General Knowledge Quiz (Round 234)

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In which country did the sport of Badminton originate?

a) France b) England c) Germany

b) England

 

In the British Honours System, which award is higher in ranking? The Victoria Cross or the George Cross?

The Victoria Cross

 

In which year did the USA enter World War II?

1941

 

In Scrabble, how many points is the letter K worth?

5

 

True or false, Swede Anders Celsius invented the Celsius temperate scale?

True

 

The Duffer Brothers created which Netflix series starring Winona Ryder and Finn Wolfhard?

Stranger Things

 

St Anthony of Padua is the patron saint of what?

Lost Things

 

How many feet are in a fathom?

Six

 

Which British theoretical physicist and author who died in 2018 said 'Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet'?

Sir Stephen Hawking

 

Prue Leith, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood serve as judges on which British TV show?

The Great British Bake Off