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Sport Quiz #262

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 24 January 2014

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Whose chances of winning the 2010 PGA Chamionship were dashed when he received a two shot penalty at the last hole for grounding his club in a bunker?

A
Martin Kaymer
B
Dustin Johnson
C
Bubba Watson
D
Vijay Singh
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2

In curling, how do team members help to direct the "stones" towards the target?

A
Kicking
B
Sweeping
C
Blowing
D
Yelling
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3

From the 17th century to the early 20th century what was the main material used for billiard balls?

A
Gutta-percha
B
Dense wood
C
Ivory
D
Steel
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4

In mediaeval falconry, which social level was most commonly associated with a goshawk?

A
Prince
B
Knave
C
Yeoman
D
Knight
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5

What year did students at Oxford University organise the first university "athletic sports" meeting?

A
1925
B
1540
C
1850
D
1725
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6

Quadrille, a popular card game in the 18th century, is for four players with a deck of how many?

A
53
B
40
C
26
D
104
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7

What was the Olympics venue announced by Jacques Rogge as his last before he resigned as President of the International Olympics Committee (IOC)?

Note: This question was updated in August 2021
A
Brazil 2016
B
Tokyo 2020
C
2018 PyeongChang
D
2014 Sochi
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