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Daily Quiz #761

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 February 2011

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1

A popular vote in Switzerland in November 2009 approved banning the building of what in the country?

A
McDonalds
B
Minarets
C
Horse race tracks
D
Polo grounds
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2

Club Atl├ętico Boca Juniors, known simply as Boca Juniors or Boca, a sports club best known for its football team, is based in which country?

A
Italy
B
Spain
C
Argentina
D
Ecuador
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3

Which of these is a popular book by A A Milne?

A
Death on the Nile
B
Winnie The Pooh
C
Lord Jim
D
High Noon at Denver
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4

A "steamer", that covers the torso and the full length of the arms and legs, is a type of what?

A
Radioactive suit
B
Armour
C
Spacesuit
D
Wetsuit
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5

New Covent Garden Market, in Nine Elms, south west London, deals in what?

A
Fruit, vegetables and flowers
B
Meat
C
Fish
D
Livestock
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6

Who was the main author of "The Reshaping of British Railways", an attempt in 1963 to reduce the cost of running British Railways, that is remembered for the closure of more than 4,000 miles of railway lines and 3,000 stations in the next decade?

A
Lord Beaverbrook
B
Sir Thomas Beecham
C
Daniel Barenboim
D
Dr Richard Beeching
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7

What is the next in this series: 3.1, 95, 98, 98SE, ...

A
2000
B
2005
C
98XP
D
100GT
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