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Sport Quiz #66

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 23 April 2010

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1

How many players from each team usually make up a rugby union scrum?

A
7
B
6
C
5
D
8
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2

Which game has been played in England since Tudor Times, with the earliest reference being in 1744 in "A Little Pretty Pocketbook" where it is called Baseball?

A
Skittles
B
Rounders
C
Softball
D
Parcheesi
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3

The first US National Champions of which sport were Team Roslindale when the first sanctioned Official Nationals were played in Leominster Ma in 1974?

A
Ice skating
B
Roller Blading
C
Rollerball
D
Street hockey
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4

Who won a (then) record seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich?

A
Mark Spitz
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Michael Phelps
D
Olga Korbut
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5

The convention of moving the Olympic flame via a relay system from Olympia to the Olympic venue began with which Olympic Games?

Note: This question was updated in March 2018
A
Antwerp, 1920
B
Amsterdam, 1928
C
Berlin, 1936
D
London, 1908
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6

In 1960, who co-founded Motor Racing Developments Ltd., a British racing car manufacturer and Formula One racing team, with designer Ron Tauranac?

A
Jack Brabham
B
Bruce McLaren
C
Colin Chapman
D
Raymond Mays
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7

After allegations of collusion among judges at the 2002 Olympic Games pairs figure skating, how was the disagreement resolved regarding the placings of Canadian pair David Pelletier / Jamie Salé and Russian pair Yelena Berezhnaya / Anton Sikharulidze?

A
The Canadians won after the event was rerun with different judges
B
No medals were awarded at all
C
Dual gold medals were awarded
D
Each pair were given one gold and one silver medal each
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