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Sport Quiz #92

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 22 October 2010

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1

What sport is played by the Catalan Dragons?

A
Hockey
B
Soccer
C
Rugby League
D
Baseball
Select from the options above.
2

Why were Canadian men's rowing pair Chris Jarvis and David Calder disqualified in the Semifinal B round of the Men's coxless pair at the 2004 Summer Olympics?

A
The Canadians had made rude comments to the South Africans at the start
B
They rowed into the lane for South Africa's Donovan Cech and Ramon di Clemente
C
A strong wind sprang up during the race
D
Their boat began to take on water and sink
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3

The MacRobertson International Shield is competed for by Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand and the United States and known affectionately as "the MacRob", in which sport?

A
Quoits
B
Tug o War
C
Rollerball
D
Croquet
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4

What is the name given to horse racing over hedges, ditches and other obstacles set on a regular course?

A
Coursing
B
Dressage
C
Steeplechase
D
Drag racing
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5

In athletics, what name is used for the preliminary races that precede quarter-finals or semi-finals?

A
Cools
B
Tepids
C
Heats
D
Hots
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6

Teams from how many countries have competed teams in the Olympic Rugby Union competitions until 2016?

Note: This question was updated in September 2017
A
15
B
6
C
20
D
25
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7

What country hosted the inaugural World Cup tournament in 1930 organised by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), in which 13 nations took part: 7 from South America, 4 from Europe and 2 from North America?

Note: This question was updated in January 2017
A
Argentina
B
France
C
Canada
D
Uruguay
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