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Sport Quiz #242

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 6 September 2013

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1

What message did Benito Mussolini famously send to the Italian soccer team before the 1938 World Cup?

A
We shall overcome
B
You've come, you've seen, now conquer!
C
To victory, for the blood of your forefathers
D
Win, or die
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2

When archery was included for the first time at the Summer Olympics, in 1900, how many nations competed?

A
6
B
22
C
14
D
3
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3

Lydia Ko who took the 2012 Canadian Women's Open as a 15 year old amateur, became the youngest person to win an LPGA Tour event. What is her nationality?

A
USA
B
South Korean
C
China
D
New Zealander
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4

A family of ancient Germanic and Celtic games played in northern Europe on a checkered or latticed board, involves two armies one of which is trying to capture the other one's king, possibly using dice, and was called ...?

A
Kvatrutafl
B
Skáktafl
C
Halatafl
D
Tafl
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5

The elfstedentocht, or 11 cities tour on ice, is held in Friesland in the north of the Netherlands at irregular gaps, though never more than once a year, and is anticipated by amateur and professional skaters alike. What determines when it is held?

A
Weather in the North Sea
B
The ice must be at least 20 cm thick for at least 150 km of the course
C
The dates of other international skating events
D
The ice must be, and remain, at least 15 cm thick along the entire almost 200 km course
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6

The 2010 Six Nations Championship, the 11th series of an annual rugby union competition contested by the six major Northern Hemisphere rugby union national teams, was won by France. Which nation won it in 2009 and came second in 2010 and 2011?

A
Scotland
B
England
C
Ireland
D
Wales
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7

How many volunteer hours were estimated to have supported the 2012 Summer Olympics?

A
7 million
B
12 million
C
8 million
D
1.7 million
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