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Sport Quiz #90

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 8 October 2010

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1

In what sport is "touché" said to signify that an opponent has scored a hit?

A
Fencing
B
Boxing
C
Darts
D
Soccer
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2

Which American football quarterback is the only player to win the AP Most Valuable Player three consecutive times (1995–97) and holds NFL records including most passing yards (65,127), most pass completions (5,720), and most career victories as a starting quarterback (169)?

A
Brett Favre
B
Mike Sherman
C
Javon Walker
D
Mark Gastineau
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3

The Rowing World Cup, which is held at 3 or 4 venues over a year, has only once been staged outside Europe. Where was it?

A
Lake Karapiro, New Zealand in 2003
B
Princeton, USA in 2001
C
Lake Titicaca, Peru
D
Lake Nasser, Egypt
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4

The rules for which sport were originally drawn up by the Knickerbocker Club in New York in 1843?

A
American Football
B
Basketball
C
Ice hockey
D
Baseball
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5

The first time that Roger Bannister ran under 4 minutes for a mile at an international meeting was at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, B.C. Which country was he representing?

A
USA
B
Austria
C
England
D
India
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6

What country co-hosted the Euro 2008 soccer competition with Switzerland?

A
Italy
B
Germany
C
Austria
D
France
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7

What is the connection between the sport of Badminton and the Duke of Beaufort?

A
Badminton was the name of his wife
B
Badminton was the name of his horse
C
Badminton was the name of his home
D
Badminton was the name of his dog
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