General Knowledge Quiz (Round 262)

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2020 General Knowledge

Which British newspaper took on its current title in January 1788 and has since lent its name to newspapers around the world include India and New York?

The Times

 

Sandie Shaw won which European music event in 1967 with 'Puppet on a String'?

Eurovision Song Contest

 

In which century did Charlotte Brontë write 'Jane Eyre'?

19th Century

 

'S. O. S.' is a common example of which electrical telegraph communication system?

Morse Code

 

Which Conservative MP became 'Leader of the House' in July 2019?

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

'The Chronicles of Narnia' is a children's book series written by which author?

C. S. Lewis

 

Which first name is shared by Cricketer Flintoff and Tennis player Murray?

Andrew (Andy)

 

Which BBC children's show gardens were famously vandalised in 1983?

Blue Peter

 

Who reigned as the UK monarch between June 1837 and January 1901?

Queen Victoria

 

'Anna', 'Civic' and 'Kayak' are all examples of what type of word which reads the same forwards as backward?

Palindrome