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Sport Quiz #91

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 15 October 2010

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1

Do-si-do is a term used in what activity?

A
Skiing
B
Square dancing
C
Diving
D
Gymnastics
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2

In what year did competition for the Davis Cup begin?

Note: This question was updated in September 2015
A
1950
B
1900
C
1970
D
1920
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3

Where is the world's oldest surviving bowling green, with the first recorded use being in 1299?

Note: This question was updated in July 2015
A
Gretna Green, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
B
Wimbledon, south west London
C
Southampton, England
D
Wembley, north-west London
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4

How many ways can a batsman be dismissed in cricket?

A
12
B
5
C
10
D
2
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5

On 24 October 1971, with a distance of 2,028 yards (1,854 m), Harry Drake broke the world record for the longest what?

A
Shot put
B
Javelin throw
C
Shot with a longbow
D
Throw of a gumboot
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6

What is the next in this series: St. Devote, Massenet, Casino Square , Mirabeau, Loews ... ?

A
Virage Antony Noghes
B
Portier
C
Piscine
D
Tabac
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7

Most elite high jumpers used the Straddle technique, Western Roll, Eastern cut-off or Scissors-Jump until the development of which technique, when its inventor's gold medal in the 1968 Summer Olympics brought it to the world's attention?

A
The Bartle bounce
B
The Stitchbury step
C
The Richardson roll
D
The Fosbury flop
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