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Sport Quiz #200

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 16 November 2012

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1

The first playoff tiebreaker in Major League Baseball history was held on 1 & 3 October 1946, a best-of-three playoff to decide the winner of the MLB National League (NL) conference, between which 2 teams?

A
St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers
B
Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Giants
C
Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds
D
Chicago Cubs and Boston Braves
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2

In climbing and mountaineering, where are crampons worn?

A
Hands
B
Head
C
Feet
D
Knees
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3

The Super Bowl, the championship game of the premier association of professional American football, was first held in what year?

A
1967
B
1957
C
1977
D
1987
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4

In 1949, who became the youngest player to represent England in test cricket?

A
Raymond Illingworth
B
Geoffrey Boycott
C
Brian Close
D
Brian Lara
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5

What is the name of the test cricket venue in Nottingham, England?

A
Old Trafford
B
Headingley
C
Edgebaston
D
Trent Bridge
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6

The term "Grand Slam" was first applied to whose achievement of winning the 4 major golf events of 1930?

A
Bobby Cruickshank
B
J. Douglas Edgar
C
Harry Vardon
D
Bobby Jones
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7

Magnus Carlsen, on the way to becoming World Champion, was frequently the world's youngest what?

Note: This question was updated in April 2021
A
Winner of major chess titles
B
British Member of Parliament
C
Olympic High Jump record holder
D
Astronaut
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