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Sport Quiz #55

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 5 February 2010

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Which former American football star was acquitted of killing his ex-wife and was later convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping?

A
Shaquille O'Neal
B
Mike Tyson
C
O J Simpson
D
Walter Payton
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2

The Honda Formula One team was taken over by which team for the 2009 season?

A
Red Bull
B
Brawn
C
Target Chip Gnassi Racing
D
Williams
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3

In the finals of the 3000 metre track event 1984 Summer Olympics, who was accused of colliding with Mary Decker, who was unable to complete the race?

A
Zola Budd
B
Maricica Puica
C
Lynn Williams
D
Wendy Sly
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4

The modern version of what code-breaking board game for two players, that resembles an old pencil and paper game called “Bulls and Cows”, was invented in 1970 by Mordecai Meirowitz, an Israeli postmaster and telecommunications expert?

A
Boggle
B
Cluedo
C
Mastermind
D
Scrabble
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5

The U.S. Masters, one of the four major championships in professional golf, is the only major championship that is played at the same course each year. Where has it been played since its inception in 1934?

A
Prestwick Golf Club, in Ayrshire, Scotland
B
Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia
C
The White House Lawn, Washington DC
D
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, in Fife, Scotland
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6

Which venue has hosted the Ryder Cup the most times since 1980?

A
The K Club – Palmer Course, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
B
Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky
C
The Belfry, Wishaw, Warwickshire, England
D
Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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7

Why was Korean short-track speedskater Kim Dong-Sung disqualified from the men's 1500 metre final at the 2000 Olympics?

A
Assaulting an official
B
Using the drug darbepoetin
C
Cross-tracking
D
Making obscene gestures
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