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Sport Quiz #56

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 12 February 2010

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1

Who commissioned film-maker Leni Riefenstahl to make “Olympia”, the first documentary film on the Olympic Games at the 1936 Berlin Games?

A
The British Equestrian Team
B
The Nazi Party
C
Jesse Owens
D
International Olympic Committee
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2

Which country won the Men's World Championship in softball the most times between 1996 and 2004?

A
Japan
B
USA
C
Canada
D
New Zealand
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3

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's volleyball, during the final game of the match between the USA and Greece, a whistle was blown from the audience when USA had possession. What happened next?

A
Greece stopped their defence, the US team won and went into the next round
B
USA stopped their attack, the Greek team won and went into the next round
C
Both teams left the court, thinking that the game had finished
D
The referee declared that a rematch was necessary
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4

In which country was the first 24 hour race for motor cars held on a closed course, in 1907?

A
Germany
B
France
C
Belgium
D
England
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5

Why is there is a 4.9 m-radius semi-circular "circle" at each end of a netball court?

A
It is played on a basketball court, which is where those markings are relevant
B
There must be a maximum of 2 players in it
C
There must be a minimum of 1 players in it at all times
D
All scoring shots must be taken from it
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6

In 1970, Brazil's third victory in which tournament entitled them to keep the Jules Rimet Trophy permanently?

A
Rowing World Cup
B
World Polo Championship
C
FIFA (Football) World Cup
D
FINA Swimming World Cup
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7

What is the name of the golf club at St Andrews, Scotland, founded in 1754, whose motto is "Far and Sure"?

Note: This question was updated in September 2016
A
The Golf Club of Scotland
B
Royal St Andrews Golf Club
C
St Andrews Golf Club
D
Royal and Ancient Golf Club
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