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Sport Quiz #152

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 16 December 2011

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1

Philippe Croizon was the first quadruple amputee to achieve what on 18 September 2010, at the age of 42?

A
Be elected to the House of Commons
B
Have a #1 hit record in the UK
C
Swim the English Channel
D
Sail singlehandedly around the world
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2

Where was Eric "Butterbean" Esch's mixed martial arts bout with Mariusz Pudzianowski on 18 September 2010, where an incomplete rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner", with wrong and incomplete words, made news around the world?

A
Vienna, Austria
B
Lodz, Poland
C
Frankfurt, Germany
D
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3

Which of these is not an alternative name for a game of dice for one or more players, mostly played in a group of two to four where traditionally a counting box is used with tiles numbered 1 to 9, known as Klackers, Zoltan box, Batten down the Hatches or High Rollers?

A
Shut the Box
B
Ludo
C
Tric-Trac
D
Canoga
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4

With what sport are Donald Bradman, Stewie Dempster, Sid Barnes, Graeme Pollock, George Headley, and Herbert Sutcliffe associated?

A
Baseball
B
American Football
C
Cricket
D
Rugby Union
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5

Which National Basketball Association team, whose colours are purple, gold and white, use purple uniforms for road games and gold uniforms for home games, with white jerseys for Sunday and holiday home games?

A
Denver Nuggets
B
Orlando Magic
C
Los Angeles Lakers
D
Utah Jazz
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6

Which boxer bit both of Evander Holyfield's ears in a fight for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship on 28 June 1997?

A
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
B
Joe Frazier
C
Mike Tyson
D
George Foreman
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7

Which of these is a very good hand in the game of blackjack?

Note: This question was updated in August 2018
A
4 fives and a jack
B
A King and an Ace
C
A three, a seven, a six and a King
D
Ace, 7, 8 and 9 of hearts
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