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Commonly Used Abbreviations

What does these everyday abbreviations mean? 30 Questions.

 
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1

What does WWW stand for in internet terms?

  • World Wide Windows
  • World Wide Wireless
  • World Wide Web

2

For which areas of the body might you be seeking treatment if attending the ENT department?

  • Ear, Nose and Tummy
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Ear, Nose and Toes

3

On a party invitation, what does BYOB usually mean?

  • Bring Your Own Bottle
  • Bring Your Own Buddy
  • Bring Your Own Barbeque

4

In popular music, what does MOBO stand for?

  • Music of British Origin
  • Music of Black Origin
  • Music of Belgian Origin

5

Traditional to letter-writing, what does SWALK stand for?

  • Sealed With a Loving Kiss
  • Sent With A Lovely Kiss
  • Shipped With A Loving Kiss

6

What WMD did the allied forces fail to find in Iraq?

  • Weapons of Material Destruction
  • Weapons of Matrimonial Destruction
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

7

In law enforcement, what is an ASBO?

  • Anti-Social Behaviour Order
  • Anti-Social Behaviour Outcast
  • Anti-Social Beheading Option

8

HTTP enables comunications on the world wide web. What does HTTP stand for?

  • Hyper Transfer Type Program
  • HyperText Transfer Protocol
  • High Transmission Tag Program

9

BAFTA stands for what?

  • British Associated Film and Television Awards
  • British Academy of Film and Television Awards
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts

10

In language and communications, what does ASAP mean?

  • As Simple As Possible
  • As Soon As Possible
  • As Sure As Possible

11

In photography what is a SLR?

  • Single Lens Reflex
  • Simple Light Reflector
  • Standard Lens Recorder

12

Which Irish sporting body is known as the GAA?

  • Gaelic Athletic Association
  • Gaelic Amateur Athletics
  • Gaelic Arm-wrestlers Association

13

In 1978, the Village People sang about the YMCA. What is the YMCA?

  • Young Men's Christian Association
  • Yound Men's Charitable Association
  • Young Men's Cheap Accommodation

14

What, in relation to the military, is the SAS?

  • Special Activities Soldiers
  • Special Army Services
  • Special Air Services

15

In computer use, what is USB?

  • Universal Serial Bus
  • Universal Serial Band
  • Universal Special Band

16

Referring to sixth sense, psychic powers, clairvoyance, etc, what does ESP stand for?

  • ExtraSensory Perception
  • Extra Special Powers
  • Extra Spooky Presence

17

A non-violent organisation aiming to rid the world of nuclear weapons, what does CND stand for?

  • Campaign for Nuclear Decommissioning
  • Campaign for Nuclear Discussion
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

18

In education, what is TEFL?

  • Teaching English as a First Language
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Teaching English as a Folk Language

19

Now an everyday object, what does DVD stand for?

  • Digital Versatile Disc
  • Digital Volatile Disc
  • Digital Vocalised Disc

20

In relation to family support, what is TAMBA?

  • Two And More Babies Association
  • Twins And Multiple Babies Association
  • Twins and Multiple Births Association

21

In the world of Finance, what is the FTSE?

  • Financial Times Stock Exchange
  • Finance, Trade & Stock Exchange
  • Finance, Trade and Shares Exchequer

22

If you are using an internet chat room, what would you mean by BRB?

  • Better Ring Back
  • Be Right Back
  • Big Red Book

23

What, in military administration, is the MOD?

  • Ministry of Outer Defenses
  • Ministry of Outstanding Defence
  • Ministry Of Defence

24

Often used in formal communication, what does FYI stand for?

  • For Your Interest
  • For Your Information
  • For Your In-laws

25

In technology, GPS means what?

  • Global Pointing Satellite
  • Global Positioning Satellite
  • Global Positioning System

26

In maths class, what does HCF stand for?

  • Highest Common Factor
  • Highest Common Figure
  • Highest Common Form

27

In the U.S., what is the FBI?

  • Federal Bureau of Intellects
  • Federal Bureau of Inspiration
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

28

In transport, what is a HGV?

  • High Grade Vehicle
  • High Goods Vehicle
  • Heavy Goods Vehicle

29

What does HB mean when printed on a pencil?

  • Heavy Black
  • Hard Black
  • High Black

30

On a document, what does PTO mean?

  • Please Turn Over
  • Please Take Over
  • Please Take Offence

 

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