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Sport Quiz #27

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 24 July 2009

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1

On 15 May 2002, FIFA announced that which nation would host the Football (soccer) World Cup in 2010?

A
Australia
B
Mexico
C
Morocco
D
South Africa
Select from the options above.
2

The film "Spirit of Youth" (1938) told the story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of which boxer who had the lead role?

A
Mike Tyson
B
Cassius Clay
C
Sugar Ray Robinson
D
Joe Louis
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3

The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition is open to contestants from USA, Canada, Mexico, Jamaica, New Zealand, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Ghana, South Korea, the Bahamas and which European country?

Note: This question was updated in February 2014
A
Germany
B
Great Britain
C
Ireland
D
France
Select from the options above.
4

When did the Football Association in the UK present the FA Cup for competition?

A
1871
B
1795
C
1824
D
1862
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5

Motorcycle riders attempt to impress judges with routines on a course consisting of multiple jumps of varying lengths and angles that generally occupy one to two acres (.4 to .8 hectares) in what sport?

A
BMX
B
Scrambling
C
Motorcycle trial
D
Freestyle Motocross
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is most likely to be heard at a cricket match?

A
Hows that!?
B
Bully off!
C
Ruck ruck ruck ruck
D
Hole in one!
Select from the options above.
7

What contest, held between 24 teams, was played in Dubai between 5 and 7 March 2009, and was won by Wales?

A
World Underwater Hockey Championship
B
Orienteering World Cup
C
Rugby Sevens World Cup
D
World Baseball Classic
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