Daily Quiz #442
Who was the American who, in 1871, collected animals and freaks for a travelling circus, menagerie and museum, which by 1872 was billing itself as "The Greatest Show on Earth"?
Which is the common name of the perennial herb, crocus sativus, with purple flowers and orange coloured stigmas?
Which cup, an ornate silver-plated Britannia metal bottomless ewer, designed and crafted in 1848 by Garrard & Co., was donated by Sir Henry Paget, Marquess of Anglesey, for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s 1851 Annual Regatta?
What is known as the "standard gauge" for a railway?
Pol Pot became the de facto leader of which country in mid-1975, forcing city dwellers to relocate to the countryside to work in collective farms and forced labor projects, toward a goal of "restarting civilization" in "Year Zero", which resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1.7 to 2.5 million people, approximately 21% of the population?
Where is the longest railway tunnel, opened in 2016?
Which of these is a British TV series (which has the alternative title of "MI-5") that follows the work of a group of intelligence officers based at their Thames House headquarters, in a highly secure suite of offices known as The Grid?