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Daily Quiz #1276

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 July 2012

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1

At the 1988 Olympics, the team from Great Britain defeated West Germany to win gold in which sport?

A
Basketball
B
Soccer
C
Field hockey
D
Volleyball
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2

Science fiction novels were written by which of these?

A
Ernest Hemingway
B
Zane Grey
C
Ian Fleming
D
Ray Bradbury
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3

Which of these is a small spherical seed which, though botanically a fruit, is treated as a vegetable in cooking?

A
Carrot
B
Pea
C
Broccoli
D
Potato
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4

Which of these areas, along with parts of New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming, and most of Arizona, were added to US territory after diplomat Nicholas Trist negotiated the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848?

A
Illinois, Wisconsin & Arkansas
B
Washington, Oregon & Iowa
C
California, Nevada & Utah
D
Texas & Florida
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5

The only place where 4 states of the USA meet at one point is called "The Four Corners". Which of these is not one of the 4?

A
Arizona
B
Utah
C
Colorado
D
Iowa
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6

If one edge of a cube is 3 metres long, what is its volume?

A
6 cubic metres
B
19 cubic metres
C
9 cubic metres
D
27 cubic metres
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7

Who was shot by Valery Solanas on 3 June 1968?

A
Larry Hagman
B
John Lennon
C
Ronald Reagan
D
Andy Warhol
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