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1

What were the tools of a retiarius?

A
Weighted net, dagger and trident
B
Net and sword
C
Heavy duty knuckleduster
D
Short sword, small round shield, and spear
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2

Which boxer was known as the "Manassa Mauler"?

A
Mike Tyson
B
James J Jeffries
C
Joe Louis
D
Jack Dempsey
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3

At the start of a game of chess, there are 16 of which pieces on the board?

A
Pawns
B
Sardines
C
Shrimps
D
Sprats
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4

The formula for World Rally Championship cars changed for the 2011 championship, with engines limited to many litres?

A
1.6
B
2
C
1
D
2.5
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5

The opening ceremony of the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp was marked by what?

A
No spectators came because the date and time had not been publicised
B
A protest by Budapest
C
Part of the (unfinished) stadium fell down
D
The release of doves
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6

Seven countries did not attend the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea. What did Nicaragua and Madagascar, two of the countries, give as a reason?

A
Illness among the athletes
B
Alliance with Cuba, which was boycotting the Games
C
Dissatisfaction with the venues
D
Finance
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7

In October 2005, a week before her 16th birthday, Michelle Wie announced that she was turning professional at what sport?

A
Golf
B
Gymnastics
C
Tennis
D
Shot put
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