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Sport Quiz #271

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 28 March 2014

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1

Muhammad Ali (who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) is associated with which sport?

A
Rugby union
B
Motor racing
C
Boxing
D
Soccer
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2

Otto Lilienthal was an inventor whose designs and practice led to the first practical what in the 1890s?

A
Helicopter
B
Propeller for powered flight
C
Steam turbine
D
Hang glider
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3

The 2009 season of the Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 cricket competition initiated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, was held where?

A
Egypt
B
India
C
South Africa
D
Jamaica
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4

Which Olympics were the ones where the IOC first operated drug use controls?

A
2004
B
1900
C
1968
D
1972
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5

During the cycling road race at the Rome Games of 1960, Danish cyclist Knud Enemark Jensen fell from his bicycle. Which of these was not a result of that?

A
Lance Armstrong won
B
He later died
C
He was found to be under the influence of amphetamines
D
The first Olympic death linked to doping
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6

One of a tall, athletically gifted family, Steven Adams a basketballer from New Zealand joined the US team Thunder in 2013 just before they became the first-ever champions of the Orlando Summer League. One of his siblings is well-known on the world stage as who?

Note: This question was updated in July 2022
A
Nicola Adams, boxer
B
Valerie Adams, shotput
C
Blair Adams, footballer
D
Danielle Adams, basketballer
Select from the options above.
7

Which trophy, damaged by Benjamin Peri Nathan with a sledgehammer in March 1997, was restored to its original condition, free of charge, by London silversmiths Garrard & Co., who had made it in 1848?

A
The Borg-Warner Trophy
B
The America’s Cup
C
The William Webb Ellis Trophy
D
The Ranfurly Shield
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