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Sport Quiz #32

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 28 August 2009

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1

Which boxer was filmed striking a gong, that was used as an introduction to films from the J Arthur Rank studios?

A
Bombardier Billy Wells
B
Freddie Mills
C
Don Cockell
D
Terry Spinks
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2

What game involving reptiles is based on the Indian game called Vaikuntapaoli or Paramapada Sopanam?

A
Checkers
B
Parchisi
C
Snakes and Ladders
D
Darts
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3

What is the standard length of the bars in the uneven parallel bars or asymmetric bars, an artistic gymnastics apparatus used only by female gymnasts?

A
420 cm
B
240 cm
C
150 cm
D
200 cm
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4

Which two American track and field athletes, who finished first and third in the 200 metres, were sent home from the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City after they performed the Black Power salute on the victory stand?

A
Tommie Smith and John Carlos
B
Peter Norman and John Carlos
C
Tommie Smith and Peter Norman
D
Tommie Norman and John Smith
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5

How high, including about 20 cm landing mat, should a pommel horse be?

A
100 cm
B
115 cm
C
130 cm
D
150 cm
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6

In which computer game is the player in the role of "The Stranger", who uses a special book to travel to an island and thence to several worlds known as "Ages"?

A
Myst
B
The SIMS
C
Riven
D
Grand Theft Auto
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7

The first international test cricket score to exceed 700 runs in an innings was in which year?

Note: This question was updated in November 2018
A
1920
B
1888
C
1930
D
1980
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