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Sport Quiz #154

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 30 December 2011

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1

In November 2010, Genoveva Añonma and sisters Bilguissa Simporé and Salimata Simporé of which national women's soccer team were accused by newspapers in Nigeria and Cameroon of being men, not women?

A
Ghana
B
Equatorial Guinea
C
Egypt
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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2

Roger Bannister ran what distance in the record-breaking time of under 4 minutes at Oxford in 1954?

A
1000 metres
B
1500 metres
C
Mile
D
880 yards
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3

The Individual World Championships for which sport, the first of which was in 2005 and are held every two years, include events called "Constant Weight", "Constant Weight Without Fins", "Free Immersion", "Variable Weight", "Static", "Dynamic" and "Dynamic No Fins"?

A
Synchronised swimming
B
Freediving
C
Skeleton
D
Drifting
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4

At 114.5 metres (376 ft) tall, the ArcelorMittal Orbit observation tower is Britain's largest piece of public art. Where?

Note: This question was updated in August 2018
A
South Bank of the Thames, London
B
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London
C
Above Edinburgh's Waverley railway station
D
Near the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
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5

Which board, for a standard game, has the most squares?

Note: This question was updated in October 2018
A
Chess
B
Snakes and Ladders
C
Scrabble
D
Noughts and crosses
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6

Which city hosted the 1972 Olympics?

A
Munich
B
Mexico City
C
Montreal
D
Moscow
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7

Which of these terms comes from drag racing?

A
Wipeout
B
Flame out
C
Bowl out
D
Strike out
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