate from?
- Lady Campanula Tottington is a protagonist’s love interest in one instalment of an extremely popular stop-motion film franchise – what franchise is this? (Clue – cheese and crackers)
Wallace and Gromit
- Who played Trigger in Only Fools and Horses?
- What are the names of the iconic synth-pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys?
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
- How many lines are there in a sonnet?
- Being born in which two months might make you a Sagittarius?
November and December
- In what city would you find the Tennent’s Brewery?