Daily Quiz #290
The Great Western Railway’s “City of Truro” was unofficially recorded as the first steam locomotive to reach a speed of 102.3 mph (164 km/h) on 9 May 1904, but the 100 mile per hour (160 km/h) record was not officially recorded until 30 November 1934, by which locomotive?
Which English poet and dramatist wrote "The What D'ye Call It" (1715), "The Beggar's Opera" (1728) and "Polly" (1729)?
Which river runs through the town where Shakespeare was born?
Which of these was imprisoned for causing the explosion of a Pan American airliner over Lockerbie in 1988?
What does "Zorro" mean in Spanish?
The course for which of these sports might contain a "hairpin bend"?
Which island has belonged to Carthage, Rome, the Saracens, the King of Aragon, the Dukes of Savoy, United Italy under Victor Emmanuel and was granted autonomous government in 1947?