Daily Quiz #407
Alice Keppel, mistress of Edward VII of England, is the great grandmother of which of these people?
What is an alternative name for a hydrolaccolith, a mound of earth-covered ice found in the Arctic and subarctic that can reach up to 70 metres (230 ft) in height and up to 600 m (2,000 ft) in diameter?
What instrument consisting basically of a telescope that can be rotated vertically and horizontally on graduated scales was designed for use in land surveying for measuring by triangulation?
Who is quoted as saying "... advertising ... attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. ... Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little"?
In 1819 Venezuelan Simon Bolivar became the first President, and, except for a brief retirement, remained so until his death in 1830, of which republic?
On 12 September 1995, the Belarusian air force shot down a gas balloon, killing two Americans, during a race for which trophy?
Which of these is an alternative name for Santa Claus?