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Sport Quiz #216

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 8 March 2013

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1

Known as "snap apple", "bobbing for apples" and "dooking" what does this game ask its participants to do?

A
Curtsey to one another while covering as many apples as possible
B
Pluck apples or almonds out of burning brandy and eat them
C
Swing apples on a string against one another
D
Capture apples either floating in water or hanging from a string
Select from the options above.
2

A "throw in" or "bowl" is the way that the ball is put into play in which of these?

A
Tennis
B
Croquet
C
Rounders
D
Polo
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3

A game originating in Mexico, much loved by Henri III of France and highly popular in many countries currently, particularly with children, is called (in English)...?

A
Ker Plunk
B
Cup-and-ball
C
Marbles
D
Tennis
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4

Which of these sports has an event called the "omnium"?

A
Shooting
B
Fencing
C
Cycling
D
Swimming
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5

Who died suddenly on 14 October 1977 from a heart attack soon after a round of 18 holes of golf near Madrid (apparently his last words were "That was a great game of golf, fellas" followed a few moments later by "Let's go have a Coca-Cola")?

Note: This question was updated in November 2020
A
Bing Crosby
B
Bill Cosby
C
Gary Player
D
Gary Oldman
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6

Lacrosse, thought to have been played by at least 1100 CE and originally a ceremonial ritual with up to 1,000 people, currently (except in Box lacrosse) involves how many players in a game?

A
50
B
6
C
2
D
20
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7

The 2006 Open Golf Championship was played on which English course after a gap of almost 40 years?

A
Hoylake
B
Sandwich
C
Wentworth
D
Royal North Devon Golf Club
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