Daily Quiz #1743
Ordo Virtutum composed in 1151 and thought to be one of the oldest pieces of liturgical drama, set to music and arguably the oldest surviving morality play, was written by whom?
The world's first publicly subscribed passenger railway, the Stockton and Darlington, opened in England with steam engines when?
The International Skating Union (ISU) was formed in Scheveningen in the Netherlands in 1892 to govern speed skating and figure skating, and hosted its first Championship in Saint Petersburg in 1896. How many skaters competed?
What is the formal title of Guernsey, the British Crown Dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy?
The words "Polyalphaolefins", "dibasic acide esters", "dibasic acide diesters", and "polyol esters-based" and "diester-based" are used in connection with the development of what?
What was the first name of the opera composer Verdi?
A type of simple gentle profile portrait popular in the 18th century in Europe was called a silhouette, deriving the name from what?