Daily Quiz #1992
What is often thought of as the medieval forerunner of chemistry, especially seeking to turn base metals into gold or silver?
The government in the UK 1935 to 1945, leading up to the partition of India in 1947, and from 1951 afterwards was Conservative; what was the UK government which saw the partition into effect and who led it?
When did "addiction" first enter the English language?
The Gulfs of Tonkin and Thailand both lead to which body of water?
The work of French playwright Racine appears in which modern English classic by A.S. Byatt?
What was stolen from Stanley Gibbons' stamp company's exhibition in the Westminster Central Hall on Sunday 20 March 1966, and found by David Corbett's dog Pickles on March 27 under the hedge of Corbett's house?
Which US vice presidential candidate made "The Checkers speech", an address on TV and radio on 23 September 1952, which was an early example of a politician using television to appeal directly to the electorate?