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Sport Quiz #4

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 13 February 2009

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1

What game is set in a mansion where players attempt to solve a murder, the solution requiring the components of "Suspect", "Weapon", and "Room"?

A
Cluedo
B
La Rue Morgue
C
The Ngaio Marsh Game
D
P D Games
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2

Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?

A
Silly mid-on
B
Short deep square
C
Short-stop
D
Catcher
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3

Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?

A
Back slide
B
Leg slip
C
Gully point
D
Chief Scout
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4

Which of these requires the least area for competition?

A
Polo ground
B
Hockey (field hockey) field
C
Ice hockey field
D
Olympic-sized swimming pool
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5

Why, at Stockholm in 1912, did Jim Thorpe have his medals taken away after winning the decathlon and pentathlon?

A
He was wearing shoes not approved for the event
B
He had deliberately tripped Avery Brundage
C
He had previously played baseball for a fee
D
He refused to stand on the winner's podium
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6

Who had a positive drug test for excessive levels of testosterone after initially being declared the winner of the 2006 Tour de France?

A
Floyd Landis
B
Floyd Scruggs
C
Martin Landau
D
Martin Landis
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7

What was the cause of the disqualification of Swedish pentathlete Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall at Mexico City in 1968, the first as a result of failing a doping test at an Olympic Games?

A
Beer
B
Barbiturates
C
Steroids
D
Marijuana
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