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Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 4th February 2021

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  1. What was the name of the ship that rescued survivors from the Titanic in 1912?

RMS Carpathia

 

  1. Which US individual patented the first commercial light bulb in 1879?

Thomas Edison

 

  1. Which French city does the dish bouillabaisse originally come from?

Marseille

 

  1. In what year was the iconic film, ‘Jaws’, released?

1975

 

  1. How many honorary degrees has David Attenborough received from British universities?

32

 

  1. Which musical icon is Liverpool Airport named after?

John Lennon

 

  1. What is the largest organ in the human body?

The skin

 

  1. There are six naturally occurring noble gases. Can you name four of them?

Helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, radon

 

  1. Where on the human body can the ‘anatomical snuffbox’ be found?

The radial fossa, or ‘anatomical snuffbox’, is a triangular depression at the base of the thumb when extended.

 

  1. In the 1992 Disney film, ‘Aladdin’, who voiced Genie?

Robin Williams

 

  1. Which famous artist created the sculpture ‘The Thinker’?

Auguste Rodin

 

  1. What is the main ingredient in baba ganoush?

Aubergine

 

  1. Name the four US states beginning with the letter ‘I’.

Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa

 

  1. Who was the lead singer of the famous rock band Black Sabbath?

Ozzy Osbourne

 

  1. Who wrote the first two ‘The Godfather’ books: ‘The Godfather’ and ‘The Sicilian’?

Mario Puzo

 

  1. In what country is the Suez Canal located?

Egypt

 

  1. What is the smallest breed of dog?

Chihuahua

 

  1. Who is the current captain of the England women’s cricket team?

Heather Knight

 

  1. Which band recorded the iconic ‘Friends’ sitcom theme tune?

The Rembrandts

 

  1. What are the three branches of the American government?

Judicial, Legislative and Executive

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