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Sport Quiz #31

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 21 August 2009

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1

In rugby union, what is the name of the set play whereby eight members of each team pack together and attempt to heel the ball backwards?

A
Touchdown
B
Melee
C
Lineout
D
Scrum
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2

Australian professional golfer Greg Norman is known by which nickname?

A
Kanga
B
The Shark
C
The Flying Finn
D
Prince
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3

The trophy for the winner of the Australian Open Tennis Men's Singles is named after which champion?

A
Norman Brookes
B
Frank Sedgman
C
Gerald Patterson
D
Jack Crawford
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4

Who, in 1977, was the last British woman to win the singles event at Wimbledon?

A
Virginia Wade
B
Helen Jacobs
C
Helen Moody
D
Billie Jean King
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5

In which city was the Sri Lankan cricket team attacked with a bomb, grenade launcher and rifles in March 2009?

A
Mumbai
B
Lahore
C
Calcutta
D
Delhi
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6

In the UK quiz game "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" (1998-2014), question 8 was worth how much money in 2006?

Note: This question was updated in November 2016
A
₤32,000
B
₤16,000
C
₤4,000
D
₤8,000
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7

On 4 June 2008 the International Olympic Committee announced that the finalists to host the 2016 Olympics were Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid and which other venue?

A
Buenos Aires, Argentina
B
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
C
Pretoria, South Africa
D
Santiago, Chile
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