Daily Quiz #988
Which of these is the name of a diamond that is set in the sceptre of the British Crown Jewels?
The fictional town of Denton in the Midlands was the setting for which British TV series?
Where are the Straits of Mackinac?
A state of Australia, one of the world's biggest waterfalls, a London railway station, Africa's largest lake and a large public park in Hong Kong are all named after whom?
Ernest Lawrence of the University of California, Berkeley, is credited with the development in 1929 of what type of particle accelerator that accelerates charged particles using a high-frequency, alternating voltage in a perpendicular magnetic field, causing them to spiral and encounter the accelerating voltage many times?
What ship, formerly called USS "Phoenix" which saw action in World War II, became the first to be sunk by a nuclear-powered submarine, in 1982?
Which of these was a world heavyweight boxing champion?