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Sport Quiz #112

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 11 March 2011

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1

What sporting event is 42.195 km (26 miles 385 yards)?

A
World Ballooning Championship at Kyūshū, Japan
B
Individual cycling pursuit
C
America's Cup competition
D
Marathon
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2

What was the first Asian country to hold a Formula 1 Grand Prix?

A
South Korea
B
Indonesia
C
China
D
Japan
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3

"Joltin' Joe" was the nickname of which American sportsman?

A
Joe Louis
B
Joe Torre
C
Joe Bugner
D
Joe DiMaggio
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4

At the 1980 Olympics at Moscow, which Cuban was the first to win three Olympic gold medals in Heavyweight boxing?

A
Teófilo Stevenson
B
Félix Savón
C
Daniel Bekker
D
Henry Tillman
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5

Who has been quoted as saying "Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen ... I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen"?

A
Winston Churchill
B
Robert Mugabe
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Indira Ghandi
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6

Who was the oldest man to win the world heavyweight boxing title?

A
Cassius Clay
B
Floyd Patterson
C
Sonny Liston
D
George Foreman
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7

What is the name of the water sports that originated in Australia in the early 20th century, that has become popular in New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa, and the USA?

A
Underwater hockey
B
Surf lifesaving
C
Diving
D
Swimming relay races
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