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Sport Quiz #255

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 6 December 2013

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1

To which of these clubs does "gridiron" not refer?

A
An elite journalistic club in Washington, D.C., USA
B
A club at Oxford University, UK
C
A club for adherents of St Stephen in Wellington, NZ
D
A football club in Louisiana, USA
Select from the options above.
2

Vert skating, included in X Games, uses what equipment?

A
Blade skates
B
Roller skates
C
In-line skates
D
Skateboards
Select from the options above.
3

Who has won the most Olympic Gold medals?

A
Larissa Latynina, USSR
B
Paavo Nurmi, Finalnd
C
Michael Phelps, USA
D
Mark Spitz, USA
Select from the options above.
Note: This question was updated in February 2017
4

Why were the Winter Olympic Games at Lillehammer in 1994 held only 2 years after the previous ones, at Albertsville?

A
The Lillehammer venues were to be torn down in 1995
B
Error by the International Olympic Commission
C
To change the timing, to alternate with the Summer Olympics
D
Impending war in the Middle East
Select from the options above.
5

What shape is the course used for snail racing championships?

A
A 4m square
B
Circle, radius approximately 14 inches (35 cm)
C
Spiral
D
Oblong with at least one 6m side
Select from the options above.
6

Hazards created or used to challenge a golfer near the green where the ball needs to be sunk are bunkers (usually filled with sand), water such as lakes or rivers, and which else?

A
Dense vegetation and/or rough grass
B
Bleachers for the audience to sit on
C
Tethered helium balloons
D
Patches of concrete paving
Select from the options above.
7

What kind of game or sport does the word "faro" refer to?

A
Billiards
B
Board game
C
Pole vault
D
Cards
Select from the options above.
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