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Sport Quiz #84

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 27 August 2010

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1

What is the venue for the first World Outdoor Youth Ball Hockey Championship held in August 2009?

A
Disney World, Orlando, Florida
B
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
C
Pittsburgh, PA
D
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Select from the options above.
2

Who won the most of the first ten tournaments called the Women's Hockey World Cup (the field hockey World Cup competition for women), which was inaugurated in 1974?

A
Germany
B
Netherlands
C
Australia
D
Argentina
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these is a New Zealand tennis pair who won the junior men's doubles at Wimbledon in 1993?

A
Tony Wilding and Josiah Ritchie
B
James Greenhalgh and Steven Downs
C
Peter McNamara and Paul McNamee
D
Roy Emerson and Rod Laver
Select from the options above.
4

What pieces occupy all four corners of the board at the start of a chess game?

A
Weasels
B
Badgers
C
Voles
D
Rooks
Select from the options above.
5

Beat Mändli, Daniel Deusser, Markus Beerbaum and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum are world ranking competitors in which sport?

A
Show Jumping
B
Alpine Skiing
C
Swimming
D
Orienteering
Select from the options above.
6

On July 6, 2007, the IOC approved what new venture to complement the Olympic Games, starting in 2010?

Note: This question was updated in January 2016
A
The Winter Olympic Games for winter sports held on snow or ice
B
The Paralympic Games for athletes with physical and visual disabilities
C
Youth Games, for athletes between the ages of 14 and 18
D
The Animal Olympics, for trained animals
Select from the options above.
7

What sporting event began in 1953 as the Canada Cup, changed its name to the World Cup from 1967 to 1993, and in 2007 and 2008 was known as the Omega Mission Hills World Cup?

A
The World Cup of Golf
B
Polo World Cup
C
Rugby Sevens World Cup
D
Football (Soccer) World Cup
Select from the options above.
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