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Sport Quiz #284

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 27 June 2014

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What is the "Uroclub", invented by Floyd E Seskin of Florida, which looks like a big-handled golf club?

A
Putter designed and made in Europe
B
Portable urinal
C
An iron with changeable heads
D
Portable folding seat
Select from the options above.
2

David Morgan, Sharad Pawar & Haroon Lorgat were involved in the adminstration of which sport at an international level in 2010?

A
Cricket
B
Motorsport
C
Soccer
D
Rugby
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3

At the 2008 Olympics, South Korea protested that for Norway’s winning goal in the semifinals, the ball had failed fully to cross the goal line prior to time expiring and requested that the game continue into overtime. What sport was this?

A
Soccer
B
Handball
C
Hockey
D
Polo
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4

Golf was clearly popular in Scotland in 1457, when James II did what?

A
Established the St Andrews Royal and Ancient Golf Club
B
Formalised the rules of the game
C
Banned it as an unwelcome distraction to learning archery
D
Gave patronage to a Highland dancing team, as a rival to golf's popularity
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5

Ding Junhui is a rising star in which sport?

A
Snooker
B
Table tennis
C
Surfing
D
Bowls
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6

The sport parkour developed from what?

A
Skateboard techniques
B
Athletics training
C
Military style exercise
D
Free running
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7

Why was the Olympic flag raised upside down at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia?

A
To represent the first untethered space walk, made the previous day
B
Sabotage by anti-communist protesters
C
Respect for Michael Jackson who was severely burned earlier in the year
D
Mistake
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