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Sport Quiz #282

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 13 June 2014

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1

What gives the game of crib, or cribbage, its name?

A
It was first popular as a holiday game played in a bach, or crib
B
The crib of cards sequestered for the dealer as part of a deal
C
The scoring board is shaped like a manger, or crib
D
Players are scored on the most effective cheating
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these was not a nickname for George Herman Ruth, Jr, the American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935?

A
The Sultan of Swat
B
Babe
C
The Bambino
D
Machine gun George
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3

Burt Munro set the current land speed record for motorcycles under 1000cc in 1967 on what make of motorcycle?

A
Kawasaki
B
Harley-Davidson
C
Triumph
D
Indian
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4

What distinguishes a yacht from other sailing or motor vessels?

A
Type of use
B
Method of propulsion
C
Size
D
Country of origin
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5

Wargaming in one form or another has gone through surges of use and popularity but one form is both ancient and still greatly popular; which is it?

A
Warcraft
B
Ace of Aces
C
Chess
D
Tactics II
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6

What was the final score of the USA vs. RUSSIA men's ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 14, 2014?

A
Russia: 3 USA: 2
B
Russia: 3 USA: 4
C
Russia: 2 USA: 3
D
Russia: 2 USA: 1
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7

When the Badminton World Federation was first formed in 1934 (initially as the International Badminton Federation) where was it located?

A
Cheltenham, UK
B
Rouen, France
C
Toronto, Canada
D
Turin, Italy
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