General Knowledge Quiz (Round 127)

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Percy Shaw famously invented which safety feature?
Cat's Eye (reflective mirrors in roads)

 

Who first introduced into europe, a practical system that allowed the mass production of printed books?
Johannes Gutenberg

 

What title did Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics hold?
Baron

 

Brazil was previously a colony of which european country?
Portugal

 

Prince Buster was a pioneer of which type of music?
Ska

 

Sir Edmund Hillary who, along with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay, became the first to climb Everest, was born in which country?
New Zealand

 

What is the technical name for the windpipe?
Trachea

 

Tony Warren was the creator of which long running television series?
Coronation Street

 

In the nursary rhyme 'Sing a Song of Sixpence' what was the Queen doing whilst the King was in his counting house?
Eating bread and honey

 

Munich is the capital of which German state?
Bavaria