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Sport Quiz #204

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 14 December 2012

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1

What is a word game where paragraphs are written in which a particular letter or group of letters is omitted?

A
Lipogram
B
Tangram
C
Pangram
D
Anagram
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2

"Silks" is the name used to describe the uniform of a competitor in which sport?

A
Horse racing
B
Snooker
C
Polo
D
Synchronised swimming
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3

Which of these was an Irish professional football player, one of the first celebrity footballers (whose extravagant lifestyle led to problems with alcoholism which curtailed his playing career), best known for his years with Manchester United?

A
Henry Beston
B
Georgie-Porgie
C
George Best
D
George Harrison
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4

Who has published "Olympic Review" and "Revue Olympique" since 1894, now an 84-page full-colour glossy magazine that is issued quarterly?

A
The International Olympic Committee
B
Marvel Comics
C
Demis Roussos
D
Sharon Tate
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5

In what country did rugby football originate, and when were the first rules written?

A
Germany. 1810
B
New Zealand. 1901
C
England. 1845
D
Ireland. 1800
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6

Traditionally, in rugby, what number appears on the jersey of the fullback?

A
9
B
1
C
8
D
15
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7

Which traditional game is played on the fingers with string?

A
Knuckle bones
B
Hokey Cokey
C
Hopscotch
D
Cat's Cradle
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