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Sport Quiz #241

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 30 August 2013

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Which of these, the most popular spectator sport in Ireland, is a form of football played mainly in Ireland by teams of 15 on a rectangular grass pitch with H-shaped goals at each end?

A
Curling
B
Gaelic football
C
Taoiseach
D
Eisteddfod
Select from the options above.
2

In which form of fencing contest do the competitors wear a sleeveless lamé?

A
Foil
B
Epée
C
Sabre
D
Cutlass
Select from the options above.
3

How are weights secured on the bar for Olympic weightlifting contests?

A
Spring pins and washers
B
Butterfly nuts
C
Clamps
D
Tightening collars
Select from the options above.
4

Billy Bowden is an official in what sport?

A
Soccer
B
Cricket
C
American football
D
Basketball
Select from the options above.
5

As at 2021, which of these European countries has won football's World Cup the most times?

Note: This question was updated in March 2022
A
Spain
B
England
C
Italy
D
France
Select from the options above.
6

Where does the Guinness Book of World Records recognise the largest wave ever surfed, 78 feet (23.8 m), as having been ridden?

A
Australia
B
Hawaii
C
Portugal
D
South Africa
Select from the options above.
7

Official Tug o War competitions use specially engineered rope to avoid what?

A
Using ropes which are not eco-friendly
B
Blisters on the contestants' hands
C
Too much weight to pull properly
D
Damage to contestants from breakage
Select from the options above.
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