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Daily Quiz #701

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 December 2010

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1

Where are you said to be being led when you are deceived?

A
Beyond the pale
B
Down the drain
C
Across the Rubicon
D
Up the garden path
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2

Until 1965, it was thought that which planet was synchronously tidally locked with the Sun, rotating once for each orbit and keeping the same face directed towards the Sun at all times, in the same way that the same side of the Moon always faces the Earth?

A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Earth
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3

What airport was known as "Idlewild Airport" when planned in the late 1930s, was renamed "Major General Alexander E. Anderson Airport" when construction began in 1943, then "New York International Airport, Anderson Field" when flights began in 1948, had another name change in 1963?

A
O'Hare International Airport
B
La Guardia Airport
C
John F. Kennedy International Airport
D
John Lennon Airport
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4

Which of these is a dance made popular internationally in the 1950s where people pass under a bar while leaning backwards?

A
Limbo
B
Bimbo
C
Jumbo
D
Yo-yo
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5

In which country, following Napoleon's final defeat in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, was the monarchy re-established, ending with the Revolution of 1848?

A
France
B
England
C
New Zealand
D
Thailand
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6

Who was the last living survivor of the Titanic disaster in 1912, who died on 31 May 2009 aged 97?

A
Dr. Robert Ballard
B
Millvina Dean
C
James Cameron
D
Kate Winslet
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7

What does the "U" stand for in "UEFA"?

A
Unkind
B
United
C
Union
D
Under
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