Daily Quiz #5494
Cable News Network (CNN), the first channel to provide 24-hour television news coverage, was founded by Ted Turner in what year?
Which of these is in North America?
British author George Orwell, as well as being renowned for his novels, is widely respected for what?
When was the formal request made to adopt the name "Iran" internationally in place of the name "Persia"?
The South American butterfly Greta oto is known for having what?
Which cricketer scored 158 runs in 2005 to secure the Ashes for England?
Outstanding work of lasting literary merit giving evidence of consistent idealism on some significant level is recognised by the annual Nobel Prize in Literature, one of only six Nobel prizes. What was the first novel published by the most recent American recipient (as at 2015)?