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Sport Quiz #158

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 27 January 2012

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1

What is the name of the belt of a judo uniform?

A
Obi
B
Wan
C
Kenobe
D
Darth
Select from the options above.
2

After a scoring controversy at an Olympic Games, the Hungarian and Italian fencing teams satisfied honour with a real live duel, with sabres. In what year was this?

A
1924
B
1928
C
1932
D
1920
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3

Eau Rouge, Raidillon, La Source, Blanchimont and Bus Stop are features of a venue for what sport?

A
Formula One Motor racing
B
Horse racing
C
Indycar Auto racing
D
Golf
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4

Who won the gold medal in the 200 m butterfly at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, and yelled "Oh my God!" at least 11 times in an aquatic centre that was stunned into silence over her surprise win?

A
Staciana Stitts
B
Jenny Thompson
C
Misty Hyman
D
Diana Munz
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5

Which of these was not a nickname of Phil Tufnell, English test cricketer from 1990 to 2001?

A
Slowhand
B
Tuffers
C
The Cat
D
Two Sugars
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6

Who was Sven-Göran Eriksson?

A
The head of the International Olympic Committee from 1990 to 2000
B
The leader of the Swedish Davis Cup team in 1999
C
A high jumper who held the world record for 5 years from 1995
D
The first foreign manager of the English national soccer team
Select from the options above.
7

What role, first established in May 1947 with the appointment of Walter Winterbottom, was filled in 2008 by Fabio Capello, who replaced Steve McClaren?

A
Chancellor of the Exchequer
B
England national football team manager
C
Black Rod
D
Poet Laureate
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