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Sport Quiz #225

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 10 May 2013

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1

In 2005, Dan Wheldon became the first British competitor to win what event in over 30 years?

A
Indianapolis 500
B
Wimbledon Men's Singes
C
Boston Marathon
D
Tour de France
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2

What is the name of the Jamaican netball team?

A
The Proteas
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Moonlighters
D
The Sunshine Girls
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3

What was a major change in cricket in the 1760s, some 2 to 300 or more years after it was first played in the UK?

A
Cricketing whites became required wear
B
Balls were bowled instead of rolled along the ground
C
Women were admitted as players
D
International championships were established
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4

In backgammon how does a player lose a gammon?

A
The player has dropped the doubling stakes based on the doubling cube
B
The player cannot move either die in a turn
C
When one of the player's blots is hit
D
The player has not managed to bear off any of their pieces before the game ends
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5

In falconry what is a tiercel?

A
A cage
B
A hood
C
A tie for the bird's foot
D
A male hawk or falcon
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6

Chainmail was a precursor to what popular board game first published in 1974?

A
Labyrinth
B
Hyboria Campaign
C
Cathedral
D
Dungeons and Dragons
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7

Pétanque, boules, bocce, bolas criollas are all related games involving what?

A
A whip and linked balls
B
Balls and a marked target point
C
Balls, and a target jack or piglet
D
A ball, and moving puppets with open mouths
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