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Sport Quiz #179

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 22 June 2012

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1

Which of these is a type of trousers associated with golf?

A
Times threes
B
Minus twos
C
Plus fours
D
Divided fives
Select from the options above.
2

What amateur rowing club based at Henley on Thames, England, was founded in 1818?

A
Henley Rowing Club,
B
Leander Club
C
Upper Thames Rowing Club
D
Phyllis Court Rowing Club
Select from the options above.
3

The Montreal Biodome in Montreal allows visitors to walk through replicas of four ecosystems found in the Americas. What was the building originally constructed for?

A
Town Hall
B
Catholic cathedral
C
Basketball stadium
D
The velodrome for the 1976 Olympic Games
Select from the options above.
4

Which game has 5 players per team (who are not allowed to wear shoes), who play for 36 minutes in three 12 minute periods on a stretch of sand that is 35-37m (38.2-40.4 yds) long and 26-28m (28.4-30.6 yards) wide?

A
Beach volleyball
B
Beach soccer
C
Beach 100 m relay
D
Beach power walking
Select from the options above.
5

Which one of these is not a main difference between the rings specified for a netball court and the hoops specified for basketball?

A
Unlike basketball hoops, netball rings have no backboards
B
Netball rings are a pastel shade. Basketball rings are always black
C
The height of the rings on a netball court is smaller than basketball hoops
D
The diameter of the rings on a netball court is smaller than basketball hoops
Select from the options above.
6

In golf, the Ryder Cup and the biennial Presidents Cup for teams representing the USA and International (non-European) players are unusual in that they use what scoring system?

A
Match play
B
Stroke play
C
Extended play
D
Variegated play
Select from the options above.
7

What sport is featured in the play "Foreskin's Lament" by Greg McGee?

A
Baseball
B
Soccer
C
Rugby
D
Hockey
Select from the options above.
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