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Sport Quiz #217

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 15 March 2013

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What sport, when it was first played in 1902, was called immoral and "a monster that spreads its claws to all sides"?

A
Lacrosse
B
Korfball
C
Netball
D
Beach volleyball
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2

Which of these is an earlier name for the game of darts?

A
Trots
B
Butts
C
Flags
D
Trugs
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3

Which sport, practised since at least the 8th century BC, is still current and was celebrated on the special €10 Greek coin minted in 2003?

A
Wrestling
B
Javelin throwing
C
Discus throwing
D
Sword fighting
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4

In which country was mountaineer and explorer Edmund Hillary born?

A
India
B
South Africa
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
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5

The English football team played the World Cup Final in 1966 in what coloured shirts?

Note: This question was updated in April 2021
A
Blue
B
White
C
Red
D
Green
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6

What nationality is the soccer player Dennis Bergkamp?

A
Belgian
B
Dutch
C
German
D
Austrian
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7

In snooker, what colour ball scores 5 points?

A
Brown
B
Blue
C
Green
D
Red
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