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Sport Quiz #64

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 9 April 2010

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1

Where was the opening ceremony for the 1948 Summer Olympics held on 29 July?

A
Earl's Court
B
Crystal Palace
C
Hyde Park
D
Wembley Stadium
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2

With which sport is Michael Jordan, who represented the USA at the Olympic Games in 1984 & 1992, associated?

A
Netball
B
Gymnastics
C
Square dancing
D
Basketball
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3

Which race when first run on 30 September 1906 from Paris, France, was won by Frank Purdy Lahm of the USA who, with co-pilot Henry Hersey, reached the northeast coast of England?

A
Le Mans 24 Hour Race
B
The Tourist Trophy Race
C
The RAC Rally
D
The Gordon Bennett Cup race
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4

Which cup, an ornate silver-plated Britannia metal bottomless ewer, designed and crafted in 1848 by Garrard & Co., was donated by Sir Henry Paget, Marquess of Anglesey, for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s 1851 Annual Regatta?

A
Borg Warner Trophy
B
Anglesey Shield
C
The America’s Cup
D
Clapperton Trophy
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5

Which of these sports is thought to be second only to archery as the oldest British outdoor game?

A
Soccer
B
Tennis
C
Cricket
D
Bowls
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6

Where was the only national team boycott at a Winter Olympic Games, which was when the Taiwanese athletes arrived at the Olympic village with their Republic of China identification cards, were not admitted, and left in protest?

A
Lake Placid, 1980
B
Sapporo, 1972
C
Innsbruck, 1976
D
Sarajevo, 1984
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these cities has hosted the Winter Olympics twice?

Note: This question was updated in December 2016
A
Sapporo, Japan
B
Oslo, Norway
C
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
D
Innsbruck, Austria
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