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Sport Quiz #7

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 6 March 2009

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1

African nations boycotted the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976, as a protest against a recent tour of South Africa by a rugby team from which country?

A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
Tonga
D
Samoa
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2

Where were the FIBA (Basketball) World Championships held in 2006?

A
Indianapolis, USA
B
Japan
C
Beijing
D
Seoul
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3

Babe Ruth played for which Major League Baseball team between 1919 and 1935?

A
New York Yankees
B
Boston Red Sox
C
Providence Grays
D
Washington Senators
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4

In what word game do two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a grid, the words formed across and down in crossword fashion?

A
Scrabble
B
Upwords
C
Boggle
D
Monopoly
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5

In the long jump at the 1968 Olympic Games held at Mexico City, which American athlete set a world record that would stand for 23 years?

A
Bob Beamon
B
Klaus Beer
C
Ralph Boston
D
Bob Seagram
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6

What is the name of a game played with rope rings that are caught and thrown by the players on a court similar to a tennis court?

A
Deck badminton
B
Rope badminton
C
Deck tennis
D
Deck quoits
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7

Which tennis tournament runs for 14 days from late June to early July, ending with the men's singles final on a Sunday?

A
Australian Open
B
French Open
C
U.S. Open
D
Wimbledon
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