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Sport Quiz #82

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 13 August 2010

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1

Which of these is one of the 5 British classic horse races, first run in 1899, that is for 3 year olds at Newmarket in late April or early May?

A
The St. Leger Stakes
B
The Derby Stakes, aka The Derby & The Epsom Derby
C
The 2,000 Guineas Stakes
D
Epsom Oaks
Select from the options above.
2

What is the nationality of 2007 IndyCar Series champion George Dario Marino Franchitti?

A
Scottish
B
Italian
C
Spanish
D
Brazilian
Select from the options above.
3

Which country has won the most medals at the European Beach Volleyball Championship (later known as the Nestea European Championship Final) between 2000 and 2008 inclusive?

A
Germany
B
Switzerland
C
Austria
D
Netherlands
Select from the options above.
4

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well." This is known as what?

A
The Olympic Creed
B
The Olympic Oath
C
The Olympic Slogan
D
The Olympic Tag-line
Select from the options above.
5

In 2008 there were 193 members of the United Nations. How many "nations" were represented at the 2008 Summer Olympics?

A
32
B
14
C
204
D
500
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is an event in Olympic weightlifting?

A
Clean and jerk
B
Smash and grab
C
Push and shove
D
Put and take
Select from the options above.
7

Which city hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2002?

A
Manchester
B
Torquay
C
Blackpool
D
Milton Keynes
Select from the options above.
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