Zurich Daily Quiz #247

Five questions of the day, in other words, Qwizzeria Daily, a daily quiz where you get to discover new facts from the ocean of information or test what you already know.

Here are today’s five questions –

1. One of Neptune’s recently discovered moons was given its name in 2019 and is named after a mythological creature that was half horse and half fish. What name?

2. Oliver, a musical, won the Best Picture Oscar at the 1969 Academy Awards ceremony. Thirty-four years later, another musical won the Best Picture Oscar. Which movie?

3. On 14 October 1947, which pilot made history by breaking the sound barrier with his plane nicknamed Glamorous Glennis, in honour of his first wife?

4. When Typhon attempted to destroy Zeus and other Greek Gods, except for Hermes and Zeus, all other Greek Gods had fled to another place. There, many of the Gods made themselves turn into animals to hide from Typhon. They reproduced and thus gave birth to the gods and goddess of another mythology. What place did they flee?

5. What British literary prize was set up in 1947 by a British writer (named after him) to “encourage young writers to enrich their work by gaining experience in foreign countries”? (PICTURE)


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