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Sport Quiz #37

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 2 October 2009

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1

The engines used in Formula One between 1960 and 1990 by Motor Racing Developments Ltd (known as Brabham) were Coventry-Climax, Cosworth DFV, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Yamaha, Judd and which other?

A
Mercedes
B
Ferrari
C
Repco
D
Honda
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2

Which of these was not a nickname for George Herman Ruth, Jr, the American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935?

A
The Sultan of Swat
B
Babe
C
The Bambino
D
Machine gun George
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3

The Triple Crown of Motorsport, an unofficial motorsport achievement, is to win the Indianapolis 500, the Le Mans 24 Hours and either the Monaco Grand Prix or the Formula One World Championship. Who is the only driver to have won it according to both definitions?

Note: This question was updated in November 2013
A
Jack Brabham
B
Graham Hill
C
Stirling Moss
D
Juan Manuel Fangio
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4

At the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich, who won back to back gold medals in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, defeating American distance runner Steve Prefontaine in the former?

A
Emil Zátopek
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Peter Snell
D
Lasse Virén
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5

The 10th competition of which sport was held in Dubai, South Africa, New Zealand, USA, Australia, England and Scotland in 2008/09?

A
Baseball World Cup
B
IRB Sevens World Series
C
A1GP series
D
World Netball Series
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6

With what sport is Frank Bruno associated?

A
Boxing
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Gymnastics
D
High jump
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7

Early in 2009, the American Premier League announced that it would play cricket in a converted baseball venue. Where?

A
Phoenix, Arizona
B
Los Angeles, California
C
Denver, Colorado
D
Staten Island, New York
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