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Sport Quiz #209

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 18 January 2013

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1

What is the game that developed the variant known as Blackjack called in France?

Note: This question was updated in January 2022
A
Chemin de Fer
B
Baccarat
C
Vingt-et-un
D
Faro
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2

Which of these expressions is commonly heard at a cricket match?

A
Yoo hoo
B
'Ello 'ello 'ello
C
Howzat
D
Oyez
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3

Who beat Muhammad Ali in his last professional fight in 1982?

A
Sonny Liston
B
Trevor Berbick
C
Mike Tyson
D
Shane Sutciffe
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4

The "Curse of the Bambino" was thought to have struck what baseball team until they won the World Series in 2004?

A
Boston Red Sox
B
New York Yankees
C
Florida Marlins
D
Milwaukee Brewers
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5

Who watched his daughter win her first professional boxing bout in October 1999?

A
Muhammad Ali
B
George Foreman
C
Henry Cooper
D
Joe Frazier
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6

Who was "Sports Illustrated" magazine's first "Sportsman of the Year"?

A
Ken Rosewall
B
Joe DiMaggio
C
Roger Bannister
D
George Mikan
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7

What do the following refer to - Bernard Stamm (Bobst Group Armor Lux, Switzerland 2002), Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat, Switzerland 2006-7), Brad van Liew (Le Pingouin, USA 2010-11)?

A
Designers for craft in the America's Cup
B
Teams competing for the round the world yacht race, the Jules Verne Trophy
C
Sponsored participants in the Oceans Classic yacht race, Route du Rhum
D
Winners in the round the world yacht race currently called Velux 5 Oceans Race
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