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Sport Quiz #171

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 27 April 2012

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1

The game of Roulette was created by which mathematician, physicist, and Catholic philosopher in the 17th century in his search for a perpetual motion machine?

A
Humphry Davy
B
Isaac Newton
C
Blaise Pascal
D
Charles Babbage
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2

In the original version of the "Donkey Kong" computer game, the hero, Mario, attempted to rescue his girlfriend. What was her name?

A
Charmaine
B
Madeleine
C
Pauline
D
Kylie
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3

Centre, Offensive guard, Offensive tackle, Tight end, Wide receiver, Fullback, Running back, Quarterback, Defensive end, Defensive tackle, Nose guard, Linebacker, Cornerback, Safety, Nickelback and Dimeback are positions in which sport?

A
Cricket
B
American football
C
Soccer
D
Figure skating
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4

Which team did Brett Favre play for in the NFL in 2010?

Note: This question was updated in September 2020
A
Minnesota Vikings
B
Chicago Bears
C
Buffalo Bills
D
Dallas Cowboys
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5

Which of these terms comes from surfing?

A
Bowl out
B
Strike out
C
Wipeout
D
Flame out
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6

Which board game, the objective of which is world domination, was invented by Albert Lamorisse in 1957?

A
Minishogi
B
Civilisation
C
Risk
D
Warcraft
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7

What numbers are on the two orange pool balls?

A
5 and 13
B
3 and 11
C
1 and 9
D
6 and 14
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