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Sport Quiz #251

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 8 November 2013

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1

Lawnmower racing as a sport took off in the second half of the 20th century in the UK, USA and Australia; what reason was quoted in the UK?

A
The lawns needed mowing
B
To settle an argument about handicapping
C
The participants just felt like it
D
Other motorsport was too expensive
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2

Which of these is a horse racing team, based in Dubai?

A
Godolphin
B
Gandalf
C
Gudgeon
D
Gargantuan
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3

Which of these would not be a number of holes usually found at a golf course?

Note: This question was updated in January 2022
A
6
B
18
C
9
D
27
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4

Where will the Paralympics be held in 2020?

A
Tokyo
B
Osaka
C
Beijing
D
Sydney
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5

Who won the golfing Open Championship 3 times between 1979 and 1988?

A
Jack Nicklaus
B
Seve Ballesteros
C
Nick Faldo
D
Gary Player
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6

Colin Meads, nicknamed 'Pinetree', a former rugby union footballer who played 55 test matches for his national team from 1957 until 1971 and was named his country's Player of the Century, represented which country?

A
New Zealand
B
China
C
Sri Lanka
D
England
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7

With what sport is Frank Bruno associated?

A
Boxing
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Gymnastics
D
High jump
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