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Sport Quiz #278

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 16 May 2014

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1

Which sporting event has a trophy known as the Claret Jug?

A
The British Rugby League National Championship
B
The World Ocean Yacht Racing Championship
C
The Formula One Constructors' Championship
D
The British Golf Open
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2

How many cards are used for a game of canasta?

A
106
B
108
C
54
D
53
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3

By what name was netball previously known?

A
Women's basketball
B
Rounders
C
Skittles
D
Women's rugby
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4

When were the first Winter Paralympics held?

A
1974
B
1988
C
1960
D
1976
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5

Who is the only cricketer, as at 2014, to have scored 400 runs in a single test match?

A
Ricky Ponting
B
Brian Lara
C
Sachin Tendulkar
D
Shahid Afridi
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6

When Sir Edmund Hillary earned newspaper acclaim in 1953 in relation to Mt Everest what was he doing?

A
Examining its geological evidence
B
Photographing it
C
Climbing it
D
Flying over it
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7

Zara Phillips, the daughter of Princess Anne of the UK, is associated most with which of these?

A
Wig making
B
Board sailing
C
Singing
D
Horses
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