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Sport Quiz #120

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 6 May 2011

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Zhou Yang, gold medal winner at the Winter Olympics 2010, made the news again later by being chided by China's deputy sports minister Yu Zaiqing for thanking her parents, but not her country, for her win. She had won gold in what sport?

A
10 km freestyle cross-country skiing
B
Short track speed skating
C
Luge – Women's singles
D
Single skating
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2

What sport was scheduled at Horse Guard's Parade at London's 2012 Summer Olympic Games?

Note: This question was updated in September 2020
A
BMX racing
B
Javelin
C
Tennis
D
Beach volleyball
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3

What sport, the season for which is March to August, has been phased out in all states in Australia except for Victoria and South Australia, and was scheduled to end in Victoria after the 2010 season?

Note: This question was updated in February 2018
A
Spear fishing
B
Motor racing on street circuits
C
Fox hunting
D
Steeplechase
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4

Who won the 2010 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:05:52, easily breaking the course record of 2:07:14?

A
Tekeste Kebede
B
Deriba Merga
C
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
D
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
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5

Of the 8 Summer Olympics between 1896 and 1952 inclusive, how many were held outside of Europe?

A
3
B
2
C
4
D
5
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6

What sport is featured in the play "Daisy Pulls It Off" by Denise Deegan?

A
Polo
B
Chess
C
Netball
D
Hockey
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7

Which boxers fought in the "Rumble in the Jungle" in 1974?

A
Muhammed Ali and George Foreman
B
George Foreman and Joe Frazier
C
Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson
D
George Foreman and Mike Tyson
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