General Knowledge Quiz (Round 255)

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2020 General Knowledge

 

What is the main difference in the reasons for awarding a George Cross and a Victoria Cross?

Victoria Cross is for valour in combat, George cross is for valour other than in combat

 

In a game of English Draughts how many pieces are on the board at the start of play?

24

 

True or false, a Rear Admiral ranks higher than a Vice Admiral in the Royal Navy?

False

 

What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?

Choux

 

The Spa-Francorchamps racing circuit is in which country?

Belgium

 

What type of clothing is a Glengarry?

Hat or bonnet

 

The wood of a cricket bat is traditionally made from which type of tree?

Willow

 

An SD card is a memory card used in many portable devices. What does SD stand for?

Secure Digital

 

In the phonetic alphabet what word is used to denote the letter K?

Kilo

 

Which potter famous for his 'jasperware' opened his first pottery business in Burslem in 1759

Josiah Wedgewood