Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 7th March 2022

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  1. Concord is the capital city of which U.S. state?

New Hampshire

 

  1. What was the name of the Ancient Greek king, Alexander the Great’s, famous horse?

Bucephalus

 

  1. What is the more commonly used term for the condition amblyopia?

Lazy eye

 

  1. Who was the main actor in the 2001 biographical movie, ‘A Beautiful Mind’?

Russell Crowe

 

  1. Which car manufacturer produced the Focus, Mondeo and Fiesta models?

Ford

 

  1. The Cairngorms is the largest National Park in Britain. True or false?

True

 

  1. Oranges are a hybrid of which two fruits?

Pomelo and mandarin

 

  1. By area, which is the largest county in England?

Yorkshire

 

  1. ‘The Ballad of John and Yoko’ was the final UK number one single for which band?

The Beatles

 

  1. Which South American country gained independence from Spain in 1821?

Peru

 

  1. Known for her debut role in the film, ‘Educating Rita’, which English actress was made a Dame in 2017?

Julie Walters

 

  1. The Portuguese dish, Caldo Verde, is predominantly which colour?

Green

 

  1. The armadillo is native to which continent?

The Americas (North and South)

 

  1. What does a nephologist study?

Clouds

 

  1. Which English author created the fictional character, Miss Marple?

Agatha Christie

 

  1. What was the original name of the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York?

Idlewild Airport

 

  1. What name is given to people who make arrows?

Fletcher

 

  1. Now housed in the Tate Britain, who painted, ‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose’?

John Singer Sargent

 

  1. Assam, Darjeeling and oolong are all types of what?

Tea

 

  1. Khartoum is the capital of which African country?

Sudan

 

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