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Sport Quiz #93

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 29 October 2010

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1

Geoff Hunt, Jahangir Khan and Ross Norman were the only World Open Champions in the first ten years that the Championships were held, in which sport?

A
Tennis
B
Badminton
C
Squash
D
Golf
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2

In the 1908 Olympics, Jay Gould from the USA won a gold medal for competing in which sport?

A
Golf
B
Jeu de Paume
C
High jump
D
Dominoes
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3

Which of these is a guessing game where the clues to the answer are mimed?

A
Postman's Knock
B
Spin the Bottle
C
Pin the Tail on the Donkey
D
Charades
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4

Which of these is a term used in chess?

A
Checkbuddy
B
Checkwife
C
Checkhusband
D
Checkmate
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5

The invention of what sport is credited to Dr. S. A. Naismith in Massachusetts, USA, in 1891?

A
Basketball
B
Soccer
C
Bowls
D
Cricket
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6

Which country has hosted the greatest number of world curling championships (of any kind: men's, women's and mixed championships) between 1959 and 2015?

A
Scotland
B
Canada
C
Switzerland
D
USA
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7

Which alpine ski racer was World Cup champion in 1967 and 1968, won the Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing with a sweep of the three gold medals for downhill, giant slalom and slalom at the 1968 Winter Olympics, and then retired?

A
Jean-Claude Killy
B
Henri Oreiller
C
Gustav Thöni
D
Billy Kidd
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