Daily Quiz #912
Which long running British police procedural television series that originated as a one-off drama, entitled "Woodentop" in August 1983 was first broadcast in 1984?
Which American actress became known for her role in the television series "Ally McBeal" and has appeared in several films, including "Charlie's Angels", "Kill Bill" and "Kung Fu Panda"?
What is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes, that were named in 1735 by Carolus Linnaeus?
What former Australian prime minister was nominated for the position of president of the International Cricket Council from 2012?
Who became the first President of the French Republic by popular vote in 1848, became dictator after a coup in 1851, then ruled as "Emperor of the French" from 1852 to September 1870, when he was captured in the Franco-Prussian War?
In which of these countries is there not a Mount Olympus?
In the nursery rhyme beginning "Hey Diddle Diddle", who laughed to see such fun?