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Sport Quiz #16

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 8 May 2009

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1

What height should a tennis net be at the posts?

A
3 feet (0.91 m)
B
3 feet 6 inches (1.07 m)
C
4 feet (1.22 m)
D
2 feet 6 inches (0.76 m)
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2

Which number is exactly opposite 12 through the centre of a dart board?

A
11
B
15
C
17
D
2
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3

What flower is the English rugby team emblem?

A
Rose
B
Lily
C
Nasturtium
D
Thistle
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Note: This question was updated in February 2014
4

A sporting event involves propelling an object the furthest distance, yet there are no uniform standards for it. What is the object, traditionally around 5–6 m (16–20 feet) long and weighing around 35–60 kg (80–130 pounds)?

A
Discus
B
Caber
C
Javelin
D
Shot
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5

In 2003, which team broke Australia's winning streak of the World Netball Tournaments since 1971?

A
England
B
New Zealand
C
Fiji
D
South Africa
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6

What gambling game, requiring only two coins to play, was popular with Australian and New Zealand soldiers in World War II?

A
Cobbers
B
Roulette
C
Numismatics
D
Two up
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Note: This question was updated in February 2014
7

What was the original name of the board game invented by Elliot Rudell, similar to Scrabble, whereby letters can be stacked on top of others to create new words?

A
Funworder
B
Boggle
C
Upwords
D
3D Cross
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