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Extremely Hard General Knowledge #14

Answer these DIFFICULT random trivia questions.
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What is the name of the second biggest desert in Africa by area?
Kalahari
What was the maiden name of the Polish scientist Marie Curie?
Skłodowska
Who was the Southern Democratic nominee who lost to Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 U.S Presidential Election?
John C. Breckinridge
What is the French translation of "frogs' legs"?
Cuisses de grenouilles
Which UK Shipping Forecast area borders both France and Spain?
Biscay
Who stars alongside Tom Cruise as Lana in the film Risky Business?
Rebecca de Mornay
How far (in metres i.e., 40.21m) did Jonathan Edwards jump when he broke the Triple Jump world record in Gothenburg in 1995?
18.29m
Which college football playoff bowl game shares its name with a model of Ford car?
Fiesta
Who was Roman emperor from 14 AD to 37 AD following the death of Augustus?
Tiberius
Who plays DCI Vera Stanhope in the ITV detective series?
Brenda Blethyn
Which Italian city is home to the headquarters of Fiat?
Turin
In 1875 who became the first man to swim the English Channel?
Matthew Webb
What are the 4 main vocal ranges (going from highest to lowest)?
Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
Roy Plomley first hosted Desert Island Discs when it began in what year?
1942
What was the former name of the current ruling house before George V adopted the name Windsor?
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Who was the coach when Argentina lifted the World Cup in 1986?
Carlos Bilardo
What was the codename for the military operation of the Normandy landings in WWII?
Overlord
Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1959 for directing the film, Gigi (1958)?
Vincente Minnelli
In Greek Mythology, who was called upon to judge a beauty contest between Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite?
Paris
What is the name of a green, melon flavoured liqueur originating from Japan?
Midori
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Level 83
Sep 7, 2020
The vocal ranges are going from highest to lowest.
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Level 63
Sep 8, 2020
Changed :)
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Level 84
Sep 7, 2020
The Wikipedia article entitled "1860 Democratic National Conventions" says that Stephen A. Douglas was the official candidate.
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Level 63
Sep 8, 2020
Changed :)