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Sport Quiz #24

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 3 July 2009

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1

What is a doosra?

A
A dart that bounces off the wire (darts)
B
A time period (polo)
C
A bowling style (cricket)
D
A bathing cap (synchronised swimming)
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2

The Summer Olympics are held how many years apart?

A
6
B
4
C
2
D
1
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3

The America's Cup trophy was held by America from 1852 until 1983 when the Cup was won by which challenger?

A
Southern Cross of Australia
B
Australia II of Australia
C
Black Magic of New Zealand
D
Dame Pattie of the UK
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4

Who, in 1936, was the last British man to win the singles event at Wimbledon until Andy Murray from Scotland won in 2013?

A
Adam Quist
B
Jack Crawford
C
Fred Perry
D
Arthur Ashe
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5

In cricket, what is the name for bowling faults by one side that are counted as points and awarded to the other?

A
Wickets
B
Slips
C
Extras
D
Strikes
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6

Who won the World Individual Championship Speedway title four times in 1957, 1958, 1964 and 1966?

A
Barry Briggs
B
Ove Fundin
C
Peter Craven
D
Ivan Mauger
Select from the options above.
7

Who was the first General Secretary of the International Olympic Committee and later became its President, serving until 1924?

A
Cyrano de Bergerac
B
Baron de Coubertin
C
Guy de Maupassant
D
Charles de Gaulle
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