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Sport Quiz #135

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 19 August 2011

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1

Which Soviet gymnast won the most Olympic medals in her career, and the most gold of any female?

Note: This question was updated in October 2018
A
Larisa Latynina
B
Olga Korbut
C
Nelli Kim
D
Heidi Klum
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2

South African professional golfer Ernie Els is known by what nickname?

A
The Body
B
The Fat Budgie
C
The Bald Eagle
D
The Big Easy
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3

Olympic gold medallists Chris Hoy, Rebecca Adlington, Bradley Wiggins and Kelly Holmes represented which country?

A
Estonia
B
Hungary
C
Italy
D
Great Britain
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4

Of the 6 Winter Olympics held between 1988 and 2006, how many were outside of Europe?

A
5
B
4
C
3
D
6
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5

The president of the Indian Olympic Association, Suresh Kalmadi, publicly thanked Prince Charles and Princess Diana for attending a Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. Which year was this?

Note: This question was updated in August 2018
A
2002
B
2010
C
1986
D
1990
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6

After the World Cup in 1962, the government of Brazil declared which player an "official national treasure" to prevent him from being transferred out of the country when wealthy European clubs tried to sign him?

A
Ronaldo
B
Pelé
C
Cafu
D
Zico
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7

Which athlete was criticised for whistling during his national anthem at the ceremony where he was awarded a gold medal in 1984 at Los Angeles?

Note: This question was updated in July 2015
A
Steve Ovett
B
Sebastian Coe
C
Daley Thompson
D
John Walker
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