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Sport Quiz #103

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 7 January 2011

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Which country won the most gold medals for the Olympic Marathon, the first 25 times that it was run (1896 - 2004)?

Note: This question was updated in April 2022
A
USA
B
Finland
C
Greece
D
Ethiopia
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2

Which of these was an American baseball player who played his 18-year major-league professional career all for the New York Yankees, and still holds the records for most World Series home runs, RBIs, runs, walks, extra-base hits and total bases?

A
Donald Dunn
B
Mickey Mantle
C
Frederick Forsythe
D
Patrick Powers
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3

In 2009, The Mongoose Bat was introduced into which sport, with the aim of providing 20% more power and 15% more bat speed?

A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Softball
D
Rounders
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4

In which sport have Chinese players won the men's World Championship 60% of the time since 1959, and in the women's competition, all but two of the World Championships since 1971?

A
Show jumping
B
Table tennis
C
Figure skating
D
Snooker
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5

In 1994, the "National Sports of Canada Act" declared which two sports as the national sports of Canada?

A
Ice hockey (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
B
Ice hockey (winter) and tennis (summer)
C
Rugby League (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
D
Rugby League (winter) and tennis (summer)
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6

Where is "The Royal Tennis Court", a "real tennis" court built originally for Cardinal Wolsey and favoured by Henry VIII of England who played there from 1528, that is still home to an active "real tennis" club?

Note: This question was updated in June 2022
A
Wimbledon
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Hampton Court
D
Kensington Palace
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7

Who was the first driver to complete all 1,100 racing miles (1,800 km), and finish in the top six for both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 in the same day (The Double)?

A
John Andretti
B
Michael Schumacher
C
Tony Stewart
D
Scott Dixon
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