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1

In the history of the modern Olympic games, what is the next in the series 1956, 1964, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988,…?

A
2020
B
1992
C
Nothing (as at the 2016 Summer Olympics)
D
2004
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2

Ten days before the 1968 Summer Olympic Games opened in Mexico, what tragic and related event happened?

A
The jaguar who was to be the Games mascot was kidnapped and severely wounded
B
The torchbearer died
C
A section of a stadium fell down, killing several workers
D
Students protesting Olympic spending were corralled by the army, which killed or wounded hundreds
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3

From 1996, when equestrian events were first included in the Summer Paralympics, until 2016 how many countries of the 41 which have competed hold bronze and/or silver medals but no gold?

A
5
B
0
C
2
D
15
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4

In 2006, who became the second basketball player to score over 80 points in an NBA game?

A
Kobe Bryant
B
Shaquille O'Neill
C
Charles Barkley
D
Julius Erving
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5

The Celtics are a professional basketball team based where?

A
Boston
B
Dublin
C
Calais
D
Brussels
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6

Which of these was known as "Mellow Johnny"?

A
Jacques Anquetil
B
John Lennon
C
Jean Valjean
D
Lance Armstrong
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7

Which organisation runs the annual championships for football teams in Europe?

A
UEFB
B
UEFA
C
UEFI
D
UFBA
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