General Knowledge Quiz (Round 253

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2020 General Knowledge

The Victoria Cross was established in which year?

a) 1856 b) 1866 c) 1876

a) 1856

 

A baguette is a long thin loaf of French bread, but what does the word Baguette mean in English?

Baton or wand

 

Ford were the first motor company to introduce which radical innovation in 1913?

The moving assembly line

 

Symphony No.9 in E minor, or From the New World is a symphony by which composer?

Dvorak

 

The Denier scale is used to denote the density of what?

Tights or stockings

 

Marble is a common name for which chemical compound?

Calcium carbonate

 

As of season 2018 which county had won most T20 Championships in cricket?

Leicestershire

 

How did a supply of tea from T.E.Stockwell influence the largest grocery retailer in the UK

Its initials were used for the 'Tes' in Tesco

 

What does the Beaufort scale measure?

The strength of the wind

 

Aristotle Onassis founded which airline in 1957?

Olympic Airlines