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Daily Quiz #1014

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 October 2011

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1

The Balfour Declaration of 1917 concerned what?

A
War reparations by Germany
B
Establishing the nation of Israel
C
The division of Europe after World War I
D
Revaluation of British currency
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2

What is the only native venomous spider in New Zealand (that is native only to New Zealand)?

A
Katipo
B
Tarantula
C
Funnel-web
D
Huntsman
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3

Which of these people is associated with the Information Technology industry?

A
Larry Ellison
B
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Laurence Olivier
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4

In online gaming, what is the term for a multi-user real-time virtual world described in text that combines elements of role-playing games, hack and slash, interactive fiction, and online chat that were the forerunners of modern games like World of Warcraft, and social virtual worlds such as Second Life?

A
PIT
B
BOG
C
MUD
D
MARSH
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5

Which of these is a name given to sheet metal that is stamped or rolled into parallel ridges and furrows?

A
Corrugated iron
B
Bumpy aluminium
C
Potholed brass
D
Iron filings
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6

In Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", what was Mr Darcy's first name?

A
Fitzwilliam
B
Fitzroy
C
Fitzgerald
D
Fitzherbert
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7

Which of these mountains is in the Swiss Alps?

A
McKinley
B
Everest
C
Kilimanjaro
D
Matterhorn
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