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Sport Quiz #214

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 22 February 2013

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1

What does the name "backgammon" refer to?

A
The ham typically eaten during long games to sustain players
B
The type of loss in the game
C
The material of which the pieces were originally made
D
The technicalities of board production
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2

A game popular in a number of countries and known variously as Belote, Boeuf, Vida, and other names is played with what?

A
Checkers and dice
B
Racquet and ball
C
Cards
D
Counters
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3

In what sport does the equipment include a spider, a hook rest and a half butt?

A
Shooting
B
Fencing
C
Gymnastics
D
Snooker
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4

"Solitaire" is known as a card game in the USA: what is used to play the game known as "Solitaire" in the UK?

A
Board with 64 squares & 8 red & 8 black counters
B
Board with pegs and holes
C
Round ball and 1 hoop
D
Rings made of rope
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5

In gymnastics, what is a salto?

A
Leap
B
Somersault
C
Pirouette
D
Roll
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6

In 2012 New Zealander Lydia Ko became famous as the youngest person to win a professional event in what?

A
Women's New South Wales Open Golf on the ALPG Tour
B
European Water Polo Championship
C
Tennis Napoli Cup on the ATP Challenger Tour
D
Four Continents Figure Skating Championships
Select from the options above.
7

In 2012 the X Games were held in the USA , together with Games at Tignes in France and Shanghai in China. Which of the following has not yet hosted an X Games?

A
Phuket, Thailand
B
Singapore
C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
D
Seoul, Korea
Select from the options above.
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