Daily Quiz #813
The Russian city of Volgograd that was called Tsaritsyn from 1589 to 1925, changed its name in 1961 from what?
"The sum of the squares of the lengths of the four sides of a parallelogram equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the two diagonals" is known as what?
Which of these is a New Zealand actress best known for playing Charlie Harper's neighbour Rose on "Two and a Half Men", and for her roles in films such as "The Informant!", "Away We Go", "Flags of Our Fathers", "Shattered Glass", "Ever After" and "Heavenly Creatures"?
What led to Britain, France, Belgium, Portugal, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand and Australia variously controlling the Cameroons, Togoland, Ruanda-Urundi, the Kionga Triangle, South West Africa, the Marshall Islands, the Carolines, the Marianas, the Palau Islands, Kiautschou, Western Samoa, part of New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago and Nauru?
"The Unsinkable Seven" is a nickname given to the only competitors to finish what rally, in both 1963 and 1968?
What 1936 film sets out a future to 2036, predicting World War II from 23 December 1940, bombing raids on cities, a plague ("wandering sickness") in 1966, and a civilization based in Basra, Iraq, that renounced war and outlawed independent nation-states?
What sort of animal is Beatrix Potter's "Mrs Tiggy-Winkle"?