Answers to HSL’s Weekly Quiz- 8th November 2021

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  1.  Which TV series showed the first interracial kiss on American television in 1968?

Star Trek

 

  1. In which year did the hit show, ‘The Golden Girls’, end?

1992

 

  1. In the European fairy tale, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, who does the wolf dress up as?

Grandmother

 

  1. The name of which African animal means ‘river horse’ in Greek?

Hippopotamus

 

  1. Which is the only American football team to go a whole season undefeated, including the Super Bowl?

Miami Dolphins (1972)

 

  1. Area 51 is located in which U.S. state?

Nevada

 

  1. What is a Vaporetto in Venice?

Public waterbus

 

  1. Which of Newton’s laws states, ‘for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction’?

The third law of motion

 

  1. What is a duel between three people called?

Truel

 

  1. The unicorn is the national animal of which country?

Scotland

 

  1. Which Central American country has a name which translates in English as ‘The Saviour’?

Republic of El Salvador

 

  1. What is measured in Mickeys?

The direction and speed of your computer mouse

 

  1. Which country has the longest coastline?

Canada

 

  1. Which economist and philosopher wrote the book, ‘Das Kapital’?

Karl Marx

 

  1. Which British Prime Minister was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953?

 

Sir Winston Churchill

 

  1. Which Asian dog breed is notable for its blue or black tongue?

Chow Chow

 

  1. Which small gland, attached to the brain, is important for growth and development?

Pituitary gland

 

  1. Which pop group sang the hit song, ‘Stayin Alive’?

Bee Gees

 

  1. Where is the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place?

Glasgow

 

  1. What plant does linseed oil come from?

Flax

 

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