Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 5th September 2022

5th September, 2022

Ready to check against the answers? Here they are!

 

  1. Which is the longest bone in the human body?

Femur

 

  1. Persia is a previous name of which country?

Iran

 

  1. What sign of the zodiac would you be if you were born on 18th October?

Libra

 

  1. Which BBC television series is both written by and stars Brendan O’Carroll?

Mrs Brown’s Boys

 

  1. What type of number is divisible only by itself and the number 1?

Prime number

 

  1. What animal is a ‘chuckwalla’ a type of?

Lizard

 

  1. Who is the Greek God of the Underworld?

Hades

 

  1. Which American gangster was nicknamed ‘Scarface’?

Al Capone

 

  1. The Battle of the Bulge took place in which war?

World War II

 

  1. Which BBC Radio 1 DJ and presenter found himself becoming a common phrase in cockney rhyming slang from 2004?

Pete Tong

 

  1. Carson City is the capital of which US state?

Nevada

 

  1. In the film ‘The Lion King’, what is the name of Simba’s love interest?

Nala

 

  1. What nationality is tennis player Rafael Nadal?

Spanish

 

  1. What is the name of the small dot over a lowercase ‘I’ or ‘j’?

Tittle

 

  1. Sir Paul McCartney has always been known by his middle name, but what is his real first name?

James

 

  1. An emerald is most commonly which colour?

Green

 

  1. Who, according to the Bible, was the judge who authorised the crucifixion of Jesus?

Pontius Pilate

 

  1. How many legs does an ant have?

6

 

  1. The Khyber Pass connects which two countries?

Afghanistan and Pakistan

 

  1. How many films are there in the Harry Potter series?

8

 

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