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Sport Quiz #189

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 31 August 2012

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1

In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" for no runs on the second ball they face?

A
Royal duck
B
Golden duck
C
Silver duck
D
Diamond duck
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2

What is the most popular sports competition in Australia?

A
Horse racing
B
Dry boat racing
C
AFL Football
D
Archery
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3

What sport was reputedly introduced to England by the 10th Hussars in 1869?

A
Darts
B
Croquet
C
Polo
D
Chess
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4

What are Prowl, Sunstreaker, Wheeljack, Ironhide, Skids, Swoop, Gears, Huffer, Windcharger, Reflector and Soundwave?

A
Smurfs
B
Characters from "American Gladiator"
C
Transformer toys
D
Wombles
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5

Tony Hawk won 9 gold medals at what annual event between 1995 and 2002?

A
Worls Bowls Championship
B
Surfing World Championships
C
Summer X-Games
D
World Indoor Archery Championships
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6

When did Hall Thompson, who had established the Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama as an invitation-only private golf club, and noting the inclusion of Jews and women as members, cause controversy by saying "we don't discriminate in every other area except blacks"?

A
Just before the PGA Championship, 1990
B
At the time of the arrest of Rosa Parks, 1955
C
On the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, 1968
D
Inauguration of John F Kennedy as US president, 1961
Select from the options above.
7

What is the shape of a standard cricket pitch?

A
Oblong
B
Round
C
Square
D
Hexagonal
Select from the options above.
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