The Father of Texas (Round 108)

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The hymn 'Amazing Grace' was first sung in which century? a 18th b) 19th c) 20th
a) 18th


Llandaff Cathedral was severely damaged by German bombing during WWII. In which city if the cathedral?


Which leader defeated the British General, Lord Cornwallis at the Battle of Princeton?
George Washington


Who is known as the "Father of Texas", and the founder of Texas?
Stephen Fuller Austin


Alaska became the 49th State in America in which year? a) 1939 b) 1949 c) 1959
c) 1959


What did Stanley Morison develop in conjunction with the Monotype Corporation whilst working for The Times newspaper?
Times Roman - typeface


The Asteroid Belt is situated between the orbits of which 2 planets?
Mars and Jupiter


The Falklands archipelago is made up of 2 main islands and 776 smaller islands. What are the two main islands called?
West Falklands and East Falklands


The Panama Canal links the Pacific with the Atlantic, but how long is it? a) 48 miles b) 58 miles c) 68 miles
a) 48 miles


What is the annual American college football bowl game first played in 1902 and usually played on January 1 at a stadium in Pasadena, California known as?
The Rose Bowl Game