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Daily Quiz #1141

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 March 2012

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1

What country was never defeated during its participation in the FIFA World Cup tournament in South Africa in 2010?

A
Netherlands
B
Spain
C
New Zealand
D
Germany
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2

When did the first entry for acronyms appear in the Oxford English Dictionary?

A
1888
B
1923
C
1963
D
1943
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3

What is the main commercial flatfish in Europe?

A
Flounder
B
Plaice
C
Halibut
D
Turbot
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4

In 1971, who hijacked an aeroplane, collected a ransom, parachuted out over the Rocky Mountains and was never seen again?

A
Al Gore
B
John Denver
C
Mark Chapman
D
D B Cooper
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5

What is the name for an enthusiast for the TV series "Star Trek"?

A
Roddenberryist
B
Kirkie
C
Starfan
D
Trekkie
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6

What rating indicates the anti-engine knocking properties of a fuel?

A
Octane
B
Boron
C
Michelin
D
Star
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7

Which one of these countries is not a permanent member of the UN Security Council, with the power to veto any substantive resolution?

A
Uganda
B
France
C
United Kingdom
D
USA
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