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Sport Quiz #238

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 9 August 2013

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1

What was the nickname of tennis star John McEnroe?

A
Mellow Johnny
B
Scooter
C
Superbrat
D
Pingu
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2

What was Harry Buermeyer's club in 1878 when he became the first official amateur heavyweight boxing champion in America?

A
Union Athletic Club of Boston
B
New York Athletic Club
C
BBBoC
D
NSAC
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3

Which is another name for the game variously called taca taca, kicker, baby-foot, langirt and futillo?

A
Polo
B
Gridiron
C
Foosball
D
Tennis
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4

Up to the first half of 2013 who has won the most men's major golf championships, also known as majors (Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, The Open Championship (British Open) and US PGA Championship)?

A
Tiger Woods
B
Jack Nicklaus
C
Walter Hagen
D
Gary Player
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5

Mahé Drysdale, Rebecca Scown, Juliette Haigh, Hamish Bond, Eric Murray, Pete Reed, Andrew Triggs Hodge, Ondrej Synek and Alan Campbell have been international competitors in which sport?

Note: This question was updated in January 2022
A
Rowing
B
Figure skating
C
Golf
D
Tennis
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6

A regulation basketball court in international games is 28 by 15 meters (approx. 92 by 49 ft). What size should it be for NBA games?

A
85 by 45 feet (26 by 14 metres)
B
92 by 49 ft (28 by 15 metres)
C
110 by 60 feet (34 by 18 metres)
D
94 by 50 feet (29 by 15 metres)
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7

Who, after splitting from a long term girlfriend in 2008, briefly dated actress Kate Hudson, and in 2012 was dating Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic?

A
Richard Branson
B
Roger Federer
C
Adam Scott
D
Silvio Berlusconi
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