Weekly Quiz 13

“Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!” was a quote from which 1987 movie?

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The film was based on a 1973 novel of the same name. The actors, Carey Elwes (Westley) and Mandy Patinkin (Inigo) both learned left and right handed fencing and did all the fencing in the sword fighting scenes. Stunt doubles were used only fo the two somersaults.

What is the name of the highest mountain in the United Kingdom?

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Ben Nevis, “mountain with its head in the clouds”, is located in the Scottish Highlands, near the town of Fort William. It stands at 1,345 metres (4,411 feet).

How many players, including the goal tender, make up an ice hockey team?

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Ice hockey is a contact sport and is the official national winter sport of Canada. Ice hockey teams consist of 6 players: 1 goal tender, 2 defensive players and 3 forwards.

An Exercise Physiologist specialises in what?

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An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a university-qualified allied health professional that specialises in providing individualised, effective exercise interventions. You can read more about Exercise Physiologists and why you should see one in our blog by our in-house experts: 7 reasons why you should see an Exercise Physiologist

What was the name of the Fabulous Winged Horse of Greek Mythology?

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The myth states that Pegasus was the son of mortal Medusa and god of the sea, Poseidon. Both Pegasus and his brother, Chrysaor were born from the blood of their beheaded mother.

Complete this series of numbers: 9 = 4, 21 = 10, 8 = 5, 99 = 10, 16 = ?

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Each number equals the number of letters in their spelling.

India is how many times larger than Japan?

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India (3,287,263 sq km) is approximately 9 times larger than Japan (377,915 sq km). More than 1.2 billion more people live in India than Japan.

What year was the first implantable pacemaker used?

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Arne Larson, who received the pacemaker, lived until he was 86. He died of a disease unrelated to his heart.

What year did the Titanic sink?

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Construction on the Titanic began on the 31st March 1909, set out on it’s maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City on the 10th April 1912 and sunk on the 15th April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg.

What is the movement of blood through the body is called?

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Arteries carry the blood away from the heat and veins carry it back to the heart.

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