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Sport Quiz #5

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 20 February 2009

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1

What game, created in 1904 by a quaker, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Phillips, when revised by Charles Darrow and others became one of the world's most played commercial board games?

A
Cluedo
B
Trivial Pursuit
C
Scrabble
D
Monopoly
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2

On a standard dartboard, what is immediately to the right of the number 20?

A
5
B
1
C
19
D
7
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3

Which of these teams do not compete in America's National League Baseball?

Note: This question was updated in March 2015
A
Cincinnati Reds
B
Florida Panthers
C
New York Mets
D
Florida Marlins
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4

Who, in 1948 at London, equalled the record of winning 4 gold medals at one Olympics, set at the previous Games by Jesse Owens?

A
Stanislawa Walasiewicz
B
Audrey Williamson
C
Fanny Blankers-Koen
D
Shirley Strickland
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5

Who won three long distance races including the marathon at the Olympic Games held at Helsinki in 1952?

A
Emil Zátopek
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Peter Snell
D
Lasse Virén
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6

Who was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season Major League Baseball in 1927, a record broken in 1961?

A
Babe Ruth
B
Mickey Mantle
C
Roger Maris
D
Hank Aaron
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7

In darts, what is the name of the line behind which the throwing player must stand?

A
Oche
B
Char
C
Chukka
D
Jack
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